Twenty young children shot to death. Six adults killed. Sandy Hook Elementary School, Newtown, Conn.
Howling from the Heartland
It was just a tiny entry on the Yahoo! news page on Tuesday, barely 10 lines long. For the first time in history, China filed more applications for patents (526,412) than did the U.S. (503,582).
Assuming that we’re still around after Dec. 21, the date when the Mayan calendar runs out, we’ll be only eleven days away from falling over the fiscal cliff. This means that, starting on Jan.
Last year, my brother bought a new Infiniti, with all the bells and whistles.
Remember when political pundits were raving about a “post-racial” America? That was right after the country had elected Barack Obama as the first non-white president.
Last week, I wrote about an issue (teen births) which I consider to be a major national social problem.
Now that the campaigning is nearly over and the last votes will be cast next week, it’s time to turn our attention to certain national problems that were not addressed by the candidates.