Trump vs Biden: Random Thoughts on the Clash of Titans

As I re-read yesterday's post I realized that allowing for the possibility of an unexpected (as per polling) Trump victory is as close as I've come to making a firm prediction in this election. I don't have any crystal ball, and aside from thinking that the final count will be a lot closer than expected … Continue reading Trump vs Biden: Random Thoughts on the Clash of Titans

All Together Now: Shared Sacrifice in the Age of COVID-19

Just shy of eighty years ago this nation was attacked on what was, more or less, our own soil. The bombing of Pearl Harbor ended any pretense of non-involvement in the growing global conflagration and made concrete the United States' active engagement in World War II. This country raised a combined services force of nearly … Continue reading All Together Now: Shared Sacrifice in the Age of COVID-19

For All We Do: Healthcare Workers and the Support During COVID-19

I am, by trade, a pediatric echocardiographer. The majority of my work is of service to an independent practice, Pediatric Cardiology of Long Island (PCLI) whose primary location is on the campus of a hospital with a national reputation in interventional cardiology. Most of what I do for them takes place at that address and … Continue reading For All We Do: Healthcare Workers and the Support During COVID-19

Howard Schultz’s Brief Non-Campaign and What it Might Mean

On January 27th, 2019, Howard Schultz appeared on the television news program 60 Minutes, announcing his potential candidacy for the presidency. The Seattle based former CEO of Starbucks said he would run as an Independent, professing his centrist leanings. Considering the response from some Democratic politicians and operatives I'd have to say he struck a … Continue reading Howard Schultz’s Brief Non-Campaign and What it Might Mean