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Is Anti-Zionism Anti-Semitism? Trump’s Extending Civil Rights To Jews On Campus

Is Anti-Zionism Anti-Semitism? Trump’s Extending Civil Rights To Jews On Campus By Leonard Zwelling https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/15/us/trump-anti-semitism-order-college-students.html?searchResultPosition=1 Oh boy! This is a tough one. First, I have to set aside my own prejudice on this issue because my love for the land of Israel is so profound, that I cannot be objective about those who oppose official ...

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When Is Enough Enough?

When Is Enough Enough? By Leonard Zwelling https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/16/nyregion/vaccines-measles-nj-religious-exemptions.html https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/16/us/strobe-attack-epilepsy.html?searchResultPosition=1 Two stories caught my eye on the morning of December 17 in The New York Times. Neither had anything to do with impeachment. Neither was about mass shootings. Neither involved foreign policy—Israeli or otherwise. No these were stories that not only were American stories, they were ...

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Social Ills: Number One With A Bullet

Social Ills: Number One With A Bullet By Leonard Zwelling On Meet the Press on Sunday, December 22, Chuck Todd and his panel reviewed the biggest stories of the past decade. I was sure that the number one story would be the election of Donald Trump. That was only number 4 tied with the killing ...

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Are You A Member Of the Sexual Harassment Police? You Are Now.

Are You A Member Of the Sexual Harassment Police? You Are Now. By Leonard Zwelling According to reports I have received, there is a new policy at MD Anderson concerning allegations of sexual harassment or sexual misconduct. It is now cause for dismissal if anyone on the faculty or staff is aware of an incident ...

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What’s The Truth?

What’s The Truth? By Leonard Zwelling Perhaps nothing dominates the editorial pages like this question. What are we really seeing and hearing on TV, the Internet, and in our lives? What can we trust when we can no longer trust our senses, not because our hearing or vision is malfunctioning, but because the signals coming ...

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Epistemology: The Power To Know

Epistemology: The Power To Know By Leonard Zwelling https://study.com/academy/lesson/epistemology-definition-examples-quiz.html I have been thinking about this one for weeks now. In the Age of Trump, how can we know the truth? How can anyone know the truth? What is the truth and how do we determine its validity? I never thought this would be a problem. ...

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Bayh-Dole For Jocks

Bayh-Dole For Jocks By Leonard Zwelling It’s tough to remember that there are stories out there of significance beyond presidential impeachment and the burning of California, but there are. One of the most important for college athletics is the fact that the NCAA may finally be loosening its rules on allowing young collegiate athletes to ...

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What If The Democrats Threw Out The Calendar?

What If The Democrats Threw Out The Calendar? By Leonard Zwelling The last two blogs have focused on the issue of President Trump’s pending impeachment. First, there really is little doubt that Mr. Trump did some impeachable stuff. There’s more than enough evidence whether you include the violations of the emoluments clause or the findings ...

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The Real Problem With Impeachment: Time

The Real Problem With Impeachment: Time By Leonard Zwelling Jonathan Turley’s claim in front of the House Judiciary Committee that the current rush to impeachment is just that, precipitous, is an argument with some merit. There are many people who ought to be testifying but who have not. They include John Bolten, Mick Mulvaney, Rick ...

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