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Who is Safe?

FocusReframed —  February 23, 2008 — 1 Comment

As I’ve been thinking recently about our democratically elected government’s refusal to ban all methods of torture in it’s “War on Freedom”, and the American Psychological Association’s readiness to collaborate (with some “ethical” qualifications) under the professed belief of making interrogations safe for persons detained without benefit of civil and human rights, my mind drift’s […]

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© Bob Parker 2008 I have been wanting to post a piece related to Orwell’s 1946 essay “ Politics and the English Language”  for some time. I admired how Orwell understood the relationship between language and how it affects quality of thought, and influences behavior in the political sphere (and this is true in the […]

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© Bob Parker 2008 The New York State Attorney General, Andrew Cuomo announced today an “industry-wide” investigation into national health insurance companies’ reimbursement practices. He is alleging consumer fraud via provision of “rigged data” by the largest provider of healthcare billing information. At the heart of the six month investigation is a company called Ingenix, […]

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