Goodbye Aetna, and thank you.

Nov 1, 2017

At first a feeling of incredulity, and then a strange sadness came over me with the announcement recently that Aetna Life Insurance Company was selling

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An Open Letter to Members of the US House of Representatives and US Senate

May 17, 2017

May 17, 2017   Re: President Donald Trump   Dear Ladies and Gentlemen: To those of you who are deciding the fate of the nation.

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Blame Marco Rubio

Mar 28, 2017

President Trump is right. Insurance is hard, even for someone like me who has spent nearly twenty years in this business, so it must be

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Of Budgets and Humanity

Mar 23, 2017

It would appear that our current president has it in for former president Lyndon Johnson. In a speech to religious leaders he promised to “destroy” the Johnson

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Critical thinking, the other national deficit

Feb 3, 2017

“Tone it down!” Like the teacher trying to restore order in the classroom I need to shout above the noise, the bullying, the restlessness, and

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Cairo Cauliflower

Nov 27, 2016

Cairo Cauliflower (a slightly modified version from the original recipe in Cairo Kitchen: Recipes from the Middle East, Inspired By The Street Foods of Cairo,

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Welcome to the 21st Century

Nov 20, 2016

Candidate Trump made a lot of promises to a lot of people on his way to winning the election. How and whether he will keep

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Eulogy for the Common Man

Nov 13, 2016

There are no more eloquent words, Brilliant words already written, To describe the downfall of a nation, And a dream deferred, In this eulogy for

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My Ivanka Moment

Nov 11, 2016

It was not too long ago, before I became a writer of books, that I crisscrossed the country traveling on business. There was not a

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Nov 7, 2016

I believe in Karma. There are many times in my life that I could tell you about that makes me believe in the justice meted out

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