Archive for November, 2008


It’s Speech Time!

November 24, 2008

Be a craftsman in speech that thou mayest be strong, for the strength of one is the tongue, and speech is mightier than all fighting.


Maxims of Ptahhotep, 3400 B.C.



Time to focus our energy on our speech events!


Are you doing a platform speech (expository, original oratory, oratorical analysis, after dinner speaking, or salesmanship)?


What about an interpretation speech (humorous, dramatic, or duo)?


Whichever event you have selected, get to work making it the best speech possible! Use the resources in the pages to the right to find a topic, review event rules, check out outlines and descriptions, and make yourself a craftsman in the art of speech!


A Great Article on Health Care

November 13, 2008

Want to see how different health care systems compare?

Check out The Grass is Not Always Greener Policy Analysis


Is Health Care a Human Right?

November 3, 2008

Some say yes, others say no. What do you think?

Health care is such a major issue this exact questions was brought up in the Presidential Debates – here’s how it went:

The Second Presidential Debate

October 7, 2008

Tom Brokaw: Is health care in America a privilege, a right, or a responsibility?

John McCain: I think it’s a responsibility…

Barack Obama: I think it should be a right for every American…

Read these articles to get a better understanding one way or another!

Yes, Health Care is a Human Right

No, Health Care is Not a Human Right


New Public Forum Topic

November 3, 2008

2008 December Topic

Resolved: That, on balance, social networking Web sites have a positive impact on the United States.