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Information deficit disorder jeopardizes our democracy

Before I took up a career as a public interest lobbyist, I was a journalist.  And in my heart of hearts, I continue to think like a journalist.  812 more words


Choose your placebo wisely

I’m giving the Smashwords.com version y1 a light dusting while I wait to get d4 back from my editor, and I came across the article from Newsweek science writer Sharon Begley that inspired a fair amount of my plot. 603 more words


Remember Your Dreams

Here’s the short version…

Treat your subconscious mind like an unruly, stubborn child by telling it (kindly) what you want and it will carry out your “orders.” This post is about remembering your dreams (for those who have lost this “ability”). 1,551 more words


Data center glitch is latest problem in 'Obamacare' rollout

A man looks over the Affordable Care Act (commonly known as Obamacare) signup page on the HealthCare.gov website in New York in this October 2, 2013 photo illustration. 633 more words


Obamacare applications near 700,000, official says


About 700,000 applications have been submitted for U.S. healthcare coverage being offered through new exchanges created by President Barack Obama’s healthcare law, a U.S. official said on Thursday. 306 more words

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As Obamacare tech woes mounted, contractor payments soared

By Sharon Begley – A Reuters review of government documents shows that the contract to build the federal Healthcare.gov online insurance website – key to President… 121 more words

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rewiring the brain...

“a new understanding of what it means to be human”

From TIME Magazine, Jan 19, 2007:

The Brain: How The Brain Rewires Itself

Not only can the brain learn new tricks, but it can also change its structure and function–even in old age… 2,263 more words