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Sharing the Value of Health IT with Policy Makers

 by Esther Kim, Coordinator, Government Relations, HIMSS 

Once a year, HIMSS members and other healthcare leaders travel to Washington, D.C. to visit their legislators and share the value of health IT during personal visits with their legislators.  610 more words

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What Difference Does It Make? Politically Correct Multiculturalism

Does modern multiculturalism as practiced today actually strengthen racism, sexism and religious bias, as well as lead to a rise in victimization? The events in Rotherham are a perfect demonstration of this claim. 8 more words

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The Poor Pay the Highest Price for Charter School Experiments -- Part 2 -- Detroit

Part 1 of this series focused on New Orleans and the radical experiment there with ALL charter schools serving the city this year. I showed that New Orleans is an example of how investors and hedge fund managers see “reform” experiments as an option only for the poor. 688 more words



Some new things are brewing at The Civic Salon. More details to come soon! 


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John Rennie Short, Public Policy, to Present Lecture at National Heritage Museum

The National Heritage Museum in Lexington, Massachusetts contains exhibitions, collections and programs based on American history, traditions and culture. It contains the Van Gorden-Williams Library, a research library specializing in American Freemasonry. 122 more words


Philanthropy, a Benchmark of Freedom

We often forget how fortunate we are to live in a country where private philanthropy is strong, and this recent editorial in the Philanthropy Roundtable Magazine… 295 more words

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Democrats in Panic Mode in Iowa and Colorado

At the start of this year Democrats knew they had a tough fight ahead to hold the Senate.  The GOP establishment was supporting several credible nominees in red states (NC, AR, AK, WV, SD, MT and LA) and the party was making a serious play for Michigan.   883 more words