WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES IN PRIVATE INSURANCE, COOPERATIVE INSURANCE, AND UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE?

March 29, 2020 The foundation of any insurance program is this: Individuals put money into a common fund, to be used by any of those individuals in case of specified circumstances. WITH PRIVATE HEALTH INSURANCE, YOU PAY*Your contribution to the common fund*Administrative costs (managers, clerks, accountants, etc.)*WHATEVER THE OWNER AND STOCKHOLDERS DECIDE THEY CAN TAKE…

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Observations concerning COVID-19

Cancún, MéxicoMarch 26, 2020 I’m not an economist or a doctor or even a nurse. I’m a language teacher and amateur journalist. What I DO know how to do is sift through a lot of information, try to separate facts from lies, and lies from meaningful, useful, honest fiction (like parables and parodies, for example),…

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March 2020

March 2020 Virtual Coffee Talk is the Best Option for Today The news and events of the past month have given me a lot to think about. A lot. There have been pandemics and epidemics in my lifetime but, for the most part, I have been able to relegate them to other people, other places.…

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Truth against misinformation, disinformation, misconceptions, and outright lies

Wikipedia Guide to Misinformation About the Coronavirus It is easy to fall into conspiracy theories, miraculous preventatives and remedies, and finding the truth can be hard. I can’t claim to know the answers or what is true and what isn’t. Wikipedia is not trying to be the definitive voice of truth; however, this article gives…

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I Can’t Live Without You

Love Stories That Mess Us Up “I can’t live without you!” Does that mean that the one who says it really really loves you? No It’s a romantic thing we say to each other, but if your prospective partner shows signs of really believing it, he or she is not reality-based, and you should run…

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