Sometimes Life Is What It Is Cracked Up To Be: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

while living in venice, california, i walked over to the abbot kinney memorial library located on south venice blvd. i was horrified to find a hypodermic needle on the grass on the north side of the building. this was an area trafficked by children, adults, and pets. another day, i was traveling back to veniceContinue reading “Sometimes Life Is What It Is Cracked Up To Be: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shalt Not Medically Misinform? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the united states surgeon general recently urged all americans to slow the spread of health misinformation during the covid-19 pandemic and beyond. he is absolutely right. perhaps, the largest purveyors of health misinformation which is a “serious threat to public health” is in fact the united states’ government and the states in charge with theContinue reading “Thou Shalt Not Medically Misinform? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

What Happens When The Government Could Not Handle The Truth? Not What You Think: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

this is a true story which everyone must read. many years ago, i had a conversation with an governmental agency official. this individual’s jobs involved agency audits. in other words, this individual oversought agency programs. the agency had a pay incentive program for workers with college and advanced degrees. a degree was rewarded extra cashContinue reading “What Happens When The Government Could Not Handle The Truth? Not What You Think: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”