GOP just approved Single Payer Health Insurance
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Jun 28, 2017 - 10:57am
GOP just approved Single Payer Health Insurance

The Democrats can not win in 2018 running on hatred for Trump, but this week Pres. Trump, Speaker Ryan, and Majority Leader McConnell have propose taking responsibility for Obama Care away from the Democrats.  Democrats will run on the spiralling death of health care  rising premiums, less people covered, fewer choices, fining the young and forcing them to buy insurance.    Mitch McConnell the man that ran in 2013 campaign on repealing AHA and leading the fight to repeal root and branch.  Two weeks ago gave the big business health insurance lobbyist a chance to review the health care bill.  They fill his campaign and the senate's campaign coffers.  So nothing goes out without their approval.  Same goes for Paul Ryan that said he would put the VETOED 1/3/2016 AHA repeal bill on the desk of a GOP pres…

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New Voter Eligibility/Campaign Finance Legislation

With the endless parade of special interest groups, unions, lobbyists, etc. all lining up to get their snouts as deep as possible into the Federal Government "Feeding Trough", maybe it's time to reconsider who should be eligible to vote and make political contributions  in Federal Election…

Jul 6, 2017 - 12:28pm
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The Dark Side of Social Media

Originally posted on    A while ago I begged everyone I knew via social media to help me by participating in my master study ‘The Dark Side of Social Media’. I received an incredible response from 350+ people. To be honest, at the time I posted the study, I didn’t know w…

Jul 7, 2017 - 8:08pm
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A Typical Fifteen Minutes in the Public Mental Hea…

From my now defunct website, 2004, but still valid:   You are a psychiatrist, and you have fifteen minutes to hear this story, solve the problem, write prescriptions, and a do a progress note.   You meet for the first time a country-bred boy or girl raised to believe the American work ethi…

Jul 13, 2017 - 4:14pm
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        Colors are used everywhere. We love them. Africans like to dress with as many colors as they can find, we, on the contrast, seem to prefer clothes which don't separate us from our environment. Take the boring grey or navy blue suits clones are wearing.    To a…

Jul 17, 2017 - 10:27am
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A young woman called 911, to report another woman being assaulted in the alley behind her home. When she saw a patrol car, she ran out in her PJ's to report what had happened. The officer sitting in the passenger seat shot her in the stomach and killed her! That seems to be the factual summary. Ever…

Jul 22, 2017 - 3:33am
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  • - Jul 27, 2017 - 12:23am
  • - by EXPAT

  Our society has become antisocial. Social media has produced the opposite as what the name suggests. People have lost respect and are more solitary than ever. TV started it, and dumbphones perfected it. Even in Africa people used to sit together at night and chat, while today everyone watche…

Jul 10, 2017 - 1:26pm
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The Turnover of Tenacious Talent

One of my favorite quotes is “I can’t give you the formula for success but I can give you the formula for failure-which is: Try to please everyone,” attributed to Herbert Bayard Swope. A recent article in a popular business publication lamented the CEOs that have been dismissed fro…

Jul 14, 2017 - 10:58pm
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How to Avoid Being Called a Zionist Troll/Hasbara

For some reason I'm often called a Zionist Troll or Hasbara.    It's always a great surprise to me, for one thing I had no idea what a "Hasbara" was until a couple of years ago.  I inquired what that was and was told to cut it out and that I wasn't fooling anyone.  This same pers…

Jul 10, 2017 - 3:48pm
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The US is under siege by the Deep State Globalists…

By Patrick Buchanan   President Trump may be chief of state, head of government and commander in chief, but his administration is shot through with disloyalists plotting to bring him down.   We are approaching something of a civil war where the capital city seeks the overthrow of the sover…

Jul 14, 2017 - 11:29pm
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Told You So

Truth will out.  It’s been doing it for æons.  The bastards know that, and fight it, and twist it, and try to make it die.   In recent years we’ve had confirmation, proof-positive, of the long-standing suspicions of millions.  The nutty ‘conspiracy theor…

