Above The Law

by Mr. Schnell In the last few days I think I have heard about ten arguments by ten so called “legal scholars” as to what comprises “high crimes and misdemeanors”. Conclusion; none of them agree. Now let me get this straight, the US Constitution was written in Philadelphia between May 25th and September 17th 1787Continue reading “Above The Law”

What It Means To Be American

by Mr. Schnell There are Americans and there are republicans (always lower case “r”). Americans believe in America, our Constitution, our Bill of Rights, our rule of law. “r”epublicans believe in party only. “r”epublicans are not Americans.

EVER BEEN NAKED?

by Effah Bin Newd, RN Of course you have? We all have. But that is not what this post is about. The topic here is EBN. EVIDENCE-BASED NURSING; the sound-byte, catch phrase from our prestigious nursing “Think-Tank” universities. Those are the places where redundant nursing research studies are done that effect the way you practiceContinue reading “EVER BEEN NAKED?”

Let Me Show You Something

by Mr. Schnell Every so often, on a regular basis, enough is enough. Time to get away. To sit and think. Alone. Oh yeah, before we get to far…no cell phones. There. Just ahead. See it? In the clearing ahead. It is not Yosemite or the Grand Canyon but for me much more. Solitude. Sanctuary.Continue reading “Let Me Show You Something”

If This Art Line Comes Out

by Mister Schnell We admitted this patient at three in the morning. She was an emergent open Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm repair; in hospital jargon “a triple A”. The procedure went fine. In and out of the operating room in record time. The decision was made to extubate then ship to the ICU. They slice andContinue reading “If This Art Line Comes Out”