About Norma Vasquez

Apparently, I eat books.

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  • Norma shared from http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001O2SCKI/ref=r_soa_p_i
    the Japanese have a word for one of my habits, which is to buy books, pile them up, and never read them ( tsundoku
    Note: unread bioks exude comfort …
  • Norma shared from http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001O2SCKI/ref=r_soa_p_i
    Revolutions are often started by the bold and the outspoken, and then coöpted by those who are quiet and careful. A price is paid for early prominence; in many cases, the winners are the ones who wait.
  • Norma shared from http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001O2SCKI/ref=r_soa_p_i
    Doctors, then, have behaved like a classic political interest group, and they’ve been very successful. They are now more likely to be in the top one per cent of earners than members of any other industry. They don’t have things all their own way—there are more administrative burdens, and insurance companies and the government are more intrusive than before—but the profession has been the single biggest beneficiary of the boom in medical spending in the past four decades, and doctors’ incomes have remained relatively untouched by attempts to rein in health-care costs.
  • Norma shared from http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001O2SCKI/ref=r_soa_p_i
    There’s plenty of evidence that financial considerations affect medical decisions: for instance, studies show that doctors who have a financial stake in imaging equipment like MRI machines order many more unnecessary MRIs. So it’s no surprise that the medical establishment’s criticism of reforms often hinges on money.
    Note: Greed with no human compassion-that's our newly selected Secretary of Health
  • Norma shared from http://www.amazon.com/dp/B001O2SCKI/ref=r_soa_p_i
    “We’re in Big Lie country now,” Alex S. Jones said. “I think the press has no choice but to try to keep reporting with integrity, and hope that people start listening again.”
    Note: Sadly this Big Lie country was started by Trump
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Norma Vasquez