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Voting: Should it be Hard or Easy?

Texas is among eight states to require official photo identification in an effort to stop what officials say is voter fraud. Opponents of the laws say they disenfranchise poor, minority … Continue reading

March 14, 2012

Blogging EXTENDED! (and Next Week…)

Because my posting of stories was delayed this week, I will allow you all to post through Sunday, Feb. 26, midnight rather than the normal deadline of Friday, 5pm. Additionally, … Continue reading

February 24, 2012

EXTRA CREDIT form (SIM Availability)

Hello All, If you haven’t done so already, I need you to fill out this form, most importantly so that I might know when you are available to play the … Continue reading

February 24, 2012

Keeping “STEM” Immigrants?

Wolfgang Pauli, a neuroscientist studying for a Ph.D. at the University of Colorado-Boulder, said it doesn’t make sense for the United States to spend a great deal of money educating … Continue reading

February 23, 2012

Unregulated Wanton Vasectomies

“It is patently unfair that men can avoid unwanted fatherhood by presuming that their judgment over such matters is more valid than the judgment of the General Assembly, while women’s … Continue reading

February 23, 2012

Blogging Cancelled!

There will be no blogging for the week of Feb. 13-17! Please use your extra time to watch THIS video!

February 15, 2012

How “Classy” is America?

“These days Americans seem more class-confused than class-conscious. A Gallup Poll released last December suggests that Americans consider an annual household income of $150,000 to be rich—even though in the … Continue reading

February 8, 2012 · 18 Comments