Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The Cost of One Soldier

How Much Does One Soldier Cost?

1.  According to the article, how much does it cost to keep one American soldier in Afghanistan?


2.  Even though two ways are discussed, what is the general formula for figuring out this number?


3.  Does the article's cost figure accurately depict the cost of keeping one soldier in Afghanistan?


4.  In your opinion, are the war efforts and the costs effective?

Monday, February 27, 2012

Attacks Following Quran Burning

Quran Burnings

1.  The attacks in Afghanistan over the past week have been in response to what act?



2.  Why was this act seen as disrespectful to Muslims?



3.  How many people have been killed in these protests?



4.  What do you think the U.S should do in response to these attacks?

Friday, February 17, 2012

No Crying Kids!

Restaurant Bans Crying Children

Answer the questions below in 2-3 complete sentences!

1 - What is the name of Grant Central Pizza's co-founder that was mentioned in the article?

2 - Based on this article, Grant Central Pizza had received some negative review on what consumer review website?

3 - Would you have made the same disclaimer if you owned Grant Central Pizza? Would you have taken another route in stopping negative reviews on "your" restaurant? Explain your answer with complete sentences!!!!!!!!

Monday, February 13, 2012

Insult or Honor

.....AND WE'RE BACK!

We will be getting back into the swing of things with our bi-weekly reading articles.  The OGT is only 1 month away.

Answer the following questions in 2-3 complete sentences.

1. In which state does a 2010 law give residents the right to contest racial based nicknames?

2. Schools indentified by the NCAA were able to keep their names if they what?

3. Is forcing these chools to change their names fair considering the cost the schools/universities must pay to change equipment and apparel?

4. Do you believe the use of Native American logos and symbols by athletic teams to be offensive or justified?