Author Archives: Citizen Tom

About Citizen Tom

I am just an average citizen interested in promoting informed participation in the political process.

ANSWERING FOLLY: PUBLIC EDUCATION

The “Right” To An Education? Supposedly, we have the right to an education. The right to education is a universal entitlement to education, recognized in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights as ahuman right that includes the … Continue reading

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WHAT A DEBATE OVER GLOBAL WARMING!

Keith DeHavelle and tildeb are having a raging debate over Global Warming at this post: THE CARBON CYCLE AND LeChatelier’s Principle. Their comments include numerous and informative links. So if you are undecided about Global Warming, their comments are worth reading and their references … Continue reading

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CHRIS CRAWFORD AND COREY STEWART DEBATE THE BEST POLICIES FOR PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY: UPDATED

What is the update? Here is the video of the debate. This evening I attended the debate between our current Chair of the Prince William County Board of Supervisors, Corey Stewart, and his challenger for the Republican nomination, Chris Crawford. … Continue reading

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THE CARBON CYCLE AND LeChatelier’s Principle

Here is an incomplete version of the carbon cycle. What does the video skip over? A type of rock. Limestone. What is limestone? Limestone is a sedimentary rock composed primarily of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) in the form of the mineral … Continue reading

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REMINDER: CHRIS CRAWFORD AND COREY STEWART DEBATE OVER THE BEST POLICIES FOR PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY

When? Four candidates for elected office in Prince William County will meet for two separate debates Saturday, April 11. First at 5:30 p.m., incumbent Prince William County Board of Supervisors Chairman, At-large Corey Stewart will meet his Republican challenger Chris … Continue reading

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