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James J. Murtagh, Jr. is a doctor of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine, and the Medical Director of several sleep laboratories in Southern Ohio. Dr. Murtagh extensively writes on medical ethics. Dr. Murtagh is the founder of a new company launched August 3, 2011 to promote innovative methods to treat sleep disorders. Dr. Murtagh maintains a consulting service with Georgians for Justice to advocate for dignity and respect for all healthcare workers and patients, and to protect electronic privacy.
Support Robert MacLean, Patriot Whistleblower
Key Case to be heard before Supreme Court. "The 9-11 warnings of federal air marshal Robert J. MacLean have come true. The reduction of air marshals on commercial airliners has led to increased risks to the American public from ISIS and Al Qaeda today,"
Saturday, October 26, 2013(7 comments)
Wikileaks: A Peanut Army Topples Global Tyrants
Whistleblowers of the world- unite! Let's find common cause and not repeat the mistakes of this film. Let's avoid the clashes that ended up crippling Wikileaks! The time is now. Whistleblowers- learn from Wikileaks, and move forward, better, more ethical, and ready to succeed.
Monday, September 30, 2013(9 comments)
"Breaking Bad": Character is Fate
Breaking Bad, ends almost exactly 1600 years since Sophocles wrote Oedipus Rex and demonstrates the paradox of free will. But unlike any other modern drama, the main character finds at least partial redemption in admitting, "I did it because I wanted to"- a completely novel idea in modern times!
Sarah Palin is the Ultimate RINO
It is time to out the real RINOS! Palin, I dare you to come out of the closet and admit you are trying to destroy the real Republican party. Glenn Beck, you don't care what happens to America, as long as you can dominate the TV ratings (if there are still TVs) after the country is reduced to rubble. Palin, why do you hate freedom? Why do you want to ruin the economy?
Sunday, July 31, 2011(6 comments)
George Bush- You can End the Tea Party Debt Nonsense Now!
By Glenn Beck's standards and Sarah Palin, only a handful of ideologues are real Republicans. The Mad Tea Party claims that Republicans who vote to increase the debt limit are RINOs (Republicans in Name Only). Do they honestly believe that President Bush I, President Bush II, Dick Cheney and President Reagan are all RINOs?
Saturday, July 30, 2011(19 comments)
Don't Blame the Hobbits- Blame the Mad Hatter Tea Party Siths!
Frodo for President! The debt crisis is more like Vietnam when officers had "to burn the village in order to save it." Sarah Palin and her buddies love the smell of Napalm burning in the morning. If the Viet Cong attacked America, she would defend their rights to bear arms. Palin is so artful that she concocted a fake version of the Paul Revere ride.
Sunday, July 17, 2011(3 comments)
Harry Potter: Magic and Spy Craft
Severus Snape has been the puppet master, deep under cover for decades, exercising incredible self-control, pretending to torment Harry, when in fact he was all along the guardian angel. In a flash, we now understand how Harry and friends escaped so many impossible situations- Snape was protecting them.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011(15 comments)
Why Winston Churchill would Deplore Fox News
Why a surprising number of true Conservatives applaud Jon Stewart for exposing Fox news hidden agenda. Churchill would condemn the ostrich-like ignorance fostered by Fox, Sarah Palin, Donald Trump, the birthers and especially the distorters of the second amendment.
Friday, June 10, 2011(16 comments)
Sarah Palin: Do you Support the First Amendment?
The founding fathers are turning in their graves. It takes more than 1776 costumes to catch the spirit of Patriot revolutionaries. I don't cotton to hucksters willing to trade truth for bucks. We must stop the hijacking of heritage.
Thursday, June 9, 2011(45 comments)
Should al-Qaeda have the right to bear arms?
The founders meant to allow well-regulated militias run by Generals like George Washington to route the British. The Amendment never meant to support Benedict Arnolds who wanted to start militia groups to put Patriot police in the cross-hairs of terrorists who assert the right to arm themselves with Saturday Night specials or rapid-fire machine guns
Wednesday, June 8, 2011(10 comments)
Sarah Palin is National Traitor
Traitor- it finally has come out. The World press has outed Sarah Palin as a world-class traitor, both to the nation and to the world. Sarah is the ultimate wolf in sheep's clothing- or to be more apt, a mother grisly in lamb's wool, ready to pounce and feast on the last surviving eggs of the American eagle.
Doctors and Citizens Unite for Truth!!!
35 Public Interest groups have joined the Semmelweis Society Integrity (SSI), the National Whistleblower Center (NWBC) and the Health Integrity Project (HIP) to ask that patients and taxpayers be protected against bad faith peer review. Reform in Medicine makes whistleblower protection more important than ever. Will President Obama keep his promise to medical whistleblowers?
Saturday, May 22, 2010(3 comments)
Patients and Doctors Demand Integrity in Medicine!
atient advocacy groups and Doctors groups have joined in an unprecedented cooperation to protect medical quality, safety, cost and efficiency. These groups, including the Medical Whistleblower Association, the Semmelweis Society International, Mothers against Medical error, have joined with the Government Accountability project , to make passage of the Whistleblower Protection Amendments (WPA)- a top priority.
Monday, May 10, 2010
It's a Not So Wonderful Life: Credit Bias Against Minority Business
SUMMARY -" National Credit Union Administration's (NCUA) recent publication of a stale Kappa Alpha Psi Federal Credit Union Letter of Understanding and Agreement (LUA) raises questions about NCUA examiner disregard or bias against small, low income or minority credit unions.
Tuesday, December 15, 2009(2 comments)
Dave Nolan's Drive to Reform the Office of Special Counsel
All federal employees take oaths to protect the U.S. Constitution against "enemies foreign and domestic." Does the failure of OSC to perform the plan meaning of the CSRA make it a "domestic enemy" ? Why does the federal government treat whistleblowers as the "domestic enemy"?
Wednesday, October 7, 2009(1 comments)
America needs "Moore" Democracy
Michael Moore has a knack for juxtaposing key moments in history. His new film starts the fall of Rome, intercut with the collapse of American industry. Could Rome have acted differently when they knew their end was coming? Moore suggests, return to democracy! Moore shows societies are not sustainable with a widening gulf between "those who have everything, and those that have nothing."
Sunday, September 20, 2009(4 comments)
Open Letter: The Insider on the Informant!
Famed tobacco whistleblower Jeff Wigand, and subject of the major motion picture the “Insider” asks where is the moral outrage. “Persons of conscience who see or observe harm being committed must come forward with legal knowledge, support and protection for this courageous act.” Adding to Burke's Triumph of Evil - All it takes for evil to prevail is for good people to do nothing. “No more BYSTANDERISM.