Monthly Archives: December 2012

Berlin Wall Graffiti

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The Republican Negotiating Strategy 101

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This Blog: 2012 in review: 75,000 Hits in One Year

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog, and for the record, the blog attracted over 75,000 views in 2012. Thanks to all our readers and those who made comments. Here’s an excerpt: 19,000 people … Continue reading

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US Gun Deaths

 More Americans were killed with guns in the 18-year period between 1979 and 1997 (651,697), than were killed in battle in all wars since 1775 (650,858).  http://www.stophandgunviolence.com/facts.asp

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Inner Peace: the Dalai Lama

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Tis the Season of Goodwill: Conflict Humor

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The Coming Problem with American Exceptionalism: ‘The China Shock’

The problem with American exceptionalism, as one side of the gun control debate shows, is that it stops you learning anything from other countries. Exceptionalism is also in for a shock (‘The China Shock’) in around 2018 when China becomes … Continue reading

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