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Generic drugs – Outsourcing – Regulations

Generic Drugs – Outsourcing – Regulations Tariffs – Pharmaceutical Quality It this good medicine? Sunday morning, I was flipping through TV channels searching for something substantial. I found it. Generic Drugs. A cable news show I never heard of – Full Measure, hosted by Sharyl Attkisson¬†(Click to see video or full transcript). The topic was […]

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US Border Documents in English

Why are US border documents in English, and only in English? Has no one in the refugee or immigration offices heard of Google Translate? Instead of having translators read forms to refugees and immigrants, why not have them in front of a computer screen where the US border documents in English can be translated into […]

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Cutting Ties With the NRA

Amazement continues to wash over me almost daily as more corporations take a humane, moral, and common sense stance on gun control in America by cutting ties with the NRA. *NOTEJust to make things clear, the 2nd Amendment includes the words “well regulated” militia. No matter how one defines “well regulated,” remember that when those […]

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The Disrespect of Senator Kamala Harris

The disrespect of Senator Kamala Harris during hearings in recent days reminds us that we are not as civilized a society as some would like to believe. This type of disrespect, especially to someone with such an impressive background, simply wreaks of prejudice and entitlement. If that were not the case, then you would see […]

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THE RESISTANCE

I listened as they called my President a Muslim. I listened as they called him and his family a pack of monkeys. I listened as they said he wasn’t born here. I watched as they blocked every single path to progress that they could. I saw the pictures of him as Hitler. I watched them […]

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McChrystal’s Ego

Is it just me, or does anyone else have concern over a General who thinks of himself so highly that he is offended when the Commander in Chief does not acknowledge his presence? This is not the type of ego that will serve us well as a nation, regardless of which party you “cling” to. […]

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Chances are You Still Can’t Afford Insurance – until 2014

I have a friend who needs health insurance badly but cannot afford the premiums, so I have been keeping up with the developments on her behalf. Today, The Washington Post posted a “frequently asked questions” section on the new health care / insurance reform bill as it stands now. Case in point… — My family […]

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My Only True Vice Was Smoking

If you know me well, you know these things about me… I don’t drink I don’t do drugs I don’t gamble I don’t swear I don’t sleep around I don’t even buy lottery tickets My only true vice has been smoking cigarettes.And now I don’t do that. I have been without a cigarette for a […]

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Free Speech for People or Groups

Should free speech, as it applies to campaign advertising and funding, be for people, or for groups and associations of people, which would include organizations and corporations? Apparently, 5 justices of our Supreme Court believe that it should include groups and not just individuals. However, how can they justify the fact that many of “we […]

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First time home buyers tax credit

There’s so much information and mis-information going around about the first time buyer’s house tax credit, that I thought I would list the facts, as they stand right now. Currently, the tax credit is for first time home buyers. The purchased home must be closed on between January 1, 2009 and December 1, 2009. (A […]

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Rights in America

Every time they start to take away one of our rights here in America… they start with what seems to be a “small” thing. This “small” thing promises to make life better for everyone. Example 1 : Car insurance – We are forced to buy car insurance to take care of our car and anyone […]

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Health Reform Facts

The health reform plan that the senate panel has approved for presentation to the full house and senate is not as bad as many people would have us believe. In fact, I think it’s the best plan so far. I am tired of so many people telling me what it’s going to do, which is […]

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FDA Publishes Problem Drugs on Web

As of yesterday, September 5th, the FDA has finally posted a page at their website listing the top 20 potentially harmful drugs in compliance with a bill passed by Congress last year forcing them to report potentially unsafe drugs to consumers. Problem is, the percentages of people affected are not listed. So you don’t know […]