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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 […]

By Del Meyer on 08/07/2018 8:26 AM

Measuring Labour Markets in Canada and the United States: 2018 Edition Labour markets are critical components of an economy. They are the mechanism through which we allocate one of our most valuable and productive resources: human work, effort, creativity, and ingenuity. Labour markets match human skills, supplied by individuals seeking to earn a living, with […]

By Del Meyer on 08/07/2018 8:23 AM

A conservative’s view: What motivated Mike Pence to run with Donald Trump? Gary Varvel, gary.varvel@indystar.com My friend has questions for Vice President Mike Pence. They’re questions like, “What were you thinking?” And, “Why would a Christian agree to be Donald Trump’s running mate?” They’re both good questions. And my friend and I both know Mike […]

By Del Meyer on 07/07/2018 6:39 AM

Donny Deutsch, Michael Hayden and the Moral Collapse of American Jewish Institutions Tue, Jun 26, 2018  •  Column Last week, on the MSNBC TV show “Morning Joe,” MSNBC contributor Donny Deutsch said that every American who votes for President Donald Trump is a Nazi. His exact words: “If you vote for Trump, then you, the […]

By Del Meyer on 06/30/2018 1:27 AM

Mitochondria are the chief energy generators within the cell with diverse functions. Cellular function has come a long way just during my 45 years of Medical and Pulmonary practice. At that time, we were studying and reviewing cells, cytoplasm, nuclei, nucleoli and just beginning with early information on DNA. The ATS was preparing for this […]

By Del Meyer on 05/30/2018 12:29 AM

By Melissa Bailey and JoNel Aleccia Former first lady Barbara Bush died Tuesday night [April 17, 2018] at her home in Houston at age 92. Days before her death, the announcement that she was seeking “comfort care” shone a light — and stirred debate — on what it means to stop trying to fight terminal illness. […]