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Michael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third WorldMichael Lewis: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World Next up on my reading list. Lewis, author of Liar's Poker, The Big Short and Money B

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Sarah Palin, Death Panels and Population Health Management

21 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
When former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin infamously predicted that the Affordable Care Act would create “death panels”, I wanted to wring her neck.  She took an incredibly important, albeit difficult, issue and trivialized it for the purpose of promoting her election/brand.  With this hyperbole, I reasoned, we would not be able to have the […] Read more»

Wake Up, You Are Being Hosed

7 July, 2014 Posted by John G. Self
Today, on a brilliantly sunny Fourth of July weekend, I am more than a little frustrated, trending to anger. Why?  I really shouldn’t be.  I have a business that is doing reasonably well, considering I took a lot time off, I am beginning a major new project on Friday in Washington, DC, all of my […] Read more»

Having Your Cake And Eat It, Too

23 May, 2014 Posted by Becky Pearce
Not to step on anyone’s political toes, but… It is Memorial Day weekend, a holiday where families, friends and neighbors gather for picnics and backyard cookouts.  Hamburgers, hot dogs, barbecue brisket and ribs, corn on the cob and of course cakes, pies and ice cream, will be on weekend menus across the nation as we […] Read more»