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The Trump Loyalty Oath: Right Arms Extended

The Trump Loyalty Oath: Right Arms Extended By Leonard Zwelling          You don’t have to be Jewish to be frightened. But it helps. The resemblance to rallies of the 1930s is beyond concerning. Protestors are being roughed up by the gathered masses and carted off by the security police.          It is not at all ...

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Does Anyone Else Besides Me Think These Guys Aren’t Smart?

Does Anyone Else Besides Me Think These Guys Aren’t Smart? By Leonard Zwelling          To me, the most amazing thing about the Trump phenomenon is the popularity of a man who seems not very bright. Forget for a moment the stupid things he says about women, Muslims and the Klan (if you can). How about ...

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When Division Heads Act Like GOP Presidential Hopefuls

When Division Heads Act Like GOP Presidential Hopefuls By Leonard Zwelling          One of the things that struck me as unusual about Washington, DC and Capitol Hill in particular was the ability of sworn political enemies to become best friends forever in a heartbeat. Today we are throwing bombs across the aisle. Tomorrow we are ...

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Where Is MD Anderson’s Mitt?

Where Is MD Anderson’s Mitt? By Leonard Zwelling          It was Thursday. March 3. I was driving to Austin on 71 to go to a speaking gig that evening. That was when I heard Mitt Romney give what was undoubtedly the best speech of his life. If you haven’t watched it or heard it or ...

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A Pleasant Morning at MD Anderson: My Patient Experience

A Pleasant Morning at MD Anderson: My Patient Experience By Leonard Zwelling          That’s right. I may have retired as a faculty member, but I am still a patient. I am fortunate in that I am not a cancer patient–yet, but after all, all of us Boomers are potential cancer patients in waiting.          My ...

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