Thursday, February 26, 2009

Obama's Priority Speech

Speech and Transcript

Do you agree with the president's priorities?

What will change in the next two months?

How will this plan effect you directly?

Wednesday, February 25, 2009


Chimpanzee Stimulus Article and cartoon.

Should the media be censored?

Does this cartoon serve its purpose?

If you were editor of a newspaper would you allow this to be printed?

How might the cartoon violate the First Amendment?

Thursday, February 12, 2009



How has the relationship between workers and management changed since this movie?

Give examples.

Thursday, February 05, 2009


Should sitting presidents write OP-ED pieces for newspapers?
How do presidents in ther first 100 days in office use thier popularity to push an agenda?
How did FDR use his popularity?
What about JFK?
"All this will not be finished in the first 100 days. Nor will it be finished in the first 1,000 days, nor in the life of this Administration, nor even perhaps in our lifetime on this planet. But let us begin."
- JFK Innaugarational Address.

Wednesday, February 04, 2009

Ethics Questions.

What problem does a president who sets the bar high for ethics have?

Why not higher lobbyists?

What about smart lobbyists?