We the People - Qahash 1 Jared Qahash Dr Aronow Advanced...

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Qahash 1 Jared Qahash Dr. Aronow Advanced Placement Composition 19 October 2015 Are We, “We the People”? Good morning, ladies and gentleman. First and foremost, I would like to extend my gratitude to those who are taking time out of their packed schedule to listen to this speech. My name is Jared Qahash. Some may know me from my extensive and well respected research in political science and economics (Ethos). Little did I know that I would be giving a speech intended to change the traditional, economic burdens of the United States of America. (Trope: Ditotes) So what are these “traditional, economic burdens”? Are they a lack of jobs, an increase in gas prices, shocking taxes? As evidenced in the past 40 years littered (Trope: Hyperbole; Metaphor) with a lack of foresight and economic recklessness, the middle class is inevitably disappearing. Stagnant income due to large businesses, which refuse to pay the people what they deserve, and an outrageous increase in cost of living has left the affluence of middle class crumbling. The impending extinction of the middle class is not to be taken lightly. Wealth Inequality has determined that the richest three percent of this nation owns more wealth than the bottom 90 percent (Logos). This statistic is not only terrifying to the economic well-being of the United States, but threatens the democratic peace on which this country has been founded. Today is the day in which an issue that has been augmented for years is addressed. Today is the day which,
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Qahash 2 “We the People,” become, “We the People,” and not just the top 3%. Today is the day (Scheme: Anaphora) that is the marker of change in what some call an “economic catastrophe”. The potential risks that come with property imbalance are often overlooked. Most importantly, the current wealth distribution in place endangers democracy (Trope: Personification) . Big businesses and elitists of the American populace have an insurmountable sum of property. Unfortunately, in our current society, money translates into power. In a short amount of time this power can lead to corrupt government practices. When big businesses (Synecdoche)
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