Archives By Day: March 19, 2019

Restoring Accountability in Medical Practice, HealthCare, Government and Society

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

Citizens Against Government Waste, CAGW.org, 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 admin 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: HughHewitt.com MikeGallagher.com LarryElder.com SRNNews.com SRNStore.com Michael Medved, http://www.michaelmedved.com/ Doctor Dennis Prager, http://www.dennisprager.com/ The Lars Larson […]

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Caroline Hunt, Heiress to Oil Riches, died Nov. 13, 2018, in Dallas

Posted on March 19, 2019 8:30 am By admin in In Memoriam

Daughter of Oil Tycoon H.L. Hunt, Owned Luxury Hotels and Clung to Frugal Habits She led Bible study group and advised: ‘Never get emotionally attached to any one line of business’ By James R. Hagerty | WSJ | Nov. 23, 2018 Caroline Rose Hunt, who inherited hundreds of millions of dollars, overcame an advantaged upbringing […]

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The January 2019 Issue:

Posted on March 19, 2019 8:29 am By admin 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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February 2019

Posted on March 19, 2019 8:23 am By admin 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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Medical Wit & Wisdom – Compiled by Jess M Brallier

Posted on March 19, 2019 8:23 am By admin in Words Of Wisdom

Money giving is a very good criterion . . . of a person’s mental health. Generous people are rarely mentally ill people. –Karl A. Menninger, Founder of the Menninger Psychoanalytic institute.   Health care is being converted from a social service to an economic commodity, sold in the marketplace and distributed on the basis of […]

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Why Don’t We Understand Privacy?

Posted on March 19, 2019 8:22 am By admin in Hippocrates & His Kin

     Sam Schechner reported in the WSJ that many Apps were sending detailed private information to Facebook. The next day, one App stopped sending data to Facebook and then four more the following day. The WSJ had determined that they had found 11 popular Apps were using software that Facebook provides to the app developers […]

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The Reviews from J. Amer Phys & Surg

Posted on March 19, 2019 8:22 am By admin in The Bookshelf

     This month we bring you four excellent reviews of timely books very relevant to the practice of medicine. This is a premier monthly column in the JAPS which you should bookmark and read on a regular basis for your practice well-being. http://www.jpands.org/jpands2204.htm Book Reviews:    Master Manipulator: The Explosive True Story of Fraud, Embesslement, […]

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Charles Krauthammer, MD, Psychiatrist; Journalist; 1950-2018

Posted on March 19, 2019 8:21 am By admin in Voices of Medicine

About Charles K.  |   Jay Nordlinger | The National Review Editor’s Note: Jay Nordlinger wrote about Charles Krauthammer and his posthumous collection in the February 25 issue of National Review. Below, he expands that piece, in the style of his Impromptus column. https://www.nationalreview.com/magazine/2019/02/25/charles-krauthammer-book-point-of-it-all-review/ Charles Krauthammer wrote steadily for almost 40 years — but he was […]

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The American Divide

Posted on March 19, 2019 8:20 am By admin in Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge

Dr. Rosen:      We’ve experienced some severe changes in our country. I’ve never seen this hostility towards a sitting president. Isn’t this an overt effort to remove an acting president from office? Dr. Edwards:  I agree. Even with our disagreement with former President Barack Obama our criticisms were rather subdued. Some journalists predicted that when he […]

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