Monthly Archives: June 2014

Wars, Wars and More Wars Are Not Working

I read we must send our troops and weapons to Egypt, Syria, Libya, Ukraine, Africa and now back into Iraq. If we don’t we’re too weak, our national security is threatened, our allies will lose confidence, USA contractors and citizens … Continue reading

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Is the Washington Legislature Liable for Contempt of Court?

Remember how State legislators congratulated themselves about their bipartisan budget success when the 2014 session adjourned? They may have erred. The Washington Supreme Court summoned the legislature to show cause why it should be held in contempt of the Court’s … Continue reading

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A Specialist for Pyschological, Social and Emotional Healtcare

“People die completely different here.” That was the epiphany Ginny Heinitz experienced working in a hospital after years as a Hospice volunteer providing home care for patients before they died. Heinitz,  https://www.facebook.com/ginny.heinitz?fref=ts,  began her career as a nurse in oncology in … Continue reading

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Have Conversations Before Knocking on Heaven’s Door

Deeper conversations about dying are underway for Karen and me since we read Knocking on Heaven’s door: The Path to a Better Way of Death by Katy Butler. It’s the story of a prize winning journalist caring for her parents … Continue reading

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CEO Pay Compared to Worker Pay and Household Income Compared to Teenage Allowances

CEO Pay. Corporate CEO average pay climbed to 257 times more than an average worker’s pay in 2013. Worker pay is too low compared to allowances for teenagers. Workers are paid a fraction of what teenagers’ allowances are compared to … Continue reading

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Expanding Medical Care is Proving to Be Profitable and Moral

Hospitals nationwide, including Wenatchee, Seattle, Denver, Arkansas and Kentucky are gaining income because they’re serving more insured patients under the affordable care act. Douglas, Chelan and Okanogan counties are serving 12,000 new enrollees in Washington’s Health Benefit Exchange, according to … Continue reading

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Reasons Eric Cantor Lost Have Little to do With Immigration Reform

The rush to blame Eric Cantor’s loss to his support for immigration reform ignores facts: others who supported immigration reform won and exit polls show voters support reform but don’t trust Cantor to represent people in his district.  From INA … Continue reading

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