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Archive: March 7, 2010 - March 13, 2010

Should any jobs be eligible for tip-only compensation?

To hear Quansa Thompson talk of her life as an exotic dancer, to listen to her describe how men offer cash as she sashays, gyrates and jiggles the night away, is to evoke a thousand titillating thoughts, not a single...

By Jodi Westrick | March 12, 2010; 3:54 PM ET | Comments (6)

Should government be allowed to sell allegedly dangerous trailers?

Should the government be allowed to sell trailers it deemed unsafe to live in? Weigh in below.

By Cameron Smith | March 12, 2010; 3:06 PM ET | Comments (2)

Was Obama right to push back Indonesia trip?

President Obama will leave for Indonesia three days later than planned, departing March 21 rather than March 18, in an effort to move stalled health-care legislation through Congress, the White House said. Read the full article....

By Jodi Westrick | March 12, 2010; 10:30 AM ET | Comments (0)

Can a woman effectively coach high school football?

When Coolidge High School announced two months ago that it was looking for a new football coach, one of the school's science teachers was sitting in a conference room in the building when a colleague asked, "Why don't you put...

By Jodi Westrick | March 12, 2010; 8:57 AM ET | Comments (16)

Do you think there should be a tax hike on alcohol?

This week, advocates for the poor and mentally ill have made hours-long pleas to powerful legislative committees in Annapolis, contending that raising alcohol taxes by a dime per serving would restore much-needed funding for health-care programs for the poor, services...

By Jodi Westrick | March 12, 2010; 8:42 AM ET | Comments (9)

'Jihad Jane': Below federal radar?

A petite, blond-haired, blue-eyed high school dropout who allegedly used the nickname JihadJane was identified Tuesday as an alleged terrorist intent on recruiting others to her cause, as federal prosecutors unsealed criminal charges that could send her to prison for...

By Jodi Westrick | March 10, 2010; 11:16 AM ET | Comments (0)

Do you plan to fill out your census form?

The 2010 Census will determine how more than $500 billion in federal funds is divvied up each year, according to a new study that adds urgency to cash-strapped jurisdictions pushing residents to mail in their census questionnaires later this month....

By Jodi Westrick | March 9, 2010; 11:10 AM ET | Comments (17)

Should laptops be banned in classrooms?

On a windy morning in downtown Washington, a hundred Georgetown Law students gathered in a hall for David Cole's lecture on democracy and coercion. The desks were cluttered with books, Thermoses and half-eaten muffins. Another item was noticeable in its...

By Jodi Westrick | March 9, 2010; 10:54 AM ET | Comments (0)

Do you believe Ex-Rep. Eric Massa?

Conservative activists rallied Monday to the side of a liberal New York Democrat who had resigned from the House, after he charged that his party's leaders had conspired to oust him over his opposition to President Obama's health-care legislation. Read...

By Jodi Westrick | March 9, 2010; 10:45 AM ET | Comments (1)

Health-care debate: Will Democrats work
fairly?

Conservative activists rallied Monday to the side of a liberal New York Democrat who had resigned from the House, after he charged that his party's leaders had conspired to oust him over his opposition to President Obama's health-care legislation. Read...

By Jodi Westrick | March 9, 2010; 10:31 AM ET | Comments (0)

Do you trust Toyota's findings?

On Tuesday, Toyota published its own findings, attempting to discredit Gilbert's conclusions with research produced by Toyota, an independent consultant and a Stanford University engineer.

By Cameron Smith | March 8, 2010; 5:29 PM ET | Comments (4)

 
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