European Press and the Presidential Election The outcome of the US presidential election affects the lives of millions of people around the world. So it's probably not surprising that many Europeans are resentful that only Americans will have a say in it. European media are saturated with election coverage that is heavily biased in favor of the Democrats.
Mall Scavenger Hunt Party Ideas Looking for a fun and different birthday party theme? Gather the gang for a mall scavenger hunt! Here are some ideas for planning your party, including 4 different scavenger hunt themes and lots of scavenger hunt list ideas for you to choose from. Mall Scavenger Hunt Invitations Participatory Citizen or Slacker—Which One Will You Be? Anticipatory Set:Ask students to think of popular songs often heard on the radio. List these song titles together. Ask students to select one song they are familiar with and have them sing it silently to themselves. When they have finished, ask them to write down the main message of the song in two or three lines on a piece of paper large enough that others can read it from their seat when it is posted on the wall (e.g., “White America” by Eminem – Being racist, sexist and homophobic is okay if it sells records. Kids like what I say because that's what our “white” country is all about.)
U.S. Presidents The Presidents of the United States Keshif (keşif) means discovery / exploration in Turkish. 44Presidents of the United StatesShow All Category Height: ShortLong NotOrRepublican18NotOrDemocratic15NotOrWhig4NotOrDemocratic-Republican4NotOrFederalist2NotOrUnion1 NotOrVirgina8NotOrOhio7NotOrNew York4NotOrMassachusetts4NotOrVermont2NotOrTexas2NotOrNorth Carolina2NotOrNew Jersey2NotOrSouth Carolina1NotOrPennsylvena1NotOrNew Hampshire1NotOrNebreska1NotOrMissouri1NotOrKentucky1NotOrIowa1NotOrIllinois1NotOrHawaii1NotOrGeorgia1NotOrConnecticut1NotOrCalifornia1NotOrArkansas1 Brandy Old Fashioned For a little background info before you read this post, you can watch me ramble on in front of a camera below. If you don’t want to listen to my bullshit, skip it and read on. In my opinion, one of the greatest triumphs of the cocktail renaissance is the rediscovery of the classic Old Fashioned. I’ve often spoken of how at some point after the repeal of Prohibition, the Old Fashioned became lost and possibly confused with a long-forgotten drink called a Smash (basically a tarted-up Mint Julep covered in fruit), a mere husk of its former, glorious self. For decades, bartenders just like me served a limp, weak concoction consisting of a half-muddled sugar cube, a mashed-up neon red cherry and orange, a splash of whiskey, and some soda water drowning the results. With a little luck, and a lot of hard work, that’s all changed with the renewed interest in classic cocktails.
Election Idioms Step 2 Take a few moments to listen to the dialogue. Can you guess the meaning of the idioms based on the context? Get to know you games As I said here, I was recently called to be the Young Women's President in my ward. Holy cow- talk about overwhelmed! But I am loving it too! Election Update: Women Are Defeating Donald Trump Want these election updates emailed to you right when they’re published? Sign up here. A series of national polls released on Tuesday showed Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by margins ranging from 5 to 11 percentage points — except for the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times tracking poll, which defiantly continues to show Trump up by 2 points. There isn’t yet enough data from after Sunday night’s debate to really gauge its impact, however.
Geolibertarianism: Universal Basic Income Derived from Commons Rent - Policy Brainstorming - The Something to Consider Forum Here's my way-out-there policy proposal, which combines a Georgist take on land ownership with the idea of a Universal Basic Income. This is known as geolibertarianism1, and it's a pretty compelling philosophy to me. What do you folks think? Georgism, or The Commons as Communal Property Killing Us Softly 4 / Watch Free Documentary Online The ideal female body. Her skin is unblemished, she has no wrinkles or scars, and indeed she has no pores. This is what the advertising industry will have you believe.
Introduction of United States presidential election, 2016 (Wikipedia) The 2016 election for President of the United States will take place on Tuesday, November 8. Voters will elect the next President and the next Vice President of the United States. Background[change | change source] Article Two of the United States Constitution provides that for a person to be elected and serve as President of the United States, the individual must be a natural-born citizen of the United States, at least 35 years old, and a resident of the United States for a period of no less than 14 years. Candidates for the presidency typically seek the nomination of one of the various political parties of the United States, in which case each party devises a method (such as a primary election) to choose the candidate the party deems best suited to run for the position.
Teaching the Declaration of Independence Every Fourth of July, Americans celebrate the courage and vision of the men who gathered together in July 1776 to sign our nation's Declaration of Independence. This document, drafted by Thomas Jefferson and edited by other famous figures like John Adams, lists the many reasons why colonial leaders came to the decision that would change the course of history: the decision to leave English rule and determine America's own fate as a country. As it turned out, the great words of the Declaration of Independence did more than just start our Revolution. Since 1776, its principles have acted as a base for the Constitution and have inspired revolutionary, freedom movements across the world. In this activity, explore the Declaration of Independence by having your child pretend to be a member of the group that signed it. This is a great activity to help kids start to identify the personal and collective values in our nation and can be the start of an important, life-long discussion.
North Carolina Passes the Country’s Worst Voter Suppression Law A police officer watches over demonstrators near the state legislature during "Moral Monday" protests at the General Assembly in Raleigh, N.C., Monday, June 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) I’ve been in Texas this week researching the history of the Voting Rights Act at the LBJ Library. As I’ve been studying how the landmark civil rights law transformed American democracy, I’ve also been closely following how Republicans in North Carolina—parts of which were originally covered by the VRA in 1965—have made a mockery of the law and its prohibition on voting discrimination. Late last night, the North Carolina legislature passed the country’s worst voter suppression law after only three days of debate.
Advocate Libertarian Philosophy with This One Trick! (It's the Socratic Method) Gage Skidmore via Foter.com / CC BY-SAEven before last weekend's big Libertarian Party National Convention in Orlando, Reason has been making note that the horrible general election reality of Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump has prompted people and the media to take a closer look at the most prominent third party in the United States. This naturally puts libertarians (both within and independent of the party) in the position of explaining the libertarian mindset to people who don't really think too much about it or are exposed only to stories dismissing it as craziness. And obviously there are people who are very politically invested in making sure libertarians are seen as total nutters and unserious, holding an untenable philosophy that only crazy or selfish people would believe in. But sometimes it doesn't help when some libertarians attempt to argue from an assumption that all people are operating from the same mindset or values of liberty.