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ADHD: A Tale of Two Countries

May 17, 2013

Turns out that in France they don’t view ADHD the same way that we in America do.  This fascinating article explains why the French don’t really need to use pills to control their kids.  As someone who has been trained to deal with ADHD children, the article’s findings make a lot of sense. Here in [...]

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Chinese Century? Maybe Not.

May 9, 2013

In real numbers, last year China’s GDP was around $8 trillion, while ours was about $15.7 trillion.  Based on that pattern many believe that statistically China’s economy will surpass the size and scope of United States by 2017… but something may get in the way of that forecast:  China itself! This article comes to the [...]

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Talking Up the “Anglosphere”

January 2, 2012

There’s been a bit of theoretical buzz out there about the future of Britain in the European Union.  Britain doesn’t quite fit in and ultimately, with the impending collapse of the euro a real possibility in the next few years, along with a hidebound European Union dragging them down, some have postulated that Britain needs [...]

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The End of the Third American Republic

April 22, 2009

For Political Science and History junkies out there, James DeLong has an interesting article at The American Enterprise Institute entitled “The Coming of the Fourth American Republic.”  The article is lengthy and scholarly, but it makes an interesting case that our current governmental system is on the crux of collapse and will be replaced in [...]

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Politics and Life

October 27, 2008

MrsSal and I just returned from a week’s vacation, in which I insulated myself from work, obligations, and yes, politics.  Sure, I happened to catch a headline or two (the faux-controversy regarding Palin’s clothing purchased by the RNC, for example), but for the most part, I ignored the polls, stayed insulated from the news, and [...]

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