Archives By Month: December 2018

Restoring Accountability in Medical Practice, HealthCare, Government and Society

Posted on December 4, 2018 4:44 am By Del Meyer in Restoring Accountability

The Galen Institute, Grace-Marie Turner President, founded in 1995 to promote an informed debate over free-market ideas for health reform. Grace-Marie has been instrumental in developing and promoting ideas for reform to transfer power over health care decisions to doctors and patients.  She speaks and writes extensively about incentives to promote a more competitive, […]

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Talk Radio Dialogues Connect with almost Everyone

Posted on December 4, 2018 4:42 am By Del Meyer in The Worldwide Public Forum

In Depth Discussions with public, civic, national and international leaders, cultural, educational, political and religious commentary to broaden your perspective of our country and the world in which we live. __________ Heard on Salem National Radio (The ANSWER) sites include:,,,,,,,, Michael Medved, The Greatest Country on […]

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Wanda Ferragamo

Posted on December 4, 2018 4:40 am By Del Meyer in In Memoriam

Obituaries           Wanda Ferragamo, who expanded family shoe business into a fashion empire, dies at 96 Wanda Ferragamo, who took over her husband’s shoe-design and manufacturing business after his death and, with the help of her six children, expanded the company of Salvatore Ferragamo into a global fashion empire, died Oct. 19 at her home […]

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The December 2018 Issue

Posted on December 4, 2018 4:17 am By Del Meyer in Last Month's Postings

Last month’s Postings: In the November Issue Featured Article: Will the prosperity of the last two years continue? In the News: The Saga of the Leaning Millennium Tower of San Francisco. International Medicine: Fast Dismemberment with bone cutter while still alive. Medicare: Does the 14th Amendment Include children of Illegal Immigrants?  Medical Gluttony: If you […]

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December 2018

Posted on December 4, 2018 4:10 am By Del Meyer in This Month in History

Christmas comes but once a year, but the shopping season lasts much longer. There was a time when the advertising didn’t start before December. Slowly but surely the kickoff date was moved to November, the day after Thanksgiving. Then it was moved to October, even prior to Halloween. At this rate, in another century, we’ll […]

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To Err is Human

Posted on December 4, 2018 4:08 am By Del Meyer in Words Of Wisdom

Fool me once, shame on you; fool me twice, shame on me. —Chinese proverb Nothing will ever be attempted if all possible objections must be first overcome. –Samuel Johnson One never notices what has been done; one can only see what remains to be done. –Marie Curie Ambition is the path to success. Persistence is […]

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Which party is truly “Red” and which party is truly “Blue”

Posted on December 4, 2018 4:06 am By Del Meyer in Hippocrates & His Kin

Origins of the color scheme The choice of colors reverses a long-standing convention of political colors whereby red symbols (such as the Red Flag or Red Star) are associated with left-wing politics, and right-wing movements often choose blue as a contrasting color.[5] Indeed, until the 1980s, Democrats were often represented by red and Republicans by blue. According to The Washington Post, the terms were coined […]

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Heather MacDonald of the Manhattan Institute

Posted on December 4, 2018 4:04 am By Del Meyer in The Bookshelf

Whoever controls education has an enormous impact on the direction of our country. That’s not exactly encouraging news, given the current state of higher education. Our guest today, Heather Mac Donald, has a new book called “The Diversity Delusion.” In that, she describes how a toxic turn in education is infecting society as a whole. […]

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Myth of the Angry White Male

Posted on December 4, 2018 4:02 am By Del Meyer in Voices of Medicine

By Charles Krauthammer, MD, Washington Post | May 26, 1995 Doctor Krauthammer collected many of his essays in his book: Things that Matter which we are reviewing in our Voices of Medicine Section The Angry White Male, suitably capitalized to indicate that the menace has become a media-certified trend, stalks the land, or at least […]

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Red vs Blue

Posted on December 4, 2018 3:59 am By Del Meyer in Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge

Dr. Rosen:      I always have to do mental gymnastics when news commentators refer to the blues and the reds. I’ve been used to calling the liberals “reds” since during the time we were ridding our country of the communists, the liberals were always referred to as the Reds implying their friendliness to the communists or […]

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