In our society it is presumed that a college degree is a prerequisite for success in life. Although we can see empirical evidence that the push for a college education and devaluing of hands on trade types of occupations has left America with two very big problems.
The first problem is that we have failed at producing highly skilled people in technology and the hard sciences as well as highly skilled craftsmen. The second problem is that by devaluing tradesmen and failing to develop the welders, doctors, mold makers, computer programmers, etc., we are dependent upon foreign workers to fill the void.Read More
The founding fathers never intended for there to be a profession known as, "Career Politician". Nor is a two party system defined in the Constitution of the United States. Political service is supposed to be a civic obligation, much like jury duty. You serve when called and then go back to your regular profession.
Today we have a class of people that start at school board and work their way up as high as they can in the political strata. Initially, most if not all run for office with the best intentions, but gradually and incrementally they either become corrupted, get drunk on the power of the office or fall into the blind practice of walking in lock step with the "party".Read More
In America we pay almost fifty percent more per capita on healthcare than other developed countries, but satisfaction with the coverage that each of us gets varies greatly by the type of healthcare insurance that you have.
Some of the biggest complaints are having to get referrals to see specialists, long waits and the sky rocketing price of prescription drugs.Read More