Thursday, March 31, 2016

n-1

Simple equation = unknown

Business of oncology

The fundamentals of how to treat a cancer patient are rapidly changing. In fact, one presenter stated, "by the year 2020 medical knowledge will double every two months!" Currently, immunotherapy treatments, which utilize complex precision medicine techniques, are becoming extremely popular and seemingly more effective at treating cancer. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a physician, surgeon, scientist and founder of NantHealth, spoke about the Cancer Moonshot 2020 program. This program ultimately aims to eliminate cancers with either a simple blood transfusion or three subcutaneous shots given in an outpatient setting that utilizes his novel Genomic Proteomic Sequencing test, which generates a person's entire molecular profile.
Source   http://champshealthcare.com/oncology/oncology-outlook/2016/march/oncology-care

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Bang you're dead

Obama is considered weak because he negotiates
Is Putin strong for having used (?) apparently indiscriminate air strikes

Opinion of blogger   Picture from news source since lost

Friday, March 25, 2016

Lolita

Family parrot in backyard oak tree

Us no longer the world's peace keeper

“On foreign policy, the signal episode of Obama’s over learning the lessons of history is . . . pretty much the entirety of his foreign policy,” she wrote. “It has been a reaction, understandable enough, to the adventurism of George W. Bush, primarily the ill-advised, ill-fated venture in Iraq.”
Source   Ruth Marcus, a liberal columnist for The Washington Post,
The above   Opinion of Blogger

Monday, March 21, 2016

if Apple loses to the FBI




The Continuum begins - as seen on Netflix

Source   The Guardian   Netflix

Responsibility

 

Kings and Bishops all like

Constraints that glitter some not bright

Power sure, all is scepter

When I chose, lies never kept her.

ongoing revisions

Saturday, March 19, 2016

Mr and my shadow


We live life, pirate death
Breathe way beyond, a gift gone deaf
Hunger not, for gold or fame
Live the moment, deny the name.   

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

pretty couple


Black & White or Color



US Supreme court nominee

As President, it is both my constitutional duty to nominate a Justice and one of the most important decisions that I -- or any president -- will make. 
I've devoted a considerable amount of time and deliberation to this decision. I've consulted with legal experts and people across the political spectrum, both inside and outside government. And we’ve reached out to every member of the Senate, who each have a responsibility to do their job and take this nomination just as seriously.
Please join me in the Rose Garden at 11:00am Eastern for my announcement. This is a responsibility I do not take lightly. In considering several candidates, I held each to three principles that reflect the role the Supreme Court plays in our democracy.
First, a Justice should possess an independent mind, unimpeachable credentials, and an unquestionable mastery of law. There is no doubt this person will face complex legal questions, so it is imperative that he or she possess a rigorous intellect that will help provide clear answers.
Second, a Justice should recognize the limits of the judiciary’s role. With a commitment to impartial justice rather than any particular ideology, the next Supreme Court Justice will understand that the job is to interpret the law, not make law.
However, I know there will be cases before the Supreme Court in which the law is not clear. In those cases, a Justice’s analysis will necessarily be shaped by his or her own perspective, ethics, and judgment.
Therefore, the third quality I looked for in a judge is a keen understanding that justice is not about abstract legal theory, nor some footnote in a dusty casebook. It’s the kind of life experience earned outside the classroom and the courtroom; experience that suggests he or she views the law not only as an intellectual exercise, but also grasps the way it affects the daily reality of people’s lives in a big, complicated democracy, and in rapidly-changing times. In my view, that’s an essential element for arriving at just decisions and fair outcomes.
Today at 11:00am Eastern, I’ll introduce you to the judge I believe meets all three of these standards. I’m confident you’ll share my conviction that this American is not only eminently qualified to be a Supreme Court Justice, but deserves a fair hearing, and an up-or-down vote.
In putting forward a nominee today, I am fulfilling my constitutional duty. I’m doing my job. I hope that our Senators will do their jobs, and move quickly to consider my nominee. That is what the Constitution dictates, and that’s what the American people expect and deserve from their leaders.
President Barack Obama

Friday, March 11, 2016

Americas love affair with Downton Abbey

When Downton Abbey premiered in the United States in January 2011, it was just another entry in PBS’ Masterpiece schedule.
Source  What's Up Celebrities BY 

Hungry

In the 50's cars had fins to make them look like airplanes
Today fins are not needed except to keep cars from flying

Lamborghini at car show Source Gizmag