Lessons for Presidents

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  • Rapper to Run for Haiti President - … for Haiti President (1) Rapper to run at Haiti President Rapper to run by Haiti President Rapper to run from Haiti President Rapper to run up Haiti President Rapper to run for Haiti President (2) Rapper to run in Haiti President Rapper to …
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  • Gambia Introduces 3-Day Weekend - … the article are most interesting and which are most boring. president / 3-day weekend / regular / farm / government employees / work Saturdays / devote … healthy and wealthy nation". Gambia's 'Freedom Newspaper' criticised the president's ( ) country. Many workers...are worried that the changes are … wealth / wealthy nation". Gambia's 'Freedom Newspaper' criticized / criticism the president's idea. It said the three-day weekend, "is going …
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  • After the 2012 Election: Does Our System Need Reforming? - … that it is the institution that officially elects the president and vice president of the United States every four years. The "college … an Electoral College decide the presidency? What are arguments for having a popular vote decide the presidency? How does the electoral college … he'll be fiscally responsible. I voted for President Obama. I believe President Obama's life has made him sensitive to the …
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  • A Sourcebook & Study Guide for High School & College Classrooms: Torture and War Crimes: the U.S. Record in Documents - … . January 9, 2002. A Justice Department memorandum stated: "Restricting the President's plenary power over military operations (including the treatment of … Gonzales subsequently wrote to the president: The criminal prohibition against torture "does not apply to the President's detention and interrogation of … nor safeguarded." "The Schlesinger panel has officially conceded, although the president has never publicly acknowledged, that American soldiers have tortured five …
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  • Was the U.S. Misled Into the War on Iraq? a Resource & Study Guide for HS & College - … have the same information as the president when in October 2002 they voted to authorize the president to "defend the national security … our assessment of Saddam Hussein." Several days later Vice President Cheney joined the president in his attack on critics. He declared that … Saddam Hussein had purchased. Vice President Cheney and Condoleezza Rice, then national security advisor to the president, among others, described the tubes …
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  • Five Presidents' Calls for War - … this website. Student Reading: The president calls for war President Polk: War on Mexico, 1846 In 1846, President James K. Polk ordered General … to war described in the reading, the president in question faced political considerations and pressures. President McKinley, for example, was under substantial … from intelligence and other sources did the president have about these events? Was the president's use of this information appropriate? Why …
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  • Treatment of Terrorist Suspects: Obama & His Critics - … the president's viewpoint? Why? 4. Do you think that former Vice President Cheney's remarks offer a defense of decisions President Obama … in dealing with each category and why? 3. President Bush favored "indefinite detention," while President Obama advocates "prolonged detention." How would you … ? What is your judgment of the president's decision? 4. Former President Bush and former Vice President Cheney have repeatedly maintained that "enhanced …
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  • Presidential Power: the Signing Statement - … . Beginning with President James Monroe (1817-1825), and for the next 175 years, presidents issued several hundred such statements. Presidents have included them … inquiry 1. Investigate the signing statements of other presidents and compare them with President Bush's. 2. Investigate the results from the … grab.' Whatever power the Constitution gives the president, he said, exists regardless of the president's decision to note it in a …
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  • Presidential Power: Eavesdropping, Terrorism & American Freedoms - … of the United States. Article II, Sec. 2 The president, vice-president, and all civil officers of the United States shall be … 4: The continuing surveillance controversy Immediate controversy followed news of President Bush's surveillance program without warrants. Senator Russell Feingold (D … get? Why? If you oppose the president's effort, why? 4. According to Comey, President Bush operated a NSA secret surveillance program …
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  • Bush, Secrecy & the Press - … can you name? Student Reading 2: The President and the Press, Part One President Bush told reporters that he isn't much … available no more than 12 years after a president leaves office. In 2001, President Bush issued Executive Order 13233, which blocked the … you get it? Student Reading 3: The President and the Press, Part Two Is President Bush overly secretive? His critics say so … reduction in greenhouse gas emissions linked to global warming. The president opposes requiring industries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 7. Medicare …
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