Daily Archives: August 15, 2019

America’s Team

Yesterday someone thought that they were going to provide a unifying sort of example when they said that at least America or the Twitterverse could agree that Atlanta was America’s team.  I, of course, loathe the Atlanta Braves.  It is … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Almost Nearly Perfect People

The Almost Nearly Perfect People:  Behind The Myth Of The Scandinavian Utopia, by Michael Booth It is hard to tell whether the author really wished to damn the Scandinavian cultures with faint praise by exposing the darker side of the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Smartest Kids In The World

The Smartest Kids In The World And How They Got That Way, by Amanda Ripley In reading this book I could not help but find it particularly amusing the way that the author dealt with the subject of comparing America’s … Continue reading

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Book Review: One Nation Under Taught

One Nation Under Taught:  Solving America’s Science, Technology, Engineering And Math Crisis, by Dr. Vince M. Bertram This book is by no means worthless, or even bad, but it does read like a sales pitch for the author’s bipartisan organization … Continue reading

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