Archives By Month: July 2016

Blessed Are The Peacemakers

Posted on July 29, 2016 11:42 am By Del Meyer in In Memoriam

Daniel Berrigan SJ, priest, poet and anti-war activist, died on April 30th, aged 94 The Economist | From the print edition | May 21st 2016 TO DO good. On every occasion to do the right thing as he saw it and Christ taught it, no matter how disruptive and no matter what the cost. This […]

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The Trump Revolution: Profound

Posted on July 24, 2016 2:04 pm By Del Meyer in In The News

Trump Revolution More Profound than Realized By Harold Pease, Ph. D Globalism | Liberty Articles | Jul 24, 2016 Globalism: 1. A national geopolitical policy in which the entire world is regarded as the appropriate sphere for a state’s influence. 2. The development of social, cultural, technological, or economic networks that transcend national boundaries.  3. […]

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Economics

Posted on July 22, 2016 11:37 am By Del Meyer in Words Of Wisdom

It is no crime to be ignorant of economics, which is after all, a specialized discipline and one     that most people consider to be a “dismal science.” But it is totally irresponsible to have a loud and vociferous opinion on economic subjects while remaining in this state of ignorance.              —Murray Rothbard                 Economic […]

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The Braggart Soldier

Posted on July 22, 2016 5:46 am By Del Meyer in Book Review

MacArthur at War by Walter R. Borneman, Little Brown, WSJ, July 2, 2026 SOME OF THE KEY BATTLES IN THE PACIFIC WERE WITHIN THE U.S. MILITARY—OVER SCARCE SUPPLIES AND STRATEGY. The Luckiest General by Robert Messenger WSJ Book Editor, July 1, 2016 ‘None of us knew then that this was the last war America would […]

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A Review Of Local Medical Society Journals: Opioids

Posted on July 22, 2016 5:08 am By Del Meyer in Voices of Medicine

Sonoma Medicine | The magazine of the Sonoma County Medical Association | July 2016 Strategies for Reducing Opioid Use | THE PATIENT PERSPECTIVE Gary Pace, MD Earlier this year, former FDA director Dr. David Kessler said in a CBS News interview that the aggressive expansion in use of opioid pain medications “has proved to be one […]

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I Want To Know What’s Wrong With Me: NOW

Posted on July 22, 2016 3:14 am By Del Meyer in Medical Gluttony

The vast majority of medical emergencies are really not emergency conditions. I first learned this when I entered private practice at age 35 having completed all my post-doctoral work, residency, fellowship, and two years in the Air Force, all of which had very structured responsibilities. In private practice, patients call me instead of just showing […]

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The High Cost Of Free Health Care

Posted on July 22, 2016 2:41 am By Del Meyer in Medicare Review

From the Frasier Institute Since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) the quality of health insurance plans in the United States has gone down, while premiums have gone way up. This month it was revealed that UnitedHealthcare is leaving the Obamacare exchanges, the online marketplaces for health insurance, after losing $1 billion over […]

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Democracy Has Spoken

Posted on July 21, 2016 2:05 pm By Del Meyer in In The News

Politicians, academics, big-business leaders, journalist are aghast.             By Quentin Letts, WSJ, June 25, 2016             QUENTIN LETTS WRITES FOR THE DAILY MAIL IN LONDON What indignation we had from London liberals when the result of Britain’s referendum on the European Union became clear early on Friday. By a majority of 52% in a high […]

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Britain’s Independence Follows 240 Years After Our Independence

Posted on July 21, 2016 1:42 pm By Del Meyer in Feature Article

Irony 2016: Will the U.S. Follow Britain’s Lead on Freedom and Independence? Posted On Jun 27 2016 By : Sheri Sharp Tag: Brexit, British, EU, Politichicks, Sheri Sharp On June 23, 2016, the citizens of the United Kingdom (UK) voted for independence from the European Union (EU). This vote represents a historic change in the direction of sovereignty and self-governance for the […]

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Severe Errors Vs Gross Malfeasance

Posted on July 19, 2016 4:42 am By Del Meyer in Overheard in the Medical Staff Lounge

Dr. Rosen: This week we’ve all heard FBI director Comey discuss Ms Hillary Clinton’s severe errors in the handling of her email. She made a severe error but it didn’t pass the prosecutorial threshold of knowingly doing that which would then lead to prosecution and possibly jail term vs an error in her understanding the law. […]

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