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Free Rice Dot Com

The You Tube President?

On Saturday President-elect Barack Obama released the first of a weekly address straight to You Tube. This is the first time a Presidential address was given on this kind of format. What do you think about this? Is Obama smart to play to a wider audience? Will it help him during this very difficult time in American history?

Here is President-elect Obama's address:

World Religion Project

Today I put up the posters of our World Religion Project in World History PRE-AP class. The kids did a great job on the posters and essays.

Below is just a small sample of the great posters that they did.

You can find out more about the project here:
World Religion Project Informational Powerpoint

Unemployment Rate Skyrockets

What do you think needs to be done to solve this problem?

U.S. Unemployment Soars
Jobless Rate Hits 6.5 Percent In October; 240,000 Jobs Lost
The nation's unemployment rate bolted to a 14-year high of 6.5 percent in October as another 240,000 jobs were cut, the government said Friday. It was stark proof the economy is almost certainly in a recession.
Does this worry you? In a few short years you will be looking for your first job. Does Houston offer more opportunities than other US cities?