New Book Release

Congressional Malpractice: Is Access to Affordable Healthcare A Right or A Privilege?

By Leonard Zwelling, M.D., M.B.A.
Contributing Author, Marianne L. Ehrlich
Forward by Retired U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, M.D.

Published by John M. Hardy Publishing, Houston Texas
ISBN: 978-1-946182-01-2
Release date: 1 March 2018

Health Care Reform Policy Blog

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Assessing Trump: Is He Really That Bad?

Assessing Trump: Is He Really That Bad? By Leonard Zwelling More than a few erstwhile antagonists of The Donald have become a bit more supportive since his killing of Qassam Suleimani. It is very hard to make any kind of case that killing the terrorist leader was bad for America or, for that matter, the ...

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Cheating: Is It Part Of The American Culture?

Cheating: Is It Part Of The American Culture? By Leonard Zwelling The twenty-four hours from Sunday late afternoon, January 12 to Monday, late afternoon, January 13 may have been the worst day in Houston sports history. On Sunday, the Houston Texans took a 24-point lead into the second quarter of a playoff game in Kansas ...

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Lies Are Easier To Perpetrate Than Is The Truth And Why That’s A Problem Now

Lies Are Easier To Perpetrate Than Is The Truth And Why That’s A Problem Now By Leonard Zwelling https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-century-of-the-postheroic-presidency-11577404588 In The Wall Street Journal on Saturday, December 28, Peggy Noonan wrote about when the leadership of America came off the rails—when character and honesty no longer mattered. She lays the blame at the feet of ...

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Trump’s Speech On Iran: January 8, 2020-Did Iran Blink?

Trump’s Speech On Iran: January 8, 2020-Did Iran Blink? By Leonard Zwelling Emerging from the heavenly light in the White House , President Trump descended from his throne to let us know what he is going to do about the perennial mischief-maker in the Middle East, Iran. He was surrounded by Holy Hosts wearing dark ...

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The Strategic Need For Good Advice

The Strategic Need For Good Advice By Leonard Zwelling According to various reports, President Trump had had enough when he saw the attempted sacking of the American embassy in Baghdad by Iraqi citizens and Iran-backed militia. He was not going to be accused of “another Benghazi.” So he struck, much to the surprise of his ...

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Is America At War With Iran?

Is America At War With Iran? By Leonard Zwelling Given the large and diffuse deployment of American military forces all over the world, and especially in the Middle East, we must be at war with someone. After the drone strike killing of Quds Force leader Qassim Soleimani on January 2, it is likely that the ...

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Bombshell: Sexual Harassment Is About Power, Not Sex

Bombshell: Sexual Harassment Is About Power, Not Sex By Leonard Zwelling One of the most important stories of the last ten years is the #MeToo movement. Sexual harassment is something whose existence can no longer be accepted or denied by anyone. It is an unwanted reality of modern life. It is also to be resisted ...

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What Can Be Learned From The Case Of SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher?

What Can Be Learned From The Case Of SEAL Chief Edward Gallagher? By Leonard Zwelling https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/27/us/navy-seals-edward-gallagher-video.html This article in The New York Times on December 27 tended to be more confusing than clarifying. It’s about the Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher who was accused of atrocities during war, exonerated of most of the counts by a ...

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Is Anti-Zionism Anti-Semitism? Trump’s Extending Civil Rights To Jews On Campus

Is Anti-Zionism Anti-Semitism? Trump’s Extending Civil Rights To Jews On Campus By Leonard Zwelling https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/15/us/trump-anti-semitism-order-college-students.html?searchResultPosition=1 Oh boy! This is a tough one. First, I have to set aside my own prejudice on this issue because my love for the land of Israel is so profound, that I cannot be objective about those who oppose official ...

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When Is Enough Enough?

When Is Enough Enough? By Leonard Zwelling https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/16/nyregion/vaccines-measles-nj-religious-exemptions.html https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/16/us/strobe-attack-epilepsy.html?searchResultPosition=1 Two stories caught my eye on the morning of December 17 in The New York Times. Neither had anything to do with impeachment. Neither was about mass shootings. Neither involved foreign policy—Israeli or otherwise. No these were stories that not only were American stories, they were ...

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