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.
Pulse of the Heartland
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.
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.