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The importance of numbers

The importance of numbers have been generally neglected as part of the social sciences. Political Science and other social sciences, also known as arts and sciences or liberal arts, are often viewed as unnecessary to society because of their inapplicability, and obsolete at the expense of business education. People tend to see no job opportunities in these fields, except for Psychology and the like, especially after they witness read disputes on such topics and be able to understand them better than they can understand biology, engineering or other fields where more memorization and drill is required.

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British Petroleum and TransOcean on their own

April 20 will always be an unforgettable date in my mind. On this day, the Bulgarians rose against the Ottoman Empire to liberate themselves from its tyranny; Adolf Hitler was born; a friend of mine from high school was born; and now a massive explosion at the Gulf of Mexico killed 11 people, caused and is still causing panic as the quantity of millions of barrels of oil have been spilled in the ocean so far and keep spilling causing a natural catastrophe and depriving fishermen and shrimpers from conducting their businesses there. Continue reading

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Alvin Greene for U.S. Senate

Interesting news in American politics today – jobless veteran Alvin Greene, a candidate for the U.S. Senate won the Democratic nomination in South Carolina, a Republican stronghold, by merely paying the fee of $10,400 from his own pocket to just enter the race. He actually never even met with his main opponent for the Democratic nomination, longtime state politician Vic Rawl, who claimed he never met Mr. Greene. Continue reading

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Changing party balance in the U.S. Senate

A year after President Barack Obama was sworn in, the political picture in the U.S. looks almost completely different – like in s reallignment. Rachel Maddow was mocking the Republican Party days after Election Day calling its decline a “free fall,” and other MSNBC hosts and guests called the GOP “small, regional and white” going as far as offering that it changes its ideology a little to the left for the sake of its survival. Such calls sound great if trends in life never change though. Continue reading

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