Archives By Month: March 2019

Restoring Accountability in Medical Practice, HealthCare, Government and Society

Posted on March 19, 2019 8:31 am By Del Meyer in Restoring Accountability

Citizens Against Government Waste,, America’s Taxpayer’s Watch Dog. Founded in 1984 by the late businessman J. Peter Grace and the late Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Jack Anderson, CAGW is the legacy of President Ronald Reagan’s Private Sector Survey on Cost Control, also known as the Grace Commission. President Reagan directed the Grace Commission to “work […]

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Talk Radio Dialogues Connect With Almost Everyone

Posted on March 19, 2019 8:30 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, Doctor Dennis Prager, The Lars Larson […]

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The January 2019 Issue:

Posted on March 19, 2019 8:29 am By Del Meyer in Last Month's Postings

Featured Article: What the Neo-Socialists in Congress don’t Understand about Poverty Success must be measured not by the amount of money we throw at poverty solutions, but by the number of people who are exiting poverty. Read more In the News: Democratic Socialists Used to Be Decent ‘This is not your grandfather’s democratic socialism,” a […]

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Posted on March 19, 2019 8:23 am By Del Meyer in This Month in History

February is American Heart month to be or become conscious of our heart health. February 14 is St Valentine’s Day is a time for romance and to remember those we love. February is Black History month and American History month, a time for love of our heritage. And there is Groundhog Day for those that […]

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To the Heights of Parnassus Obituary: Marcel Azzola died on January 21st

Posted on March 2, 2019 6:06 am By Del Meyer in In Memoriam

France’s most doughty champion of the accordion was 91 The Economist | Print edition | Obituary | January 26th 2019 THE HISTORY of the accordion is not a happy one. For decades serious musicians have mocked it as the discordant, breathy, vulgar voice of peasants, clowns and fairground hucksters: an endlessly jovial or sentimental repertoire […]

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Words of Wisdom Never Heeded

Posted on March 2, 2019 5:46 am By Del Meyer in Words Of Wisdom

From the March 8, 2019 WSJ Mary Anastasia O’Grady Venezuela’s Long Road to Ruin: “Rent control in Venezuela dates to 1939 but was not enforced until August 1960 by Betancourt when he passed a new rent-control law with prohibitions on eviction. Since then ‘not one apartment building has been built.’” Swedish economist Carl Assar Lindbeck […]

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With Boeing you keep going, unless you are computer driven

Posted on March 2, 2019 5:40 am By Del Meyer in Hippocrates & His Kin

This has been a very eventful March. We’ve had two 737-MAX Aircraft that have plunged to their death on land and on sea with the pilots feeling helpless as they took the entire plane load of passengers to their death. However, one of the 737-MAX was starting to make a downward correction the previous day […]

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The Revolution: A Manifesto by Ron Paul, MD

Posted on March 2, 2019 5:34 am By Del Meyer in The Bookshelf | 5 CDs | Produced & Directed by Dave Giorgio for AudioBrite This Much Is True: The Government is expanding; Taxes are increasing; Inflation is ballooning; Our basic freedoms are disappearing By Ron Paul The Founding Fathers didn’t want any of this. In fact, they said so quite clearly in the Constitution of the […]

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A Review of Medical Journals

Posted on March 2, 2019 5:27 am By Del Meyer in Voices of Medicine

AMA (JAMA) July 17, 2018 How HIPAA Harms Care, and How to Stop It Donald M. Berwick, MD, MPP1; Martha E. Gaines, JD, LLM2 JAMA. 2018;320(3):229-230. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.8829 “Knock, knock.” “Who’s there?” “HIPAA.” “HIPAA, who?” “I’m sorry, but I cannot disclose that.” Clinicians and patients alike will laugh at this, but behind the laughter are anger and frustration. The Health […]

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Auto Pilots on Planes, Trains, and Cars

Posted on March 2, 2019 5:24 am By Del Meyer in Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge

Dr. Rosen:      We now have another Boeing 737 that nosedived in Ethiopia killing all aboard. What are the real issues? What do we learn or can we learn from these disasters? Dr. Edwards:  One thing that is obvious, the pilots were not aware of how to override the computer control of the aircraft. One of […]

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