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Cold War Era Threats

Write an essay reviewing the Cold War era and the threats to American families. Include what you would do to protect your family in case of an attack. Include the following four parts in your essay: ?Describe the historical and political conditions of the Cold War era. ?Explain the specific threats to American citizens.

Public Policy Analysis

As a public administrator, * Discuss your opinion on the role of a public administrator in utilizing political strategies to improve the policymaking processes and outcomes. * Discuss the important considerations that must be made by a public administrator to effectively influence public behavior. Provide at least one rele

The Ramifications of Higher Gasoline Taxes

One thing governments do well is collect taxes. Taxes are a policy instrument that raise revenue and can control behavior through economic or market pressures. * What would some of the costs be to the public resulting from a higher tax on gasoline? * How would a forecast of public demands change with rising taxes on gasoline

The Ramifications of Public Assistance

A significant portion of tax revenue goes toward providing welfare to the poor and needy. * In your opinion, what should be the role of the federal government with regards to welfare? * Do you think the current welfare programs target the symptoms of poverty or its root causes? * Do you think the current welfare programs h

Establishment Clause

What is the Establishment Clause, and what advantages or limitations does this Establishment Clause create? 200 words please

Theories of Power

Which of the four Theories of Power may have been the most important to the founders and the society of the time? Which four have the strongest importance today?

Public-Policy Analysis of Smoking Regulations

According to the surgeon general, smoking is injurious to your health. Which of the following three public instruments do you think would be the most effective to encourage people not to smoke? * Public education about the dangers of smoking * Regulations against smoking in public places * Market incentives such as highe

Public Policy Analysis

Public policy ought to reflect public preferences. Do you think public policies are in accordance with your wishes? Why or why not? Provide appropriate rationale to support your opinion. Specifically, provide an example of one decision on public policy you support and another that you oppose. Additionally, do you think it is pos

Public policy on bailouts

The federal government has offered or, in some cases, even forced loans or bailouts to banks, insurance companies, and automobile manufacturers. What are the economic or moral reasons for the federal government trying to rescue corporations in risk of failure? Provide examples and discuss the impact of such bailouts from the rec

Public Policy and Interest Groups

Define the role of interest groups in shaping and creating public policy. How could you benefit by participating in an interest group, such as an environmental club or a gun association? What might be a disadvantage of belonging to an interest group?

Issues associated with rural, suburban, or urban community in Arizona.

Determine whether the following issues are associated with a rural, suburban, or urban community in Arizona. Your answers may be a mix of two or all three. Provide a rationale for your answer by explaining why you think the issue is associated with this community. Availability of energy, water, and resources - Rural, Subur

Preparing a Budget Request

Scenario: You are chief of police for a midsized city of 75,000 residents. It is experiencing moderate rates of growth of between 3 and 5 percent per year, and its tax base is 60 percent residential or vacant land zoned residential, 30 percent commercial, and 10 percent industrial. One member of your city council perceives that

I need to create an Organizational Analysis and Leadership Evaluation Project

I chose Customs and Border Protection (Department of Homeland Security) for the organization to be analyzed. Organizational Management Assessment and Theory Matrix (minimum of 1,750 words): This assignment uses your knowledge and research skills to examine and analyze management theories as they apply to organizations in the p

Economics of Public Policy

How can a market still leave some people in a suboptimal economic situation? Is poverty a market failure or a negative externality? If poverty is a market failure, do you think this gives credence to the government's action to fight poverty? Please support answer with sources.

Terrorism strategy

What are Pillar's recommendations to create a more effective terrorism strategy and how do these compare or contrast with Jervis's ideas on the future of the Bush Doctrine? -Pillar's Terrorism and U.S. Foreign Policy and his Intelligence and U.S. Foreign Policy: Iraq, 9/11, and Misguided Reform -Jervis' American Foreign Pol

Terrorist (suicide bombers, recruitment, group dynamics)

1. What are the benefits to a terrorist group of using suicide bombers to conduct terrorist acts? What, beyond the obvious (once a suicide bomber detonates him/herself that human weapon is no longer in the terrorist group's arsenal) are some of the downsides? Describe here-don't just list. 2. How does the terrorist recruitme

Economics of Pubilc Policy

Some have complained in the past about gasoline prices being too high, and many political leaders have debated whether there should be a cap or maximum for gasoline prices during a time when prices are rising rapidly. What would be the impact of such a policy? If prices are capped, how would gasoline then be rationed? Would this

Economics of Public Policy

What do you think of the statement 'There is only so much money to go around'? Currently, the public wants better health care, better highways, better schools, and stronger national defense as it feels that it pays enough taxes to receive all these services. Each year, our political leaders at the local, state, and national le

Stakeholders Critical to Program Evaluations

What are the three major categories of stakeholders you deem as being critical to the success of your evaluation? Why were these people instrumental to your success? As you consider the future, do you believe these stakeholders will always be the major stakeholders who influence your success in future evaluations? Why or w

Relevance of Program Evaluation

What are the three most important things you learned as part of conducting a program evaluation? Your selection can focus on any aspect of the evaluation process creating a learning culture, methodological issues, managing the stakeholders, maintaining control over evaluation findings, interpretations, and political and ethical

Obstacles to Effective Methodology Utilization

What do you think are the major obstacles to effective utilization? Of these, if you could select the one most major obstacle, what would it be and why? Justify your answer using research and reasoning.

Program Evaluation Stipulations

Imagine your evaluation findings are not very well received by an agency and its administrators. Discuss what you would do so there might be a "reinterpretation." Factors for this feedback on your findings possibly contributing to the administrators' reaction to your interpretation of the findings could be: Change in the perspe

national crisis

I need help in putting together a paper that argues that the nation is in a state of crisis, put together a survey summary regarding the national crisis, list lessons from Britain and Japan, and I also need to write a memo to Pres. OBAMA and suggest measures.

Suicide bombers

If we assume that "human bombers" are not about military strategy, then what are they about? Are they motivated by a view of themselves as reflective of jihadist perspectives of them as being sacrifices and/or "gifts"? Consider this-if you were going to attempt to recruit people to be suicide bombers what would you focus on?

Costs Analysis and Budgets

Research two types of cost analyses and budgets available to program evaluation. Discuss those two types, explaining their pros and cons. Include sufficient literature documentation so your classmates may do additional reading for themselves. Lastly, tell whether you may use either type to assist with your own program evaluation

Program Evaluation

For oral presentations, consider the use of visual aids and discuss how they will affect your program evaluation presentation. Provide at least three reasons for the use of visual aids and their impact. Within your discussion, also include why or how you feel these visuals will affect your audience that is, what is it you expect

Comparison Between Oral and Written Presentations

What are the advantages and disadvantages of oral and written presentations? Within your discussion, include information about your audience, the need for effective communication, and what it consists of. Remember to consider the audience (stakeholders) to whom the presentation of findings will be made. Lastly, share which appro

Government in America

What is the significance of checks and balances? Is one branch of government more powerful than the others? How about a current event example that illustrates the power of one branch of government to check another. Is it appropriate for contemporary America? Why or why not?

Handling Industrial Economic Issues

thank you for guiding me. Need help in putting together a project (see below and attached). 1) Research Questions Industrial democracies like the US, Britain, and Japan are facing a dual challenge: Mounting government deficit and national debt that has reached a crisis level and an economy that is flat in growth despite h