Author Archives: Ada Fisher

A Jobless Recovery and Employment Lies

Looking at the employment statistics regardless of the category into which they fall, too many expect the government to make work for them and want an unsustainable increase in the minimum wage not based on market demands. The latest data … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Financial | Tagged | Leave a comment

Sorry Doesn’t Make It Right

If you shot someone and he dies whether intentionally or not, you can’t take it back. If your words are hurtful, the sting and their indelible impact belies the expressed ending “but words can never hurt me.” And, if you … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Financial | Tagged | Leave a comment

Immoral Mondays through Sundays

Robin Hood’s philosophy of “taking from the rich and giving to the poor” is alive and well, fostered by a government hell bent on taking what folks have legitimately made or earned and redistributing it as they see fit. The … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | 1 Comment

Shut It Down?

Though many oppose the current shut down of government, it should be a time of reflection about what is the rightful place of government in our economic lives instead of the bemoaning of a loss of entitlements.  Of course since my checks … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Is NSA an Affront to the Constitution and this Democratic Republic?

The big lie is that the National Security Agency (NSA) could have prevented 9/11 hence the need for its expanded powers.  This agency in some form has been in the spying business since 1949 and it didn’t prevent that nor were … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Sexual Assault and the Abuse of Authority

Having worked many nights alone in the emergency room, I can’t recount all of the instances of sexual assault entering the doors with the victims usually being female.  I quit doing house calls as a physician after finding myself in a … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged | 6 Comments

Reign in Big Government as Slowly He Turns

Thinking of the abuses of government being experienced on the Obama watch one can think of the vaudevillian sketch “Slowly I Turned” as the assaults on citizen rights and constitutional liberties is played out front and center.  First, the commandeering of … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Enemies, Editorial | Leave a comment

America Has Changed But Have We?

The post election doldrums is too fast setting in but what does it all mean?  First and foremost this is not your father’s America and fast becoming not that which our forefathers would recognize.  Did you think the day would come … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Elections, Health Care | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Mental Illness, Not Guns Is Real Issue – Dr. Ada Fisher

Too frequently the news media is replete with stories of handgun violence taking the form of massacres involving innocent young.  The homicide/suicide of a Kansas City Chiefs player with his baby’s mother and other violence featuring packs of gangs raise the … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Tighten the Grip as the Fiscal Cliff Approaches

The nation would be ill served if the Republicans loosened the reigns on taxes or failed to insist on cuts to non-essential programs.  Raising taxes on those making more than $250,000 per year generates only enough money to keep the budget … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Education, Financial | Tagged , | Leave a comment

–TRICK or TREAT–

STORM CLOUDS Election Process  Not that an October Surprise wasn’t expected for the 2012 election cycle, just not as an act of nature.  Republicans and Democrats may have seen their theoretical advantages swept away on Sandy’s tides.   Ironically in visiting those swamped by the sea … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Elections | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Obama Shrugged, The First Four Years

In the new movie, Atlas Shrugged, Part II based on her novel of a similar title, Ayn Ryan makes an interesting proposal that in giving folks “a fair share philosophy” requiring a redistribution of wealth, the constitution is side stepped, capitalism is … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Elections | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

WWJD vs. WDGS

As we witness the increased secularization of religion and the trending left away from the King James Version of the Bible or the Torah or the Koran, I can’t help but wonder whose words will we heed?  WWJD –What Would Jesus … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Religion | Tagged | Leave a comment

47%, CAN WE STAND THE TRUTH?

In a supposed hidden fund raising video from the politics of gotcha, the Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney is captured noting that “There are 47 percent of the people who will vote for the president no matter what.” According to … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Elections | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Here Comes de Tax, Order in the Court Now Here Come de Taxes

The Supreme Court decision of June 28, 2012 did exactly as I’ve tried to warn folks, which is to view the 2010 Affordable Care Act = ObamaCare as a tax.  Justice John Roberts in writing for the thin majority did not … Continue reading

Posted in Editorial, Health Care | Tagged , , | Leave a comment