Everything is not about politics.

We all had lives, and still do, that turn not on whether Republicans and Democrats are wrangling for center stage, but whether we have food on the table, whether we can pay the rent or mortgage, whether our children are safe, and an almost endless…


Today, just as I was contemplating what became the title of this post, I came upon a video clip on CNN of President Biden. For a moment, I was encouraged to see him. After all, he has been pretty much missing in action, so to speak, since the inauguration. With…


The Left frequently uses four tactics at which it is has become quite adept.

The first is changing the name, not the substance, of troublesome programs or organizations. So, for example, global warming became climate change.

The second is saying one thing and doing another. Democrats say they support racial…


A good historian can be an unintended prophet.

Edwin Black is a renowned, perhaps the preeminent, historian of The Holocaust. His book, IBM and The Holocaust chronicles the well obscured but indisputable collaboration between U.S. based IBM Corporation and Adolph Hitler in the attempted extermination of the Jews. …


The man who gave us the Theory of Relativity also told us how to solve the economic crisis, the pandemic, and the 2020 post-election fallout. So why aren’t we listening?

Einstein is often quoted as having said some version of the following: “Problems cannot be solved by the same level…


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There is no political solution to what we are experiencing. There is a solution but its not political. I am going to tell you what it is.

Yes, in one limited sense, we have an election related, constitutional problem that needs attention. …


Most of us are struggling with how to get through this unprecedented time. I have a favorite poem. It was written in 1895 by Rudyard Kipling and titled “if.” …


There are codes of honor even among thieves.

As strange as this thought is, such things exist. For example, among criminals who do not “rat” on each other. While we can debate use of the word “honor” to describe such behavior, we cannot deny that it occurs. Recent events surrounding…


President Trump’s propensity for less than cogent and sometimes crass speech is often contrasted with the grace and style exhibited by former President Obama. I am reminded of a true story from WWII.

In early 1940, a student at a well-respected Jewish learning academy (“a yeshiva”), in what was soon…


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I have a friend who is a former family medicine practitioner. I respect her because I have had the opportunity to know her in a variety of settings. She is smart, ethical, self-reflecting and honest. It’s no wonder that we have been communicating about COVID-19. …

Carole Goldstein

Lawyer, Psychic, Social Commentator, Mother and seeker of truth…not necessarily in that order.

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