Author Archives: dave@cunixinsurance.com

Hide And Seek

November 4, 1995 was a warm fall day in Northeast Ohio. I was driving to Kidron to talk to some Amish craftsmen about a dining room table.  I remember the day because that was when the news broke that Art … Continue reading

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Deep In the Heart(less) Of Texas

  We don’t need no health insurance We don’t need no safety net The political leaders, all of them well-insured, have the people of Texas singing a bastardized version of Pink Floyd’s Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2.  “We … Continue reading

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Chutzpah

The old definition of Chutzpah – A man kills his parents. He is tried and convicted.  As the court is about to announce his sentence, he stops the judge and begs for mercy because he is an orphan.  That’s Chutzpah. … Continue reading

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Meet The New Boss

I felt like a time traveler. I was in a Mayfield Heights home, standing in a packed living room, listening to a political candidate dismantle the current administration’s (mis)handling of our country’s health care system.  Point by point the candidate … Continue reading

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Make Insurance Cheap Again

The Wall Street Journal has never been a big fan of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare).  The paper has added gravitas to even the flimsiest of the alternate plans offered by the Republicans over the last few … Continue reading

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Attacked With A Dull Knife

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is under siege.  There is no need for a link here to back that up.  You already know this if you haven’t been asleep for the last eight years.  The law has … Continue reading

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Naked Aggression

Vladimir Putin was embarrassed on the world’s stage. Thousands of journalists, from print, TV, and online, were in Sochi for the 2014 Winter Olympics.  The pictures and stories of inept plumbing and shoddy construction made Putin look foolish and unprepared.  … Continue reading

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Having It Both Ways

The most cynical man in Washington was, once again, counting on the American public to believe his words and to ignore his actions. “Everybody I know in the Senate, everybody is in favor of maintaining coverage for preexisting conditions…There is … Continue reading

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Sunset Of The American Dream

The United States is often called a nation of immigrants. Many of our families made the choice to leave their homes and make the arduous journey to a land that promised a better life, if not for them then at … Continue reading

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Out Of Sight. Out Of Mind. Out Of Money.

You may be forgiven if you haven’t been focused on the looming health insurance crises. Most of us are on information overload.  With the daily revelations of inappropriate business deals and the on again / off again nature of the … Continue reading

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