Thursday, May 13, 2010

PLN 28

In the article, "Our boys are falling behind in education" by Dottie Lamm describes boys are losing the race in education and how girls are exceeding guys in education. Girls and guy classes are better in the future because it allows for more learning to occur in the classroom. Same gender classrooms setup a better learning environment. The focus of the country should be on education for better lives in the future. This can't happen unless the country can use more resources to allow students to learn better. Girls' brains develop faster giving the advantage. Schools are putting to much pressure on the students to learn and causing failure to happen. Guys need to improve the learning that happens in the classroom before its to late.

Monday, May 3, 2010

PLN 27

In the article, "Authorities release photos of couple allegedly victimizing senior citizens" by Howard Pankratz describes a young couple who allegidly knocked on a senior citizen's door and stole old coins, and valuables through out the house. Then the young couple went to a nearby gas station and spent the old coins. This couple should be caught and prosecuted for victimizing these seniors citizens. Every person is equal in every way, shape, and form. Every person gets old or dies, so why should a person vandelize their own kind? This young couples broke the law and discriminated our society and should be brought to justice.

PLN 26

In the article "12-year-old boy hit by bus still in critical condition" by Kirk Mitchell describes a 12-year old trying to catch a bus, but ending up in serious condition. No charges have been set, according to police. The school district should have precautions set in place so something like this doesn't happen. This student is still in the hospital under intensive treatment. The incident happened on Friday when he injured his pelvis, leg, and foot. The school district should punish the bus driver who should have realized the situation that was occurring. The bus driver should have consequences for his actions for injuring the 12-year-old boy.

Friday, April 23, 2010

PLN 25

In the article "El Paso County deputy dragged 40 yards after traffic stop" by The Denver Post(no name given besides The Denver Post) describes a dispute between a police officer and a civilian that was pulled over. After an argument between the two the civilian drove off with the police officer's hand still in the civilian's car. After 40 yards the police officer dispatched from the civilian's car. This situation is unjust because the police officers should have more authority to make sure something like this shouldn't happen. Instead of the civilian getting hurt, the police officer does. Police should have more authority to uphold the law, instead of having the civilians hurting the police.

PLN 24

In the article, "CenturyTel to buy Qwest in $10.6 billion stock swap" by Andy Vuoung describes Quest and CenturyTel to be merging and having layoffs while paying off the shareholders. Quest supplies Colorado with many jobs and to merge is going to lay off some of those jobs. If all corporations merged than those corporations would make more money and make some of the smaller businesses go out of business. Quest and CenturyTel might take even more small companies out of business. Quest and CenturyTel shouldn't merge because it could hurt the economy more than help it.

PLN 23

In the article "Springs man, 18, held in shooting death" by Kieran Nicholson says that two people, Claudio Vega and a second victim unidentified. According to police they were both shot and killed and currently they have a suspect in jail named Adan Viveros. Why would Adan Viveros do something so sinister so evil to kill someone. Who gives him the right? Who can we blame besides Adan? Our cities needs to try and cut down on drugs, murders, etc. This could have been prevented, like everything can be. Adan Viveros doesn't have the right, or anyone else does not have the right to kill.

PLN 22

In the article "DA: Officers who killed two bank robbers justified" By Howard Pankratz describes a gun fight between two people that robbed a bank. The police were in a high speed chase with two people named Benshoof and Johnson who fired shots at the police. Benshoof and Johnson shot and hit an officer. One of the police cars following Benshoof and Johnson than pulled in front of them and stopped them. From there Benshoof and Johnson opened fire and the police officers fired over one-hundred rounds only nine hitting each, Benshoof and Johnson who both ended up dieing. The police had the right to kill both Benshoof and Johnson for firing at police, and hitting a police officer. Police officers should have more rights because this incident wouldn't have gone as far if the police officers have stopped it earlier. The police were justified to kill Benshoof and Johnson for firing and hitting a police officer.