Does the health care bill mark an inflection point to American history?

Summary:  putting recent events in a historical context. Many conservatives describe the health care bill in almost apocalyptic terms, a slippery slope on steroids (much as leftists do with climate change). Hat tip on the following quotations to Brad Delong. Mark Steyn, "Happy Dependence Day", National Review Online:  "Longer wait times, fewer doctors, more bureaucracy, … Continue reading Does the health care bill mark an inflection point to American history?

A discussion about advanced education of military personnel

Summary:  It's sad to read long articles about our military, so often grossly inferior to an analysis by Martin van Creveld written decades ago.  Our difficulty  learning (our broken OODA loop  is perhaps America's greatest ill.  Links to other posts about our broken OODA loops are at the end. $nbsp; Today we examine a chain of articles about … Continue reading A discussion about advanced education of military personnel