CheckPoint Part 1- Argument Credibility

CheckPoint Part 1- Argument Credibility - o What claims are...

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o What claims are being made? o Do the claims conflict with your personal observations? o What background information do you have about the claims? o What is the expertise of the author, if any? o Is the author biased and untrustworthy, or unbiased and trustworthy? Immigration debate tactics turned Hispanic voters against GOP. -COURIERPOSTONLINE.COM http://www.courierpostonline.com/article/20090209/COLUMNISTS28/902090307/1005/ OPINION The claims in this article are that Hispanics are not angry with the GOP because they oppose immigration, but are angry that the debate strayed from immigration, into anti- Hispanic rhetoric. The article also claims that the GOP should not back down on their stance on immigration, but should steer clear of any racism towards Hispanics while addressing and approaching the issue. The claims do not conflict with my personal observations. I once worked at a thrift store where there were many illegal Hispanics. The Hispanic employees received discounts while the legal employees did not. The justification given by management was that they
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2011 for the course CRT CRT taught by Professor Trunk during the Spring '10 term at AUP.

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CheckPoint Part 1- Argument Credibility - o What claims are...

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