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Clear And Present Danger

Author : Tom Clancy
ISBN : 1101002565
Genre : Fiction
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Don't Miss the Original Series Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Starring John Krasinski! In this #1 New York Times bestselling thriller from Tom Clancy, Jack Ryan gets caught in a war between the United States and a Colombian drug cartel and uncovers a shocking conspiracy. When Colombian drug lords assassinate both the U.S. ambassador and the visiting head of the FBI, their actions trigger a covert response from the American government—a response that goes horribly wrong... As the newly named Deputy Director of Intelligence for the CIA, Jack Ryan should be privy to operations like the one in Colombia, but he’s been left completely in the dark. With the help of field officer John Clark, Ryan intends to find out what’s really going on. But while they expect danger from without, the greatest threat of all may come from within.
Category: Fiction

Carbon Monoxide A Clear And Present Danger

Author : Bob Dwyer
ISBN : 9781930044364
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 69.68 MB
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This program addresses the hazards inherent in carbon monoxide generation and testing procedures. Additionally, it provides an overview of combustion analysis and the relation of building pressures to carbon monoxide generation. This training manual is broken into three sections: 1) Carbon Monoxide (CO) Explains: What CO is, how CO is produced, health effects of CO exposure, how to respond to an alarm, basic testing procedures, code compliance, and exposure standards. 2) Combustion: An in depth explanation of combustion analysis, troubleshooting, and remediation of CO production for both gas and oil fired appliances such as: boilers, furnaces, hot water heaters, clothes dryers, etc. 3) Pressure Measurements: A primer on how building pressures effect the distribution of carbon monoxide.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Ad 2040 Clear And Present Danger

Author : R. Grantham West
ISBN : 9781456877781
Genre : Fiction
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It’s 2039, and over the past fifteen years, the U.S. has gone through bankruptcy and collapse of the federal government, a second Great Depression, establishment of a military government, and martial law. Although now in economic recovery, the long-neglected HIV/AIDS epidemic is ravaging the country. Over a quarter of the U.S. population is feared infected. Infiltrated by religious-right fundamentalists, the government has mandated nation-wide HIV testing, and their solution the HIV/AIDS nemesis is shocking. A second civil war seems imminent. This leaves Reverend Gerald Fall and Lillian, his spouse, in a dilemma. Their lives go through a roller coaster ride of events and discoveries about what’s really happening in the police state of America. This journey may cost them their lives. They experience a surreal, alternate reality that stimulates serious re-evaluation of the religious-right, Biblical inerrancy, Bible abuse, hypocrisy, bigotry, homophobia, and twisted Christian dogma.
Category: Fiction

Prescription Medication Drug Misuse Andabuse A Clear Present Danger

Author : Dr. James A. Mays
ISBN : 9781483664408
Genre : Education
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James A. Mays is a true renaissance man: poet, scholar, popular novelist, songwriter, cardiologist, and civil leader. His individual achievements are such that he was the recipient of the George Washington Medal. Other notable recipients of this prestigious award are Barbara Jordan and the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Mays has written several songs, one of which, Happy Birthday Mama, was recorded by Bill Cosby. He also co-wrote several songs with H.B Barnum. As an author he is responsible for nine novels, including his latest Trapped, which is in preparation to become a movie. An earlier trilogy, Strivers, is being developed as a miniseries. Dr. Mays is widely recognized as the founder of community problem-solving programs such as the Adopt-A-Family endowment. He is currently involved in several campaigns promoting drug and AIDS awareness and giving assistance to the homeless. He has frequently appeared on television, featuring on shows including "The Today Show, The Phil Donahue Show, on radio, such as the Voice of America and has had articles published in LIFE, Newsweek, the Washington Post, the L.A. Times, and Ebony. Dr. Mays, who was decorated as combat physician in Vietnam, is a lone parent with four sons.
Category: Education

American Government And Politics Today The Essentials 2008

Author : Barbara Bardes
ISBN : 9780495503255
Genre : Political Science
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The best-selling book published for American Government, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS 2008 EDITION enables students to experience the excitement that comes from active, informed citizenship. Bardes, Shelley, and Schmidt's text is renowned for providing unbiased, comprehensive, and up-to-date coverage of constitutional, governmental, political, social, and economic structures and processes in a concisely organized package. Inspiring and captivating, the text's overriding theme is the importance of informed active citizenship. The pedagogy underscores this theme by soliciting critical thinking about political issues and encouraging students to become involved the political process. With keen awareness of its audience, AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS 2008 EDITION incorporates current examples, the Internet, and other media to stimulate learning and excitement about American government. This truly interactive text gives students more than reading material--it gives them tools to become good citizens. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Political Science

