Peace through strength strength is associated with

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Peace through Strength: strength is associated with willingness to use force. Some people are against using force and some people are for it Balance of civil liberties and public safety: gun control and accused terrorists Appeal to fairness: death penalty, healthcare Conservatives are driven by nationalistic attitudes on: immigration, patriotism Public opinion is moderate and in a democracy politicians try to accommodate a majority of the public to maintain the political power and to win the next election. Europeans view Americans as backwards on the death penalty issue because it is banned over there. And also on the gun issue Americans think they should be allowed to carry them and in Europe no one is allowed to.
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Obama’s First Week Initiative (lecture) Obama’s goal in closing Guantanamo Bay detention facility? He plans to improve the U.S. Image U.S. needs to be consistent with its values (civil liberty protection for accused criminal). Obama thinks this will slow down alqueda recruiting and prevent future terrorist attacks. Obama’s differences with Bush on addressing the Israeli-Palestinian issue? Obama says bush didn’t try to make peace between Israel and Palestinians. He wasn’t aggressive enough on that issue. Obama appointed former senator George Mitchille to help make peace between the two countries The state that is leading efforts to regulate CO2 emissions from the tailpipes of cars and trucks? California Video Clips Abortion Politics: A bill that requires women to view ultrasound of fetus prior to abortion whether they wanted one or not Liberal Label- When senator John Kerry (D-MA) is asked if he is a liberal how does he respond. Moderate in nature Gay Marriage- Alan Dershowitz suggests how the government should consider marriage believes that gay marriage should be decided from state to state and it should be an individual decision between states. The government as a whole shouldn’t decide states should. Gun rights: What was the issue for a Texas grand jury in the case of Joe Horn? The issue was about Joe Horn getting prosecuted under the castle law Drug Lobby: drug lobbyist wanted to make sure that medicare and the government couldn’t use their immense buying power to negotiate lower prices on prescription drugs.
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