Column: January 6, 2022: A Medical Perspective

January 6 came and went, and there was no riot this year. Much of Congress took the day off, perhaps out of fear that this year’s crop of rioters might actually succeed in killing them.  Liz Cheney showed up to claim that she had no idea that the policies she had supported for years Continue reading “Column: January 6, 2022: A Medical Perspective”

Column: Of Special Interest

We should be grateful for institutions and practices mandated by law and enforced to some extent that serve the general welfare of Americans. These are not gifts from generous oligarchs or reprieves from indulgent dictators. They are the fruits of struggles by millions of Americans Continue reading “Column: Of Special Interest”

Socialized Distancing

As I stood more than six feet from two of my acquaintances, I listened to their complaints about vaccination scheduling.  One recalled hours on the telephone to arrange an appointment for an elderly relative.  The other described the futility of attempting to get scheduled on-line Continue reading “Socialized Distancing”

Jim Himes Candidate Statement: Together, We Will Recover from the Crises We Have Been Facing

In March, as COVID devastated our communities, I co-sponsored and voted for the CARES Act, a wide-ranging economic rescue package that provided rapid and meaningful relief for individuals and businesses through a series of programs, including the CARES Act Recovery Assistance. Thousands Continue reading “Jim Himes Candidate Statement: Together, We Will Recover from the Crises We Have Been Facing”

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