Vaccination Rates show Medicare works

Older people receive vaccinations because they know Medicare will pay for the vaccines. I think some younger people avoid vaccines because they are afraid they will have to pay a fortune for the vaccines. In America, routine medical services can now cost thousands of dollars even for the insured.

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There is no Cold War II

I do not think the Chinese leaders plan to fulfil the New Cold Warriors’ wishes by launching a new arms race or building a naval base in Cuba. Instead, the Chinese will challenge America, with TikTok, video games, cryptocurrency, venture capital, and bases on Mars and the Moon that American tourists can visit.

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The Old Culture War and the New Culture War

Yes, some of the culture warriors are the same but the war is different. In particular, the New Culture War is a class war.

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We need a Marshall Plan to help Trump Supporters

There have been many media efforts to study Trump supporters in Middle America as scientific curiosities but few offers of real help, since 2016. History shows the failure to help the victims of America’s economy could have catastrophic results.

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The Failure of the US Military

An important new book shows Americans’ faith in their military could be misplaced. Author Tim Bakken alleges that America’s military

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