City Mall

The editorial in the Elm City Paper claims that the construction of a shopping mall in downtown Oak City last year was a big mistake. This claim is based on the fact that since the opening of the mall, a number of local businesses have closed, a parking shortage has occurred in the downtown area,…

restaurant industry

In this argument, the author reaches the conclusion that the surge of the restaurant industry in the country of Spiessa can be expected to continue in the coming years. Rising personal incomes, additional leisure time, an increase in single-person households, and greater interest in gourmet food are cited as the main reasons for this optimistic…

ambulance

This article claims that the response time of volunteer ambulance service is longer than the commercial ambulance squad. Therefore, to provide better patient health care and to increase revenues by collecting service fees, the town should cancel the volunteer service. At first glance, the argument seems somewhat convincing, but further reflection reveals that it leaves…