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1968-Fifty Years Ago Or Yesterday?

1968-Fifty Years Ago Or Yesterday? By Leonard Zwelling It’s June 6, 2018. Exactly fifty years ago, I awoke in my small bedroom in my parent’s house on the south shore of Long Island. I was home from Duke for a summer job at Long Island Jewish Hospital to get my resume ready for medical school. ...

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Pardon Me

Pardon Me By Leonard Zwelling It’s the ultimate Trump challenge to the rule of law. Even if you did something wrong; even if you got caught; even if you were tried by a jury of your peers and found guilty; and even if you went to jail; and even you are still there—don’t worry. All ...

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Roseanne-Outrage? Please. No Surprise At All!

Roseanne-Outrage? Please. No Surprise At All! By Leonard Zwelling One of my favorite stories is about Mr. Scorpion who needs to return home over a now rushing river after a torrential rainfall. He begs Mr. Frog for a ride across the stream after he guarantees Mr. Frog safe passage if he will carry Mr. Scorpion ...

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Does The Group Choose The Leader Or Does The Leader Emerge From The Group?

Does The Group Choose The Leader Or Does The Leader Emerge From The Group? By Leonard Zwelling A good friend of mine said that America gets the leadership it deserves. This is a play on the quote from Joseph De Maistre that a democracy gets the government it deserves. Either way, in the current case ...

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