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Who Will Write Tomorrow’s American Story? A Hamiltonian Perspective on COVID 19.

Mike Magee MD “In countries where there is great private wealth much may be effected by the voluntary contributions of patriotic individuals, but in a community situated like that of the United States, the public purse must supply the deficiency of private resource. In what can it be so useful as in prompting and improving […]

July 4, 2021 – Sharing The Truth In Red, White, and Blue.

Mike Magee Four years ago, on July 4th, as we came to grip with Trumpism, I wrote a piece titled “A Nation At Risk This 4th of July.” At the time, I noted the fact that the US was the only developed nation in the world that spent more on Health Care than all other […]

Health Tech – Part II: The Risk of Under-Powering The Vision.

Mike Magee Few can disagree that, in the fog of the Covid 19 pandemic, health technology entrepreneurs have been on a tear. In the first year of Covid’s isolation induced new reality, digital health companies experienced a $21.6 billion investment boost, double that of the prior year, and four times 2016 funding. By year two, […]

Is Health Tech Firing On Too Many Cylinders?

Mike Magee What will be the lasting impact of the Covid 19 pandemic? We still don’t know the answer to that question in full. But one thing that can be said with some certainty is that it has strengthened the hand of Big Tech and all things virtual. Consider the fact that within the Biden […]

American Science’s “Odd Couple” – Dr.’s Koop and Fauci.

The following 5-part series is excerpted from an as yet unpublished history of 20th Century medicine in the United States by Mike Magee MD. PART I: The Conversion of C. Everett Koop On the day after Ronald Reagan’s election, Christian conservative Jerry Falwell was euphoric. As he said, “I knew that we would have some […]

The U.S. Medical Industrial Complex Had a Role In The Wuhan Covid Catastrophe.

Mike Magee The truth hurts. Eighteen months into a disaster that has claimed 3.5 million lives around the globe, the truth is seeping out. Human error likely caused the Covid pandemic, and America’s Medical-Industrial Complex was right in the middle of it. Signs of a “great awakening” have emerged from various corners in the month […]

Is Paranoia in American Politics Diagnosable?

Mike Magee “The Presidency should not be used as a platform for proving one’s manhood ..” “Inwardly he is a frightened person who sees himself as weak and threatened by strong virile power around him . . .”  “Since his nomination I find myself increasingly thinking of the early 1930s…”  “Unconsciously he seems to want […]

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