Category Archives: Local

Why is Africa Poor? The Answers will Surprise You. (Our local governments could learn from Africa’s experience)

More than half of the world’s poorest people live in sub-Saharan Africa. Why is that region so poor? There are lots of theories. Some blame a colonial history. Others blame the weather, or discrimination. Magatte Wade, an African entrepreneur, tells John Stossel in this short video that she knows the biggest reason from her own first-hand experience: It’s crushing government regulation.

Navy Rejects Touchscreen Controls after Fatal Crash. Destroyers going Back to Physical Throttles.

Click here: The Navy will begin reverting destroyers back to a physical throttle and traditional helm control system in the next 18 to 24 months, after the fleet overwhelmingly said they prefer mechanical controls to touchscreen systems in the aftermath of the fatal USS John S. McCain (DDG-56) collision.

US Navy Destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG-56)

Is College Worth It? It Depends a Great Deal on the Education.

Is college a good investment? It’s getting harder and harder to make that case — for students and their parents. Today students often graduate weighed down by debt and free of practical wisdom. Before starting down the path to college, some sober, common sense reflection is more necessary than ever. Charlie Kirk of Turning Point USA provides some much needed tutoring in this short video.

Background Check Law Had No Impact on Gun Deaths, Johns Hopkins Study Finds

Click here: A new academic study has found that gun laws are not having their desired effect. A joint study conducted by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the University of California at Davis Violence Prevention Research Program found that California’s much-touted mandated background checks had no impact on gun deaths .

All Car Brands Ranked from Worst to Best

All Car Brands Ranked from Worst to Best, DIY and car review with Scotty Kilmer. Worst car brands. Best car brands. Chevy, GM, Chrysler, Fiat, Honda, Toyota, Subaru, Mazda, Ford, I’ve finally ranked all the car companies. Worst cars to buy. Least reliable cars. Best cars to buy. Most reliable cars. Cars you should stay away from. Car brands to stay away from. Car Advice. DIY car repair with Scotty Kilmer, an auto mechanic for the last 51 years.