Misinformation and omissions in Science Friday’s COVID coverage endanger people’s health. The program should devote a lot more time to interviewing the experts who have been sounding the alarm about COVID than they do to the “experts” who have been downplaying the pandemic and denying scientific realities.
I tried to dispute incorrect information. The process didn’t fully work at any of the agencies. I was eventually able to dispute all of the incorrect information at one, but I was unable to dispute some or all at two others and eventually gave up. The credit reporting agencies are terrible.
The Internet Archive couldn’t leave well enough alone, and now we’re all going to pay the price.
I want to give two examples, one medical and one technological, of the kind of buffoonery that the CDC is engaging in that continues to make them untrustworthy as a disease-control organization. Medical buffoonery Here are some things that COVID-19 research and recently collected epidemiological data are telling us at the moment: Here is what… Read More »
A progressive organization which I have supported philosophically and financially in the past recently sent me an invitation to an in-person holiday party. I wrote back and told them how disappointed I was with their decision to do that and that they had permanently tarnished their reputation in my eyes. They did not respond. A… Read More »
A couple of years ago, my wife and I needed neuropsychological testing for one of our children. We asked around among our friends for recommendations, and Dr. Erick A. Medina of Wellesley, Massachusetts was recommended to us. We spoke with Dr. Medina and liked what we heard, so we went ahead with the testing. In… Read More »
I’m a bit late to the party since early voting has already commenced, but here are my endorsements for the November 8, 2022 election in Massachusetts. I am only endorsing in races where I am voting. This is a follow-up to my endorsements in the primary election. The opponents of Questions 1, 2, and 4… Read More »
Executive Summary Quentin Palfrey thinks that rules don’t apply to him, which is a catastrophic character flaw in someone campaigning to be the state’s highest law-enforcement official. Also, there are several other, better candidates in the race. You should support one of them instead. Quentin Palfrey thinks that rules don’t apply to him On December… Read More »
On October 15, 2021, I received this email from Hotels.com: Those of you who’ve been reading my blog know that I‘ve been demanding this since June. Even emailing the president of the company didn’t help. After that failed, I filed a complaint with the New York Attorney General’s office. That, too, was fruitless. They forwarded… Read More »
I just received a solicitation from yet another organization, “United Forward PAC,” purporting to be a PAC working to elect Democrats up and down the ballot: Let’s talk about all the reasons why this is suspicious: Why do we suddenly need a new PAC working to elect Democrats less than three months before the November… Read More »