American Madness

Intelligent Criticism in the Service of a Better Nation

The Sane in Spain Relate to Our Pain

This comment appeared today in response to a New York Times Editorial on the subject of trying the terror suspects in civilian courts rather than before military tribunals.  What this fellow says is ever so pertinent to the situation facing the United States.  Moreover, Spain has been the subject of continual attacks, not just one [...]

A Crisis of Integrity in Medicine

“For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his
own soul? Or what shall a man give in exchange for his
soul” (Mark 8:36-37)?
The New England Journal of Medicine concluded, June 14, 2007 vol. 356 no. 24,
“Effect of Rosiglitazone on the Risk of Myocardial Infarction and Death from Cardiovascular [...]

State Legislatures Seek to Legally Insulate the Pollutors of America

When I was in law school we were all required to work at a law firm, or at a public legal services organization so that we could have a hands on experience in the practice of law.  One semester I worked for a condemnation law firm, which was a busy place at the time, because [...]

And then there were none!

Let me ask y’all a question, do you think that the group practice of physicians will continue to exist as health insurance becomes centralized?
Now, the reason I ask this question is a study by Medical Group Management Association which shows that 2/3 rds of medical practices were physician owned in 2005, by 2008 that percentage [...]

New York Times supresses opinions in its comment line!!!

The New York Times has adopted a policy of holding indefinitely any comments with which it disagrees when the subject is one they wish to editorialize. Prior to this date, whenever I posted comments which were not in agreement with the general NYTimes position, my comments were held up for most of the day, and when [...]

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