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Why Attacking (or Threatening to Attack) North Korea is a Terrible Idea

Why Attacking (or Threatening to Attack) North Korea is a Terrible Idea

Why Attacking (or Threatening to Attack) North Korea is a Terrible Idea

Some have suggested that as an alternative to stronger missile defense, greater deterrence, and expanded diplomatic activity that the US strike, or more credibly threaten to strike, North Korea, with the aim of toppling the regime and or destroying its nuclear weapons. This is a very bad idea. Astonishingly, I’ve seen polls that say that more than 60% of Americans favor an attack on North Korea. This is probably because

How to Make a Great Authorship Speech

How to Make a Great Authorship Speech

From Rosslyn Model Government  The first speech on a bill is either a Sponsorship Speech or an Authorship Speech If you are the person who wrote the bill, it is an authorship speech.  This speech is 4 minutes long. If you have not written the bill but want to make the first speech, it is a sponsorship speech. This is 3 minutes long. These speeches have a slightly different format from normal speeches.  Here’s how to make a great sponsorship/authorship speech: Identify

Should college be free for all?

Should college be free for all?

General Summary of Sander’s College for All Act College for All Act Sanders says Wall Street tax would pay for his free tuition plan Pro A practical plan for free college tuition that can work now The ambitious goals of Bernie Sanders The case for free college Con Bernie’s Bad College Idea It won’t help struggling students There’s a big problem with Sanders’ plan Why the College for All plan

2017 High School NSDACongress Bills

2017 High School NSDACongress Bills

  A Bill to Recognize Hawai’i as a Sovereign Nation A Bill to Provide Reparations This file has all of the files below consolidated into one file  —   Pro and Con Speeches — Two very basic speeches to help get you started. I suggest editing these to meet the expectations of your area/league.   Racism, Incarceration, and Reparations Update (9-15) Afropessimism and the trillion dollar reparation (free with registration)

Gender discrimination in wages

Gender discrimination in wages

General The simple truth about the Gender Wage Gap Gender Pay Gap: Recent Trends and Explanations Pay equity and discrimination US pay gap is getting worse Key facts about the gender pay gap America’s women and the wage gap Gender pay gap @ Huffington Post Five Myths about the Gender Pay Gap How women can address a gender pay gap with their employers? Top 10 facts about the Gender pay

Should three parent babies be banned?

Should three parent babies be banned?

General Three parent baby How the future of fertility will change ideas of parenthood Exploring the Ethics of three parent babies Three parent babies for genetic defect raises concern No Three parent babies are OK.  Experts say FDA expects to approve technique for three parent babies Scientists close to creating three parent babies Three parent babies are OK, just no girls Of course it’s OK to make three parent babies

Should it be easier for felons to get jobs?

Should it be easier for felons to get jobs?

General Convicted felons struggle to find employment and housing in Montana Obama makes it easier for felons to become government workers Democrats urge Obama to ease employment opportunities for felons Obama EEOC: Employers who screen convicted felons may be liable Helping convicted felons find a path to employment States slowly adopting laws to ease ex-felons path to employment Ex-Offenders and the Labor Market Felons for hire:  More state and local

NSDA Middle School Legislation Coverage

NSDA Middle School Legislation Coverage

Link to the legislation Prelim Legislation A Resolution to Increase the Face Value of the American Penny I haven’t seen any proposals directly calling for this, but I did find a few related articles. Bibliography Bill to Ban the Use of Cellular Device(s) While Driving in the United States of America Bibliography A Bill to Eliminate the Electoral College [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=91] [wpfilebase tag=”file” id=92] A Bill to Prohibit Private

The Elementary School Homework Debate

Background Elementary school dumps homework and tells kids to play. The end of homework? Why some schools are banning homework  Homework could have an effect on kids’ health. Should schools ban it? Elementary school dumps homework and tells kids to play instead Homework in elementary school divides educators  Banning of homework for elementary school students? The Homework Debate: A Review of the Literature Pro Homework Ban The research is clear,