It's an ELEPHANT, dummies!
- Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
- February 10
- I'm a pharmacy tech with a master's in English - someday maybe I'll be able to put my schooling to use career-wise ... Until then, I'll be cultivating my ever-growing fascination with our convoluted health care sector-industry-bureaucracy.
MY RECENT POSTS
- Why I Want To Go Into H.I.M.
July 11, 2009 09:35PM
- Walter is 13!
July 07, 2009 08:53PM
- Writing Stories, Writing Life
June 28, 2009 03:20PM
- Pharmacists and Techs: Believe
It Or Not, We're On Your Side
June 27, 2009 08:30PM
- "What Pharma Giveth, Obama
Taketh Away" - Not so fast!
June 24, 2009 09:47PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “I agree that the photos
are gorgeous, and I love the
August 01, 2009 05:12PM
- “Possible remedy: Use
subsidies intended to provide
July 12, 2009 06:55PM
- “Michael's Narrator in
Snippet No. 3 is the most
perfect bit of
July 12, 2009 04:20PM
- “Catnlion, I agree that
Rosario should have questioned
NP's decisions. That
July 12, 2009 03:56PM
- “Wow - that's an idea. A
blog for Great Aunt Eolene.
be thrilled! I
July 11, 2009 11:41PM
- MY LINKS
Note: Sorry, folks, the above acronym is not meant to be read as anything other than Health Information Management. This post isn't about sex or Jesus - no physical or spiritual merging involved. But I got your attention, didn't I?
So my friend Rosario told me a story last night… Read full post »
The giantest cat my family has ever had just turned 13 on July 4! Happy belated birthday, America, AND Walter!
No serious posts are forthcoming at the moment, nor will they be for the foreseeable future - or at least not until I've gotten a good night's sleep and… Read full post »
Since I want to post something but am too lazy today to write new stuff, here's a paper - a "literacy narrative" - that I wrote for one of my graduate seminars two years ago. It turned out to be one of my better pieces that semester, and I didn't even… Read full post »
On Wednesday, economist/domestic policy expert and
Washington Post columnist Ezra Klein sprang a big one on
The health insurance industry is hell-bent on making money, first
Michael Moore broadcast this fact in Sicko two years ago, but hey, it's a new presidential administration, a… Read full post »
In his Monday blog, "Drug Wonk" Dr Robert Goldberg comments on the news that President Obama and Congress have gotten Big Pharma to agree to pay $80 million towards covering some of lower- and middle-income seniors' brand name drug costs while they're in the "donut hole" (the infamous bait-and-switch… Read full post »
This is without a doubt the most beautiful animated short film I have ever seen. It made me cry. And I finally found the complete version on YouTube!
Note: This is a long post!
A few weeks ago I attended a Christian small group meeting held by a friend of a friend; I was well aware at the time that both women had discussed my journey on the road to becoming a Christian (as they saw it) and… Read full post »
Here's the link (no, I don't even know how to embed links):
http://open.salon.com/blog/bill_michtom/2009/06/02/obama_vs_kucinich_a_response_to_keenoctopus Read full post »
Hello Open Salon community. Today is the day I post my first post. Yay!
I've had this profile, oh, a few months now, but for the same amount of time I have been suffering from acute writer's block. Funny, seeing as how I now hold a semi-advanced degree in English. Maybe… Read full post »