Here is an interesting article and video from the WSJ on how President Obama is planning on raising money for his campaign. For the sake of the quiz you may either read the article, watch the video, or both. Why do you think that there are so many rules regarding campaign donations? Do the regulations put a disincentive on contributing to a campaign?
Here is your first current events posting to follow, and the school year hasn't even started! On this blog I'll post a variety of news and news related items such as articles, graphics, and podcasts (like this one) that will complement our work in the classroom. I've made the website so that it is easy to "follow" either by following @ttuecoblog on twitter, or by subscribing to the RSS feed on the right (below the twitter box). To get to the article or podcast simply click the green highlighted word and you will be taken to that page.
According to Freakonomics authors, money doesn't buy everything. Not even votes in an election. Why not? What do the broadcasters mean by "correlation does not mean causation?" Are there any examples from your own life where you thought that if one thing happened another was bound to? Feel free to provide some examples in the comments, and don't be ashamed to post you lucky underwear-wearing Cowboys fans!
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