Monthly Archives: April 2018

Providing Healthcare Is NOT Practicing Medicine

Once, medical doctors were self-employed professionals who needed to please patients but now, they are functionally mid-level employees who have to please their employers. Those employers in turn have to please both insurers and government. That has produced changes that … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week: Social Security and major foreign equivalents are unsustainable (Article) (And then there’s spending on healthcare and military ventures?) The dissolving middle class: For the first time, millennials with student debt have negative net worth (Article) 25% of … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

Odds, ends and trivia: The internet: Now it is a federal crime to own, operate or manage a website with intent to promote prostitution (Video) (Government reaching for control of the web?) Technology: Traffic cameras give speeding tickets to parked … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorreced)

Items we noticed: Corruption: Wells Fargo bank faces a record penalty for auto and home loan abuses (Report) (How about the guys responsible?) Syria: Prez Trump and the (alleged) Assad government gas attack (Report) (Why would Assad use gas?) Syria … Continue reading

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GLEANINGS FROM THE PASSING SCENE … (Politically Uncorrected)

From the week that was: China: Christianity is expanding significantly? (Report) (Optimistic …) Science: A mind reading machine can now translate thoughts into text? (Report) (Just imagine, if this one is legitimate …) More Science: Lockheed Martin patented a nuclear … Continue reading

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