Articles by Jared Michaud
Connecticut School Shooting: Killer Adam Lanza’s Mother Nancy Lanza Not A Teacher? Gunman’s Family Details Emerge

A Responsibility To Grieve

The recent tragedy in Connecticut has brought home a couple of points -- reflecting both on the tragedy itself and on the reactions I’ve seen from the people around me.

What Price, Freedom?

It is part of our nature as humans, it seems, that we take for granted anything that has been a part of our lives for long enough. Provided we live through it, it becomes just another “fact of life.” It seems it is only with conscious effort—often a great deal of conscious effort—that we can keep appreciating something that we’re comfortable with. (It is interesting to note that we also get accustomed to the great evils in life. It is the small things we either appreciate over and over or come ...

Societal Momentum Pushing America Toward Inability to Self-Govern

Societies and nations are very much like people in how stubborn and resistant to change they are. Few forces are actually capable of suddenly changing the base nature of people, on either a large or small scale, and it takes a great deal of sustained effort over a long period of time for them to change their own nature.
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Qualcomm, Apple Kick Off Second Trial Seeking iPhone Import Ban

A second trial between Apple Inc. and Qualcomm Inc. before the U.S. International Trade Commission began Monday in Washington, D.C., with the iPhone maker squaring off against the world’s biggest mobile chipmaker over whether Apple should be banned from importing several recent iPhone models to the United States.