Category Archives: News View

Some Scary Facts About College Degrees

Some Scary Facts About College Degrees

Remember the days when getting a college degree was almost a guarantee you could get a job in your chosen major? These days? Not so much. The Center for College Affordability researched whether today’s college graduates are getting jobs in their chosen fields. Here is what they found: Nearly half of employed college graduates inContinue Reading

Saying Goodbye to the Printed Page

Saying Goodbye to the Printed Page

Like the great ancient library in Alexandria, Egypt, the New York  Public Library which holds tens of millions of books is about to become extinct. There will be no need for it when all of the books, magazines and newspapers that have ever been published can be put on a microchip much smaller than theContinue Reading

DM40′s Top Dozen News Stories of 2012

DM40′s Top Dozen News Stories of 2012

If you think stories about Kim Kardashian, iPhone5, and the Kates: Middleton, Upton and Walsh, are going to make our list, you’ve come to the wrong place.  That subject matter is for the Gen X crowd—you know, those who think that Fidel Castro is president of France. And while we’re surprised that Lindsay Lohan isContinue Reading

The Hypocrisy of Conservatives and Liberals

The Hypocrisy of Conservatives and Liberals

Most fair-minded people will admit that anyone who is too extreme in one political direction or another is not a good thing. Not only is extremism bad from a policy standpoint, but those espousing extreme views often say one thing but don’t practice what they preach. In other words, they’re hypocrites. So here are examples of theContinue Reading

Celebrities’ Political Opinions: Why Does Anyone Care?

Celebrities’ Political Opinions: Why Does Anyone Care?

Clint Eastwood’s embarrassing debacle at the Republican convention last week created quite a stir. So why did the convention organizers not only have Eastwood speak, but give him a prime time slot? There’s only one explanation that makes sense. Because probably 90% of actors and actresses support Democrats, the Republicans were so thrilled that notContinue Reading