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Physicians – telling us how to live

The new face of medicine.
ACO’s, medical homes, the premise of reducing costs etc.. all designed to deliver better medicine to me.

Sounds goo
But – to do this, they will have to tell you how to eat, exercise, take your meds, how much sleep, what activities you can do etc.. basically physicians are now the guardians of our health – weather we like it or not

they have invaded our homes, have invaded our live. They will tell us what to eat and what to drink.

Its all there – read Obama care, read about the Accountable Care Organizations, read about Medical Homes

Please read Orwells “1984” and “Animal Farm”

The will come for you

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Detroit – Putting Wifi in cars so they “talk” to each other

They say it will prevent crashes, allow cars to “talk” to each other –  to know when they are too close, to allow for safer passing etc…

Whilst i am an advocate of all technology, i can definitely see some benefits in this – however, lets present a few comments on the “true” purpose of this:

1.Track the miles we do so we can be taxed on how far we drive
2. Track how many hours we drive without a break and ticket us for driving “tired” (already a law)
3. Ticket us for speeding by calculating our speed
4. Allow townships and counties and states to track us and ticket us if we speed
5. Monitor our driving habits
6. Monitor our average speed
7.  Monitor times of day we drive
8. Monitor how hard we use the breaks
9. Monitor how we use our cell phones

They can no monitor all aspect of our driving. Penalize us for such behavior and begin charging us for trends etc..

And you can bet your insurance company will use this data and raise your rates

Do we want such surveillance?

Already our electrical companies want to monitor our usage and turn down our thermostats for us – they will tell us how hot or cold we have to be. In California, they actually penalized a homeowner for not allowing such a smart thermostats in their home.

This is not where we want to go or be

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The Fallacy of Facebook and the Censoring of Social Media

In previous posts, I stated that social media can be dangerous. I discussed the article regarding a medical professional stating he was “getting more information from people using social media then the on site professionals” and commented on that how did he know these people were actually there and/or stating “the truth” or facts and not predisposed biased comments? The answer is you can’t.

Nor can you stem the tide of a “trend” right/wrong, true or false once it gets started – hence the dangers of social media.

China, India and other countries are demanding social media sites ban content that “disrupts peace, harmony and public order. ” They end such statements with “National Security” and once you start with these words, the government can pretty much do as it pleases – almost as saying “racism” or “prejudice” – once said, any argumen loses credibility.

Social media is like yelling FIRE in a crowded place. It has its use but can be used improperly

NEW DELHI– Google Inc.  (GOOG) and  Facebook Inc.  (FB) said Tuesday they are working on requests from  India  to remove from their websites “inflammatory and hateful content” that  New Delhi  blames for sparking a mass exodus of people from several cities.
Tens of thousands of panic-stricken students and workers from northeast left for home last week, spurred by rumors they would be attacked in retaliation for communal violence in Assam, a northeastern state, that left at least 78 people dead.

India  on Monday blocked as many as 245 Web pages for hosting video clips and other content that the authorities said were distorted and were used for spreading the rumors.
The government is wary of social networks being misused for inciting violence and has asked companies including  Google ,  Facebook ,  Twiter Inc.  and  Microsoft Corp.  (MSFT) to remove such content from their websites.
Facebook , which has about 50 million users in  India , acknowledged receiving the requests and said it is working through those requests and responding to the agencies.
” Facebook  will remove content which breaches our terms,” as defined in its agreement with its users, it said in a statement.
The U.S.-based company said it is encouraging its users to flag such content through its website “so that we can investigate and take action fast.”
Search-engine giant  Google , which provides services such as  YouTube  and Orkut said: “We understand the gravity of the situation… and continue to work closely with relevant authorities.”
Content intended to incite violence is prohibited on all  Google  products, the company said in a statement.
Twitter and  Microsoft  didn’t offer any immediate comments.
According to  India , some of these content have been uploaded from outside the country, mostly from  Pakistan , and it wants the social-networking sites to take quick action to block them.
“…a lot more and quicker action is expected from them (social-networking sites) to address such a sensitive issue which concern restoring peace, harmony, public order and national security,”  India’s  Department of Electronics & Information Technology  said in a statement, and added that it is working with these companies to deal with the situation.
India  has been pushing Internet firms, especially social-networking websites, to censor content. However, they have refused to do so, citing local information technology laws that protect them from liability for content posted by users.
In a separate case,  Google ,  Facebook  and some other websites are facing criminal charges in a  New Delhi  court for hosting, what Indian authorities call “objectionable content.” Senior executives of these companies are scheduled to appear in the trial court on  Sept. 22  to face charges in this case.

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Your Personal Medical Data Is Shared Without Your Consent

You should be worried – as a matter of fact, you should be angry and scared
Worried – that hospitals are sharing your personal medical data with government repositories without your knowledge or consent.
Angry – that our government would allow such a thing to occur.

