Author Archives: DocDock

Voted off the island

I was frankly happy when the US presidential election was over. It was a long tiring process that took forever and once it was over it still wasn’t really over. Cries of “fake news” and “election fraud” were scary initially … Continue reading

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Excessive shaming, cover your ass or follow the leader

Just recently we have seen a rather unprecedented suspension of use by a number of public platforms for President Trump, now ex-President Trump. Twitter Youtube Facebook Instagram Snapchat Reddit Twitch Liquid Web Shopify stripe paypal A lot of these were … Continue reading

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Name brand recognition or coincidence

When you work or live outside of the USA you sometimes want to have a taste for the familiar. It is actually surprising just how many products that have a big footprint in the US have little or no market … Continue reading

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The dirty business of politics in the 21st century

I don’t know how old you need to be to have heart the following saying. “damned if you do and damned if you don’t” Of course this phrase has the dictionary definition of an unwinnable situation. I have been watching … Continue reading

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Covid 19 problems real or imagined

I received a email about death. I am not going to post the entire email but it was related to the death of a generally healthy doctor in Florida a few weeks after taking a covid 19 vaccine. The facts … Continue reading

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The crux with drugs

In the intervening months I have actually read quite a few emails about trust. Rather than bore you with a complete list here is a few of the more common issues of trust. Don’t trust .. the media .. masks … Continue reading

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No one complains about not getting a sunburn

If you have an email account you have probably received spam mail or a few jokes but lately the number of emails on healthcare and covid 19 have exploded. These emails range from informative to conspiratorial but there is one … Continue reading

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PPE, Masks and Covid hands

I can only suppose that Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) was a think prior to Covid 19 but my head must have been somewhere else as I never heard of it. Well, I hear about it now. It is on the … Continue reading

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The right to sue … pandemic style

At first blush you might think that this somehow relates to the USA – land of opportunity plus guns and lawyers. I actually couldn’t believe it when I heard it but apparently a local high school just recently lost a … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween 2020

It has been a pretty amazing year so far. We have seen presidential impeachment, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announce they are stepping down, Kobe Bryant was killed in a helicopter crash, Explosion in Beruit, A 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes the … Continue reading

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