Health Care

2207, 2017

One Heart, an Armed Robber, and 4119 Other Patients

By |July 22nd, 2017|Health Care, Public Safety|0 Comments

I finally figured out what I want to do when I grow up. I want to be a bioethicist. Some prestigious hospital or university would pay me big bucks to, in response to a medical/ethical crisis like the birth of a cloned human being, issue Solomon-like wisdom and guidance for public officials, reporters, and everyone […]

2112, 2015

New Legislative Opportunity to Fight Cancer

By |December 21st, 2015|Health Care|0 Comments

 During the last thirty years, physicians, drug researchers, patients and their families have waged a highly publicized, vigorous and gut-wrenching War on Cancer. There has been considerable public and private investment in trying to find ways to successfully treat cancer, with mixed results. In this long battle, the numbers are stark. More than 113,000 Californians […]

2012, 2015

Putting the Health of Children Up for Sale

By |December 20th, 2015|Education, Health Care|0 Comments

A few days ago, a friend and I were having lunch in a Greek café in downtown Sacramento and the conversation turned to education reform. My friend has been a teacher, administrator, and for the last ten years, an education policy analyst with the California Legislature. She admits that she has lost more battles than […]

1412, 2015

Bold Solutions for California

By |December 14th, 2015|Bold Solutions, Education, Good Government Reforms, Health Care, Public Safety, Transportation, Water|0 Comments

“It is not my intention to do away with government.  It is rather to make it work – work with us, not over us, and stand by our side, not ride our back.”