Tag Archives: DSS Commissioner

From Executive to Legislative


I talked to people.  I called up lots of offices and talked to all kinds of people.  What I learned was that all kinds of people were hot to trot to prosecute Medicaid recipients but nobody in the world was … Continue reading

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Zachary Karmen, DSS Chief Welfare Attorney (Retired) (Part VI)


Continuation of letter to DSS Commissioner David Sutkowy regarding attorney Zachary Karmen’s surveillance of disabled people and home health aides working through Enable and ARISE: Now Mr. Karmen has taken another step toward criminalizing the most frighteningly poor people in our society:  … Continue reading

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Under Cover of Darkness: Retaliation and Retribution in Onondaga County Government (Part IV)


If vendors complained about the way the Medicaid dispatch service was being run, they’d be threatened with losing their contract.  Retaliation was the name of the game.  If you did not work with Kathy Hart and Wayne Freeman, then you … Continue reading

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Under Cover of Darkness: Corruption in Onondaga County Government (Part III)


At this point I was so sick that I was going to doctors several times a week—pulmonary, nephrology, neurology, psychiatry (this is making me nuts), physical therapy and nutrition—I’m locked in the damn system, trying to get healthy, and I … Continue reading

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