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Have We No Decency?/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 13, 2018

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After Sen. John McCain announced his opposition to CIA nominee Gina Haspel, Kathy Sadler of the White Hose staff mad a crude reference to the fact that the Arizona Senator was likely to soon die. Maria Shriver posted this tweet in reaction “I feel badly that we have lost our decency. We have forgotten how […]

Tomorrow/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 6, 2018

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Just came across this quote about General (and later President) U. S. Grant: A heavy rain has started to fall. As I stood beneath a tree, smoking a cigar and trying to stay dry, I was visited by Gen. Sherman. “Well, Grant,” he said, “we’ve had the devil’s own day, haven’t we?” I replied, “Yes. […]

Risky Business/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

May 5, 2018

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Jay Winik, author and historian, wrote on the topic of “Summitry Can Be Risky Business, for the WSJ. (May 4,2018). High-profile summit meetings, we are told, can have unforeseeable consequences. In 1986, President Reagan met with Mikhail Gorbachev in Reykjavik, Iceland. Mr. Gorbachev insisted on an agreement that the US agree to limit its missile-defense […]

Handling Adversity/Martin Rosenfeld,JD

April 28, 2018

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How did Southwest Airlines handle the air disaster after the engine malfunction on Flight 1380? According TO Scott McCartney, in an April 28,2018 WSJ article, airline employees were immediately dispatched to help airline passengers with travel arrangements and even trauma counseling. But how does one deal with the negative publicity that accompanies tragic stories such […]

Trust/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

April 19, 2018

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On April 18, 2018 Dana Milbank wrote an op-ed on the flip-flops of President Trump. In this piece, Mr. Milbank discusses Ambassador Nikki Haley’s repudiation by White House staff on her assurance that Russia was to be subjected to additional sanctions. Trump inconsistencies on China, Syria, Korea, etc. were outlined. The title of the piece? […]

The Trump Formula/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

April 8, 2018

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Julian Zelizer, writing recently for cnn.com described how President Trump deals with many of his favorite issues. He dehumanizes his “opponent”; he generates fear; and he then describes the action he proposes to take. (Think e.g. immigation issue.)This script leaves behind a legacy of mistrust and division. Does it sound familiar? In contested matters such […]

Mediation Counters Our “Worst Angels”/Martin Rosenfeld, JD

February 18, 2018

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Divorce Attorney Laura Wasser wrote an article in the current issue of Town and Country Magazine entitled “What Happens When Divorce Turns Into a Quest For Revenge?”. The article outlines some of the more outlandish behavior Attorney Wasser has seen in divorce actions. As she informs the reader, she advises her clients of the pitfalls […]