“Governmentalist” – Another word for Government Healthcare

“Governmentalist” – Another word for Government Healthcare

Last week I took a trip back to my home State. I helped teach a group of military surgeons from all over the world at the National Center for Medical Readiness at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton Ohio....
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Liberalism is a Disease

Liberalism is a Disease

For years I have tried to relate my own personal experiences with friend’s colleagues and family members and the events being played out politically today. It is said that “all politics is local” My mother and father came from a...
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Medicaid Expansion Who’s Being Robbed?

Medicaid Expansion Who’s Being Robbed?

I would like to refer to the Wall Street Journal articles “Obama Care is Robbing Medicaid’s Sickest Patients” by Alyssa Finley and “America Is Running Out of Family Caregivers, Just When It Needs Them Most” by Clare Ansberry. The...
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Fake News and the Swamp Needs a Brain Scan

Fake News and the Swamp Needs a Brain Scan

When I was 5 years old, my Quaker grandmother told me to be careful of the thoughts I think. Thoughts turn into words, words turn into actions, actions turn into habits, and habits define a life. Before the end of...
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A Historic Review of Modern Medicine

A Historic Review of Modern Medicine

Modern day medicine in the USA began at the end of the 19th century with the development of Medical residency training programs at John’s Hopkins University and the Mayo Clinic. Both institutions were run by physicians and administered by Catholic...
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Testimony of Dr. John Livingston Concerning Medicaid Executive Orders 1115 and 1332

Testimony of Dr. John Livingston Concerning Medicaid Executive Orders 1115 and 1332

I would like to thank the Committee and the Chairman for providing me with the opportunity to testify regarding my concerns about the legislation surrounding the 1115 and 1332 waivers. Seven years ago, I was honored to be appointed to...
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Governance

Governance

It has now been over 1 week since Governor Otter presented his State of the State address. I have been an admirer of The Governor for over 40 years. I have seen him be a father and husband and be...
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The Difference between Real Men and Paid Performers

The Difference between Real Men and Paid Performers

There is a purity to the competition. These are real students who will have real jobs when they graduate. And they just aren’t any jobs. They knowingly accept the rigors of military discipline and subject themselves to the academic rigor...
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Healthcare and Pizza

Healthcare and Pizza

As you’ll recall I wrote to you several weeks ago about my going into an independent pizza shop in Auburn California where they were advertising a “minimum wage pizza” I talked to the owner at length about his unusual marketing...
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Crony Capitalism

Crony Capitalism

It doesn’t matter if you are a Republican or a Democrat—a liberal or a conservative—or if you live or do business in Boise, Idaho or Washington D.C. The impact of a very few special interest groups that represent a small...
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