Positive psychology may be worthwhile for corporate team building and personal growth, but does it have the mojo to counter the profound despair and disorientation that comes from the horrors of combat?
The real head-scratcher for serious media-watchers right now is what the "war" between the White House and Fox News was meant to distract us from this week. The "war" itself is laughable, for a number of reasons.
The tired peace dividend tug boat left the harbor two decades ago, dragging with it laughable hopes for universal health care and decent public education. Now, the mighty USS War Dividend is preparing to set sail.
The Pentagon has a time honored tradition of assigning PR nicknames to its aircrafts. The moniker of Lockheed's F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is "Lightning II," named after its glitzy but unsuccessful WWII fighter.