Essay Bibliography Notes - Page 1



(Essays 001-150, written 2001-2007)

15 Goals of American Education
<<>>If you are teacher and want lesson plans on Longfellow, try:
1.) Life and Times of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, [WWW document] URL
<<>>If you would like more precise details on Paul Revere, try:
2.) "The Midnight Ride," from The Paul Revere House website, [WWW document] URL
<<>>The following publication on Longfellows's works contains a brief but informative introduction:
3.) The Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, with an introduction by Albert Glover. Published by The Wordsworth Poetry Library, 1994, ISBN 1-85326-422-9. See pp. v-viii, 348.
<<>>If you are concerned about the teaching of civics in schools, try:
4.) Center for Civic Education, Papers and Speeches, [WWW document] URL
<<>>The Mike Huckabee quotation is taken from:
5.) "Contender?" by Brian M. Carney, 08/18/07, in the Opinion Journal, [WWW document] URL
<<>>For a statement on education by Mike Huckabee:
6.) "Issues: Education and the Arts," from the Mike Huckabee for President website, [WWW document] URL

After the Crisis

1.) "Crisis and Confidence at Ground Zero," by Charles Fishman, in Fast Company magazine, #53, December 2001, G+J USA Publishing. See pp. 109-113.

American Documents for Social Work Study

1.) 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives, foreword by Michael Bescholss. Published by Galahad Books, 1992, ISBN: 0-19-7206-X.
2.) AMDOCS, Documents for the Study of American History, [WWW document] URL
3.) Ronald Reagan Foundation, Speeches, [WWW document] URL
<<>>Since writing this essay, I have found another listing that nicely compliments AMDOCS (#2 above) as well as today's essay:
4.) Historic Documents, from the Patriot Post website, [WWW document] URL (this Bibliography Note was added on 05/21/08).

American Novels for Social Work Study

1.) Bless Me, Ultima, by Rudolfo Anaya. Published by Warner Books, 1994. Quotation is from p. 249.
2.) Breathing Lessons, by Anne Tyler. Published by Knopf, 1988. Quotation is from pp. 74, 75.
3.) The Dollmaker, by Harriette Arnow. Published by Avon Books, 1972. Quotation is from p. 169.
4.) The Joy Luck Club, by Amy Tan. Published by Ivy Books, 1989. Quotation is from p. 105.
5.) The Learning Tree, by Gordon Parks. Published by A Fawcett Crest Book, 1963. Quotation is from pp. 65, 66.
5.) Maggie, A Girl of the Streets, by Stephen Crane. Published by Signet Classic, 1991. Quotation is from p. 68.
7.) Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser. Published by Penguin Books, 1994. Quotation is from p. 229.
8.) To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. Published by Warner Books, 1960. Quotation is from p. 221.

An Hour at a Time

1.) "What Characterizes an Effective Teacher?" This is an interview with education psychologist, Barak Rosenshine, as conducted by George A. Clowes. From the Heartland Institute website, [WWW document] URL

Anthrax Better Than Alcoholism?

<<>>Articles in the Arizona Republic newspaper:
1.) "A-word is sure soaking up a lot of ink and airtime," by David Leibowitz, 10/21/01;
2.) "Anthrax anxiety triggering bouts of mass hysteria," 10/27/01.

Art and Heresy

1.) "Chocolate Jesus Exhibit Cancelled After Uproar," 03/30/07, MSNBC, [WWW document] URL
2.) "Chocolate Jesus Stirs Bitter Controversy,", accessed 03/30/07, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Display of Controversial Chocolate 'Jesus Sculputure' Cancelled," 03/30/07, FOX News, [WWW document] URL,2933,262602,00.html
<<>>The artist's website displays a full frontal photo of the sculpture, as well as photos of other sculptures. I do not recommend viewing of the sculpture for under-aged persons. Since I have quoted the artist in my essay, I am obligated to list my source.
4.) Cosimo Cavallaro, [WWW document] URL

Art, Decency, and Money

1.) "Student Reinstated from Suspension for Saying 'God bless,'" by Sarah Pollack, from CBN News, [WWW document] URL
2.) "President Bush Requests $18 Million Budget Increase for National Endowment for the Arts, Largest Since 1984," from the N.E.A. News Room, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Man in the Middle," by Jerry Saltz, in the Village Voice, [WWW document] URL
4.) "Comments on Andreas Serrano by Members of the United States Senate," [WWW document] URL
5.) "National Endowment for the Arts," from the Jeremiah Project website, [WWW document] URL
6.) "Hillary Steps into Dung Art Row," from BBC News, [WWW document] URL
7.) "Piss Christ exhibition 97.4," from Arts Law, The Arts Law Center of Australia, [WWW document] URL
9.)"Piss Christ," from the Art Crime website, [WWW document] URL
10.) "The Holy Virgin Mary," from the Art Crime website, [WWW document] URL
11.) "Civil Society/1999: 'The Holy Virgin Mary' Defaced," [WWW document] URL
12.) "Comments on Andres Serrano by Members of the United States Congress," [WWW document] URL
13.) "Sensation and Endurance," Sermon for the 19th Sunday after Pentecost, by Nabil A. Hanna, Presbyter, St.George Orthodox Church, Indianapolis, [WWW document] URL

Behavior Patterns

1.) "Closing Arguments," Court T.V. television program, hosted by Nancy Grace, the 11/17/05 episode.
2.) "Suspect arrested in Florida missing girl case," from, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Guilty on all 3 counts in child's murder," from Center, [WWW document] URL
4.) "Jury recommends Joseph Smith death penalty for killing 11-year-old girl," by John Springer, 12/01/05, from the Court T.V. website, [WWW document] URL
5.) Bloom's Taxonomy: Sample Questions, [WWW document] URL
<<>> For full coverage of the Carlie Brucia case, try:
6.) [WWW document] URL

Beyond Comprehension

1.) Bible story on the Massacre of the Innocents is from The Gospel According to Matthew, Chapter 2 (King James Version).
2.) "Murderer strangles nun in sex attack," 12/17/01, Irish News Online, [WWW document] URL (This article is now available only for Irish News Online subscribers.)
<<>>If you are interested, there are also follow-up articles:
3.) "Man (19) accused of nun's murder," 12/20/01;
4.) "Bishop in tribute to murdered sister (68)," 12/20/01;
5.) "Murderer of elderly nun sentenced to life in jail," 07/15/03;
6.) "Tribute to a gentle friend," 07/15/03.
(All articles are available in the Irish News Online for subscribers.)

Bright Constellation

1.) American flag information is from [WWW document] URL
2.) American Institute of Graphic Arts is at [WWW document] URL

Bully Is Captured

<<>>Quotations are taken from:
1.) The 10 Downing Street website, [WWW document] URL
2.) "World leaders and activists welcome news of Saddam's capture," 12/14/03, in the San Francisco Chronicle, [WWW document] URL international0804EST0467.DTL
3.) "Blair: Saddam's Capture a Triumph for Muslims," in Reuters, 12/14/03, [WWW document] URL;jsessionid=RHRVK0WHOBFUQCRBAE0CFEY? type=worldNews&storyID=3988934

Calling for the Resignation of Cardinal Mahony

1.) "A Cardinal's Shameless Struggle for Survival," by Jason Berry, 07/18/07, in the Boston Globe, [WWW document] URL 2007/07/18/a_cardinals_shameless_struggle_for_survival/?p1=MEWell_Pos2
2.) "L.A. Cardinal Apologizes to Abuse Victims," by Gillian Flaccus, 07/16/07, My Way News, [WWW document] URL
3.) "The L.A. Catholic Archdiocese Settlement of Sexual Abuse Cases," CNN Larry King Live Transcript, aired 07/16/07, [WWW document] URL lkl.01.html
4.) Roman Catholic Blog, see entry dated July 16, 2007, "Cardinal Mahony's Apology," [WWW document] URL
5.) "Statement On Global Settlement Of Outstanding Civil Lawsuits," 07/16/07, from the website of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, [WWW document] URL php?newsid=909
6.) "Statement Of Cardinal Roger Mahony Following Superior Court Settlement Meeting," 07/16/07, from the website of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, [WWW document] URL
<<>> For those interested in spiritual recovery from sexual abuse, the following website provides a reading list:
7.) Mary's Hope, [WWW document] URL

