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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Why A Liberal Can’t Beat Trump

Why A Liberal Can’t Beat Trump By Leonard Zwelling In 2008, when a pretty liberal guy, Barack Obama, ascended to the presidency, we were a different country. America was reeling from the real estate crisis and the bottom having fallen out of the markets taking Lehman Brothers with it. The Republicans in charge of the ...

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Good News In The NY Times

Good News In The NY Times By Leonard Zwelling https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/07/opinion/swartz-beto-cruz-texas.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fopinion&action=click&contentCollection=opinion&region=rank&module=package&version=highlights&contentPlacement=5&pgtype=sectionfront https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/06/opinion/iran-saudi-arabia-thelma-louise.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fopinion-columnists https://www.nytimes.com/2018/11/06/opinion/james-comey-election-trump.html It’s the morning after Election Day and for those who had hoped that somehow Beto O’ Rourke could upset Ted Cruz for a seat in the U. S. Senate, it’s not sunny. But as the first of the links from Mimi Swartz suggests, ...

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The True America

The True America By Leonard Zwelling https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-real-reason-they-hate-trump-1540148467 David Gelernter is a computer science professor at Yale. He wrote an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal on October 22 called “The Real Reason They Hate Trump.” To summarize, the elite and intellectual of America, most of whom do not support the president or his agenda, look ...

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Doctors v. Guns: Unreasonable

Doctors v. Guns: Unreasonable By Leonard Zwelling https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/29/health/physicians-gun-safety-recommendations-study/index.html I couldn’t believe it. The American College of Physicians has recommendations for how practicing doctors can lessen the impact of gun violence in America by having discussions with their patients about gun safety, gun storage and the proper place of firearms in a household that also contains ...

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What’s Good For Israel Is Not Necessarily Good for Diaspora Jews

What’s Good For Israel Is Not Necessarily Good for Diaspora Jews By Leonard Zwelling Trump loves Bibi. The president moved the U.S. Israeli Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. He cut off aid to the Palestinians. How could Trump not be good for the Jews in America, those of the Diaspora? Easy. He’s not and ...

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Voting Millennials

Voting Millennials By Leonard Zwelling I am a Boomer (born post-WWII in 1948). My Baby Boomer generation has failed America. Our greatest contributions to culture were made in the 60’s and reflected at Monterey, Woodstock, and unfortunately, at Altamont. Music and drugs. That’s what we’ve given the country. We also gave you three presidents: Clinton, ...

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Being Jewish In 2018 America

Being Jewish In 2018 America By Leonard Zwelling I would have thought that by the time I turned 70, this would be getting easier. It doesn’t seem to be. I am of the generation that was regaled with stories about knocks on the door in the middle of the night. My parents were brought up ...

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Even This Is Not Enough To Engender Leadership

Even This Is Not Enough To Engender Leadership By Leonard Zwelling In her weekly column in the Wall Street Journal on Saturday, October 27, (“Defuse America’s Explosive Politics”), Peggy Noonan lays the blame on both sides. And she’s right. While there can be little doubt that Mr. Trump’s vitriolic rhetoric tips the nuts over into ...

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Bombs: Mr. Trump, Own Your Role In The Terrorist Threat

Bombs: Mr. Trump, Own Your Role In The Terrorist Threat By Leonard Zwelling It’s all very nice that the president acknowledges that bombs in people’s mailboxes are bad. It rings hollow, however, when those people potentially victimized by the bombs were all people he named in his speeches as his enemies or those he derides ...

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Mobile, Rooted, Stuck

Mobile, Rooted, Stuck By Leonard Zwelling https://www.wsj.com/articles/politics-cant-solve-our-political-problems-1539364986?mod=searchresults&page=1&pos=3 Ben Sasse is the Republican junior senator from Nebraska. He is frequently mentioned as a future presidential hopeful. He has written a new book called Them: Why We Hate Each Other—And How To Heal. It was excerpted in The Wall Street Journal (see link) on October 13, just ...

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