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Lost Lesson From 'Argo': Dignified Restraint In Face Of Victory, David Houghton Oct 2012

Lost Lesson From 'Argo': Dignified Restraint In Face Of Victory, David Houghton

UCF Forum

It is one of the most remarkable stories in the CIA’s history, and a long untold story of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis.


Students Disinterested In Voting Need To Smarten Up, Alexandra Pittman Sep 2012

Students Disinterested In Voting Need To Smarten Up, Alexandra Pittman

UCF Forum

My fellow college students have been abuzz with political stands and commentaries on Facebook and other social media – but I’m concerned that many of those same students will not show up to vote on Nov. 6.


President Must Be Natural-Born Citizen -- But What Is That?, David Houghton Aug 2012

President Must Be Natural-Born Citizen -- But What Is That?, David Houghton

UCF Forum

The long-running “birther” controversy–a rather bizarre conspiracy theory which holds that President Obama was not born in the United States–refuses to go away, kept alive by business celebrity Donald Trump and other assorted critics.


Political-Science Forecasts Are Predictably Unpredictable, David Houghton Jun 2012

Political-Science Forecasts Are Predictably Unpredictable, David Houghton

UCF Forum

Social scientists just can’t help making predictions, even in the face of overwhelming evidence that we’re likely to be wrong.