Archives By Month: May 2019

Gov’t Healthcare: As Traced from Northern Europe

Posted on May 16, 2019 8:01 pm By Del Meyer in Medicare Review

Government Healthcare AN AMERICAN REVOLUTION American Exceptionalism and the Entitlement State (Part II continued from April) Nicholas Eberstadt Winter 2015 The road to our modern welfare state traces its way through northern Europe, most notably through Bismarck’s social-insurance legislation in late 19th-century Germany, Sweden’s pioneering “social democracy” policies during the interwar period, and Britain’s […]

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Canadian Medicare

Posted on May 16, 2019 7:09 pm By Del Meyer in International Medicine

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 […]

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Talk Radio Dialogues Connect with almost Everyone

Posted on May 16, 2019 4:05 am By Del Meyer 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:,,,,,,,, Here are just a few topis […]

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Posted on May 16, 2019 12:03 am By Del Meyer in Last Month's Postings

Featured Article: The Genius of America Why Wilbur Wright Deserves the Bulk of the Credit for the First Flight International Medicine: Democratic Socialism in Venezuela “Make no mistake: Chávez and his successor Nicolás Maduro have shown the world the true colors of socialism—corruption, brutality, and failure—while my country men are dying in the streets.” Government […]

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Posted on May 16, 2019 12:01 am By Del Meyer in This Month in History

On April 1, 1789: The U. S. House of Representatives finally achieved a quorum and convened. On April 1, 1863: First wartime U. S. conscription law was enacted. On April 14, 1536: Wales became part of England. On April 18, 1775: Paul Revere Day: The Day he made his legendary ride. Feedback . . . […]

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A Review of Local and Regional Medical Journals

Posted on May 15, 2019 11:36 pm By Del Meyer in Voices of Medicine

Dr Schrier Goes to Congress as Second Woman Physician Rita Rubin, MA  | JAMA | March 27, 2019 JAMA. 2019;321(15):1443-1445. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.1704 For more than 17 years, Kim Schrier, MD, held what she considered to be the perfect job: pediatrician. But after the 2016 general election, when Republicans began trying to dismantle the Affordable Care Act, […]

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