Character Counts When Voting

1.) Character Counts website, [WWW document] URL

Childless Women

1.) "Boxer's Low Blow," 01/12/07, in the New York Post, [WWW document] URL blow_editorials_.htm?page=0
2.) "Boxer's Personal Hit on Condi," by Debra Saunders, 01/16/07, in the San Francisco Chronicle, [WWW document] URL
3.) "When It Comes to Condi, 'Progressives' Suspend Normal Decency," by James Lileks, 01/17/07, Newhouse News Service, [WWW document] URL,-progressives-suspend-normal- decency-4.html
4.) "Empathy," (several definitions and a discussion), Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia, [WWW document] URL
5.) "Celebrity/Notable Childfrees,", [WWW document] URL
6.) "Famous Childless Women," a Listmania by Jeffrey Mingo, accessed at, [WWW document] URL
7.) "Were Barren Women Used by God Even Though They Were Considered Cursed? What Is the Biblical View of Being Barren?" by Charlotte Grantham, Bible, [WWW document] URL
<<>>For previous remarks by Boxer directed toward Rice, try:
8.) "Why the Crass Remarks about Rice?" by Colbert I. King, 01/22/05, in the Washington Post, [WWW document]
9.) "Transcript of Remarks between Boxer and Rice," 01/19/05, in the San Francisco Chronicle, [WWW document] URL DTL&type=print

Cipro Needs a Remedy, Part I and Part II

1.) "Bayer in Mexico," by Mr. Georg Braunleder, from the Bayer website, [WWW document] URL
2.) "Bayer, HHS Complete Cipro Agreement: Americans Assured of Ample Supplies of Cipro To Combat War on Bioterrorism," in News from Bayer Pharmaceutical Division, North America, from the Bayer Pharmaceutical Division website, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Expertise with Responsibility," from the Bayer Group website, [WWW document] URL
4.) "Prescribing Information," from the CiproUSA website, [WWW document] URL
5.) "Using Antibiotics Appropriately To Combat Bioterrorism," from the CiproUSA website, [WWW document] URL
6.) "FDA Approves Ciprofloxacin for Victims of Anthrax Inhalation," from the CiproUSA website, [WWW document] URL
7.) "You Can Count On Us," from the CiproUSA website, [WWW document] URL
8.) FDA Talk Paper: "Approval of Cipro® for Use After Exposure to Inhalational Anthrax," from the Food and Drug Administration website, [WWW document] URL
9.) FDA Talk Paper: "FDA Issues Cyber-Letters to Web Sites Selling Unapproved Foreign Ciprofloxacin," from the Food and Drug Administration website, [WWW document] URL
10.) FTC Consumer Alert: "Offers to Treat Biological Threats: What You Need to Know," from the Federal Trade Commission website, [WWW document] URL
11.) "FTC Cracks down on Marketers of Bogus Bioterrorism Defense Products," from the Federal Trade Commission website, [WWW document] URL
12.) "HHS, Bayer Agree to Cipro Purchase," from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services website, [WWW document] URL
13.) For a paper on how citizens cooperate with each other in catastrophe: "Bioterrorism and the People: How to Vaccinate a City against Panic," by Thomas A. Glass and Monica Schoch-Spana, copyrighted by the Infectious Diseases Society of America, accessed at [WWW document] URL
<<>>Articles in Wired magazine, December 2001, The Condé Nast Publications, Inc:
14.) "A Shock to the System," by John Browning;
15.) "Divided We Stand," by Oliver Morton;
16.) "Fighting the Network War," by John Arquilla and David Ronfeldt.

Could 9/11 Happen Again?

1.) "Heathrow terror puzzle," in the Guardian, [WWW document] URL,7445,1115444,00.html
2.) "One bomber I.D.'d in Pakistan assassination try," from MSNBC News, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Navy Makes Persian Gulf Drug Bust," from CBS News, [WWW document] URL
4.) The information on Oliver North was heard on television show, On the Record, in a Greta van Susteren interview, but I was not able to find reference to it on her website.
5.) "U.S. Visitors Fingerprinted," compiled by the Weekly News Update on the Americas, [WWW document] URL
6.) "World Trade Center bombing," from Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, [WWW document] URL
7.) "U.S. official sees similarities between U.S.S. Cole blast and embassy attacks," from CNN, [WWW document]
8.) "2004 Ambassadors Forum on International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism," from C-Span-2, [WWW document] URL Security&CatCodePairs=Issue,DESE;
9.) "President Signs Iraq Resolution," [WWW document] URL
10.) "Remarks by the President to Students and Faculty at National Defense University," [WWW document] URL
11.) "President Bush Announces Major Combat Operations in Iraq Have Ended," [WWW document] URL
12.) "Dr. Condoleezza Rice Discusses President's National Security Strategy," [WWW document] URL
13.) "Clinton believes Iraq had weapons of mass destruction: Portugal PM," in Yahoo News, [WWW document] URL
14.) "U.S. still investigating reports that W.M.D. were shipped out of Iraq," in the World Tribune, [WWW document] URL
15.) "U.S. Military Deaths in Iraq Approach 500," in My Way News, [WWW document] URL
<<>>Since writing this essay, an article has become available which states: that in February 2007, equipment headed for Syria was intercepted and that this equipment was capable of testing ballistic missile components; also, that Syria had built a nuclear reactor with help from North Korea and that Israel destroyed this reactor in an air-strike.
16.) "Syria-bound Missle Components Intercepted, Claims U.S.," 05/29/08, in the Telegraph newspaper (U.K.), [WWW document] URL Syria-bound-missile-components-intercepted,-claims-US.html (this Bibliography Note was added on 05/31/08).
17.) "What Is Assad Hiding in His Backyard?" by Avi Scharf, 05/30/10,, [WWW document] URL backyard-1.292935
18.) "Obama's DNI Choice Believes Syrians Have Saddam's WMD?" by Ed Morrissey, 06/05/10, [WWW document] URL syrians-have-saddams-wmd

'Deeper Than Color'

<<>>Websites on Gordon Parks:
1.) Films and Photography of Gordon Parks, Sr., New York State Writers Institute, [WWW document] URL
2.) Gordon Parks, IMDb (Internet Movie Database, Inc.), [WWW document] URL
3.) Gordon Parks, Webstie by Sharisee L. Foster, [WWW document] URL
4.) Gordon Parks: A Kansas Portrait, Kansas State Historical Society, [WWW document] URL
5.) Gordon Parks Collection, Leonard H. Axe Library, [WWW document] URL
6.) "Half Past Autumn," Online News Hour Transcript (January 6, 1998), [WWW document] URL
<<>>Articles on Gordon Parks' death:
7.) "Filmmaker Gordon Parks Dies at 93," by Polly Anderson, 03/08/06, in the San Francisco Chronicle, [WWW document] URL e161819S02.DTL&
8.) "Multitalented Artist Gordon Parks Dies at 93," from NPR, [WWW document] URL
9.) "Photographer, director, Gordon Parks dies at 93," from, [WWW document] URL
10.) "Renowned Photographer Gordon Parks Dies," in the Witchita Eagle, [WWW document] URL
<<>>Articles on Dana Reeve's death:
11.) "Cancer Claims Life of Christopher Reeve's Widow," from, [WWW document] URL
12.) "Dana Reeve Dies," in the Herald Sun (AU), [WWW document] URL,5478,18395856%5E2902,00.html
13.) "Dana Reeve Dies at Age 44," from Back Stage News, [WWW document] URL vnu_content_id=1002117061
14.) "Reeve's Death Leaves a Hole in the World," in USA Today, [WWW document] URL
<<>> Article on Christopher Reeve's death:
15.) "Christopher Reeve dies at 52," from, [WWW document] URL
<<>> Also of interest:
16.) Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Resource Center, [WWW document] URL

Delusion and Worship

1.) "Pray to Allah, Dutch Bishop Suggests," 08/14/07, Catholic World News, [WWW document] URL
2.) "Roman Catholic Bishop Wants Everyone to Call God 'Allah,'" 08/16/07, Fox News, [WWW document] URL,2933,293394,00.html
3.) "Allah Takes Over Catholic Church," by Paul Belien, 05/07/06, the Brussels Journal, [WWW document] URL
4.) "Evangelicals Join Interfaith Effort to Write Rules for Conversion," 08/16/07, the New York Times, [WWW document] URL
<<>>Since writing this essay, the following article has become available:
5.) "Schoolboys Disciplined for 'Refusing to Pray to Allah,'" by Nick Britten, 05/07/08, in the Telegraph (U.K.), [WWW document] URL 'refusing-to-pray-to-Allah.html
6.) "Protestant Islam," by Mohammed Al-Abassi, Masud Ahmed Khan website, [WWW document] URL

Dentistry with Social Work Impressions

1.) "Better Teeth Through Biochemistry," by Charles Graeber, in Wired magazine, June 2002, The Condé Nast Publications, Inc. See p. 42.

