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That Giant Sucking Sound Everyone Ignores

That Giant Sucking Sound Everyone Ignores

By: Bharani Padmanabhan –  October, 2014 We are busy everyday displaying our high principles and our utmost concern for the country. This mainly takes the form of vitriol on Facebook…

The Cost of Corruption is Borne by All

The Cost of Corruption is Borne by All

Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – August, 2104 Every day the media talk about the high cost of healthcare. The media go out of their way to give the impression it is due…

Frauds Get Away Free When the Press Fears Asking Questions

Frauds Get Away Free When the Press Fears Asking Questions

By: Bharani Padmanabhan, MD – July, 2014 “All animals are equal, but some are more equal than others.” – George Orwell Valley Patriot readers read last month about the mind-boggling fraud…

After Being Kidnapped by Department of Children and Families, Justina Pelletier is Home Free

After Being Kidnapped by Department of Children and Families, Justina Pelletier is Home Free

  By: Bharani Padmanabhan MD PhD – June 18, 2014 Justina Pelletier, one of four children of Lou and Linda Pelletier, was diagnosed with Mitochondrial Disease by Dr Mark Korson at…

How Many Millions did Sir Donald Berwick get from LeapFrog?

How Many Millions did Sir Donald Berwick get from LeapFrog?

By Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – June – 2014 Valley Patriot readers know about the LeapFrog Score fraud. LeapFrog is intimately associated with Dr. Lucian Leape and his close friend Sir Donald Berwick.…

‘Child Welfare Advocates’ and the ‘Kids for Harvard’ Travesty

‘Child Welfare Advocates’ and  the ‘Kids for Harvard’ Travesty

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan May, 2014 The definition of a “Child Welfare Advocate” in Massachusetts is someone who supports total secrecy within the Juvenile Court system and sealing every document so…

The True Government in Massachusetts

The True Government in Massachusetts

By: Bharani Padmanabhan – April, 2014 We know about the Washington bubble. Inside the bubble, party affiliations and personal views do not matter, the members protect each other from the world…

Valley Patriot of the Month – Hero in Our Midst: Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken

Valley Patriot of the Month – Hero in Our Midst: Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken

By: Justess Jacobson – April, 2014 Last month The Valley Patriot awarded Amesbury Police Officer Jason Kooken with The Valley Patriot, Officer Tom Duggan Sr. Law Enforcement Award. Officer Duggan’s…

The Six Elements of the Massachusetts Way of Justice

Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – March, 2014 Every year on Women’s Day (March 8th) we remember the women who inspired us with their innate decency and courage. This year I give…

Martha Coakley – Against Sunshine and For Hiding Public Malfeasance

Martha Coakley – Against Sunshine  and For Hiding Public Malfeasance

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – February, 2014 Attorney General Martha Coakley made a lot of noise prior to her last election about public entities not being allowed to force nondisclosure agreements…

Commissioner Ed Davis sadly is not this Commonwealth’s Role Model

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – January, 2014 In Boston a young woman was murdered recently. The murderer had previously attacked another but hadn’t been arrested, even though he dropped his wallet…

Assertocracy is the path to Kleptocracy

Assertocracy is the path to Kleptocracy

By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan With this column I present a newly coined term – assertocracy – and show it’s current use. In her superlative book – In The Footsteps Of Mr…

An Open Letter to Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley

An Open Letter to Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley

  By: Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan Dear Madam, For a year now I have been waiting, living off my savings, to hear from you and your office about my written criminal complaint…

Welcome to Sir Donald Berwick’s World, Pt. 2

By: Opinion Columnist Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan, October, 2013 Read Part 1 HERE Inevitably Sir Donald Berwick’s mindset ended up causing the Mid Staffs Scandal. The hospital at the center of…

Welcome to Sir Donald Berwick’s World, Pt. 1

By: Opinion Columnist Dr. Bharani Padmanabhan – September, 2013 In “Miss Smilla’s Feeling for Snow”, one of the best books humanity has produced, Peter Høeg writes about an alcoholic Greenlander…