Outliers

Some time back I wrote a piece called “Back to Square One.” In that essay I laid out the basic premise that if there are limited resources and that if one group has most of them, the only way anyone else will get any at all is if we find a way to create more resources or the group with the most gives some up. I’m hardly the first person to make that observation.

There I was speaking about the population growth projections for the next 35 years and the world as a whole. The same reasoning applies to this country and to this time. Continue reading

Your Heroes Are Safe – How Are You Doing?

The United States spends more on its military than the next 27 countries combined. We boast that we have the greatest soldiers the world has ever seen. So what’s wrong with this picture:

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