Monthly Archives: June 2017

Dayenu

Passover is my favorite holiday. And my favorite part of the Passover Seder is the singing of Dayenu.  As we list each miracle and wonder that was done for us, such as freeing us from slavery or saving us at … Continue reading

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Trojan Horse

President Lyndon Johnson declared the War on Poverty in 1964.  It was a sincere effort, but poverty persists to this very day.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President Trump, and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan have decided that a … Continue reading

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The Path

I felt the first large drops of rain before I had managed to get in four miles. I had planned to golf, but there had been an 80% chance of thunderstorms.  So I was walking.  I was now in the … Continue reading

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Thin Skin

The coroner was ready to address the press. She stood behind the podium with its bank of microphones, looked directly into the cameras, and delivered her judgement.  “The cause of death was thin skin.”  Several reporters nodded in agreement.  They … Continue reading

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Healthcare And The Politics Of Resentment

It happened again last week, this time on a golf course. A fourth was added to our group.  Our new friend, Ken (name changed), is a businessman from the Akron area.  It only took a couple of holes for him … Continue reading

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