Doers of the Word

1.) Mount Mary College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, [WWW document] URL
2.) Philadelphia Biblical University, Langhorne, Pennsylvania, [WWW document]
3.) Russian Orthodox Church of Three Saints, Moscow Patriarchate, [WWW document]

D.S.M: Color It 52 Years Old

1.) D.S.M.-IV-TR 2000: Diagnostic Manual of Mental Disorders. Published by the American Psychiatric Association, July 2000. ISBN: 0890420246.

Election Year 2004: Reaction to 2001

1.) "Repressing 9/11," by Lee Harris, in Tech Central Station, [WWW document] URL
2.) "Over-Humanizing the Enemy," by Dr. Helen Smith, in Tech Central Station, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Would F.D.R. Run Those 9/11 Ads?" by David S. Broder, in the Washington Post, [WWW document] URL

Essay No. 100

1.) "Social Workers in Elected Office," N.A.S.W. [WWW document] URL
2.) "Why Social Workers Should Run for Office," N.A.S.W. [WWW document] URL
<<>> For an article on individual rights, try:
3.) "When we sanctify cultures, we get group-think," by Irshad Manji, originally published in the Independent (U.K.), 10/26/05, accessed from the Muslim Refusenik website, [WWW document] URL
<<>> If you are interested in national mottoes and symbols, try:
4.) The Great Seal of the United States, [WWW document] URL
5.) The E Pluribus Unum Project, Assumption College, Worcester, MA [WWW document] URL
<<>> For articles about liberals who became conservatives, try:
6.) "The Making of a 9/11 Republican," by Cinnamon Stillwell, 02/24/04, in the San Francisco Chronicle, [WWW document] URL
7.) "I'd Rather Be Right," by David Gutmann, 11/25/05, in Front Page Magazine, [WWW document] URL
8.) "Confession of a Crypto-Conservative Woman," 12/08/05, in the American Thinker, [WWW document] URL
<<>>Since writing this essay I have acquired another related article:
9.) "Why I Left the Left," by Seth Swirsky, 06/15/06, in Real Clear Politics, [WWW document] URL
<<>> For an example of breaking out of packaged politics, try:
10.) "Sen. Lieberman's Integrity," 12/08/05, in The Day (newspaper from New London, CT), [WWW document] URL 19D291CB008C
11.) "Lieberman vs. the Left," by Barry Casselman, 12/19/05, in the Washington Times, [WWW document] URL AR2005122001011.html
13.) The Martha Coakley quotation is from the Washington Times, 01/14/10, [WWW document] URL devout-catholics-probably-shouldnt-/

Fourth of July

1.) The Faber Book of America, Edited by Christopher Ricks and William L. Vance. Published by Faber and Faber, 1992, ISBN: 0-571-14405-5. Excerpts are quoted from pages 110, 146, 155, 158, 193, 202, 292, 339, 340, 362, 382, 383.

Grammar with Ketchup

<<>>These are textbooks on which I depend for my writing needs:
1.) A Manual for Writers, by Kate L. Turabian. Published by The University of Chicago Press, 1967, Third Edition Revised, ISBN: 0-226-81619-4. For information on creating unique bibliographies, see p. 66.
2.) The Elements of Style, by William Strunk, Jr. and E.B. White. Published by Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1979, Third Edition, IBSN: 0-02-418190-0.
3.) The Little, Brown Handbook, by H. Ramsey Fowler and Jane E. Aaron. Published by Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers Inc., 1998, Seventh Edition, ISBN: 0-321-01216-X.
4.) Practical English Usage, by Michael Swan. Published by Oxford University Press, 1995, Second Edition, ISBN: 0-19-431197-X. For information on the use of their, they, them for the singular indefinite person, see p. 528.
5.) The St. Martin's Guide to Writing, by Rise B. Axelrod and Charles R. Cooper. Published by St. Martin's Press, Inc., 1991, Short Third Edition, ISBN: 0-312-03494-6.
6.) Student's Guide, by Kate L. Turabian. Published by The University of Chicago Press, 1976, Third Edition, ISBN: 0-226-81622-2.
<<>>This book is helpful for its correct grammar and for examples of how to use social work jargon:
7.) The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, by Irvin D. Yalom. Published by Basic Books, 1995, Fourth Edition, ISBN: 0465084486.

Guilty Pilots Are Sentenced, Part I and Part II

1.) "Closing Arguments," Court T.V. television program, hosted by Nancy Grace, the 07/22/05 episode.
2.) "2 Ex-Pilots Guilty Of Flying Drunk," from CBS News, 06/08/05, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Pilots Guilty Of Operating Jet While Drunk," from Airwise News, 06/12/05, [WWW document] URL
4.) "Alcohol, Drug Violations Rare Among Airline Employees, FAA Says," 2002, in USA Today, [WWW document] URL
5.) "Pilots Guilty Of Being Drunk in Cockpit," by Curt Anderson, from ABC News, 06/09/05, [WWW document] URL

Her Job Resignation Zone

1.) Aristotle quotation is from Quote World, [WWW document] URL

How Much Is One Life Worth?

1.) "Authorities charge man in Arizona SUV crash that killed 9 illegal immigrants," by Arthur H. Rotstein and Jacques Billeaud, 08/09/06, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, [WWW document] URL
2.) "Smuggling, drug-running, violence defines Mexican border: testimony," by Sara A. Carter, 07/06/06, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Gang Wars Plague Mexican Drugs Hub," by Claire Marshall, 08/14/05, B.B.C. News, [WWW document] URL
4.) "The Fight for Nuevo Laredo," by James Pinkerton and Ioan Grillo, 05/08/06, originally published in the Houston Chronicle, accessed from the website of Resource Center of the Americas, [WWW document] URL
5.) "Stepdaughter exposes reported false document human smuggling and Social Security fraud ring," by Sara A. Carter, 07/02/06, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, [WWW document] URL
6.) "Authorities fight document fraud as terror threat," by Sara A. Carter, 07/03/06, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, [WWW document] URL
7.) "The Dark Side of Illegal Immigration: Nearly One Million Sex Crimes Committed by Illegal Immigrants in the United States," by Deborah Schurman-Kauflin, Ph.D., Violent Crimes Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, 2006, [WWW document] URL
8.) "Trabajadoras del campo enfrentan acoso sexual por parte de mayordomos," by Verónica Macías, 08/04/06, in the Bajo El Sol newspaper. See p. A5.
9.) "The New Colossus,(1883)," Basic Readings in U.S. Democracy, [WWW document] URL
10.) "Statue of Liberty," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, [WWW document] URL

