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January 6, 2010

I’m more apt to listen when the message is not carried via sycophants.


How not to get your home loan modified

August 22, 2009

Have Wells Fargo as your lender.

Now the state is investigating them.

Good. Because I tired of putting for the effort about 8 months ago.


What citizens in Canada (and other countries) have to say about their health care

August 22, 2009 Go read and become enlightened.


Big sadness

August 6, 2009

Tonight we will take little grr and have her put down. She’s very weak, not suffering that we know of, but she’s always been in survival mode.

While we are going about our daily lives pretending that everything is just swimmingly fine, as that is what our jobs require, our hearts are breaking knowing that we will be saying goodbye to our friend and trusting companion.

Job well done, Tigger. We will love you always.


But, extremism is ok…right?

August 3, 2009

Since Mr Obama took office, the rate of threats against the president has increased 400 per cent from the 3,000 a year or so under President George W. Bush. Read the rest of this entry ?


Best quote, maybe ever

August 1, 2009

“Why, in this country, is it always the religious right that won’t take anything on faith?” Bill Maher, 7/31/09


Canadian Health Care Facts

July 26, 2009

From a Canadian’s p-o-v.

Debunking Canandian Health Care Myths

After you read this, go read the entire article. For some folks, no amount of myth-busting will satisfy them. But, give this a try.

Myth: There are long waits for care, which compromise access to care.There are no waits for urgent or primary care in Canada. There are reasonable waits for most specialists’ care, and much longer waits for elective surgery. Yes, there are those instances where a patient can wait up to a month for radiation therapy for breast cancer or prostate cancer, for example. However, the wait has nothing to do with money per se, but everything to do with the lack of radiation therapists. Despite such waits, however, it is noteworthy that Canada boasts lower incident and mortality rates than the U.S. for all cancers combined, according to the U.S. Cancer Statistics Working Group and the Canadian Cancer Society. Moreover, fewer Canadians (11.3 percent) than Americans (14.4 percent) admit unmet health care needs.