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What Sound?

Is there a sound? A question generally attributed to philosopher George Berkeley appeared in a June 1883 copy of the magazine The Chautauquan. The question was, "If a tree were to fall on an island where...

The Homogenization of America

Be careful about going to the Center for Disease Control website and checking your Body Mass Index if you think you could lose a few pounds. Entering my height and weight I found myself to be not only...
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Yes they have a plan

An often heard criticism of the President and his campaign is the lack of a plan for the future. Sure, goals are outlined as in the President’s DNC acceptance speech, although the targets were somewhat less...
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The Balance Beam

Ashley stood at the pinnacle of accomplishment, the gold tier, on the London Olympics award platform, having bested the world field in the balance beams. More than a little guilt consumed her as she knew her...
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Two-way Bridges

Friday, the 13th, President Obama, absent his teleprompter and off script, embarked on a diatribe against entrepreneurs and tax-paying job creators. His remarks reinforced a biased toward tax users over tax...