When Dr. Sam Foote blew the lid off of the corruption and wait lists at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix, it triggered a firestorm that culminated in VA Secretary Eric Shinseki’s resignation and led to a nationwide call to fix the chronically troubled department. But Foote, and many other whistleblowers who followed him, say they faced a culture of intimidation and retribution from their decision to shed light on the troubles.
Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.