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.
Pulse of the Heartland
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.
Be afraid. Be very afraid. This is the time of year that you can see turkey buzzards flying overhead. They are an omen that similar scary things are on their way. Ghouls will come knocking on your door.
We just keep getting smarter. That’s what James R. Flynn reports in The Wall Street Journal. He says that I.Q. tests, over the past century, suggest that Americans have gained three to five I.Q.
For the past few months, we’ve heard the value of a college education debated from various points of view, some challenging the idea that college pays off in the long run because the debt incurred in the cou
In China, the concept of "joss" was well accepted. Basically, it translates as "luck." People believed that one's life was directed by the joss with which one was blessed or cursed.