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March 31, 2017

It's been about a month since we lost Chez. I know I spoke at his memorial, but what exactly I said is kind of a blur. I do know I emphasized what an incredibly loyal friend he was and how we were kindred spirits from the moment we met at CNN in NYC many many years ago. 

Chez' brilliance lives on in the archives of his work and words. I don't know that he ever appreciated just how talented he was, no matter how many people told him every time he posted something online. He had a spectacular way w...

March 2, 2017

Contrary to much of the Wednesday morning media commentary giving the man extraordinary credit for doing nothing more than reading a teleprompter, I believe Trump's still the same crazy racist narcissist we've come to know and despise. 

Thankfully, I have friends like Brad Friedman who invite me to share my thoughts out loud with others. 

Here's today's episode of The BradCast with my take on Trump's Joint Session speech. 

November 12, 2016

Let me try to make this as simple as possible.

The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) did a lot of things.  Here are just a few:  It set up state-based exchanges so people could compare and contrast private insurance plans. It allowed people under the age of 26 to stay on their parents’ insurance plans. It lowered the out-of-pocket costs of prescription drugs for seniors on Medicare. It expanded Medicaid. And it said insurance companies no longer could refuse people coverage based on so-called preex...

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