(CNN Student News) -- August 19, 2009
Health Care Debate
Do you think that the town hall meetings being held by members of Congress will have an impact on the debate over health care reform? If so, how? If not, why not?
How would you explain the U.S. health care system and the debate over reforming it to a resident of another country?
What precautions, if any, are you planning to take to help prevent the spread of the H1N1 virus? Would you consider getting vaccinated against the H1N1 virus? Why or why not?
Would the threat of violence deter you from taking part in a presidential election? Why or why not?
Tale of Heads
Why do you think that the federal government still mints pennies if they cost more to make than they are worth? What do you think might happen if pennies were no longer minted?