A Clear And Present Danger

Author : Steven Buser
ISBN : 9781630513979
Genre : Psychology
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Narcissism is epidemic and there is scarcely a domain that is immune to its effects. A Clear and Present Danger: Narcissism in the Era of Donald Trump brings together bestselling authors, university professors, and practicing clinicians to explore this vital topic. “Every country has the government it deserves,” said Alexis de Tocqueville, author of Democracy in America. Whatever history eventually records about the 2016 presidential election, this frank and thoughtful exploration of narcissism will prove to be a timely and timeless study. Narcissism demands to be mirrored and refuses to be challenged. It demands acclaim, obedience, and accommodation, while disregarding others. Whether narcissism overtakes the home, the workplace, or the national stage, everyone who comes under Narcissus’s spell, both the narcissist and their subjects, suffer. Pundits insist that politics has seldom been as polarized as it became during the 2016 election in the United States. This was a coincidence of opposites, a coincidentia oppositorum. While Donald Trump galvanized vast numbers of angry, disaffected voters, Senator Bernie Sanders mobilized enormous crowds of young voters who seemed passionately committed to revolutionizing American politics. Regardless of the winner of the contest between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, it is vital to recognize what is happening on this global stage of politics. A Clear and Present Danger: Narcissism in the Era of Donald Trump explores the phenomenon of Trump as well as the vast landscape of narcissism in general. The contributors share a hope that these essays will become a mirror for the reader and for a nation called to examine itself. Dr. Estés reminds us in the closing pages, “We were made for times like these.” (Contributors include: Jean Shinoda Bolen, James Hollis, Clarissa Pinkola Estés, Susan Rowland, and more than a dozen others. For more information:
Category: Psychology

Five Minutes Past Midnight The Clear And Present Danger Of Nuclear Weapons Grade Fissile Materials

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ISBN : 9781428994881
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Growing stockpiles of nuclear weapons grade fissile materials (plutonium and highly enriched uranium) are a "clear and present danger" to international security. Much of this material is uncontrolled and unsecured in the former Soviet Union (FSU). Access to these materials is the primary technical barrier to a nuclear weapons capability since the technology know-how for a bomb making is available in the world scientific community. Strategies to convince proliferators to give up their nuclear ambitions are problematic since those ambitions are a party of largest regional security. There is no national material control and accounting in Russia. No one knows exactly how much fissile materials they have, and if any is missing. A bankrupt atomic energy industry, unpaid employees and little or no security has created a climate in which more and more fissile materials will likely be sold in black markets or diverted to clandestine nuclear weapons programs or transnational terrorist groups. Control over these materials will ultimately rely on the continuous and simultaneous exercise of several measures. While there is little one can do now to stop a determined proliferator, over time international consensus and a strengthened non-proliferation regime will convince proliferators that the costs outweigh the gains.

Eternally Vigilant

Author : Lee C. Bollinger
ISBN : 0226063542
Genre : Law
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While freedom of speech has been guaranteed us for centuries, the First Amendment as we know it today is largely a creation of the past eighty years. Eternally Vigilant brings together a group of distinguished legal scholars to reflect boldly on its past, its present shape, and what forms our understanding of it might take in the future. The result is a unique volume spanning the entire spectrum of First Amendment issues, from its philosophical underpinnings to specific issues like campaign regulation, obscenity, and the new media. "With group efforts, such as this collection of essays, it is almost inevitable that there will be a couple—and often several—duds among the bunch, or at least a dismaying repetition of ideas. Such is not the case here. . . . Whether one agrees with a given author or not (and it is possible to do both with any of the essays), each has something to add. Overall, Eternally Vigilant is a thoughtful and thought-provoking book, consistently intelligent and, at times, brilliant."—Richard J. Mollot, New York Law Journal Contributors: Lillian R. BeVier Vincent Blasi Lee C. Bollinger Stanley Fish Owen M. Fiss R. Kent Greenawalt Richard A. Posner Robert C. Post Frederick Schauer Geoffrey R. Stone David A. Strauss Cass R. Sunstein
Category: Law

Freedom Of Expression In The Supreme Court

Author : Terry Eastland
ISBN : 084769710X
Genre : Law
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In Freedom of Expression in the Supreme Court, Terry Eastland brings together the Court's leading First Amendment cases, some 60 in all, starting with Schenck v. United States (1919) and ending with Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union (1998). Complete with a comprehensive introduction, pertinent indices and a useful bibliography, Freedom of Expression in the Supreme Court offers the general and specialized reader alike a thorough treatment of the Court's understanding on the First Amendment's speech, press, assembly, and petition clauses.
Category: Law