Wednesday, September 25, 2013

The Bill of Rights - Part I - 9/25/13

The official title for today's lesson is "The Bill of Rights," but we spent a significant portion of class discussing the looming debt crisis, and the possible shutdown of the government if nothing is done. We watched coverage of Sen. Ted Cruz' 21-hour stand in the Senate overnight. Here is CNN coverage:

And you can check out FOX News coverage here:
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/09/25/highlights-from-ted-cruz-marathon-speech-on-obamacare/

We also discussed the root of Sen. Cruz' argument: The Affordable Care Act (commonly referred to as Obamacare). The Kaiser Family Foundation has a great, impartial explanation of how the Affordable Care Act will affect individuals and families when it goes into full effect:



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