Category Archives: President

Student Mock Vote Results

I reflected recently on my students voting results for the 2016 election. They self reported in their personal blogs who they would vote for after having watched at least two of the presidential debates in the fall of 2016.  My … Continue reading

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Good Night and Good Luck, Jonathan!

Why should you care about the recent highly contested presidential election in Nigeria? Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa! Nigeria recently surpassed South Africa with the African continent’s largest economy! Nigeria is a major producer of oil and … Continue reading

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The Power of New Media

Twitter Chat with POTUS

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The State of Our Union is Humorous and Techie

I was pleasantly surprised and pleased by all of the attention the State of the Union has received in the media but also the peripheral connections (humorous stories and apps).  Here is a sampling: Mr. Review: State of the Union … Continue reading

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BushClintonstan

Are Americans Comfortable with Political Dynasties?

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“A Lawsuit with Little Merit?”

Dana Milbank of the Washington Post takes a cynical view of the House Republicans’ lawsuit against President Obama in his “A Lawsuit with Little Merit.”  He does point out the sticky paradoxes involved like conservatives advocating for impeachment, thus needing … Continue reading

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