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By Del Meyer on 06/21/2019 1:19 PM

D-Day: Veterans and the world leaders mark the 75th anniversary             The Battle of Normandy: June 6, 1944 to August 1944,             The French maintain the D means “disembarkation,” still others say “debarkation,” and the more poetic insist D-Day is short for “day of decision.” When someone wrote to General Eisenhower in 1964 asking for […]

By Del Meyer on 05/21/2019 12:05 PM

Richard W. Johnson writes in the WSJ Mon April 22, 2019: The Case Against Retirement. Most people look forward to retirement, a reward for decades of hard work. Many people dream of leaving the office as soon as they can. But the evidence suggests a lot of downsides. It may be time to rethink those […]

By admin on 04/15/2019 11:18 PM

Gender identity, gender dysphoria, and transgender have been in the news recently which has been heightened by the president’s ban on transgender military service, a change from the previous presidential policy. In our conversation with people in general, there are a number of misconceptions about gender dysphoria with transitioning to the opposite gender. Even physicians, […]

By admin on 03/02/2019 5:05 AM

Corona was shot and killed Jan. 10 while responding to a three-car crash in Davis. She was 22 years old. Officer corona attended and hired on July 22, 2018. Sworn in April 2, 2018, where her father pinned her badge. She started solo just a few weeks ago. She had just beginning her career, she […]

By admin on 02/19/2019 8:11 AM

California Taxpayers Have Been Forced to Spend $700 Million to Kill Almost 1 Million Babies in Abortions State   Micaiah Bilger | Dec 21, 2018 | Sacramento, CA Whether they like it or not, California taxpayers pay for women’s elective abortions. This may include paying for underage girls to get abortions without their parents’ knowledge or […]

By admin on 01/03/2019 1:30 AM

Michael Harrington would be appalled at the boorish tactics of today’s DSA. By Michael S. Bernick | WSJ | July 11, 2018 ‘This is not your grandfather’s democratic socialism,” a Washington Post columnist gushes in a video celebrating the congressional primary victory of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a member of the Democratic Socialists of America. As someone […]

By admin on 12/04/2018 3:42 AM

Smokers Are Responding to D.C.’s New $2 Cigarette Tax Hike Exactly Like You’d Expect There is plenty of evidence—both in America and elsewhere—that higher cigarette taxes backfire. FEE | Monday, December 03, 2018 By Daniel J. Mitchell The central argument against punitive taxation is that it leads to less economic activity. Here’s a visual from an excellent video tutorial by Professor Alex Tabarrok. […]

By Del Meyer on 11/26/2018 3:16 AM

The Millennium High Rise Tower in San Francisco, which was built on a large cement platform on bay area “fill in,” rather than on piles to bedrock, began sinking and leaning a few years after being built in 2009. It has sunk about 16 inches and the top leans about 6 feet at this time […]

By Del Meyer on 10/14/2018 1:37 PM

“We have a responsibility to protect your data and if we can’t then we don’t deserve to serve you” —Mark Zuckerberg Well said, Mark, after you enticed 2 billion naïve persons to sign up, give you their personal information, FREE, and you sell that confidential information to the highest bidder, have these naïve kids spread […]

By Del Meyer on 09/14/2018 12:14 PM

by Doug Badger Published on July 24, 2018 Abstract The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) launched a new system of Medicare reimbursement for clinical diagnostic laboratory services in January 2018. The new fee schedule reduces 2018 rates by 10 percent, compared with 2017 rates, for 17 of the 25 tests that collectively accounted […]