Health Care: Cost vs Price

Health Care: Cost vs Price

8     We are so lucky to live in a State where we have an incredible group of health care providers. Doctors, nurses, and technicians, Family Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants are as knowledgeable and skilled as any place in the world...
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Did Idaho Legislators Sell Out to Pharmaceutical Companies?

Did Idaho Legislators Sell Out to Pharmaceutical Companies?

353     No matter what your personal beliefs on the effectiveness of vaccines, I want to raise awareness of Big Pharma’s influence on dissolving our nation’s most valuable founding principle: FREEDOM. It is happening right ...
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The Truth About the Meningococcal (MenACWY) Vaccine and Your Child

The Truth About the Meningococcal (MenACWY) Vaccine and Your Child

271     Last week in the Idaho House Health and Welfare Committee, after much debate and controversy, an administrative rule was passed by a 7-6 vote to mandate 12th-grade high school students receive the Meningococcal vaccine. This ru...
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Single Payer Medical Care is not the Answer

Single Payer Medical Care is not the Answer

47   1 Over the past 7 years and since the time of the passage of the ACA, I have listened without interjecting myself into the debate about the efficacy of moving forward with—Medicaid Expansion, SHIP, and Access to Health Care to those....
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Health Care is neither a Right nor a Common Good

Health Care is neither a Right nor a Common Good

8   1 Last weekend was a great moment in time for the State of Idaho. Seeing power being transferred to a new generation of Idahoans and fresh young legislators eager to represent their constituents is always uplifting. Unfortunately, we he...
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Four Idaho Republicans Join Democrats to Impose Vaccine Mandate

Four Idaho Republicans Join Democrats to Impose Vaccine Mandate

161     Representatives Fred Wood, Jarom Wagoner, Marc Gibbs, and Laurie Lickley, Today [January 10, 2019], I watched as you voted ‘yes’ to mandate the meningitis vaccine for children. In other words, you voted ‘y...
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“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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The Pre-Existing Conditions Rule Kills Insurance Companies

The Pre-Existing Conditions Rule Kills Insurance Companies

      It is also the lynchpin for single-payer, government-run healthcare If insurance companies were to be required to cover people with pre-existing conditions, who would want to pay for insurance when they know it is not necess...
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Free Seminar on Cancer Strategies through the use of Integrative Medicine

Free Seminar on Cancer Strategies through the use of Integrative Medicine

      WHEN: October 6, 2018, from 10 to 1 pm WHERE: Friendship Celebration Lutheran Church, 765 Chinden Blvd., Meridian, Idaho 83646 DETAILS: This Seminar is open to the general public and we encourage you to attend this importa...
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Medicaid Expansion? Bad Medicine for Idaho

Medicaid Expansion? Bad Medicine for Idaho

      In a recent article posted Idaho Politics Weekly otherwise known as the “Zions Bank Weekly,” Mr. Jim Jones took on the task of justifying Medicaid expansion. You can read it here. He tried his best to tell his re...
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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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Medicaid Expansion is not the Answer

Medicaid Expansion is not the Answer

      On the subject of Medicaid expansion: I would just like to reiterate that you will not solve our medical problems by throwing more money at them. It has already been tried in many states and in every one it has...
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