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Judgment: Neither Candidate Has A Whole Lot

Judgment: Neither Candidate Has A Whole Lot By Leonard Zwelling          In the televised Commander-in-Chief forum on September 8, we saw the true Hillary Clinton and the true Donald Trump. My guess is that neither changed any minds. She retained her supporters and he retained his. If you want experience, she’s your candidate. If you ...

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Baggage: Hillary’s Shoes and Ron’s Money

Baggage: Hillary’s Shoes and Ron’s Money By Leonard Zwelling          A friend asked how much more baggage could Hillary have?          Lots.          There’s still Whitewater and Vince Foster and the bimbos and Monica and impeachment and Benghazi and the Clinton Foundation and the emails. That would seem more than enough for a lifetime. Clearly ...

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Concussed Out Of A Non-Crisis

Concussed Out Of A Non-Crisis By Leonard Zwelling          “It reminded me that as a general rule political parties and political actors do not change their minds based on evidence or argument. They have to be beaten. Only then can they rationalize change to themselves and their colleagues.” “We keep losing!” Defeat is the only ...

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A Cancer Genomics Study Of Value: Done In Europe

A Cancer Genomics Study Of Value: Done In Europe By Leonard Zwelling http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/25/science/gene-tests-identify-breast-cancer-patients-who-can-skip-chemotherapy-study-says.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fscience&action=click&contentCollection=science&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=5&pgtype=sectionfront&_r=0          Finally!          A group has figured out how to employ human cancer genomics in a way that might benefit real patients. I know this seems like a harsh statement, but most of the genomic studies I see are still just that—research ...

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