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Denying the Upside of Anger By Leonard Zwelling             Even my kids say it. I am one angry dude and it all comes through in the blog. And they are not alone. Friends from across the country who read the blog who are unaware of what is happening at Anderson describe my basic posture in ...

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A Film With Real Gravity By Leonard Zwelling             Throughout the health care reform debate, those opposed to any changes that would involve a government solution to lowering costs, increasing access or improving quality posited that such solutions would be mistakes because government cannot do anything right. I respectfully disagree and the film I saw ...

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The Crooks Were Higher Up By Leonard Zwelling             One of my favorite books is The Big Short, Michael Lewis’ description of the origins of the financial meltdown of 2008 and how a group of really smart guys made a ton of money selling mortgage securities short (betting their value would fall). It is a ...

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Denying The Up Side of Apologies By Leonard Zwelling             You gotta love that Paul Goldberg.             In the Cancer Letter of September 27 reporting on the recent series of faculty meetings at Anderson with the Chancellor and the local leadership team, his headline reads “DePinho Takes Responsibility, Apologizes for ‘Morale Issues’”.             This is ...

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“I’M NOT A CROOK” By Leonard Zwelling             Nixon Tells Editors, ‘I’m Not a Crook’ By Carroll Kilpatrick
 Washington Post Staff Writer 
Sunday, November 18, 1973; Page A01 Orlando, Fla, Nov. 17 — Declaring that “I am not a crook,” President Nixon vigorously defended his record in the Watergate case tonight and said he had ...

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My first blog from the New World of the non-profit sector. More to come if you continue to read.  Thanks to all who have and will. A Gruntled Shutdown By Leonard Zwelling             One of the major themes of this blog has been the unsettling parallels between events on Capitol Hill and events on Holcombe ...

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