President Donald J. Trump today announced formation of a Presidential Task Force on Protecting Native American Children in the Indian Health Service System. He charged the Task Force with investigating systemic breakdown that failed to prevent a predatory pediatrician (now in Federal prison) from sexually assaulting children in his capacity as a doctor in the Indian Health Service. U.S. Attorney Trent Shores will co-chair the Presidential Task Force.Continue reading
A couple of years ago, computer programs, algorithms, and glorified Google searches were touted as the replacements for a physician’s analysis of a patient’s medical condition. Compressed medical research is quite useful for clinicians who are presented with novel situations and have no readily available colleagues with whom to discuss the case. However, the purpose of flow charts should not be to replace the brains of busy clinicians or, worse yet, be a cookbook for the practitioners at drugstore clinics.Continue reading
In a feature story, The Federalist reporter Margot Cleveland reviews new records that expose efforts by special counsel attorney Andrew Weissmann to intimidate witnesses and to interfere in the attorney-client relationship of a cooperating witness. While this material is specific to the now textbook famous miscarriage of justice in the Enron Case, it raises the question: Are government attorneys above the law? If so; what is just about that?Continue reading
The Oklahoma Dept. of Education’s new tool to assess schools includes overall letter grades as well as a variety of other measures, which were developed to comply with federal law. These letter grades were released in February and are calculated using data from the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years.Continue reading
Opinion: The name alone communicates the issue.
This weekend self-supremacy will be on full display at the Tulsa County Republican Convention and it is with great joy I find myself attending and voting without an agenda beyond Constitutional governance. I can be then, as former-mayor Kathy Taylor Lobeck once noticed I greatly enjoy; an equal opportunity aggravator.Continue reading