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What caused people to want to reform government and society in the late 1800s?

Which government? I presume the British government, there was lots of discussion about the role of the Queen, House of Lords and the ability of the House of Commons. Due to the success of other forms of government, most prominently, the American Constitution.
The problems the British government had was:
The lords of the house of lords didnt turn up, they voted by proxy.
The Prince was a drunken yob.
Lots of calls for expanded democracy
Rotten Boroughs
Weighted votes.
Plus more.

A good book to read or at least read about is the ‘English Constitution’ by Bagehot. He is the best known writer of the period and he is still taught today.

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Posted by mark - May 31, 2015 at 7:32 am

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Hair Transplant – Do it Now or Later?

Especially young men are deeply concerned, when they realize that hair loss is changing their appearance in dramatic speed. Looking in the mirror every morning usually enhances the misfeelings. The risk to become bald soon comes closer every day. If regularly more than 100 hairs daily are lost, there is a definite risk of becoming bald in the near future.

The first step is usually a conservative treatment with a drug like finasterid. But some things are important to know: Not everyone is recovering the original hair – in fact hair regrowth is only seen in a fraction of users, but stopping alone is worthwhile to take the drug. And also bald areas stay in most cases. So you do have some options you can consider. Beside this conservative medial treatment an additional option is a hair transplant surgery. Since their start hair transplant operations have improvemed and today surgeons can create a full, natural looking head of hair. The important thing to know is that the hair will keep their capability to have a long life – so it will stay there for many many years.

Usually the hair transplant surgery is performed to fill the bald areas hair at the crown and temple of the head. Hair follicles are taken from the donor site at the back of the head where hair tends to grow for many years also when becoming older. The surgeon will take out hairs either by cutting out a piece of skin (called strip) or by harvesting one hair at a time. The critical point is the implantation, the hair is implanted in the area of thinning or baldness either in single hairs, grafts (groups of 2-4 hairs) or in larger pieces.
The operation is taking its time and money, but in most cases the results are truly convincing. Also hair transplant surgery continues to develop and get even better techniques.

So, what are the points to consider?

First of all, its a matter of looking into a future. The hair will continue to receed, sooner or later, but in any case more hair will be lost over the years. So the nice hairy area one day will be surrounded with bald spots, requiring further surgery.

Second point is cost. The larger the area is, the bigger the cost. It is no problem to spend $ 10.000 on such a surgery.

Third, try other therapies before. In many cases good results are achieved with drug treatment alone, leaving out the necessaty of such a surgery.

And finally take your time to make a good decision on the doctor. There are many surgeons, but not all of them do a real good job. Speak with other patients, let you show good and bad results, and you will get a good idea about realistic expectations for your own surgery.

Already now a hair transplant is an intersting option. The future of hair surgery looks even brighter, people a working on technologies to grow and harvest hair in-vitro,which would give the opportunity to have as many hair as wanted.


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Posted by mark - May 30, 2015 at 6:56 am

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TPMtv: TPMtv Highlight Reel: FOX NH GOP Debate

Last night the 8 Republican presidential candidates met in New Hampshire for the first post-Labor Day debate. There was no Fred Thompson (he was busy announcing his candidacy on Leno), but there was still plenty of drama. In case you missed it, we've got the highlights for you.

Duration : 12 min 54 sec

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Posted by mark - May 29, 2015 at 6:17 am

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Where Did President Ronald Reagan Go to College?

Ask anybody: “Who are the great men in human history?” Likely you will hear names such as Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, Napoleon, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, or perhaps even Ronald Reagan. What do these men have in common? What made them great? They were successful because they were powerful, and with this power they changed the course of history by their heroic actions, or by ruling countries or even whole continents. Ronald Reagan was born in 1911. I have said before I am not a Republican nor a Reagan fan, but it is significant history for northern Illinois and needs to be talked about. Today we see the Ronald Reagan Birthplace building. He was born in the second floor apartment of a commercial building in downtown Tampico, Illinois. Where did president Ronald Reagan go to college ? The Reagan’s lived in the second floor apartment. For a case of pareidolia, notice the apparition in the window, who could that be? From 1915-1919 the structure housed a bakery and from 1919-1931 a bank, First National Bank. Today the first and second floor have been restored. The first floor is a spot-on recreation of a 1920s bank that incorporates original elements from the building’s stint as a bank, such as the vault. The second floor is done as a period apartment from the era when the Reagan’s occupied the space. Interestingly, the apartment features a skylight in the center of its main room and is decorated to the period when the Reagans lived there, although none of the original Reagan furnishings are there. Did Ronald Reagan go to college ? The Graham Building matches up with the harmony of the rest of the district

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he building is very similar to the other structures in the Main Street Historic District. It is two stories with three upper floor, flat-headed windows. The Graham Building also has a metal cornice which closely matches the cornice lines of the adjacent structures, contributing to the overall architectural harmony of the historic district. When I went it was July, 105 degrees, and the woman inside, a volunteer, seemed truly glad to see me. In fact she chased me down on the hot street. Initially, when I tugged at the door, I couldn’t get it to open, I think she thought I was inept but it really wouldn’t open. But she came outside to get me, eventually she gave me a free tour of the bank, the apartment and told me numerous tales about the Reagan family. Even recalling when Ronald Reagan actually visited the birthplace during the 1980s or 1990s or some such. It was very interesting and for her kindness I bought a magnet and donated five dollars to the museum. As president, Reagan implemented bold new political and economic initiatives. His supply-side economic policies, dubbed “Reaganomics,” included deregulation and substantial tax cuts implemented in 1981. In his first term he survived an assassination attempt, took a hard line against organized labor, and ordered military actions in Grenada. He was reelected in a landslide in 1984. Reagan’s second term was primarily marked by foreign matters, namely the ending of the Cold War, the bombing of Libya, and the revelation of the Iran-Contra affair. The president had previously ordered a massive military buildup in an arms race with the Soviet Union, forgoing the strategy of détente. He publicly described the USSR as an “evil empire” and supported anti-Communist movements worldwide. He negotiated with Soviet General Secretary Mikhail Gorbachev, resulting in the INF Treaty and the decrease of both countries’ nuclear arsenals. Reagan left office in 1989; in 1994 the former president disclosed that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease earlier in the year and died ten years later at the age of ninety-three. He ranks highly among former U.S. presidents in terms of approval rating.

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Posted by mark - May 28, 2015 at 6:07 am

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The Platinum Rule

Powerful People Skills for Building Long Term Relationships.
In this powerful, practical and entertaining session, you will learn dozens of ideas for dealing more effectively with anybody and everybody you meet. You will discover the best ways of building rapport, how to break the ice with strangers, how to quickly and accurately size people up, how to adapt your style to make the other person feel more comfortable, and a whole lot more. Once you understand and master The Platinum Rule, you will be better equipped to build and maintain stronger relationships than ever before.

In this program you willl learn:


Duration : 2 min 17 sec

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Posted by mark - May 27, 2015 at 5:38 am

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04 Wielding the Knife

Part four of the acclaimed 1993 BBC documentary charting the rise and fall of Margaret Thatcher's premiership. This episode chronicles Lady Thatcher's growing isolation following her third general election victory in 1987, witnessing the resignations of both Nigel Lawson and Geoffrey Howe in 1989 and 1990, respectively, culminating in her own unceremonious removal from office in November of that year.

Duration : 1 hr 9 min 6 sec

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Posted by mark - May 26, 2015 at 5:23 am

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