Whatever Happens This November Will Change Our Nation

August 5th, 2012

By Dan Miller Regardless of the electoral outcome, the possibility of civil unrest should not be discounted. Our societal divide has become a widening and deepening chasm to the point that regardless of who wins the presidential election civil unrest seems increasingly likely. I wrote here about the Civil War of 1861 – 65 and […]

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Statistical Confusion and Sensual Economics

May 5th, 2011

By Tom Carter Seems the only thing people can agree on about the nation’s economic health is that the patient isn’t feeling well.  Beyond that, diagnoses and prognoses and treatment regimens are all different, depending on the ideologies of the political physicians in attendance as well as the rubes in the hallway. The most logical […]

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Bad News and Worse News

April 19th, 2011

By Tom Carter Which do you want first — the bad news on the economy or the worse news? OK, the bad news is that our economy continues to swirl around the drain, and it’s inexorably glugging away.  Witness, for example, that Standard & Poor’s has just affirmed the U.S. government’s AAA credit rating, but […]

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When Did the Senate Turn into Pre-school?

September 7th, 2010

By Dr. Jim Taylor I’ve become quite an authority on pre-schoolers these days. My eldest daughter just finished pre-school and my youngest daughter is in her second year. Plus, I’m writing my third parenting book tentatively titled, Parenting on Message: The 9 Essential Messages to Give Your Child a Great Start to Life (The Experiment […]

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Obama: Post-Racial, Post-Partisan, or Post-Sanity?

July 26th, 2010

By Dan Miller Confession time: Back in April of 2008, during the presidential primary campaign, I wrote that the racial healing which Senator Obama seemed to promise and might portend would be good. At about the same time, I suggested that Senator Obama was saying some things other politicians weren’t saying but should. Some of […]

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