These student-generated editorial topics were directly inspired by student participation in the Fall 2010 California Mid-Term Elections.
2 weeks after the polls close, students in the class look back and reflect on what they've learned and how their views on politics (at least California politics) have evolved as a result of their immersion in the 2010 midterm election.
After analyzing the varied menu of Propositions on the California ballot this November, students agreed that one stood out in their minds: Proposition 23, which seeks to suspend implementation of Assembly Bill 32, a law passed in 2006 that imposes fines on major polluters in our state. Needless to say, the backing and financing for Proposition 23 comes almost exclusively from corporations that pollute our land, water, and air to an extreme degree, and the campaign they have launched posits a...
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What is Proposition 21? Proposition 21 establishes an $18 annual vehicle license tax to help fund State Parks and Wildlife programs. Once the tax fee is paid, it allows vehicles free admission to all state parks. Commercial vehicles, trailers, and trailer coaches are excluded from the tax. The fee would increase the money given to the parks up to $500 million, which is about $250 million more than the current amount given to the parks and programs.
On "Whitman and Brown's Final Debate A Contentious One" by Cathleen Decker from Los Angeles Times, she talks about how both rivals continue attacking each other. They are too busy making each other look bad in front of the public, instead of offering details on how to fix the troubled state (CA). In the final debate, Brown apologized to Whitman for the negative ads; Whitman didn't necessarily accept his apology. With only three days left for Election day, I have a feeling that the negative...
On October 26, 2010, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the two candidates had a discussion at the Maria Shriver’s Women’s Conference. The discussion was about California’s future and no one would be disrespected. Matt Lauer, the co- anchor of NBC- TV asked the candidates if they would both be willing to make a pledge that would replace the negative ads with positive ads. Since Whitman was against the pledge, Brown said, “ First of all, you have to remember sometimes negativity is in the eye o...
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After a careful analysis of the relative merits of the Democratic and Republican party candidates in this year's gubernatorial election (see previous threads on each candidate) the class has endorsed Jerry Brown's candidacy and will be posting regular updates on positions, poll results, and reports from the campaign.
Use this thread to discuss news, ask questions, and post comments about Republican candidate Meg Whitman.
This string is for everyone to ask questions and post answers to common questions regarding the WORLDS platform.
Use this thread to discuss news, ask questions, and post comments about the following Propositions: Proposition 18 Safe, Clean, and Reliable Drinking Water Supply Act of 2010.
Use this thread to discuss news, ask questions, and post comments about Lucille Roybal-Allard. Roybal-Allard has been a Democratic member of the House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 34th District in Los Angeles.
Use this thread to discuss news, ask questions, and post comments about Maxine Waters. Waters has been a Democratic member of the House of Representatives since 1991, representing the 35th District (Inglewood, Hawthorne, Gardena and Florence-Graham) in Los Angeles.
Use this thread to discuss news, ask questions, and post comments about Xavier Becerra. Becerra has been a Democratic member of the House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 31st District in Los Angeles.
Use this thread to discuss news, ask questions, and post comments about Democratic candidate Jerry Brown.