Jun 29, 2017 - 9:54pm
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  I DO NOT APOLOGIZE FOR   Believing the top priority of any government is to care for the people. Logically it is possible, (although not probable), to have a population without a government but it is impossible to have government without a population.   Believing in a higher power …

Jul 4, 2017 - 12:02am
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Above, Sigmund Freud   "The victim role is the hardest to give up," claimed a Freudian analyst in my psychiatry residency training.  That assertion has stuck with me, and I've seen its truth in myself, associates, and the world at large, especially lately. It seems there is enormous compe…

Jul 5, 2017 - 1:25pm
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Traditional Medicine and Therapies

Warning!  Nudity.   Warning! Title Misleading.   There; You are forewarned.This article is about my experience with traditional medicine in China.  In the Western world, it is often called alternative medicine.  In some cases, there is no proof that it works. …

Jul 9, 2017 - 4:12pm
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  • - Jul 15, 2017 - 10:32pm
  • - by Leroy
Taxation Without Representation

Keep your promises President Donald J. Trump, August 7, 2015 on Fox News,  "private system without the artificial lines around every state... then you will have great plans, then you have to take care of the people that can not take care of themselves I WILL DO THAT THROUGH A DIFFERENT SYSTEM."…

Jul 14, 2017 - 8:52am
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Is bringing your child up with religion simply chi…

  The greatest gift my parents bestowed on me was to not encumber me with either religion or politics. It enabled me to become a free thinker.   My parents took the view that childhood was a time to play and learn about nature. They brought me up with morality and a sense of awe and wonder…

Jul 19, 2017 - 7:26am
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I've Turned into an Anarchist Liberal

I've decided to give history a rest today and tell you about my recent conversion.   I've become Anarchist Liberal.   That's odd, you might say.  What is that?  Well, it's simple. While retaining my owl-kissing, tree-hugging, people-loving candy coating I suddenly decided I wante…

Jul 2, 2017 - 5:57pm
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The 9/11 Doubters Guide

The 9/11 Doubters Guide   This is an attempt to shed some light on the events of 9/11. It is not a complete denouncment of the government theory, nor of any particular theory otherwise, nor is it an endorsement of any such theories, government or otherwise. This article is highly critical of th…

Jul 4, 2017 - 5:05pm
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At What Cost forLiberalism?

In response to yesterday’s shooting at a Republican baseball practice – “How many innocent people have to die before we realize that words do matter? Crazy people act on the crazy things they hear from politicians and celebrities. Think before you utter those blind, hateful words…

Jun 27, 2017 - 9:35pm
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The Sky is Falling

  Polarization vs. Harmony Just about five years ago extreme political and cultural polarization hardly featured in Western nations. At the moment these developments threaten to tear some of them apart. This can be observed especially in places where the polarizing forces of aggressive identit…

Jun 29, 2017 - 7:59pm
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Have you hugged a corporate lobbyist today?

One of the most often repeated problems from both sides of the political aisle are complaints about lobbyists and special interests.  Correct me if I’m wrong but the gripe goes something like this: Public policy should be crafted based on what’s in the best interest of the people an…

Jul 12, 2017 - 1:32pm
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Remember her eyes—the girl in that photo?

Remember her eyes—the girl in that photo?   ,  Sharbat Gula (Bibi) as she stared at us from National Geographic in 1985   Sharbat Gula rediscovered in 2002   She stared out at us from the cover of the June 1985 edition of National Geographic magazine. …

Jul 13, 2017 - 8:56am
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Focusing on What We Should Be Doing

I see it everywhere, despite best efforts to ignore. Endless rants about Donald Trump's latest Tweets or how much a crook the Clintons really are.  Or Russian meddling.     Truth is we should be focusing on what can be done to rejuvenate the Middle Class, restore social mobility, rid …

Jul 17, 2017 - 1:49pm
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