New Book Release

Congressional Malpractice: Is Access to Affordable Healthcare A Right or A Privilege?

By Leonard Zwelling, M.D., M.B.A.
Contributing Author, Marianne L. Ehrlich
Forward by Retired U.S. Senator Tom Coburn, M.D.

Published by John M. Hardy Publishing, Houston Texas
ISBN: 978-1-946182-01-2
Release date: 1 March 2018

Health Care Reform Policy Blog

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Special People

Special People By Leonard Zwelling They have an aura about them. I have met a few. These are the special ones, the ones who, for one reason or another, stand out among the rest of their peers as great performers or paragons of meaning. When you meet one of these people, you are quite aware ...

4 mins

Why Can’t They Just Go Away?

Why Can’t They Just Go Away? By Leonard Zwelling In May and June of 2004 I went through a transformation that was a few years in the making. By 2002, the stress of my job as Vice President for Research Administration had become unbearable. I was also trying to build a new house and move ...

3 mins

A Criminal Enterprise In The White House: All The President’s Crooks

A Criminal Enterprise In The White House: All The President’s Crooks By Leonard Zwelling There is a Russian Mafia. One of the things it does is launder ill-gotten money. One of the ways this is done is by buying high-end condominiums for cash in foreign countries. One of these countries is the United States and ...

4 mins

Can The Country Survive Trump?

Can The Country Survive Trump? By Leonard Zwelling The short answer is—of course. But I have had many discussions with many thoughtful people who are genuinely concerned for the long-term stability of the United States. And it’s not just about Trump, although he’s a big piece of the puzzle. First, there’s the economy. If you ...

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Guilty, Guilty: One Left To Go

Guilty, Guilty: One Left To Go By Leonard Zwelling Today, Tuesday, August 21, 2018 was a good day. The wheels of justice took two large cranks and mopped up two cranks. Paul Manafort was found guilty of eight counts of white-collar crime—tax evasion, bank fraud, and Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to eight counts of fraud ...

3 mins

Is Trump More Nixon Or McCarthy?

Is Trump More Nixon Or McCarthy? By Leonard Zwelling It’s hard to know whether Trump is more the Trickster or the Bully. There can be no doubt that the current administration is as loaded with snakes as was Mr. Nixon’s White House. Even those who are not criminals are liars and deceivers like Kellyanne Conway ...

3 mins

I Was John Brennan

I Was John Brennan By Leonard Zwelling I know what it means to be shut out after having been on the inside. There was a time when I was privy to many of the darkest secrets of the leadership of MD Anderson. There was a time when I was the keeper of those secrets in ...

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This Is Not That Different From Watergate

This Is Not That Different From Watergate By Leonard Zwelling https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/13/opinion/watergate-republican-party.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fopinion&action=click&contentCollection=opinion&region=stream&module=stream_unit&version=latest&contentPlacement=3&pgtype=sectionfront One of the great myths that surrounds the Watergate hearings and the run-up to the resignation of Richard Nixon is that the effort to rid America of its Crook President was bipartisan. It was not. As this terrific NY Times op-ed by Michael Conway ...

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I Understand Why Omarosa Taped Her Firing. I Wish I Had Taped Mine.

I Understand Why Omarosa Taped Her Firing. I Wish I Had Taped Mine. By Leonard Zwelling On Meet The Press Sunday, August 12, Chuck Todd interviewed Omarosa Manigault Newman, the former White House staffer who is black. She was the highest ranking black staffer in the Trump Administration. Her high profile allegiance to Donald Trump ...

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Inside Out

Inside Out By Leonard Zwelling The news broke this morning (August 8, the anniversary of Richard Nixon’s resignation announcement) that Congressman Christopher Collins (R-NY) was arrested along with his son and the father of his son’s fiancé for insider trading and lying to the federal government. When are these guys going to learn from Martha ...

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