POLITICAL SCIENCE 1 (LOITERMAN)                                                                                               (F) SPRING, 2007

 

LOS ANGELES TIMES READING LISTS:  PREPARE TO WRITE FOR THE NEXT CLASS

CHOOSE THE TOPIC THAT INTERESTS YOU THE MOST— IDENTIFY

THE LEVEL(S), BRANCH (ES), COMPETING VIEWS, REASON INTERESTED

 

 

HARBOR COLLEGE:  EDITORIAL ON

“CAREER PATHWAYS” career education

 

 

“One job at a time; A public/private partnership in L.A. County demonstrates what it takes to help people move out of poverty.”

 

ELECTION:  Tuesday, February 6

Orange County Board of Supervisors

(E-Mail your prediction of order of most votes to—

loiterwl@lahc.edu / subject:  class day, hour, topic)

 

“Janet Nguyen ahead in O.C. race; She leads Trung Nguyen in a tight supervisor's contest. The vote reflects the power of the Vietnamese community.”

 

“Long list of candidates seeking to succeed Correa; Ten hopefuls will appear on the Feb. 6 ballot

for the supervisorial seat in central Orange County.”

 

YOUNG POLITICIANS:

CITY, COUNTY, SPECIAL DISTRICT, STATE

 

 

“Local, state politicians getting younger; The trend is attributed to term limits and to California's image as a start-fresh place”

 

MARIJUANA:  MEDICAL MARIJUANA DISPENSARIES

AND OTHER ISSUES

 

 

“Sick and need pot? The feds don't care; We need to rewrite outdated marijuana laws, not raid medical facilities”

 

U.S. Supreme Court Case:  Gonzalez v. Raich, 545 U. S. 1 (2005)

 

Medical Marijuana from 'Opposing Viewpoints'