Sharing of health information for “our own good” has been one of the main points of Obama care. Better health, easy access to our medical data, sharing of information to reduce duplicate testing, “follow me care” where we can be in any part of our great country and have the physician have access to our medical information to diagnose and help us faster and at a lower cost. The development of ACO’s or Accountable Care Organizations that have groups of physicians work towards providing better health care to their patients and manage their health better – basically proactive medicine instead of reactive – catching ailments or disease trends before they become life threatening etc…
HIPPA – the agency put in place to protect our individual rights as patients and our medical data. HIPPA penalizes physicians heavily if they do not have specific security in place for your personal medical health data. HIPPA has specific guidelines for protecting your personal medical data.

Insurance companies are NOT supposed to have access to your personal medical data (unless your consent is given)

I am an advocate for these plans as it have benefits in our health and possible control costs. Plus our government put in place an agency to protect my data, OUR PERSONAL DATA, from being used improperly and from being accessible to anyone without our knowledge.
So far so good……………..

For any of this to work, we, the patients, have to give permission to share our personal data. Agencies, government agencies, are being created (LIPIX, HEALTHIX, RHIUOS and now SHINY) to store, collate, analyze and trend our medical information. This information will foster better overall health and possibly lower costs for health care as well as track disease trends in populations, allow analysis of drug effectiveness in specific populations for specific diseases. I think you get the point and can understand how effective this can be.
We the patients are being assured that we are in control of our data. We have the right to refuse access by anyone our medical record information an dif we do allow access or uploading to these government medical warehouses, we can OPZT OUT at any time with the assurance that our data will be removed.
Sounds even better…….
Since I heard of this several years ago and realized that a patient has the right to allow and deny access at will to their data, I kept repeating the questions:
1. How can this be managed?
2. Without the data form all patients, all analysis will be incomplete and skewed
3. if all do not participate, how can any of this work properly?
Well, as I suspected, YOUR MEDICAL DATA IS BEING SHARED NO MATTER WHAT CONSENT YOU SIGN, DON’T SIGN. YOUR MEDICAL DATA IS BEING UPLOADED WIHTOUT YOUR KNOWLEDGE. YOUR MEDICAL DATA IS BEIGN ACCESS BY INSURANCE COMPANIES.
YOUR PERSONAL MEDICAL INFORMATION – ALL OF IT – lab results, blood type, diseases, medications, age, smoking, BMI, sexual diseases ……. ALL OF IT is out there – NOT UNDER YOUR CONTROL – EVEN IF YOU EMPHATICALLY STATE DO NOT SHARE IT.

Brooklyn hospitals, namely Lutheran Medical, Maimonides and possibly Brooklyn Hospital HAVE BEEN SHARING YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITHOUT YOUR KNOWLEDGE OR CONSENT

Yes that’s right – your local hospitals have been giving your private medical data to government agencies and sharing it with others – without your knowledge.
Hence HIPPA, the government agency responsible to protect us from this sort of action has proven ineffective in preventing what its entire existence is meant for – your personal medical data.

I have included an actual consent form – please read it and you will understand how much of your private information is being transmitted to our government agencies and insurance companies. And they say insurance companies cannot use it against us – are we kidding ourselves.

Our government has proven incapable of upholding our rights as citizens, as usurped the constitution and has in effect lied to us about our data security.
Again… YOUR PRIVATE PERSONAL INFORMATION IS BEGIN SHARED WITHOUT YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND CONSENT.

It’s time to take a stand – we need a class action lawsuit against these institutions.

Be afraid be very afraid – read the attached consent form – it clearly states “your data to be share only if you agree” but these institutions are doing it without your consent – its illegal!

Actual consent form:
DOC (11)

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Paying for people not to work

The Obama administration announced today that it will make grants available to states to pay employers employees to NOT get laid off.

Yes America. We are now paying for people to now get laid off. Our president’s plan for job growth is to pay employees and employers for workers.

Did not Europe fail because of this?

When does it end? Will our government “own” all employees soon?

Is this the America we want?

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Mexico is Angry but has tough imigration laws

Mexico is angry……

The shoe is on the other foot and the Mexicans from the State of Sonora, Mexico do not like it. Can you believe the nerve of these people.?  It’s almost funny.  The State of Sonora is angry at the influx of Mexicans into Mexico.! !

Nine state legislators from the Mexican State of Sonora traveled to Tucson to complain about Arizona’s new employer crackdown on illegal’s from Mexico.  It seems that many Mexican illegal’s are returning to their hometowns and the officials in the Sonora state government are ticked off.  A delegation of nine state legislators from Sonora was in Tucson on Tuesday to state that Arizona’s new ‘Employer Sanctions Law’ will have a devastating effect on the Mexican state.  At a news conference, the legislators said that Sonora, – Arizona’s southern neighbor – made up of mostly small  towns – cannot handle the demand for housing, jobs and schools that it will face as Mexican workers return to their hometowns from the USA without jobs or money.

