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In the year AD 1568...


In the year AD 1621...

In the fields of sociology and social psychology, the terms ingroup and outgroup refer to the groups that individuals use to build their personal identity. The ingroup is a group that you belong to, and it's important; your race, politics, sex, gender, religion, and nationality may all be relevant groups... and not surprisingly, these generally appear in oppositional groups, with each ingroup having at least one outgroup. You are christian and definitely not hindu or muslim; democrat, and…

I have been writing posts about fraud in medicine in the US: but I think I am using the wrong title. Instead it should be your health care dollar: how the US medical corporate system wastes your health care dollar.

Think about it. What do you want to spend that dollar on?

Do you want it to go to 1300 different health insurance companies and their web sites, their advertising, their competition and their profit? Do you want your healthcare dollar to go to…