Illegal Immigration as a Social Problem, Part I

1.) "The Border Crossed Us," by Paul D'Amato, 04/28/06, Socialist Worker Online, [WWW document] URL
2.) "Mexican-American War," from Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, [WWW document] URL
3.) "USA History, Wars: Mexican American War," the United States History website, [WWW document] URL
4.) "Enough Blame to Go Around: Causes of the Mexican-American War," by John Heys, 1995,, [WWW document] URL
5.) James K. Polk Encyclopedia: The State Library of North Carolina, [WWW document] URL
6.) James K. Polk Ancestral Home, (provides information and lesson plans for teachers), [WWW document] URL
7.) The Look-It-Up Book of Presidents, by Wyatt Blassingame. Published by Random House, 1990, ISBN: 0-679-80353-X.
8.) "The Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago," Hispanic Reading Room, (this is a reproduction of the original handwritten treaty with maps, signatures, and seals), [WWW document] URL
9.) "The Avalon Project at Yale Law School: Treaty of Guadalupe Hildago; February 2, 1848," [WWW document] URL
10.) "We Are America Coalition," from the website of We Are America - Today We Act. Tomorrow We Vote, [WWW document] URL
11.) "We Are America," from the website of We Are America - Today We Act. Tomorrow We Vote, [WWW document] URL
12.) "Today We March, Tomorrow We Vote!" from the website of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (this is a 20-page report in PDF form), [WWW document} URL We-Vote-Rpt-final_1_-6-28-06ail.pdf
13.) "The Truth About Immigrants in Massachusetts," from the website of Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition, [WWW document] URL
14.) "César Chávez," from Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, [WWW document] URL
15.) "The Arizona Minutemen and César Chavez," by Rueben Navarrette, 03/30/05, in the San Diego Union-Tribune, [WWW document] URL lz1e30navar.html
16.) "Cesar Chavez, Minuteman," by Steve Sailor, 02/27/06, in the The American Conservative, [WWW document] URL
17.) "¡ Sí, Se Puede!" by Maria Luisa Tucker, 04/03/05, Alter Net website, [WWW document] URL
18.) "Today's Immigration Battle--Corporatists vs. Racists (and Labor Is Left Behind)," by Thom Hartmann, 03/30/06, from Buzz Flash, [WWW document] URL
19.) "The Coming Great Divide in American Political Culture," by J.R. Dunn, 05/15/07, The American Thinker, [WWW document] URL
20.) La Voz de Aztlan, [WWW document] URL

Illegal Immigration as a Social Problem, Part II

1.) "The Challenge of 'We the People' in a Post-9/11 World: Immigration, the American Economy and the Constitution," by His Eminence Cardinal Roger M. Mahony, Archbishop of Los Angeles, The Fifth Annual John M. Templeton, Jr. Lecture on the Constitution and Economic Liberty, Philadelphia, 05/08/07, (this is an 9-page speech in PDF form), from the website of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, [WWW document] URL
2.) "A Day of Action in Honor of Immigrant Workers and Their Families: Suggestions Toward Promoting Immigration Reform on May 1st, 2007," by Cardinal Roger Mahony, Archbishop of Los Angeles, (this is a 10-page document in PDF form), from the website of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Mahoney Calls on Priests to Oppose Proposed Immigration Law," from 4-KNBC-TV Los Angeles, 2006, [WWW document] URL
4.) "Cardinal Sin," by George Neumayr, in the National Review, 04/12/06, [WWW document] URL
5.) "U.S. Immigration Laws Unjust, Church Morally Obligated to Fight for Change, Cardinal Says," 05/10/07, Catholic Online, [WWW document] URL§ion=Cathcom
6.) The Social Agenda, A Collection of Magisterial Texts, a publication of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, with a foreword by Cardinal Francois Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan, President, Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Libreria Editrice Vaticana, 00120 Citta Del Vaticano, Copyright 2000 Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, ISBN: 88 209 2920 1, Article Ten: The International Community, No.7--Immigration, [WWW document] URL
7.) "Today's Immigration Battle--Corporatists vs. Racists (and Labor Is Left Behind)," by Thom Hartmann, 03/30/06, from Buzz Flash, [WWW document] URL
8.) Roman Catholic Blog, see the entry dated Wednesday, April 05, 2006, "Cardinal Mahony Asks Catholics to Fast in Solidarity with Undocumented Immigrants.'" [WWW document] URL
9.) "U.S. - Mexico at at Glance," Embassy of the United States, Mexico, [WWW document] URL
10.) "Women Recount Coercion into Prostitution Ring," by Jennifer Jefferson, 05/16/07,in the Tallahassee Democrat, [WWW document] URL
11.) "Domestic Abuse Rises Among Illegal Immigrants," by Daniel Gonzalez, 03/01/05, the Arizona Republic newspaper, accessed from USA Today, [WWW document] URL
12.) "Illegitimate Nation," by Steven A. Camarota, 05/04/07, in Front Page Magazine, [WWW document] URL
13.) MADD Orange County, DUI/ Alcohol Statistics for 2001-2002, [WWW document] URL
14.) "Yesterday's Immigration Worked Out O.K.," Immigration Reform website, [WWW document] URL
15.) "Realignment of America," by Michael Barone, 05/08/07, in the Opinion Journal, [WWW document] URL
16.) "The Coming Great Divide in American Political Culture," by J.R. Dunn, 05/15/07, The American Thinker, [WWW document] URL
17.) "Evangelism Is Luring Latin America's Catholics," by Indira A.R. Lakshmanan, in the Boston Globe, 05/08/05, [WWW document] URL evangelism_is_luring_latin_americas_catholic
18.) "Pope to Visit 'Pentecostalized' Brazil," by Luis Lugo, 04/19/07, updated: 05/09/07, [WWW document] URL
19.) "Changing Faiths: Latinos and the Transformation of American Religion," 04/25/07, Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, [WWW document] URL
20.) "Illegal Immigration and the Fort Dix 6," by Michael Isikoff and Mark Hosenball, in Newsweek, 05/16/07, [WWW document] URL

Is Society Outraged?

1.) "Encore Presentation: Interview With Leslie Van Houten,", CNN Larry King Weekend, from the CNN website, [WWW document] URL
2.) "California rejects Van Houten plea," 06/28/02, Center, from the CNN website, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Leslie Van Houten Denied Parole," by Buddy T., from the About website, [WWW document] URL
<<>>To learn more about the women who followed Manson, try:
4.) The Manson Girl Info Center, [WWW document] URL
<<>>Articles in the Arizona Republic newspaper:
5.) "From charred logs to burning questions," by E.J. Montini;
6.) "You would've done the same thing I did," by Valinda Jo Elliott, 08/04/02;
7.) "Hiker feared for life, set fire," by Alisa Blackwood, 07/12/02;
8.) "Lost woman's friend says fire right pick," by Brent Whiting;
9.) "Hiker's fire is thorny legal issue," by Dennis Wagner, 07/11/02;
10.) "Apache tribe facing hardships, racism," by Tom Zoellner, 07/01/02;
11.) "Progress made in containment, firefighters say," by Mark Shaffer, Anne Ryman and Charles Kelly, 07/01/02;
12.) "Fires 'fascinated' suspect, situation got out of hand," by Tom Zoellner, 07/01/02;
13.) "Suspect is an average White Mountain man," by Richard Ruelas, 07/01/02;
14.) "Ex-AmWest pilots can't travel before trial," by Emily Bittner, 08/06/02;
15.) "Miami pilots accused of drunkeness lose licenses," by Jim Walsh, Hal Mattern and Patricia Biggs, 07/03/02.
16.) "Miami pilots accused of drunkeness lose licenses," 07/04/02, in the Houston Chronicle Online, [WWW document] URL

Jordan: A Lesson in Vigilance

1.) King Abdullah II Official Website, His Majesty King Abdullah's address to the nation, November 10, 2005. [WWW document] URL

Kindness of Strangers

1.) Bible quotation is from The Gospel According to John, 10:9 (King James Version).
2.) Tennessee Williams quote is from Memorable Quotes from A Streetcar Named Desire, [WWW document] URL

Library Cards and Equality

1.) "Remarks for Laura Bush for National Library Week Celebration and American Library Association's @Your Library Event," 04/03/01, [WWW document] URL

Life Is Short

<<>>This is not the original article which I used, but it contains similar biographical information:
1.) "Say hi to...Laura," by Lois Romano/Washington Post, 01/06/01, in the Detroit News, [WWW document] URL
2.) Biographical material is also available from the White House website, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Remarks by Laura Bush at the National Press Club," [WWW document] URL

Lost Dreams, Part I

1.) Architectural Digest, Vol.60, No.7, July 2003. Condé Nast Publications.
<<>>For information on women warriors, try:
2.) 6000 Years of Women Warriors, [WWW document] URL
3.) Women Warriors Throughout History, 3500 B.C. to 20th Century, [WWW document] URL
<<>>For a tribute to women warriors, try:
4.) Monuments and Memorials, [WWW document] URL

Lost Dreams, Part II

1.) "Gore Vidal's Cliffside Haven on the Almalfi Coast," in Estates for Sale: Editors Select Properties Around the World, Architectural Digest, Vol.60, No.8, August 2003, Condé Nast Publications. See p. 80.
<<>>To view the best and worst environmental conditions, try:
2.) Great Public Places, [WWW document] URL
<<>>For suggestions on daily living environmental issues, try:
3.) Eartheasy, [WWW document] URL

Meet Me Halfway

1.) John Donne quotation is from the online Santa Cruz Public Libraries Ready Reference Files website, [WWW document] URL

Miracle or Rescue: They Were Saved

<<>>Articles from the Houston Chronicle Online, [WWW document] URL
1.) "All 9 nine free coal miners healthy," by Judy Lin, 07/26/02;
2.) "Families rejoice over news that miners are alive in Pennsylvania shaft," 07/27/02.

