by | Dec 22, 2017

For the first time in more than a half century, life expectancy declined for two consecutive years in the United States. The CDC reports that “accidental injuries” rising to third on the list of killer categories helped account for the…

by | Feb 23, 2017

Darn it, I wish I could remember the name of this short story by the late Noble Prize winner, Shmuel Yosef Agnon. It goes like this. The Jews in a small Eastern European village (shtetl), circa 1900, have never seen a…

by | Jan 20, 2017

Barack Obama finally delivers on his message of hope and change on this, the last day of his presidency. Don’t accuse the man of not fulfilling this ubiquitous, and amorphous, campaign pledge. He didn’t stop the rise of the oceans…

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