Category Archives: Essays

Gary Burton Quintet Plays Carla Bley’s “Vox Humana” From “Dreams So Real”

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U.S. Congress: “Bipartisan Failure of Imagination on Iran, Islam”. My Interview With Tom Trento

This past Wednesday July 1, 2015 I was in the United West studio for an interview with my friend and colleague, the wise, intrepid Tom Trento. Our discussion was broad ranging but riveted upon yet another arbitrary delay in the … Continue reading

To My Wife Who Makes Father’s Day & Every Day Worth Living: “I’m Glad There is You”, Sung By Ella Fitzgerald

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Geert Wilders: Backgrounder, and His Thoughtful Video Discussion and Display of Pamela Geller’s Garland, TX Muhammad Exhibit

Please see my earlier commentaries on Pamela Geller’s Garland, TX Muhammad drawings exhibit. (here; here; here; here; and here). Since 2009 I have also written at length about the featured speaker at Pamela’s event, my colleague, Geert Wilders, the extraordinary … Continue reading

1981 Nobel Laureate Elias Canetti’s Chapter Title, from “Crowds and Power”—“Islam as a Religion of War”

          Elias Canetti (1905-1994) was a German-language novelist, playwright, and non-fiction writer, of Sephardic Jewish descent. Canetti—whose works examined the emotions of crowds, the predicament of individuals at odds with their surrounding society, and the psychopathology … Continue reading

Our FAVORIT Clinical Trial: Cochrane Reviews Deems It The Lone “High Quality” Study of the “Homocysteine-Hypothesis”—Out of 359—in Chronic Kidney Transplant Recipients

The Folic Acid for Vascular Outcome Reduction in Transplantation (FAVORIT) was a clinical trial I organized, originally as an investigator-initiated RO1 through the National Institutes of Health, specifically the Institute for Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases. The design (2006), baseline … Continue reading