New Orleans and Social Welfare

1.) From Poor Law to Welfare State, by Walter I. Trattner. Published by The Free Press, 1984, Third Edition, ISBN: 0-02-933010-6. See p. 113.
<<>>For an online history of New Orleans, try:
2.) A History of New Orleans, by Donnald McNabb and Louis E. "Lee" Madère, Jr., [WWW document] URL
<<>>For information on resistant filing cabinets, try:
3.) K.L. Security Enterprises, LIC., [WWW document] URL

Office Romance

1.) "Love contracts used for workplace romances," by Connie Cornell, in the Austin Business Journal, [WWW document] URL
2.) "Courting Disaster," by Mary Stanton, in, [WWW document] URL

Patient, Client, Consumer

<<>>For related material on language and relationship, try these two old but relevant books:
1.) On Language, by Edwin Newman. Published by Galahad Books, 1992, ISBN: 0-88365-795-3. This edition actually contains two books: Strictly Speaking, (1974), and A Civil Tongue, (1975).
2.) Relationship, The Heart of Helping People, by Helen Harris Perlman. Published by The University of Chicago Press, 1979, ISBN: 0-226-66033-8.

Political Narcissists, Part I, Part II, and Part III

<<>>The following book offers the distinguishing features of all the personality disorders, inclusive of and beyond the D.S.M. criteria:
1.) Interpersonal Diagnosis and Treatment of Personality Disorders, by Lorna Smith Benjamin. Published by The Guilford Press, 1993, ISBN: 0-89862-990-X.
<<>>Among the many books on narcissism, I think this book remains a good starting point for a definition written in understandable language:
2.) The Narcissistic and Borderline Disorders, by James F. Masterson. Published by Brunner/Mazel, Inc., 1981, ISBN: 0-87630-292-4.
<<>>For related material on narcissism and culture, try these two old but relevant books:
3.) The Culture of Narcissism, by Christopher Lasch. Published by W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1978, ISBN: 0-343-01177-1;
4.) The Minimal Self, by Christopher Lasch. Published by W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1984.
<<>>For articles on biased media coverage, try:
5.) "The American Media in Wartime," by Brit Hume, Imprimis, June 2003, Volume 32, Number 6. Published by Hillsdale College, Michigan. ISSN: 0277-8432.
6.) "Hero's Tale Is 'Too Positive' for the BBC," by Chris Hastings, 04/07/07, the Sunday Telegraph (U.K.), [WWW document] URL
7.) "The War You're Not Reading About," by John McCain, 04/08/07, the Washington Post, [WWW document] URL AR2007040601781.html
<<>>For an opinion on the role of religion and ethnicity in terrorism, try:
8.) "The Roots of Today's Wars," by Ralph Peters, 02/28/07, in USA Today, [WWW document] URL
<<>>For an update and opinion on the current situation in Iraq, try:
9.) "Iraq in the Balance," by Fouad Ajami, 04/11/07, in the Opinion Journal, [WWW document] URL
<<>>The following three articles offer opinions on the psychological components of anger, political correctness, and individualism:
10.) "Anger Is All The Rage," by George Will, 03/25/07, Real Clear Politics, [WWW document] URL
11.) "Psychodynamics of Political Correctness," by Howard S. Schwartz, Professor of Organizational Behavior, Department of Management and Marketing, School of Business Administration, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan 48309-4401, [WWW document] URL
12.) "'Uniformity and Regimentation,'" by Paul J. Cella III, 05/02/03, Tech Central Station, [WWW document] URL
<<>>Some of the questions in the fourth list were adapted from:
13.) Interview with General James L. Jones, Ret., Charlie Rose television program, hosted by Charlie Rose, the 04/10/07 episode.
<<>>For a reading list on warfare, try:
14.) Small Wars Journal Reading List, [WWW document] URL

Pop Quiz for Social Workers

1.) Some ideas for this essay were adapted from World Changing, [WWW document] URL

Proud to Be Home in America

1.) "No Hiding Place," by Hamida Ahmadi, in Seventeen magazine, April 2002 issue. Published by Primedia, Inc. See pp. 106, 107. (I searched this issue from cover to cover, and there was no prohibition or restriction regarding the reprinting and redistribution of articles.)

Quest for True Americana, Part I

1.) Ralph Waldo Emerson (Essays and Lectures), Joel Porte, editor. Copyright 1983, by Literary Classics of the United States, Inc. Published by The Library of America, Fifth Printing, ISBN: 0-940450-15-1. Quotations are from pp. 239, 253, 254, 255, 259, 273, 630.

Quest for True Americana, Part II

1.) On Becoming a Person, by Carl R. Rogers, Introduction by Peter D. Kramer, M.D. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company, 1995, ISBN: 0-395-75531-X.

Quest for True Americana, Part III

1.) "A Knock at Midnight: Inspiration from the Great Sermons of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.," in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Papers Project, from the Stanford University website, [WWW document] URL

Raid in Portland

1.) "Plant Raided in Illegal Worker Probe," by William McCall, 06/12/07, in the Examiner newspaper (Portland, Oregon), [WWW document] URL
2.) "Mayor Potter's Statement on Tuesday's Arrests (6/12) by Immigration & Customs Enforcement Officers (06/12/07)," accessed from the Portland Online website, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Senator Gordly's Statement on Immigration Raid," 06/13/07, accessed from the Portland Online website, [WWW document] URL
4.) "Tom Potter and Ron Saxton - Two Sides of the Same Coin," accessed from the City of Corvallis, Oregon website, [WWW document] URL
5.) "Tom Potter," (this is a brief biography), from the dKosopedia website, [WWW document] URL
6.) Resolution No.__(number is missing from this 2-page document in PDF form), 10/18/06, accessed from the Portland Online website, [WWW document] URL
7.) "Mayor's Office Now Accepting Nominations for Immigrant and Refugee Task Force," 10/18/06, accessed from the Portland Online website, [WWW document] URL
8.) Federal Immigration and Nationality Act, Section 8 USC 1324 (a)(1)(A)(iv)(b)(iii), accessed from the American Patrol Reference Archive, [WWW document] URL
9.) "Fresh Del Monte Produce Inc. Responds to Immigration Visit at Portland, Ore. Facility," 06/13/07, Fresh Del Monte website, [WWW document] URL newsArticle&ID=1015011&highlight=
10.) "The Fiscal Cost of Low-Skill Immigrants to State and Local Taxpayers," by Robert Rector, Senior Research Fellow, Domestic Policy Studies, The Heritage Foundation, Testimony before The Subcommittee on Immigration Committee on the Judiciary United States House of Representatives, May 17, 2007, (this is an 18-page document in PDF form), [WWW document] URL
11.) U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, [WWW document] URL
12.) "Senator Gordly - No Human Being Is Illegal," 03/04/06, (this is a speech delivered at an immigration worker rally at Portland State University; a 4-page document in PDF form), [WWW document] URL
13.) Oregonians for Immigration Reform, [WWW document] URL
<<>>Since writing this essay, two more related articles have become available. First below (#14), the testimony by Robert Rector is criticized as inaccurate. Second below (#15), Rector responds to the criticism.
14.) "Lead Weight or Gold Mine: What Are the True Costs of Immigration?"
by Karl Zinmeister (President Bush’s chief domestic policy adviser) and Edward Lazear (chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers), 06/25/07, in Real Clear Politics, [WWW documents] URL mine_what.html
15.) "Spinning the Real Costs of Illegals," by Robert Rector, 06/27/07, in Real Clear Politics, [WWW document] URL masks_the_rea.html

Really American, Part I
1.) Quoted paragraphs are from Alive and Well, Volume LXXX, Summer 2004, published by the Cathedral of Saint Patrick, New York, N.Y. See p. 12.
2.) "Please Don't Forward This E-mail," by Rekha Balu, 06/01/01, in Fast Company magazine, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Go Ahead, Forward This E-mail," in Fast Company magazine, [WWW document]
<<>>For information on Phillip M. Harter, M.D., try:
4.) Stanford Hospital and Clinics, [WWW document] URL 376&resultSet=376

Really American, Part II

1.) "Hating America," by Jamie Glazov, in Front Page Magazine, [WWW document] URL
2.) "The Atheist Sloth Ethic, or Why Europeans Don't Believe in Work," by Niall Ferguson, in the Daily Telegraph,, [WWW document] URL;sessionid= 5FPZAGHNGQDBRQFIQMGSM5OAVCBQWJVC?xml=/opinion/2004/08/07/do0701. xml&sSheet=/opinion/2004/08/07/ixop.html
3.) "Manifest Destiny," in Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia,[WWW document] URL

Really American, Part III

1.) World History: Patterns of Interraction, by Beck, Black, Krieger, Naylor, Shabaha. Published by McDougal Littell, Inc., 1999, ISBN: 0-35-87275-8. See p. 911.

