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Warning! This diary is part informational and part rant. I apologize ahead of time for the rant part. I am just one of the millions of victims of this ongoing war waged by the DEA against ...
by funtony47
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 02:05 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Most of you know that I live in pain. Lots and lots of daily pain. Some days are better than others but even the good days are full of pain. to get through my days I rely upon strong opioid ...
by funtony47
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Mar 16, 2015 at 06:37 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
It pains me to say this, but after more than 5 years of continuous sobriety—5 years in which I lived in rehabs and halfway houses, worked in the drug and alcohol treatment industry, and spent ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 208 comments on Sat Aug 02, 2014 at 05:28 PM PDT with 158 Recommends
Since taking office as attorney general nearly four years ago, I have made it my priority to ensure that the law applies equally to everyone, not just the rich and powerful .
by Eric T Schneiderman
Comment Count 8 comments on Wed May 21, 2014 at 07:26 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
The war over patient safety is heating up in Sacramento. Yesterday, Pulitizer Prize winning Los Angeles Times columnist Mike Hiltzik wrote a cut-...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Jul 11, 2013 at 03:26 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Since 1975 the value of everything has gone up, except the value of my son’s life under California law. Last week my son, Steven and I went to Sacramento to say “38 years is ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon May 06, 2013 at 11:17 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
It was the same thing every night. Come 11 o' clock, one of the overnight techs would come in the room to bid goodnight to we princes of Washington, we kings of the pacific northwest, before turning ...
by Virally Suppressed
Comment Count 70 comments on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 06:36 PM PDT with 94 Recommends
There aren't too many great days for patient safety in state capitols, where the medical establishment tends to rule the roost through the power of its political giving and tentacles. But Monday ...
by Consumer Watchdog
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Mar 13, 2013 at 10:11 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
NPR recently announced significant changes to its ethics handbook which promises an end to "he said, she said" journalism that tries to be fair to both sides of an issue. From now on, the network ...
by Sonofasailor
Comment Count 23 comments on Sun Mar 04, 2012 at 06:53 PM PST with 32 Recommends