Impeachment: Fundamentals (Part II Added)

Impeachment. That which should be undertaken with only the greatest caution has become merely the political farce of the moment, whatever its outcome. Bluster and blather signifying what? Nothing? Were nothing only the case. Frighteningly, the something is a...

Biobehavioral Science

What is Biobehavioral Science? The amalgamation of Biological Science and Behavioral Science. In China today, the government is using Biobehavioral Science via “social credits” (a form of “token economy”*) to reward desired, social behaviors and to punish undesired...

FRB: Two Days of Infamy

Note (23SEP2019): Once again, the flummoxed members of the Federal Reserve Board revealed their incompetence to predict and control. The sudden shift from raising interest rates to lowering them within a matter of a few months testifies to that incompetence, never...

Education American-Style

Biologically, survival and reproduction comprise success for every life-form. For humans especially, however, survival also depends upon nurturing the young via education. Ah, but how? “The most terrifying words in the English language are, ‘I’m from the...

Maternalism & Matriarchy

Maternalism and matriarchy. Maternalism is healthy and normal. Can the same be said for matriarchy? Definitions maternalism n.: a state or trait relating to motherhood and the characteristics implied therein. matriarchy n.: a system of social organization in which...

A Gorgeous Gorge: An Essay

[Note (15JUL2019): Summertime! Vacationing time for you and for us. Accordingly, after this new posting, we’ll be absent for two weeks or so. We hope you find this new posting entertaining; many have.] The trim redhead of a certain age with a sharp tongue and an...

Matriarchy In America

[Editor’s Note (08JUL2019): A few days ago, we received sad news. A good friend and colleague of many years had died.      Born at the end of the Great Depression, he lived through World War Two followed by the rise of a patriarchal United States of America to its...

Healthcare?

Note (22APR2019): In medical delivery (aka/“healthcare”), Democrats demand single payer/universal coverage. Republicans? Private sector/competition. The insurance-industry? Participation. The citizenry? Affordable, quality care. Can all four be satisfied? Yes. As...

Falling Out Of The Sky

Lion Air out of Indonesia then Ethiopian Airlines each suffered an airliner falling out of the sky, killing all aboard. Cause? Unknown. Probable cause? Malfunction of the autopilot, possibly due to a faulty sensor, possibly compounded by pilot’s error. Political...