Dick Locher Editorial Cartoon assignment

1) In this cartoon i think the artist is trying to portray how despite the fact that our government that has checks and balances to assure that no section or side gains power over the other, some people in power don’t listen.   Theme: I think a common theme in Dick Locher’s Political cartoons is how […]

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Stephen Glass

1. Who is Stephen Glass?   A former U.S. journalist who came to prominence when it was uncovered he had fabricated a number of magazine articles in 1998 2. What is he accused of doing in 1998? Fabricating new stories, events, sources and quotes and publishing them for the magazine he wrote for. 3. What national magazine […]

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Elections

Mr. President Barrak Obama has been re-elected into office and so I dance in elation and throw my shoe at Governor Romney. I enjoy politics (though I’m glad it is all over)-most likely because I enjoy argumentative debate and was more than happy to enthuse and argue for Barrak Obama. I’m quite confident in our […]

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Current Events 2

Today’s current events a totally new slew of tragic and heart-lifting news!! First event: The deaths in Libya, one being a U.S Ambassador Christopher Stevens, has sparked a fire in the hearts of Americans. Though the why is a little ‘iffy’ it is believed that clip of movie that somehow made it’s way onto youtube-an […]

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Current Events

Ugh…an entire slurry of events today. There are three things mentioned that were mentioned that I’m going to go over today. First one: “The Chicago Teacher Strike”: Though I love a good strike, i surely wouldn’t want to be on of the frantic parents with unscheduled children on their hands.  Chicago’s teachers are on strike […]

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Makayla’s Personality Profile

I was born in Marietta, Georgia-the one in the US-the proud peach state. I’m fifteen years old and I’m in tenth grade, a sophomore. I have a pretty small immediate family whom consist of my mother, my stepfather, my sister and my ninja puppy (she really is a ninja). About me: I’m pretty crazy, book […]

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