A lot has changed. I live in California now. I changed out my Massachusetts driver’s license for a CA one. I own a sweatshirt that has the California bear on it. I am at least three shades darker than I was a few months ago. And oh yeah, I’m a budding Anesthesiologist. It’s different here … More Exploring California 1: The Merced River Valley
Vegetarian Food. Economics. Medicine. Dogs. Life.
When people can’t afford expensive care get life-threateningly sick, we can either: 1) Give them care and have somebody else pay for it 2) Let them die. That’s it. Those are the choices. So, whenever somebody says “as a country, we can’t afford to pay for health insurance for all these poor people,” what they’re … More Healthcare Made Simple
I’m commuting up to Davis today, and I’m sharing a table on the train with a lobbyist, who is opposed to a cap-and-trade bill that’s being discussed in the state senate. Here’s the thing though: She shouldn’t give me any substantive information about the bill, or CA cap and trade policy in general. She literally … More The funny dynamics of political lobbying