Hey dom, nice post. I agree that it will further the national debt but I think that it supports the citizens of America and shows that America cares and wants people to survive. And also I don’t think that we will be the ones paying back the debt because only certain people in our age group qualify so I feel like it would be unjust for some to…[Read more]
Scams are the worst way to lose your hard-earned money. Small foreign and domestic businesses capitalize on people’s naivety and willingness to make a living. The total amount of losses caused by scams in 2
I agree with you James. It is slave labor to have these people work for a company only paying 20 dollars a month and threatening them if they leave. This topic is very underrated and is sad for India. I also think it is crazy that these business owners can pay off the police to stay undercover.
Animals have been a part human interest since humans have been on Earth. Whether hunting animals for food, sport, defense, or materials; it involves the death of an animal. This triggers a lot of emotions f
Hey Antwon, I found your writing on climate change to be very informational and helpful for the general public. I agree that this is an issue that leads to erratic weather conditions and and record lows and highs in different areas. Its been happening in salt lake and not many people realize its because the jet stream is off due to the…[Read more]
I thought that this was very informative and helpful to know. I think awareness needs to be spread about the topic. I enjoyed reading the last paragraph and thought that your opinion is very important to this piece
Hey Charles, I found this post to be very interesting! I never knew the Chinese were holding mass amounts of muslims in concentration camps. I think we need to raise awareness about this attack on muslims and how they are being oppressed in China.
I think that plastic has become a huge issue and this post perfectly describes the problems and difficulties we will face with this excess amount of plastic. I think this was very insightful and had important information fully explains the problem of plastic
Hey Graham, thought this post was very informational and helpful. I’ve seen this issue arise so many times in the news in the last year. This has definitely become an epidemic for teens across the US. However for people who smoked cigarettes, I would agree that vaping is a more healthy option.
Hey dom, I thought this post was very insightful and necessary. However, I’d have to disagree in some cases. I feel like it depends on how often you play the game and who you play it with. Anyway, cool post bro
An abortion is the killing of an unborn baby. This occurs when a woman gets pregnant and does not want the kid. Abortion is a very controvercial topic due to the differing beliefs of culture and religion. Ov
Hi James, I like that you brought up the issue of religion interviewing in political issues. Heres a website that I think might help educate you a bit more on the topic of abortion: https://www.plannedparenthood.org/learn/abortion Have a great day!! -Maggie
James, I think you did a great job defining an abortion and I agree with your opinion. If I could recommend one thing it would be to be more detailed by giving examples and maybe other people’s opinions as well. Overall, great job!
Hey James, I love to see your interest on this topic. The amount of abortions there are in a year is an astonishing and we should really question our modern day society. We are taking lives even though it may not seem like it and I agree with you in that it should not happen as much as it does.
hi James, I think that you did a good job talking about religion and political issues. I think that this topic is very talked and debated about. I also think its something that should be accessible if needed.
Hi James. I thought it was interesting that you talked about the religious side of the argument because that is a large part of the anti-abortion argument. However, preventing access to these services will not decrease the number of how many are performed because it will just happen illegally which puts the mothers life at risk. This article demonstrates that criminalizing abortion will do nothing to reduce the amount of abortions performed https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-care/abortion-rates-go-down-when-countries-make-it-legal-report-n858476 .
HI Liv! In my article, I researched this relationship between reducing abortion rates and restrictions to abortions. I found that contrary to what some may believe, restricting access to abortion does not reduce abortion rates. Instead, I found that what does reduce abortion rates is increased access to contraception, expanded sex education to include more than abstinence-based contraception, and expanded social welfare programs like paid maternity leave. You are absolutely correct to say that restricting access to abortion does not reduce the abortion rate.
Opinions of whether an individual should be able to own a gun vary across America. Owning a gun used to be what people thought was a God given right reinforced by the constitution but has more recently became a
Global warming is the warming of the atmosphere, mainly caused by the excess of CO_2. This is caused by humans when we burn fuel or cause pollution. This raises the temperature of the oceans and causes the
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