Tag Archives: United States

A Fundamentally Transformed Nation

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Poverty In America Versus Poverty Everywhere Else

The Heritage Foundation has a fascinating new article which uses US Census data to explore the nature of poverty in America. While the article should be read in full, for the moment let us just focus on the following graph. … Continue reading

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May 1945: Obama Claims No Military Solution For Crisis In Europe

(Via the archives of the New York Times) In a wide ranging press conference yesterday afternoon, President Obama claimed that despite the recent suicide of Germany’s top leader, he sees no military solution for the conflict in Europe and plans … Continue reading

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An Anniversary: Our Top Ten Posts For The Last Five Years

This blog is now five years old. Can you believe it? Time really has travelled fast. I started this blog when I was laid up after back surgery in Shanghai, China, and in turmoil because my wife was nine months … Continue reading

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