The Arizona law, which took effect Jan. 1, punishes Arizona employers who knowingly hire individuals without valid legal documents to work in the United States.  Penalties include suspension of, or loss of, their  business license.  The Mexican legislators are angry because their own citizens are returning to their hometowns, placing a burden on THEIR state  government instead of ours.

‘How can Arizona pass a law like this.?’ asked Mexican Rep  Leticia Amparano-Gamez, who represents Nogales.  ‘There is not one person living in Sonora who does not have a friend or relative working in Arizona,’  she said, speaking in Spanish.  ‘Mexico is not prepared for this, for the tremendous problems it will face as more and more Mexicans working in Arizona and who were sending money to their families return to their hometowns in Sonora without jobs,’ she said ‘We are one family, socially and economically,’  she said of the people of Sonora and Arizona.

Wrong.!  The United States is a sovereign nation, not a subsidiary of Mexico , and its taxpayers are not responsible for the welfare of Mexico’s citizens.  It’s time for the Mexican  government, and its citizens, to stop feeding parasitically off the United  States and to start taking care of its/their own needs.

Too bad that other states within the USA don’t pass a law just like that passed by Arizona. Maybe that’s the answer, since our own Congress will do nothing.!

***New Immigration Laws***

Be sure to read to the bottom or you will miss the message…

1. There  will be no special bilingual programs in the schools.
2. All ballots will be in this nation’s language.
3. All government business will be conducted in our language.
4. Non-residents will NOT have the right to vote no matter how long they are here.
5. Non-citizens will NEVER be able to hold political office.
6. Foreigners will not be a burden to the taxpayers.  No welfare, no food stamps, no health care, or any other government assistance programs.  Any who are a burden will be deported.
7. Foreigners can invest in this country, but it must be an amount at least equal to 40,000 times the daily minimum wage.
8. If foreigners come here and buy land.  Their options will be restricted.  Certain parcels including waterfront property are reserved for citizens naturally born into this country.
9. Foreigners may have NO protests; NO demonstrations, NO waving of a foreign flag, no political organizing, NO bad-mouthing our president or his policies.  These will lead to deportation.
10. If you do come to this country illegally, you will be  actively hunted and, when caught, sent to jail until your deportation can be arranged.  All assets will be taken from you.

Too strict.?
The above laws are the current immigration laws of MEXICO.! MEXICO.!

This will take less than  thirty seconds to read.  If you agree, please pass it on.  An idea whose time  has come: Somehow, that doesn’t seem logical. We do not have an elite that is above the law.  The self-serving must stop. This is a good way to do that.  It  is an idea whose time has come.  Have each person contact a minimum of twenty people on their address list, in turn ask each of those to do likewise.

In three days, most people in The United States of America will have read the message.  This is one proposal that really should be passed around.

***Proposed 28th Amendment to the United States Constitution***

“Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to all members of Congress, Senators and/or Representatives; and, Congress shall make no law that applies to all members of Congress, Senators and/or Representatives that does not apply equally to the citizens of the United States.

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The failed GM bailout and how much it actually cost us

Despite obama’s decree that the GM bailout has worked (see previous post), the realty is that as of today, GM 25billion dollars – meaning WE THE PEOPLE lost 25billion. Conservative estimates, conservative because the election is close, actual after nov 6th, i 15% loss for GM – translation 20-25%.

 

Yes my fellow Americans, we bailed out a company that again will need a bailout – its ok – Obama will “ask” you for more – because its working!

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The world has stopped until after the election

Obama has effectively stopped the world until after the election

This is a simple post. God forbid obama wins again, we will see ALL the crap hit the fan and begin to realize just how bad things really are.

My prediction:
higher unemployment
larger debt
medicare decreases
more bailouts
more taxes

What is NOT being told, what is not being released is that we are in a severe downward spiral that will take MANY years to even begin a recovery.

You voted for him – you wanted him – you got him!
Its time to change

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Stop and frisk ends – shootings rise

Today, 4 shot by a drive by bike shooting in Brownsville NY

No one has made the connection? Stop and frisk has been scaled back/suspended and shootings on the rise – everyday we hear about a new shooting.

The equation is simple – stop and frisk – reduced shootings. Reduced stop and frisk increased shootings.

Yes we know who these people are, the politicians know, the people in the neighborhoods know – so why don’t they do something?

Simple – no one wants to solve the problem because it would bring to lite that specific people, specific ethnic groups in specific neighborhoods are the cause.

So the questions to be answered:
1. why do not these people cry out and help themselves?
2. why do not the politicians call it as it is and solve the problem?
3. where is al sharpton? Oh I forgot its not racial so its irrelevant to him?
4. why don’t we fix the problem – the breakdown of the family unit?