Recovery Czars, Part II

1.) The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. Published by Alcoholics World Services Incorporated, March 1991, ISBN: 0916856011.

Response to Abdal-Hakim Murad

1.) "Recapturing Islam From the Terrorists," by Abdal-Hakim Murad, from the Masud Ahmed Khan's Homepage website, [WWW document] URL

Response to Marcos Aguilar

1.) Academia Semillas del Pueblo, Press Release 06/01/06, [WWW document] URL
<<>>There was apparently an earlier Academia website which was removed after the incident with the radio news reporter. Two photos from that website can accessed at:
2.), Bryanna Bevens Archive, under the title "What the Immigration Compromise Means: Reconquista in the Schools--At Taxpayer Expense," [WWW document] URL
3.) Interview with Marcos Aguilar, by Maribel Santiago, Teaching to Change L.A., an online journal of I.D.E.A., U.C.L.A.'s Institute for Democracy, Education, Access; Vol.4, No. 1-3, 2003-2004, [WWW document] URL
4.) "Marcos' Bio," Youth Power Change, [WWW document] URL
5.) "Reporter claims assault at 'racist' public school," by Art Moore, World Net Daily, 06/01/06, [WWW document] URL
6.) "Public tax dollars fund racist school," World Net Daily, 06/01/06, [WWW document] URL
7.) A.P.I. Results (for Academia Semillas del Pueblo), Great Schools website, [WWW document] URL
8.) Teachers/Students (at Academia Semillas del Pueblo), Great Schools website, [WWW document] URL
<<>>M.E.Ch.A. de O.S.U. (Oregon State University) website provides the M.E.Ch.A. documents: M.E.Ch.A. Constitution, M.E.Ch.A. Philosophy, El Plan de Santa Barbara, and El Plan de Aztlan. M.E.Ch.A. de O.S.U. also provides links to American universities and colleges which have M.E.Ch.A. chapters and webpages.
9.) M.E.Ch.A. de O.S.U., [WWW document] URL
<<>>Cornell de M.E.Ch.A. (Cornell University) also provides a thorough website including the following article:
10.) "M.E.X.A. Position on: Identity," by Hector A. Chavana, Jr., [WWW document] URL
11.) Nahuatl Language, from Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, [WWW document] URL
12.) "How Can I Learn Nahuatl?" by Ricardo J. Salvador, Iowa State University, [WWW document] URL
13.) "Brown Fifty Years Later: A Brief History of Brown, HUSL's Role in It, and Its Impact," by Professor Steven D. Jamar, from the website of Brown@50: Fulfilling the Promise, Brown University School of Law, [WWW document] URL
14.) Socrates Greek School (Saturday School), [WWW document] URL
15.) Dr. Basil E. Stevens Greek School of St. Andrew Greek Orthodox Church, [WWW document] URL andrew=51c3ca3b91c1fab8283d40d8c999ff9c
16.) "Russians Work to Keep Identity," by Elizabeth Lynch, Poughkeepsie Journal, 05/01/03, [WWW document] URL
17.) St. Sergius of Radonezh Parish School, [WWW document] URL
<<>>Since writing this essay, I have found a blog containing photos and text on some of the activities of Marcos Aguilar:
18.) "M.E.Ch.A. Mass Murderer Has Ties to Marcos Aguilar," from the blog of Immigration Watchdog, [WWW document] URL

Response to Michael Bloomberg

1.) "Mayor Bloomberg Testifies Before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Field Hearing on Federal Immigration Legislation," 07/05/06, News from the Blue Room, from the website, [WWW document] URL jsp?epi_menuItemID=c0935b9a57bb4ef3daf2f1c701c789a0&epi_menuID= 13ecbf46556241d3daf2f1c701c789a0&epi_baseMenuID=27579af732d48f86a6 2fa24601c789a0&pageID=mayor_press_release&catID=1194&doc_name= html&cc=unused1978&rc=1194&ndi=1
2.) Community Health Centers, website, [WWW document] URL
3.) DOHMH Clinics, website, [WWW document] URL
4.) Resources for the Uninsured, website, [WWW document]
5.) Reported Cases of Selected Diseases by Diagnosis Date--Communicable Disease in New York City 1995-2004, New York State Department of Health, [WWW document] URL
6.) Communicable Disease Fact Sheets, New York State Department of Health, [WWW document] URL
7.) "Influenzalike Illness Among Homeless Persons," by Scott J. Bucher, Philip W. Brickner, and Richard L. Vincent, 05/25/06, St. Vincent's Hospital-Manhattan, a letter to the editor of Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal, [WWW document] URL
8.) "Tuberculosis and Homelessness in the United States, 1991-2003," website, [WWW document] URL PubMed&list_uids=15941806&dopt= Abstract
9.) "Tuberculosis Among Foreign Born Persons in the United States, 1993-1998," website, [WWW document] URL AbstractPlus&list_uids=11147986&query_hl=2&itool=pubmed_docsum
10.) "Tuberculosis Along the United States-Mexico Border, 1993-2001," website, [WWW document] URL pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dopt=abstractplus&list_uids=15333263
11.) "Multidrug Resistance Among Persons with Tuberculosis in California, 1994-2003," website, [WWW document] URL pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dopt=abstractplus&list_uids=15941802
12.) "Do Immigrant Children Use Medicaid Differently?" Labor and Population Program, RAND Research Brief, [WWW document] URL
13.) "Children at Risk," Labor and Population Program, RAND Research Brief (this is a 3-page document in PDF form), [WWW document] URL
14.) "Immigrant Women and Domestic Violence," Family Violence Prevention Fund, [WWW document] URL
15.) "U.S. Is Linking Immigrant Patients' Status to Hospital Aid," by Robert Pear, 08/09/04, CAL/AAEM News Service, [WWW document] URL
16.) "Cost of Medical Care for Illegal Immigrants Creates Health Care Debate," U.S. Visa News, [WWW document] URL
17.) "The First National Report Card on Quality of Health Care in America," (this is a 7-page document in PDF form), RAND Research Brief, [WWW document] URL
18.) "Getting in the Door: Language Barriers to Health Services at New York City's Hospitals," City of New York, Office of Comptroller, Office of Policy Management, William C. Thompson, Jr., Comptroller, January 2005, (this is a 20-page document in PDF form), [WWW document] URL the-door.pdf
19.) "Hospitals: Heal thyselves," by Cal Thomas, 06/20/06, in the Jewish World Review, [WWW document] URL
20.) "About Those Uninsured Americans," by Bob Newbell, 07,25,05, in Tech Central Station, [WWW document] URL
21.) "Census: More Americans Are Uninsured," by Amanda Gardner,, [WWW document] URL
22.) "Higher Incomes Don't Always Bring Better Care to Uninsured," by Amanda Gardner,, [WWW document] URL
23.) Fact Sheet: Immigration Status and Nativity, Cover the Uninsured, A Project of the Robert Wood Foundation, [WWW document} URL
24.) Fact Sheet: Education Attainment, Cover the Uninsured, A Project of the Robert Wood Foundation, [WWW document} URL
25.) Fact Sheet: Race/Ethnicity, Cover the Uninsured, A Project of the Robert Wood Foundation, [WWW document] URL
26.) Fact Sheet: Income & Poverty Status, Cover the Uninsured, A Project of the Robert Wood Foundation, [WWW document] URL
27.) "An Immigrant Community Takes Actions Against Drug Addiction," grant results, October 2003, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, [WWW document] URL
28.) "Immigrants and Substance Use: Findings From the 1999-2001 National Surveys on Drug Use and Health," Analytic Series A-23. Published by the Department of Health and Human Services, S.A.M.H.S.A., March 2005.
29.) "The Education of Immigrant Children: The Case of New York City," by Francisco L. Rivera-Batiz, August 1996, (this is a 47-page document in PDF form and includes references and tables), Columbia University, [WWW document] URL
30.) "The Education of Immigrant Children in New York City. ERIC Digest," by Francisco Rivera-Batiz, [WWW document] URL
31.) "Illegal Education in New York City, Part I," by John Collins Rudolf, 05/27/06, The Epoch Times, [WWW document] URL
32.) "Illegal Education in New York City, Part II," by John Collins Rudolf, 05/29/06, The Epoch Times, [WWW document] URL
33.) "Report on Building Capacity to Improve the Performance of Limited English Proficient/English Language Learners," by James A. Kadamus, 01/28/04, The New York State Education Department, [WWW document] URL
34.) "2000 and 2001 Student Cohort Data," by Jean C. Stevens, 02/09/06, The State of New York Education Department,
35.) "Are We Still a Middle-Class Nation?" by Michael Lind, 01/20/04, originally published in the Atlantic Monthly, accessed from the New America Foundation webiste, [WWW document] URL
36.) "Who Is the Middle Class," New Work, New Families: America's Juggling Act, WKSU Public Radio, [WWW document] URL
37.) "Middle Class Barely Treads Water," by Christine Dugas, 09/15/03, in USA Today, [WWW document] URL
38.) "Study Shows Hispanic Middle Class Growing," VISALAW.COM, The Immigration Portal, [WWW document] URL
39.) "The High Cost of Cheap Labor: Findings," Center for Immigration Studies, [WWW document] URL
40.) "The High Cost of Cheap Labor: Conclusion," Center for Immigration Studies, [WWW document] URL
41.) "Forgotten Workers: A Study of Low-Wage Korean Immigrant Workers in the Metropolitan New York Area," (this is a 4-page document in PDF form), Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, [WWW document] URL
42.) "Latinos Divided on Immigration Issue," 04/10/06, KVOA News 4 Tucson, [WWW document] URL
43.) CBP Border Patrol Overview, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, [WWW document] URL
44.) Peace Corps, [WWW document] URL
45.) World Vision, [WWW document] URl
46.) Christian Children's Fund, [WWW document] URL

