Please allow me to connect some dots here. In this piece, we exposed the firing of a tenured, well-respected physician (also on the Harvard Med faculty) because he quietly spoke out on the health dangers of the gay lifestyle. Continue reading
Author Archives: Michael D. Shaw
Here’s a great example of the adage “Scratch a liberal, reveal a Nazi.”
The modern era of our reliance on experts was ushered in with the late, unlamented Benjamin Spock’s mega bestseller The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care, first published in 1946. The book’s unctuous opening line, “Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do,” along with his ridiculous recommendation of a vegan diet after age two (in the seventh edition) fit right in with the prototypical expert’s career progression. His Leftist politics, including being a notorious pro-abortion baby doctor, played well in the news media, and only improved his brand.
How easy it is for hordes of RINOs and others to pile on Donald Trump for his statements disparaging John McCain. Perhaps, we should take a harder look at some of the precepts in play here…
As we approach the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon Johnson signing the Medicare bill into law (July 30th), what better time to consider the seemingly intractable problem of healthcare? FDR tried to include a federal health insurance component into the Social Security Act of 1935, but backed off. Harry Truman, his successor, took up the cause again in 1945, 1947, and 1949. JFK would pick up the banner in 1961.