Sickness Unto Death: An American Dilemma. Part One ~ By John MacWillie, Ph.D.

Sickness Unto Death:  An American Dilemma.  Part One  ~ By John MacWillie, Ph.D.

Murphys, CA…Introduction: The United States is alone among industrialized nations in using wealth as a gatekeeper for access to health care. The wealthier you are, the more and better health care you get. The national debate that is now taking place focuses on whether every individual, irrespective of their income, should have access to great […]

Black Mass Review: Gangster’s Paradise? ~ By Brett Bunge

Black Mass Review: Gangster’s Paradise? ~ By Brett Bunge

Hollywood, CA…Near the beginning of Black Mass, Johnny Depp, portraying Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger, tells his young son that he should only “punch someone when no one is looking.” It’s an apt statement to describe the elder Bulger, who lingers in the background until it’s time to strike. It also applies to the […]

Tips for a Long and Healthy Life By Kenneth Spielvogel, M.D.

Tips for a Long and Healthy Life By Kenneth Spielvogel, M.D.

South Lake Tahoe, Ca…How can you live a longer, healthier life? The answer is complicated and simple. “Experts” claim every conceivable option: cleanses, hormones, pills, exercises, diets, the list goes on. The options are dizzying, even to healthcare professionals. As a physician, I understand people want quick and easy answers.  To be frank, consider the […]

Leak probes, surveillance constrict freedom of the press in U.S.

Leak probes, surveillance constrict freedom of the press in U.S.

Washington, October 10, 2013–The Obama administration’s aggressive war on leaks and other efforts to control information are without precedent, according to 30 experienced Washington journalists interviewed for a new report released today by the Committee to Protect Journalists. The report found that despite President Barack Obama’s promise to head the most open government in American […]

The Inflation Investment You’ve Never Heard Of ~By Cory Burnell, MBA, CFA

The Inflation Investment You’ve Never Heard Of ~By Cory Burnell, MBA, CFA

Zepher Cove, NV…Many investors are concerned about the risk of increased inflation in light of the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented balance sheet expansion from $900 billion to $3.1 trillion since 2008. This concern is warranted and begs the question how to invest to profit from inflation and protect one’s purchasing power. The most common answers are […]

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