Archive for August 6th, 2009

‘Nurse of the Year’ charged with not being a nurse

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) – A 56-year-old woman who was honored at a 2008 dinner as the so-called Connecticut Nursing Association’s “Nurse of the Year,” was charged with pretending to be a nurse. Prosecutors said Betty Lichtenstein had been had been working in a doctor’s office.
According to the arrest warrent, that association does not exist and Lichtenstein spent more than $2,000 of her own money to stage that dinner.

Sebelius to America: Don’t Sweat the Details — Cal Thomas

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius wrote an Op-Ed column for The Washington Post on Tuesday in defense of the Obama administration’s efforts to “reform” health care. She wrote: “President Obama and I are working closely with Democrats and Republicans in the House and Senate and health care experts to make sure we get the details of health reform right. But we can’t let the details distract us from the huge benefits that reform will bring.”