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PCIntern's Journal
PCIntern's Journal
April 30, 2021

Typical Delaware County, PA numbskull..


A Delaware County man was sentenced to five years of probation Friday after admitting he cast an illegal ballot last fall for former President Donald Trump in his dead mother’s name..
Bruce Bartman, 70, apologized to Common Pleas Court Judge Richard Cappelli during a hearing in Media, saying he took full responsibility for his actions.

“I was isolated last year in lockdown,” Bartman said. “I listened to too much propaganda and made a stupid mistake.”

Bartman’s attorney, Samuel Stretton, echoed that statement in court, saying his behavior was “a very misguided political mistake, and very stupid.”


Oooh! Election fraud!!! Oops…??? I used to work in that county. Between the motorcycle gangs and the REALLY stupid people, well, never mind….
April 30, 2021

Well, since today is the anniversary of Washington being inaugurated,

The 1939 NY World’s Fair opening, and the (ostensible) death of Adolph Hitler, as well as, incidentally MY BIRTHDAY, (ahem…), I wish to all here a happy day!!!

April 29, 2021

What a fucking relief

that I don’t have to be physically repulsed by the individual at the Podium.

My pets are also happy that I’m not screaming obscenities at the teevee machine while watching the “discount” SOTU.

April 26, 2021

The Oscar telecast is excellent IMHO

It’s serious, giving time to winners to make real statements without the ridiculous glitz of the mass of humanity, the orchestra playing to get them off the stage, and the “escort” scene for each winner. The speeches so far have had great depth.

April 24, 2021

Insanity in the dental chair volume 6842:

Yesterday, Friday, I was unfortunate enough to have one of my long-term very creepy patients attend my office after not having seen him for about a year. The one plus of this pandemic is that a lot of the lunatics just stay home, not always for obvious reasons as you’ll find out in this diatribe which I am posting, but I digress.

This guy is a “retired“ professional who is one of the most paranoid, right wing, insidiously horrifying individuals whom I’ve had the misfortune to meet in a lifetime. And that’s really saying something. I walked into the room and before I could say a word he said I want to tell you something it’s very important. I’ve been doing a lot of reading and this whole virus business is a fraud and a fake. The vaccine which was designed by Pfizer is going to kill millions of people and this is deliberate.

It got worse, believe it or not, from there. I listened patiently for fifteen minutes, I won’t post the specifics because the last thing I want to do is promulgate insanity, but suffice it to say that even I, as a creative individual, could not possibly come up with this stuff. After he “finished “, I asked him: “So you’re saying that 200,000 health care workers are in on the plot?” His reply: “absolutely”.

Nothing further to be said.

April 21, 2021

Anecdotal stories from COVID longhaulers:

With the mass vaccination program, many individuals have returned to a semblance of normalcy including making long overdue dental appointments. Many people to whom I’ve spoken in the last four weeks have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and have “recovered“ but many of them relate long-standing symptoms following the acute phase of the disease.

Many of the people who relate the symptoms are extremely reliable, medically honest individuals who are not the type to ascribe routine aging issues to the sequelae of acute disease. I’m used to hearing hypochondriacal complaints and I pride myself on knowing the difference.

these complaints include, but are not limited to:

Inability to walk distances greater than a block or two without having to stop and rest and catch a breath before continuing.

Sleep disturbances which these individuals feel are not related to anxiety or depression. Many people have told me that they awaken and feel physiological issues encroaching upon them such as nausea, inability to breathe properly when sleeping at an angle at which they normally slept prior to Covid, and strange bodily sensations which they cannot place.

Bleeding issues and blood clots have been reported in my practice involving organs including leg muscles, the spleen, and the lungs. Each of these patients who discuss this with me had been hospitalized for these conditions and were deemed unusual in the progress of the disease or condition by their team of physicians.

A disproportionate number of people Who experienced staph infections and MERSA for which they were at first treated as outpatients because the doctors did not want to admit them to hospital but were then forced to become inpatients due to the severity. No one has mentioned this to me who did not experience Covid. As a matter of routine we ask all patients upon their recall if there has been any change in their medical history or any hospitalizations. In the past three months I have had at least six people mentioned this to me versus essentially never, perhaps one or two times a year on the outside. One woman almost lost her leg: she is an extremely active healthy, Sensible individual who is normal in all respects physiologically for the 30 years I’ve known her. She has never before had any type of infection related to immune system issues which required significant treatment other than of course, viral disease.

People complaining that at times they feel as though their lungs are hot or searing in pain at certain times following exercise or vigorous activity. They describe pain which is not reflux or G.I. but bilateral spreading discomfort in the chest. This is in all cases describe to me episodic and disturbing to the individual because it feels so visceral.

Sheer exhaustion for no apparent reason: the patient will state that he or she has had normal amounts of sleep, wakes up reasonably rested, and then at random points becomes so tired that they must close their eyes and lay down or put their head down on their desks. All of those individuals state that they have never had this come over them during the day before in this fashion.

As I said in the beginning, these are simply statements from patients. In no way shape or form am I positing that these are definitely sequelae from Covid but in keeping with major medical publications’ recent documenting of anecdotal reports, I felt it necessary to at least state these here and see it as a contribution to the information Encyclopedia of Covid. I do recall in the early 1980s that I noticed a series of symptoms involving young gay males in my practice and when asking physicians their opinion of these are events was put off and told that this was simply because my practice was growing larger and I was seeing more sick people. I knew that was ridiculous At the time and think that it is very critical the people suggest issues but draw no conclusions and wait for science to determine the truth of the matter.

Or conversely ask Jim Jordan what he might think about it....

April 20, 2021

Wow! It's like after the Super Bowl!

Everyone exhilarated and cross-congratulating each other.

Except those in the Loser’s locker room...they’re having a big sad. Too bad...🥺

April 17, 2021

Julia Chatterley, CNN correspondent at the funeral

Is sickeningly waxing poetic about the love affair and Queen’s despondency over the loss. I get some romanticizing but she is over the top.

Fairy tale stuff. I’m not buying it...

April 16, 2021

I heard a story about Marjorie Taylor Greene:

She used to be an aide in a hospital. One day she was seen running down the hallway with a pail of steaming water behind a man who looked to be running for his life. The doctor looked up from his paperwork and shouted, “ No no no!! I told you to PRICK his BOIL!!”

April 14, 2021

As always, there's more going on than meets the eye...

A number of days ago I had a conversation with the basic scientist who is doing research into the after effects of COVID-19.To make a long story short she intimated that the clotting mechanism of a human who has had the disease is apparently unalterably changed, possibly forever. She began to explain the specifics to me, and although I tried to pay attention, I became totally lost in the detail. It did not sound good, and she did state that this was the equivalent of the long-term pulmonary issues those who lived downwind from the WTC collapse. She suggested that gene therapy might be an answer, but since she didn’t know what the real question was, this is a mystery which needs a solution...and quickly. She noted as well that the pathology associated with the lungs is rarely mentioned due to the fact that the medical establishment is rife with lying and failure to disclose. She’s pretty senior, so I’m taking her word for everything at this juncture.

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