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As I wrote this column Saturday — the first anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration — the federal government was shut down. By Monday, it appeared poised to get back to work, as a compromise deal to end the legislative stalemate was in the works . . . more
Dear Barb: Last night Don and I went out with your husband, Bill, and his new girlfriend, Judy. You died a year ago, and I promised to keep you in the loop, so here goes. more
When Medicare and Medicaid were created in the 1960s, they received strong support in Congress from both parties. Then, in the 1990s, a bipartisan coalition added the Children’s Health Insurance Program . . . more
I hit a bump driving through New Jersey last week, just as the sun was going down. Boom! It felt as if the insides of the car (known colloquially as the kishkes) fell out . . . more
Despite all the hand-wringing in the media — which thrives on conflict and disasters — there are many good signs for the U.S. in 2018 that bode well for the country, if we’ll just . . . more
Buried in our country’s history books are the names of thousands of people that may not mean much to the average citizen, but during their careers . . . more
To compete effectively in a 21st-century innovation economy, Long Island needs an innovation district. The good news is that we have a perfect opportunity. The challenge is to build a consensus … more
My sister, my husband and I were driving my mother to see the assisted-living place we picked out for her. For a year, since our dad died, my sister and I have been caring for Mom at home, six months … more
History is replete with too many sad examples of nations aligned by evil ideas and bad intentions. Axes of evil threatened the planet in both world wars, and more recently the axis of Afghanistan, … more
No, really, it was a dark and stormy day. And our luck, a Komodo dragon was chasing us down a rain-slicked jungle path in Indonesia. My husband tripped and fell in the mud . . . more
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