Response to S.M. Atif Imtiaz

1.) "The Events of September 11: Thoughts and Emotions," by S. M. Atif Imtiaz, from the Masud Ahmed Khan's Homepage website, [WWW document] URL
2.) "Crisis Update: Afghanistan," in World Vision Today, Spring 2002. See p. 29.
3.) "Children in Afghanistan Find Ray of Hope," in Childworld (Christian Children's Fund), Spring 2002. See p. 3.


1.) Biggest Riddle Book in the World, by Joseph Rosenbloom. Published by Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 1976, ISBN: 0-8069-8884-3. Riddles are quoted from pp. 17, 50, 53, 77, 147, 149, 150, 151, 153, 154, 165, 166, 168, 170, 174, 179, 181, 184, 192, 194, 212, 214, 219, 224, 249.
2.), Dim Bulb Riddles, [WWW document] URL
3.), Halloween Riddles, [WWW document] URL

School Principal Walks Out

1.) "Principal Joins Student Walkout," WOAI: San Antonio News, [WWW document] URL 81D5-6EB8128E7DCF
<<>>The following audio clips were accessed from the WOAI Media Center. Each clip appeared with the same URL:,565
2.) "Principal Solis Talks to Matari Jones;"
3.) "Students Thank Principal Solis for Supporting the March;"
4.) "Students Run Wild Downtown;"
5.) "Cameraman Gets Knocked Down in the Mob;"
6.) "School District Supports Principal that Walked Out with Students;"
7.) "Parents Are Sick of High School Walk Outs."
8.) Texas School Performance Review, San Antonio Independent School District, [WWW document] URL
9.) Texas School Performance Review, Safety and Security, Student Discipline, [WWW document] URL
10.) Texas Accountability Ratings (T.A.K.S.) for the San Antonio Independent School District, Great Schools website, [WWW document] URL
11.) "Movie triggered San Antonio's move to a stricter dress code," Abilene Reporter News, [WWW document] URL
12.) "A letter from the superintendent regarding walkouts," S.A.I.S.D. website, [WWW document] URL
13.) "Lanier students explain walkout," audio clip from My San Antonio, accessed on 04/08/06, [WWW document] URL

Should Atheists Attend A.A?

1.) As Bill Sees It, "The A.A. Way of Life...selected writings of A.A.'s co-founder." Published by Alcoholics Anonymous World Services, Inc., copyright 1967, ISBN: 0-916856-03-8. See pp. 95, 126, 146, 158, 201, 276, 328.
2.) Addiction & Grace, by Gerald G. May, M.D. Published by Harper & Row, 1988, ISBN: 0-06-065536-4. See pp. 13, 94.

Should Leaders Apologize?

1.) "Pope apologizes for church's history of sex abuse," 11/23/01, in the Arizona Republic newspaper.
2.) The Twelve Steps and Twelve Traditions. Published by Alcoholics World Services Incorporated, March 1991, ISBN: 0916856011.

Should Therapists Be in Therapy? Part II

1.) Code of Ethics of the National Association of Social Workers, [WWW document] URL

Should Therapists Be in Therapy? Part III

1.) Shakespeare quotation is from Hamlet (III, i, 56-61), accessed at Shakespeare Quotes at the All Shakespeare website, [WWW document] URL

Signs and Symptoms of Child Abuse

<<>>The following website is from the U.K. and provides information on bullying and child abuse prevention:
1.) "Child Abuse--Signs and Symptoms," Kidscape [WWW document] URL
<<>>This next website is from the U.S. and provides information on protecting children and strengthening families. Most of the information in today's essay was copied from this source. As per the website instructions: "This material may be freely reproduced and distributed. However, when doing so, please credit Child Welfare Information Gateway."
2.) "Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect: Signs and Symptoms," Child Welfare Information Gateway, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, [WWW document] URL
<<>>The Spring 2007 issue of Cutting Edge, published by The Meadows treatment center in Arizona, contains two brief but informative articles on sexual abuse. (You can obtain the Cutting Edge for free by contacting The Meadows at
"Understanding Sexual Recovery," by Maureen Canning.
"Preventing and Healing the Sacred Wound of Sexual Molestation," by Peter A. Levine and Maggie Kline.
3.) Cutting Edge, Spring 2007, published by The Meadows, Wickenburg, Arizona.

Social Work Success

1.) "Country singer's 'U.S.A.' rides high on patriotic wave," by Sean L. McCarthy, in the Arizona Republic newspaper.

