Draining The Swamp!
Congrats to POTUS Trump for firing Dr. Tom Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services. He wasted $1M on boondoggles to Africa, Europe and Asia!
According to recent NEWSMAX article by Todd Beamon [Sept.28, 2017], Dr. Tom Price decided that it was both appropriate and necessary for him and his wife Betty to travel on chartered flights using our military planes. Price flew all over the world where HHS has no jurisdiction. Why would a newly appointed Secretary of HHS fly to such non-HHS relevant areas as Berlin, Geneva, Beijing, Ho Chi Minh City, Liberia and Tokyo?
Some personal history: In the 70’s I was the Director of International Affairs for NIMH [under HHS], my overseas trips had to be sanctioned first by the Secretary of HHS and then the WH. I have two questions for this guy Price:
Price’s mandate was to streamline 11 dysfunctional agencies that had grown out of control over the past fifty years.
Here are some of the ‘minor’ agencies Price should have been addressing:
 Food and Drug Administration [FDA]—a complete disaster under predecessor Dr. Hamburg.
 Center for Disease Control [CDC]-another AWOL agency during the Ebola crises. Only because of former Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, Gen. Dempsey and our valiant military personnel were we able to contain that…Read More