America

Finding the Christmas Spirit

2016-12-23 MikaelCarlson 0

It’s been a long year. The violence of terrorist attacks around the world and a contentious election has everybody searching for some Christmas spirit. But what is it, and more importantly, where do you find […]

America

A Crisis Made in Taiwan?

2016-12-08 MikaelCarlson 0

Trump’s phone call with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan on Friday generated headlines screaming that Trump had broken with decades-old One China policy. It was the first known contact between a U.S. president (or, in […]

America

Anatomy of a Modern News Story

2016-11-28 MikaelCarlson 0

Good journalism is a necessity for good government. It is needed to inform the populace so that we can form educated opinions about the world around us. Unfortunately, how our major news services are discovering […]

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2016 Election

Do We Deserve Our Democracy?

2016-11-16 MikaelCarlson 4

America is called the “Great Experiment.” The notion of revolting against the British monarchy in 1776 was radical, but the idea of a government of the people was downright outlandish. When the Framers sat down […]

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