• Appomattox Campaign, Episode 23: The Confederate Cemetery (HD)
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    Appomattox Campaign, Episode 23: The Confederate Cemetery (HD)

    [Banjo Music] We are currently located in the Confederate Cemetery, surrounded by the Appomattox Court House National Historical Park. These gravestones represent just a few of the soldiers who died during the American Civil War – the total casualties of about 750,000 boys. 750,000 boys who were here in 1861 would not be here in 1865. Those soldiers fight for many different reasons, but they do answer a few questions. One of those questions is, will the United States government survive; will the idea of democracy live on through the ages? Of course, we know today that answer was yes, the United States government, this idea of democracy, can survive.…

  • What If the National Debt Were Your Debt?
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    What If the National Debt Were Your Debt?

    According to the White House Office of Management and Budget, the federal government collected $2.2 trillion in 2011. That includes revenue from all sources: income taxes, payroll taxes, corporate taxes, excise taxes, estate taxes, tariffs, and all other sorts of taxes and fees. Also in 2011, the federal government spent $3.8 trillion and was $14.6 trillion in debt. These numbers are too large to comprehend. Let’s put the federal government in perspective. The average American household earns about $50,000 a year. Now imagine if the federal government were the size of an average household. In 2011, this household-sized government would have spent almost $88,000, or $38,000 more than it earned.…

  • Federal Women’s Leadership Forum
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    Federal Women’s Leadership Forum

    Well, good morning. Good afternoon. I have to say, welcome. Welcome to the White House. It is especially wonderful to have this group assembled and for this particular cause. Again, welcome to the White House. We’re really excited about today’s summit. My name is Tonya Robinson, and I’m the Special Assistant to the President for Justice and Regulatory Policy, but for today’s purposes, I will be your emcee, and perhaps more accurately, a relentless timekeeper, just by way of warning. [laughter] Thanks to the good work of the office of personnel, management, and their many partners in planning today’s summit, including the President’s Equal Pay Task Force. Really thanks to…

  • TSA on the Job: Passenger Support Specialist
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    TSA on the Job: Passenger Support Specialist

    ♪ music ♪ Deborah: A Passenger Support Specialist for TSA is a Transportation Security Officer that is trained specially to help passengers with disabilities…. cultural differences… anything that needs assisting through the screening process. Passenger Support Specialists are requested sometimes for many reasons– sometimes flying with a child by yourself, sometimes just the ability to have that security with somebody walking you through. Just the fear of flying can sometimes require a passenger to request that extra support.Deborah: A typical day for a Passenger Support Specialist, I start in with a morning briefing, I usually check my emails for the day and see if I have a request for a…

  • Constitution Lecture Extra: Coining Money and Legal Tender
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    Constitution Lecture Extra: Coining Money and Legal Tender

    I think it’s worthwhile occasionally to look around at claims that are being made and to try and apply what we’ve learned so far in this series to try to reach conclusions. This is a response to a video made by Dr. Tom Woods called, “Is Ron Paul Wrong on Money and the Constitution?” He made this video as a response to critics who claim that Ron Paul is wrong when he says that the Constitution requires gold and silver money, not fiat money. I invite you to watch this video, and you may wish to do so before playing the rest of this lecture. Dr. Woods does a good…

  • French Federal Leaders’ Debate 2019 (English translation) Part 1
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    French Federal Leaders’ Debate 2019 (English translation) Part 1

    >>Vassy: WELCOME BACK TO “POWER & POLITICS”, WE’RE COMING TO YOU LIVE FROM GATINEAU, OVER IN QUÉBEC, WHERE WE ARE COUNTING DOWN TO THE FINAL FEDERAL LEADERS DEBATE OF THIS ELECTION CAMPAIGN. THE COUNT DOWN IS THERE ON THE LEFT OF THE SCREEN. HELLO TO THE VIEWERS JOINING US ON THE LIVE STEAM. LATER THE HOUR WE WILL BE TAKING YOUR QUESTIONS ABOUT THE DEBATE. THE POWER PANEL WILL TRY TO ANSWER AS MANY AS THEY CAN. POST THEM ON TWITTER, YOUTUBE AND FACEBOOK. MEANWHILE, I’M HERE WITH HANNAH THIBEDEAU. YOU CAN BE OUTSIDE IN THE CROWD FOR THIS DURATION OF THIS EVENING, SEEING ALL THE VARIOUS LEADERS ARRIVE. A…

  • Federal Labor Relations Authority Update
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    Federal Labor Relations Authority Update

    ALL RIGHT, GOOD AFTERNOON. GOOD AFTERNOON. GOOD AFTERNOON. AND WELCOME TO OUR PRESENTATION TODAY. THE FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY, OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL UPDATE. THIS IS A REPORT ON THE TRAINING, CASE PROCESSING AND LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS. MY NAME IS TOM WACHTER AND I’M THE ACTING DEPUTY ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR FOR PARTNERSHIP AND LABOR RELATIONS HERE AT OPM. AND THIS EVENT’S PART OF OUR ONGOING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR THE FEDERAL EMPLOYEE RELATIONS COMMUNITY, EMPLOYEE LABOR RELATIONS COMMUNITY. WE ARE DELIGHTED TODAY TO WELCOME TO OPM FOLKS FROM THE FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS AUTHORITY, OFFICE OF THE GENERAL COUNSEL. WE HAVE THE GENERAL COUNSEL, THE ASSISTANT, THE DEPUTY GENERAL COUNSEL AND THE ASSISTANT…

  • Happy Constitution Day
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    Happy Constitution Day

    Speaker 1: Did you have any idea that September 17th was Constitution Day? Speaker 2: That I did not know, no. Speaker 3: I had no idea that Constitution Day existed. Speaker 4: I could be funny and say Hallmark hasn’t discovered it yet. Speaker 1: Why do you think most people don’t know about Constitution Day? Speaker 3: Probably because most people don’t actually know the contents of the Constitution to know that there is actually a day celebrating. Speaker 5: Well I have a friend actually on July 4th that reads a Declaration of Independence to his family everyday … every July 4th. I think for Constitution Day,…

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    constituição federal para concursos – Art. 101 a 133

    OF THE SUPREME FEDERAL COURT Article 101. The Supreme Federal Court is composed of of eleven Ministers, chosen from among citizens over thirty five and under sixty and five years old, of remarkable legal knowledge and unblemished reputation. Single paragraph. The Ministers of the Supreme Federal Court shall be appointed by the President of the Republic, after the choice of by the absolute majority of the Federal Senate. Article 102. It is incumbent upon the Supreme Federal Court, precipitously the guard of the Constitution, fitting it: I – sue and judge originally: a) the direct action of unconstitutionality federal or state law or regulatory act and the declaratory action of…