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|Salem-News.com (May 22,2018 16:11)
What Questions Should You Ask A Lawyer Before Hiring Them?Salem-News.com Business
Preparing for your first meeting will make your time together much more productive. Time is money!
(SALEM, Ore.) -How do you know what questions to ask when you hire a lawyer? Read Full Article
It can be very complicated, especially if this is your first time hiring a legal representative, but don’t worry, we have you covered with the following array of important questions. These will help you gauge which attorney is best for you, your situation, and your pocketbook!
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Salem-News.com (May 17,2018 00:50)
Medical Racism Feared Behind Diagnosis Negligence Tim King special to Salem-News.com
Mr. Coleman was diagnosed with Diabetes and liver failure in 2010, but deprived of that information for four and a half years.
(SALEM, Ore.) -It is a massive problem nationwide. Results from tests and lab work performed by doctors in medical facilities, often revealing dangerous, even deadly illness and disease, are not shared with the patient. Read Full Article
Add to that, the established problems and patterns regarding medical racism in the US, and you find a serious issue that leads to premature death and unwarranted, preventable suffering, particularly for people of color.
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Salem-News.com (May 16,2018 22:58)
Open Letter to Dick CheneyRalph E. Stone, Salem-News.com
Torture is illegal under the Geneva Conventions, and redefining it does not make it legal.
(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) -Mr. former Vice President— or Dick, if you don’t mind — I was greatly disturbed to hear that you endorsed Gina Haspel or “Bloody Gina” as she has been affectionately called, for Director of the CIA, and your call to restart the use of torture, or as you once euphemistically called torture, “enhanced interrogation techniques.”Read Full Article
Shame on you Dick, torture is never justifiable.
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Salem-News.com (May 15,2018 16:00)
Germany`s New Right Wing William T. Hathaway, Salem-News.com
The clash of cultures has created some problems.
(OLDENBURG, Germany) -Since parliamentary democracy was restored in Germany after World War Two, several right-wing parties have sought to get the required 5% of the popular vote to be represented in parliament. Read Full Article
They all failed until 2017. In that election a new right-wing party, Alternatives for Deutschland (AfD), won 13% of the vote, making them the third most powerful party, ahead of the Greens, the Lefts, and the Liberals.
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Salem-News.com (May 09,2018 15:30)
Schrader, Welch Introduce Bill to Close Billion Dollar Medicaid Drug Rebate LoopholeSalem-News.com Business
Drug manufacturers will no longer be able to LIE about what is and is not generic.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) -“Our bill gives CMS the proper authority to deal with these inaccuracies, preventing bad actors from taking advantage of the system and honest mistakes from costing us even more money,” said Rep. Schrader.Read Full Article
“It simply makes no sense that we allow drug companies to brazenly rip off taxpayer dollars by incorrectly classifying their drugs to get undeserved rebates,” said Rep. Welch.
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Salem-News.com (May 07,2018 13:40)
Trump, Our Cartoon Nobel Peace Prize NomineeRalph E. Stone, Salem-News.com
In truth, Kim Jung-un and South Korean leader Moon Jae-in led the peace initiative.
(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) -On May 1st, 18 Republican members of Congress sent a letter to the Norwegian Nobel Committee, nominating Trump to receive the award for his work to "end the Korean War, denuclearize the Korean peninsula, and bring peace to the region.” Read Full Article0
No, this isn’t a joke or a piece from The Onion. It took chutzpah for these Republicans to nominate a racist, misogynist, anti-immigrant, homophobic xenophobic, and corrupt person for the prize.
Salem-News.com (April 19,2018 23:09)
Trump and Republicans Signal Cuts to Social Safety NetRalph E. Stone, Salem-News.com
One twisted plan to take care of the the needy.
(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) -This past week, President Trump and House Republicans took initial steps to cut back the social safety net, arguing that such spending is counterproductive and wasteful, and that eligibility must be tightened for programs including food stamps and Medicaid. They also argue that welfare benefits are far too generous, and work requirements much too lax.Read Full Article0
However, as is so often the case, truth is much different than reality.
Salem-News.com (April 16,2018 17:11)
Illahe Hills Country Club Joins Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary ProgramSalem-News.com Business
The open space of a golf course is used by golfers AND a variety of wildlife species
(SALEM, Ore.) -The Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program for Golf Courses provides an educational service to help existing golf courses develop effective conservation and wildlife enhancement programs, and achieve recognition for their efforts. Read Full Article0
The plan was developed by Kassi Roosth, Chief Gardener, who is also recognized for her effort to plan for environmental stewardship.
Salem-News.com (April 16,2018 12:35)
Comment on Allied Strike on SyriaRalph E. Stone, Salem-News.com
Was a military response in U.S. interests?
(SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.) -On April 12, 2018, the U.S., Britain, and France launched a strike against Syrian research, storage, and military targets to punish Syrian president Bashar al-Assad for the suspected use of his air power to drop chemical weapons in an attack in the Damascus suburb of Guouta, where between 40 and 70 people were reported to have been killed by banned chlorine and sarin gases. Read Full Article0
The key word here is “suspected.” Assad and Russia have vigorously denied the allegations.