As crystal balls go, ecomomic history is a spotty predictor of presidential elections.
By Dennis Henderson
Wilmington NC – [Click the Listen button to hear Dennis' commentary.]
It is commonly believed that economic developments are important factors in determining the outcome of presidential elections. Conventional wisdom holds that an incumbent president will be re-elected when the economy has performed well. Otherwise, the challenger has an advantage.
What do a state-of-the-art medical database and a 50 year old cookbook have in common?
By Wally Bock
Wilmington NC – [Click the Listen button to hear Wally's commentary.]
Medline is the state-of-the-art database that anchors the practice of modern medicine. Originally it only had articles that were published after 1966, but during the last ten years that horizon has been pushed back to the 1950s.