Why I haven’t seen this video before, and why it has not gone viral, is beyond me. Listening to this speech, I feel as relieved as I did listening to Reagan in the late 1970s explaining calmly and clearly to the American people how we were being hoodwinked by Continue reading
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Religion in a Post-Constitutional America
As one of my favorite authors has noted, we are in a post-Constitutional America. One example is the much-discussed and controversial Proposed Rule from CMS to incentivize end-of-life conversations.
Here’s another pathetic example. Continue reading
“Death Facilitators Being Sneaked in over Labor Day Weekend”
Once again the administration is trying to push through by fiat — with a few new twists — what Congress and the American public have already rejected.
Not only is the government offering an incentive to physicians (and presumably the hospitals and clinics and nursing homes that hire them) to have “end-of-life” conversations with their sickest patients, but there is question as to which other “qualified professionals” might be be paid to introduce end-of-life discussions to patients. Continue reading
Government-subsidized end-of-life conversations . . . What could possibly go wrong with that?
Thanks to Mark Levin for his plain-language critique last week of the proposed CMS payment codes for (endless) end-of-life conversations. Levin speaks for many elderly, sick and vulnerable patients and their families who are being pressured into “letting go,” and this even without government-paid end-of-life talks.
Thanks, also, to Right Scoop for posting the audio, so that it gets the attention it deserves. Continue reading