Societal Versus Political Divisions
<<>>For an article on intellectual inadequacy, particularly contrasting the feminist movements of past and present, try:
1.) Dr. Sanity blog, see entry dated Thursday, Novemeber 03, 2005, "The Intellectual and Moral Bankruptcy of Today's Left," by Pat Santy, [WWW document] URL
<<>>For an article on the concept of an outdated worldview, try:
2.) "Stuck on 1968," by Arnold King, 01/27/06, in Tech Central Station, [WWW document] URL

Spanish Language National Anthem
<<>>The A.D.F.L. Bulletin archives can be accessed at the M.L.A. website. The September 1979 issue focused on the topics of languages and the humanities: the information remains relevant 27 years later. The titles in this issue include:
"America's Schools: The Frontier of Language Teaching," by S. Frederick Starr.
"The Importance of Foreign Language Study," by Leon E. Panetta.
"On Knowing a Foreign Language," by Mills E. Edgerton, Jr.
"On the Humanistic Value of Foreign Language Study," by Henri Peyre.
"Linguistics and Language Teaching," by Wilfred P. Leymann.
1.) Modern Language Association, A.D.F.L. Bulletin, Vol. 11, No. 1, September 1979, (Table of Contents), [WWW document] URL
2.) California Alliance for Public Schools, A State of Success, "Long Beach: L.B.U.S.D.'s Many Foreign Language Options Help Students Prepare for a Global Society," [WWW document] URL
3.) Education Commission of the States, State Policies Encouraging/Requiring Foreign-Language Instruction Apart from High School Graduation Requirements, [WWW document] URL
<<>>To access four different Spanish translations of the "Star Spangled Banner:"
4.) Departmento de Estado de Estados Unidos, Programas de Informacion Internacional, Himno nacional--La Bandera de Estrellas, [WWW document] URL symbols/anthem_spanish.html
<<>>To view a 1919 copy of La Bandera de las Estrellas:
5.) Library of Congress, Sheet Music Page Turner, [WWW document] URL pageturner.html?page=1§ion=
<<>>For further explanation of the concept of reconquista, try:
6.) "Is Mexico Reconquering U.S. Southwest?" by Art Moore, 01/04/02, in World Net Daily, [WWW document] URL
7.) "Multiculturalism, Immigration and Aztlan." This is a paper by Maria Hsia Chang, Professor of Political Science, University of Nevada Reno, 08/06/99, [WWW document] URL
8.) "Student Group Stands by Reconquista Plan, 02/07/02, in World Net Daily, [WWW document] URL
9.) "Welcome to Reconquista." Photos from the Michelle Malkin website. [WWW document] URL

Students Fail Exam, But Could Graduate
1.) "Ruling Blocks Calif. High School Exit Exam," by Juliet Williams, 05/13/06, in the Washington Post, [WWW document] URL AR2006051300308.html
2.) "Judge suspends exit exam," by Juliet Williams, 05/13/06, in the Press-Telegram, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Judge Says California Exit Exam Is Unfair," by Nanette Asimov, 05/09/06, in the San Francisco Chronicle, [WWW document] URL MNGSVIO7NI1.DTL

Students Get Credit for Marching

1.) "Montgomery Is Criticized Over Credit for Students," by Lori Aratani, 04/08/06, in the Washington Post, [WWW document] URL AR2006040701828_pf.html
2.) "The Big Story," FOX News Channel, television program hosted by John Gibson, the 04/10/06 episode.
3.) Rotary Club's definition of community service, [WWW document] URL
<<>>If you would like to view two nice examples of student community service projects, try:
4.) Operation Bookworm, [WWW document] URL
5.) Dale Junior High School 2004 Project, [WWW document] URL
<<>>If you would like to read 547 reports written by teenagers who volunteered for community service, try:
6.) Teen Ink, Community Service Written by Teens, [WWW document] URL

Subjective Feeling of Citizenship

1.) "Reid: In June, Democrats Will Continue To Fight To Change Course In Iraq," June 4, 2007, from the Newsroom section of the website, (this article contains the quotation in the second paragraph of my essay, [WWW document] URL
2.) "Reid: Sobre proyecto de inmigración, los republicanos siguen obstruyendo," June 7, 2007, from the Sala de Prensa section of the website, (this article states that the Republicans have blocked passage of immigration reform, and the exact article could not be found in English: "Estoy sumamente decepcionado de que muchos de nuestros colegas republicanos han bloqueado una reforma migratoria fuerte, justa y práctica."), [WWW document] URL

Taking A Therapeutic Stand

1.) The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, by Irvin D. Yalom. Published by Basic Books, 1995, Fourth Edition, ISBN: 0465084486.

Tale of Two Churches, One City

1.) "A tiny church vows to rebuild. Destroyed when Trade Center fell, St. Nicholas starts over as a shrine," by Martha T. Moore, November 2001, in USA Today newspaper.
2.) The history of St. Paul's Espiscopal Church can be found at [WWW document] URL
3.) I also referred to the website of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, but their website seems no longer to be available.

Thanksgiving Day Means Unity

1.) Modern History Sourcebook: George Washington: Thanksgiving Proclamation, 1789, [WWW document] URL
2.) "Thanksgiving: A Day of Mourning," by Roy Cook, American Indian Source, [WWW document] URL
3.) "Thanksgiving Is a Time for Tradition and Sharing," USINFO.STATE.GOV, U.S. Life, Culture & History, [WWW document] URL

Thank You to the World

1.) "Asian Nations Rally to Help U.S. Deal with Katrina," 09/05/05, in Reuters Alert Net, [WWW document] URL
2.) "Nations Offer Help to Katrina Victims," by Matt Moore, 09/06/05, The New York Times Company, accessed from News, [WWW document] URL countries_offer_us_hurricane_aid/?
3.) "Nearly 100 Countries Send Money, Assistance to U.S.," by Cheryl Pellerin, 09/08/05, in Scoop Independent News, [WWW document] URL

Three Wishes for the New Year

1.) "Let There Be Peace On Earth," [WWW document] URL

Trust and Credibility

1.) Some ideas for this essay were adapted from the American Society of Newspaper Editors website. Refer to the online booklet, Newspaper Credibility Handbook, [WWW document] URL

Twin Towers of Italy

<<>>Articles in Italy Italy magazine, Year XVII-No.6, 1999, published by Italy Italy Corp., New York, N.Y. ISBN: 0393-3725.
1.) "The Occasion of a Lifetime," editorial by Joseph LaPalombara. See p. 3;
2.) "Bologna: The Fat and the Learned," by Derek Wilson. See pp. 17-29.

Valentine's Day

1.) Prayer of St. Francis is adapted from the Peace Prayer of St. Francis, from the American Catholic website, [WWW document] URL

Violation of Probation

1.) "Abduction suspect had many arrests," in the Washington Times, [WWW document] URL
2.) "Carlie Brucia's Brutal Murder," by Bill O'Reilly, Fox News Channel, [WWW document] URL,2933,110845,00.html
3.) "Execute Carlie's Killer," by Terence P. Jeffrey, in Human Events Online, [WWW document] URL
4.) "Judge at center of Smith controversy defends decision," in ABC Action News, [WWW document] URL
5.) "Sarasota Judge and Department of Probation point fingers at over accused murderer," in Tampa Bay's 10 News Now, [WWW document] URL
6.) "Carlie Brucia's Body Found," from Larry King Live, Transcript, [WWW document] URL
7.) "Violation of Probation," from the Chartered Law Offices of Troum and Wallsh website, [WWW document] URL
8.) "Consequences of a Violation of Probation," from the Law Firm of Richard L. Duquette website, [WWW document] URL
<<>>Since writing this essay, I have acquired two related publications from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. These can be ordered for free at [WWW document] URL
9.) "Continuity of Offender Treatment for Substance Use Disorders from Institution to Community," TIP Series No.30;
10.) "Planning for Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Treatment for Adults in the Criminal Justice System," TIP Series No.17.

We Do Not All Worship the Same God

1.) "Interview of the President by Al Arabiya," 10/04/07, from the White House website, [WWW document] URL
2.) The Orthodox Faith, Volume i: Doctrine, by Father Thomas Hopko. Published by The Orthodox Church in America, 1976.
3.) The Message of the Prophets: Muhammad and the Messiah. Published by Radio Bible Class, Copyright 1955.
First Things, "The Journal of Religion, Culture, and Public Life," has scholarly articles related to today's topic. Here are three especially applicable articles:
4.) "Jews, Christians, and Civil Society," by David Novak, 2002, [WWW document] URL
5.) "Russians and Catholics," by Lawrence Uzzell, 2002, [WWW document] URL
6.) "Salvation Is from the Jews," by Richard John Neuhaus, 2001, [WWW document] URL
<<>>Since writing this essay, the following article has become available:
7.) "Universalism--The End of Christian Influence," by Tim Wildmon, 07/03/08, One News Now: Perspectives, [WWW document] URL

Westminster Bridge, July 7, 2005

1.) William Wordsworth, Stephen Gill, editor. From the Oxford Authors series, published by the Oxford University Press, 1984, ISBN: 0-19-281333-1.

Win the War on Terrorism Forever

1.) "Narcoterrorism," from the Terrorism: Questions & Answers website, [WWW document] URL

Writing Without Plagiarizing

1.) Chopin, Kate. The Awakening and Selected Short Fiction. Ed. George Stade. New York: Barnes & Noble Classics, 2003.

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