Works Cited

“American Dream.” Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 15 Nov. 2015. Web. 18 Jan. 2016. This website defined the definition of the American Dream. This description offered a contrast to my claim about Donald Trump perception of the Dream, which helped me make a point. “Basic Information about the DREAM Act Legislation.” Basic Information about the DREAM Act…

Syrians need help now!

By Lauren Jacobs and Nehemiah Rhodes  Intro: The events in Syria have been all over US politics. With three out of fifteen presidential candidates being open to allowing refugees entry in the US and twelve candidates are against their entry, the question remains, what should the US do about the Middle Eastern Crisis?  The US…

Intervention Necessary !

By Enrique Lopez. Since 2011 the world opened its eyes to what could be considered one of the most brutal civil wars in history. What started with a series of peaceful demonstrations by a small group of people against the bigotry and excessive power of the Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, now has escalated to a point…

Seriously, Syrian refugees!?

By Alexis Garcia Since the onset of the civil war in Syria, which started in 2011, according to Worldvision  more than 13.5 million Syrians have found themselves in need of humanitarian assistance. Of these total of 13.5 million, 4.3 million people are officially classified as refugees. Of the total, 6.6 million have been displaced within Syria, and…

Billion Dollar Babies: Artist Statement

By Bryan Morris We focused on three different aspects of Campaign Finance. One topic was around Campaign Finance in Congress and how Citizens United has affected it, focusing on power play between corporations and congress people. Another topic focuses on ALEC (The American Legislative Exchange Council) and how they work around campaign finance regulations, as…

A Government of the people, by the Corporations, for the Profit

By Georgia Steinheimer Campaign finance is the funding of candidates in electoral campaigns at local, state, and national levels. Because of the five to four majority 2010 US Supreme Court landmark decision Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, current campaign finance regulations allow for rampant influence on legislators. So much so in fact, that at…

Works Cited

Campaign Finance: Works Cited ALEC: Magician with a Revealed Secret “ALEC – The American Legislative Exchange Council – Explained in 5 Minutes.” YouTube. YouTube, n.d. Web. 07 Jan. 2016. This is a short but detailed explanation of ALEC, which explains that it is a corporation that gets lobbyists and legislators together to make ‘model’ bills…