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Progressives: Let’s Make American Great Again!

Stuart Lyle Was America ever really “great?”  There are many blotches on our history going back to the days before the Articles of the Confederacy: the wanton destruction of Native American communities slavery of African’s on American soil the post-Civil War poll taxes the Monroe Doctrine of subjugation of Latin America dropping an atomic bomb…

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The Coronavirus Is Immune to Lies

W.J. Astore Investigating the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion, physicist Richard Feynman reached a famous conclusion: “For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.” The COVID-19 virus is not going to be fooled with lies.  It’s not going to be fooled by a denial of medical science.  You…

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Corner Store Healthcare

Robert W. Morrow, M.D. Are you ready for industrial medicine? Profit-driven chains looking to sell candy, cosmetics, and your personal healthcare? Ready or not, the transformation of US healthcare is underway.  Retail chains are ready to make policy and provide our health services.  And they know the best legislators and regulators that money can buy.…

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Is the Doctor In?

Robert W. Morrow, M.D. A couple of weeks ago, the New York Times took a stab at documenting one of the radical transformations that is happening in the delivering of healthcare in the US, i.e. the advent of the store-front urgent care facilities.  This is how they introduce the topic: “Is the doctor in? “In…

Second Option by Rob Rogers

Doctor Burn Out and the Electronic Record

Robert W. Morrow, M.D. Among doctors, “burn out” discussions are all the rage. Hold on a moment here! Aren’t doctors rich professionals who like to pick on their staff and patients, and complain about their stock brokers? The Doctor in the Little White House I was asked a few years back to travel around NY…