International Medicine

By Del Meyer on 01/29/2020 9:31 PM

For health policy that works, look at the evidence By Linda Gorman, opinion contributor When a policy generating a lot of fame and fortune starts to go wrong, the temptation to ignore new data can be irresistible. For over 50 years, mainstream U.S. health policy makers have promoted research supporting Kenneth Arrow’s 1963 assertion that […]

By Del Meyer on 01/01/2020 9:57 PM

It was during this time that the Soviet records that were made available revealed that Senator Edward Kennedy’s message to Khrushchev was found. Senator Kennedy had sent a memo to Khrushchev about our President Reagan who seemed to be out of control and what would he suggest we should do to control him? In May […]

By Del Meyer on 12/17/2019 2:26 AM

Writing in National Affairs (“Rethinking Polarization”), Rauch, a Brookings Institution senior fellow, postulates a vast emptiness at the core of the politics that has engulfed us: “What if, to some significant extent, the increase in partisanship is not really about anything?” What if rival tribalisms are largely untethered from ideologies? This is plausible. The angriest […]

By admin on 10/17/2019 8:10 AM

Impeachment is Built on a Trap That Obama Created for Romney Daniel Greenfield 133 | Front Page | Mon Oct 7, 2019 The Whistleblower Protection Act was put into place for the stated purpose of fighting waste and mismanagement in the civil service. It’s a controversial piece of legislation, but its purpose is clear. As […]

By admin on 09/17/2019 3:12 AM

The six countries in the world with the most ‘convinced atheists’ Yet despite a trend towards fewer people believing in God around the world, it appears only a few countries have more than 20 per cent of citizens who are comfortable about rejecting the notion of a deity entirely. China China has by far the highest percentage […]

By admin on 09/03/2019 2:15 AM

A human tragedy. Dr. Dobson’s newsletter – July, 2019 Several weeks ago, I was invited by White House staff to visit our southern border at McAllen, Texas, where federal agents are struggling to deal with a massive influx of poor and destitute human beings. They come in never-ending waves. Please believe me when I tell […]

By admin on 08/06/2019 12:15 AM

In some countries organs can be harvested prior to death to improve the quality of the organs; the prisoner to be executed or the patient requesting suicide assist, can then be euthanized after harvesting. In China organs are harvested from executed political prisoners. The execution is sometimes delayed until a request for a heart transplant […]

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

Economic stress and demographic change are weakening a symbiotic relationship OF LATE THE world’s older democracies have begun to look more vulnerable than venerable. America seems destined for a constitutional showdown between the executive and the legislature. Brexit has mired Britain in a constitutional morass of its own. Such troubles could be mistaken for a […]

By admin on 05/16/2019 7:09 PM

Overview Medicare is an unofficial designation used to refer to the publicly funded, single-payer health care system of Canada. Canada does not have a unified national health care system; instead, the system consists of 13 provincial and territorial health insurance plans that provides universal health care coverage to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and certain temporary […]