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America Needs More of These Skilled Workers

America Needs More of These Skilled Workers

Is it a smarter choice to choose apprenticeship over college?

The MC at This State Fair Did Something Unusual

The MC at This State Fair Did Something Unusual

Yesterday, I wrapped up my summer by attending the Minnesota State Fair. While there, I had the fun of watching a true piece of Americana: a bull riding rodeo competition.

Survey Shows That Most Interrupt Social Activities to Use Cell Phones

Survey Shows That Most Interrupt Social Activities to Use Cell Phones

The results should come as no surprise.

The Kim Davis Saga Reminds Me of This Scene from "Thank You for Smoking"

The Kim Davis Saga Reminds Me of This Scene from "Thank You for Smoking"

 The Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses has been released from jail.

Nietzsche Thought Christianity Had These 4 'Advantages'

Nietzsche Thought Christianity Had These 4 'Advantages'

From the same man who said "God is dead."

Why is It Increasingly Difficult to Make Friends?

Why is It Increasingly Difficult to Make Friends?

Is it solely attributable to lack of community, or is something else at play?

What Teachers Make in 10 Cities Across America

What Teachers Make in 10 Cities Across America

More than you thought?
 

SAT Scores Continue to Decline

SAT Scores Continue to Decline

Bloomberg went so far as to use the headline: "Students Bombed the SAT This Year..."

Does This Nietzsche Quote Describe What is Happening to America?
Nothing in Excess

Nothing in Excess

Going too far can get you in trouble.

Doing the Right Thing

Doing the Right Thing

It has a name.

Courage, Bravery, Fortitude

Courage, Bravery, Fortitude

Do you have it?

Nine Thoughts on the Problems of Printing Money

Nine Thoughts on the Problems of Printing Money

9 thoughts on what they do to us peasants. 

Defining Social Justice

Defining Social Justice

Its ambiguity and explosive political nature can often cause profound confusion about the concept’s true meaning.

The Tragedy of the Commons

The Tragedy of the Commons

People take better care of things they own. True story.

National Debt: We’re Probably Screwed

National Debt: We’re Probably Screwed

Interest and the National Debt – Together, they should make you puke. 

One Cool Speech You Should Know

One Cool Speech You Should Know

“…we shall fight on the beaches … we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender…”

Is the Lack of Playtime Preventing Childhood Development?

Is the Lack of Playtime Preventing Childhood Development?

Today’s adults try and fix the problem that could have been prevented in the first place.

A Warning to Vegans

A Warning to Vegans

Don't end up like this woman

Why Is Everyone's Stomach Hurting?

Why Is Everyone's Stomach Hurting?

Theories abound, but this one seems to be gaining traction.

Forget Perfecting Humans, Let’s Just Replace Them

Forget Perfecting Humans, Let’s Just Replace Them

Conditioners: Humanity is too much work.

Houston, Do We Have a System Problem?

Houston, Do We Have a System Problem?

How to know when it's time for systemic change.

Can You Be Certain That Climate Change Is Caused by Man?
Benjamin Franklin on Achieving Greatness

Benjamin Franklin on Achieving Greatness

Wealth, wit, wisdom... or something else?

Mechanizing and Destroying

Mechanizing and Destroying

Maybe industrialism and technology aren’t all good.

The Overused "Teacher Bashing" Defense

The Overused "Teacher Bashing" Defense

Seriously, it needs to stop.

Restoring the Local

Restoring the Local

Subsidiarity – A term worth knowing.

Wow... This Chart Shows Just How Much the U.S. Rural Population Has Declined

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