Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Great Health Care Debate Isn’t Over

Alan Zendell, March 26, 2017 Donald Trump and Paul Ryan say they’re done with health care for the foreseeable future. That’s an interesting choice of words, because the last few weeks have proved that they’re not very good at foreseeing … Continue reading

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The Demise of the AHCA

Alan Zendell, March 25, 2017 I never say, “I told you so”, and I won’t now, but as my posts have been saying for the last couple of weeks, no other outcome was possible. There was no way Trump could … Continue reading

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Where Have I Heard This Before?

Alan Zendell, March 20, 2017 Echoes of déjà vu and familiarity have been bouncing around in my head for almost two years now. Today, I happened across a brochure from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, titled ODD, or … Continue reading

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A Letter to People Who Voted For Trump

Alan Zendell, March 19, 2017 Agnes Gyorgyey Summers came to the United States as a young girl from Hungary during the anti-Soviet uprising of 1956. She has spent most of her life as an American working to assure that people in … Continue reading

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Zero Sum Games

Alan Zendell, March 16, 2017 Game theory defines a zero-sum game as any situation in which all gains and losses must balance each other exactly. When all the inputs and outflows are added up there can be no net gain … Continue reading

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Seventh Grade Civics

Alan Zendell, March 14, 2017 I am frequently amazed at how little the average American understands about the way our government works. Admittedly, thirty-seven years as a federal employee gave me a leg up, but what was everyone else doing … Continue reading

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The Truth About Health Care

Alan Zendell, March 8, 2017 Most of what you read in the media about health care in the United States is exaggerated, spun for political reasons, or outright lies. Health care is a very complex issue until you strip away … Continue reading

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