Scott Donaldson announces congressional candidacy

Scott Donaldson announces congressional candidacy

By Kyle Perrott, Sep 20, 2017 View original article here…  After a couple of months of mulling it over, Scott Donaldson is ready to announce his candidacy for the 11th Congressional District. The Democrat had weighed the decision for a while, but after a...

Single Payer Health Care System Works!

Caldwell County, North Carolina— the easternmost reach of the 11th Congressional District. The district is a full 3 hours 15 minutes drive or about 3 days walking. Caldwell County has a population approaching 80 thousand. 14% have diabetes and 15% under the age of  65...

Reading Material List

Typically I read 3-5 books at any given time plus the Smithsonian, Astronomy and Atlantic magazines and Medscape articles pushed to me. Mostly I read non-fiction with exceptions of classics (Les Mis, Mark Twain, etc) When I am on vacation then I pretty much only read...
Why am I running for Congress?

Why am I running for Congress?

The short version: Medicine is in it’s essence, a business of advocacy. The advocacy takes multiple forms. Sometimes we fight insurance companies, other times we arrange for treatments, we tell people on occasion things they don’t want to hear, we cure what we can, we...

Mark Meadows

Mark Meadows, in a public forum said, “Whenever Government gets involved in healthcare, it just doesn’t go well.” Ironically, that would be the government saying so. And though I would agree that his form of governing means it “just doesn’t go well,”...

An Avett Brothers’ concerns

I met this guy this weekend, Bob Crawford; maybe you’ve heard of him.  If not, maybe you’ve heard of The Avett Brothers band. Bob is their bass player and has been with The Avett Brothers’ band ever since he lied to Scott and Seth Avett that he could...

Shooting weighs on speakers at POW rally

By Derek Lacey, Times-News Staff Writer View original article here…  Sunday night’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, which left at least 59 dead and 527 wounded, weighed heavily on the monthly Progressive Organized Women rally Tuesday night. Around 80 people flocked...
Local doctor declares candidacy for Meadows’ US House seat

Local doctor declares candidacy for Meadows’ US House seat

By Andrew Mundhenk, Times-News Staff Writer View original article here…  Hendersonville urologist Dr. Scott Donaldson has thrown his hat into the U.S. House of Representatives 11th Congressional District race. The Democrat plans to run against McDowell candidate...

First Event Ever, Madison County

Madison County or bust. I was being advised I needed to announce my intent to run publicly or not show up to the Madison County forum. That’s not completely true. They told me I could attend but would not be given the microphone unless I announced publicly. I...

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