Fairfax Radio 12/14/2021

Ed LinzOur first guest is Ed Linz who grew up on a small farm in northern Kentucky.   He graduated from Covington Latin School and attended Villa Madonna College for two years prior to graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1965.  His subsequent 20-year career in submarines included an assignment as Commanding Officer of a nuclear-powered submarine. His education includes Master’s degrees from Christ Church College, Oxford University in Economics and George Mason University in Secondary Education.  Ed taught high school Physics for 25 years.  He continues to teach Physics to home-schooled students and lectures on the intersection of science and special education.  He also gives presentations on organ donation based on being the benefactor of a life-saving heart transplant in 1994.

They Never Threw Anything Away is his fourth book. His earlier non-fiction works include Life Row, Team Teaching Science, and a novel, Hurtling to the Edge.  His interests include kayaking and  hiking (he recently “made it” to 15,000 feet on Mount Kilimanjaro).  He currently lives in Virginia and Maine. Ed encourages you to contact him via email at edlinz@edlinz.com, on Facebook, or on Twitter @edlinz65. His columns and book information can be found at www.edlinz.com.


Our second guest is Sherman “Tiger” Jones, President of American Tort Reform he will discuss the Annual report from the American Tort Reform Foundation which lists the locations with the greatest number of lawsuit abuses for 2021. And also and why tort reform is important to everyday Americans. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Judicial Hellholes® annual report and rankings, identifying concerning trends in civil litigation. The 2021- 2022 Judicial Hellholes® report shines a spotlight on eight jurisdictions that have earned reputations as Judicial Hellholes®. Some are known for allowing innovative lawsuits to proceed or for welcoming litigation tourism, and in all of them state leadership seems eager to expand civil liability at every given opportunity. For more information please visit: www.ATRA.org


Our third guest are Dr. Jorge Cortes, Director, Georgia Cancer Center, Cecil F. Whitaker Jr., GRA Eminent Scholar Chair in Cancer. Dr. Cortes will discuss a new treatment option that was approved by the FDA  for People living with Chronic Myeloid Leukemia or CML. Chronic myeloid leukemia (CML) a cancer that occurs when the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow make too many white blood cells.  about this approval and what it means for those living with CML. He will be joined by clinical trial patient Fred, who can share his perspective of living with CML.

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