News and Events

Dear Future President: A Few Questions from EMS

Dear Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, Nominations are finished and you are painting your differences, mostly in broad brushstrokes, on policy and regulatory issues to voters. Health care, one of the dominant political issues of the past eight years and likely a top issue for years to come, is of great interest to voters. The different […]


Action Alert: Call on Senate and House to Reauthorize the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act

Enough of the stalling, waiting and inaction. Now is the time for the Senate and House to reauthorize the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act. Contact your legislators today in the Senate and House. EMS, fire and police have a tremendous supporter in Jon Stewart, former host of the Daily Show. I am hard-pressed to think […]

EMS Tips

George Bush's 1st Rule: Paradoxical Political Speech

Introduction: I have lived most of my life in Wisconsin. I have followed with great interest the reaction of my neighbors to Governor Walker’s budget proposal to eliminate most collective bargaining rights of public employees. This might be the first of several posts related to the local and national media coverage of the debate in […]

Health and Wellness

Saucing Apples – so kindly stop interrupting

I am saucing 12 pounds of apples tonight. The recipe is simple: 1) wash apples 2) slice apples 3) dice apples 4) microwave apples until mushy. Stir often. 5) scoop apple mush into food mill 6) turn food mill 7) eat, store, or freeze The next Political Committee, Robo calling Governor/Senator/Representative, or Action Group that […]