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Measles

Measles By Leonard Zwelling I’m basically a libertarian. I believe that anyone should be allowed to do whatever he or she wants as long as it does not hurt anyone else. I am a strict capitalist who believes in supply and demand. I believe that people can strive to make as much money as they ...

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What Progressives Don’t Get About Israel

What Progressives Don’t Get About Israel By Leonard Zwelling https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/08/opinion/sunday/israel-progressive-anti-semitism.html Bret Stephens has become one of my favorite columnists on the staff of The New York Times. His clear-eyed, clear-headed opinion pieces seem to me neither left nor right leaning, but rather centered on common sense, which is always uncommon. This piece in The Times ...

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Institutional Stories

Institutional Stories By Leonard Zwelling https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/09/opinion/sunday/americas-war-of-stories.html Tim Kreider wrote a very thoughtful op-ed piece in The New York Times on Sunday, February 10. In essence it was about “America’s War Of Stories” or the competing beliefs/truths/facts that are circulating through the Internet and influencing the way people perceive their neighbors and their country. It should ...

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What Constitutes A Real Crisis

What Constitutes A Real Crisis By Leonard Zwelling https://www.wsj.com/articles/can-trump-handle-a-foreign-crisis-11549583825 https://www.wsj.com/articles/bezos-vs-the-enquirer-could-be-a-watershed-11549667933 The two op-eds in Saturday’s Wall Street Journal couldn’t have been more different (February 9). In the first the stalwart Peggy Noonan makes a great case for the luck of the Trump team in not having to face a true foreign crisis in its first ...

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The Real MTP Story: From The Inside

The Real MTP Story: From The Inside By Leonard Zwelling I was a witness to scientific history. Someday, that history will be written in the textbooks. But not yet. https://wapo.st/2N5R1vl?tid=ss_mail&utm_term=.a80e4c108e38 As this perceptive op-ed from The Washington Post demonstrates, muramyl tri-peptide encapsulated in a lipid delivery vehicle (liposome) is an immunostimulant that activates macrophages to ...

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Matthew Whitaker: Trump’s Wall

Matthew Whitaker: Trump’s Wall By Leonard Zwelling Spending one of your last days on a job being grilled by members of Congress can’t be fun. And, it didn’t look like much fun for Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on February 8, BUT he prevailed. He really said nothing new besides the fact that he was ...

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After SOTU: The Country Is Still Divided

After SOTU: The Country Is Still Divided By Leonard Zwelling At 7 PM Eastern Time on February 5, I was in heaven. At least the heaven on Earth known as Cameron Indoor Stadium on the campus of Duke University for the tip-off of the basketball game between Boston College and the Duke Blue Devils. My ...

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After SOTU: The Country Is Still Divided By Leonard Zwelling At 7 PM Eastern Time on February 5, I was in heaven. At least the heaven on Earth known as Cameron Indoor Stadium on the campus of Duke University for the tip-off of the basketball game between Boston College and the Duke Blue Devils. My ...

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Two Problem Children Who Want To Be In Leadership Roles

Two Problem Children Who Want To Be In Leadership Roles By Leonard Zwelling This is not about Donald Trump. Mr. Trump already is a leader, regrettably. No, here I am talking about Ralph Northam, the current Governor of Virginia, for one and Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks who is contemplating a third-party run for ...

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Furies

Furies By Leonard Zwelling https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/19/opinion/sunday/trump-ocasio-cortez-dowd.html “Attention must be paid.” That’s from Arthur Miller’s The Death of a Salesman, but perhaps it has started to be the watchword of the new Congress with over 100 female members. They will not go unheard this time. As Maureen Dowd in The NY Times, (January 19) points out, led ...

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