Entries Tagged as 'January 2007'

Multiple Choice

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

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Tags: AP Issues · Cartoons · January 2007

What Is a War Casualty?

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

As President Bush’s Operation Iraqi Freedom nears the fourth complete year of its occupation and his support falters, the number of casualties due to the American-led invasion continually rises to astonishing numbers. Moreover, these growing numbers add support the stance that the war in Iraq is perpetually spiraling downward into an abyss of complete failure. [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · Commentary · January 2007

Terror and Taxes

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

With the Democrats’ recent victory in the mid-term elections, the right-wing rhetoric machine that is Fox News is churning out the bad news. A Democratic Congress signals higher taxes, a major victory for terrorists around the world, an economic and moral downturn, and a less secure America. I’m not even going to comment on most [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · Commentary · January 2007

Interview with Bill Ayers

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

This is the first installment of Nick Lindsley’s three-part interview with Bill Ayers, a former member of the Weather Underground, a radical leftist organization active in the ’60s. Today Ayers is a Professor at the University of Illinois. Read the second installment here and the third here. Nick Lindsley: On your website, you wrote a [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · Interviews · January 2007

The Prison Situation

October 1st, 2007 · 2 Comments

Last fall I took part in a class project of which focused on Mitchellville, Iowa. I was astounded when I found out that the 443 person facility had a population of 650 women. As I did more research, I found that this is common; Iowa prisons are overcrowded by 22%. Does this mean that we [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · Commentary · January 2007

2.2 Million Americans in Prison

October 1st, 2007 · 1 Comment

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Tags: AP Issues · Cartoons · January 2007

Troop Surge Misguided

October 1st, 2007 · No Comments

Earlier this month President Bush announced 21,400 additional US troops will be sent to Iraq. These troops will join the currently 144,000 US troops already stationed in Iraq, as well as the 25,000 private security contractors, 7,000 British troops and other “coalition forces” occupying Iraq. President Bush has called for this spectacularly unpopular “troop escalation” [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · Commentary · Greg Bonett · January 2007