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TWO STORIES

Two Stories By Leonard Zwelling          I love when the NY Times editorializes on the front page as it did on December 3. In two above the fold articles about health care, the paper first described in detail the outrageous system of hospital pricing. Right next to this story is a piece about the continuing ...

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PROMISES, DEALS AND TRUST (Extra: Letter from today’s Chronicle-Thanks Mr. Smith)

Promises, Deals and Trust By Leonard Zwelling          The 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination actually took me even further back. There has been much written last week about the era of the early 1960’s and how the world changed on November 22, 1963. I was one of those writers. But the world was changing ...

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SLOWER (plus an extra link to today’s NY Times)

Slower (also see addendum at end please) By Leonard Zwelling          At this time of remembrance of the life and death of President Kennedy, it is worth remembering how much he got done in so little time. The young President was only 46 at the time of his death. He will never grow old in ...

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JUST SAY NO-Link to latest op-ed in Chronicle

Just Say No By Leonard Zwelling          In an effort to boost profits during uncertain times, many large retailers opened their doors this Thanksgiving Day. The relatively short time between a late Thanksgiving and Wednesday Christmas along with yet another commercial ploy even more offensive to the human senses than the Black Friday running of ...

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