Monthly Archives: April 2012

Buddhism/Evolving with the times

Buddhism is slowly gaining traction in the United States. It has millions of followers worldwide. One interesting aspect of Buddhism is “mindfulness meditation”. An Ohio Congressman is spreading the word that meditation can help reduce stress. Congressman Tim Ryan is … Continue reading

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Korean Peninsula/Stuck in time

Some things never change on the Korean Peninsula. Just when you think some headway is being made with North Korea, the bottom falls out. The recent missile launch is one of those pesky things that continue to sour relations between … Continue reading

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The Charter School Meltdown

Charter schools in the U.S. are plagued with operational and financial problems. Some charter schools do well with the automony granted to them. Others need a tremendous amount of oversight. Charter schools are big business. When companies apply to run … Continue reading

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Las Vegas High Speed Rail/Place your bets

It appears the desertxpress high-speed rail project is going to be built. The final funding hurdle is close at hand. Is it the right decision to fund a project of this magtitude? Yes. I am not saying that this project … Continue reading

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