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The devil's in the details of physician-assisted suicide

Bob Lawton, my uncle, was a husband, father, and lawyer. He died in October 2006. He had mesothelioma, a rare type of cancer that began destroying his lungs. During the last two months of his 80-year life, he endured severe pain.

May 26, 2015

A veteran remembers the fallen

My last official day as an active duty member of the United States Navy was March 1, 1971. I was reminded of that as I was sifting through various documents looking for a specific piece of material I needed.

May 26, 2015

America’s Flagship City

Imagine flying into Lindbergh Field at night and seeing out the left-side windows all the major high-rises with rooftop spotlights shining on large American flags waving their welcome to visitors and returning San Diegans. On the right, the building housing the iconic Bertrand at Mr. A’s proudly displays an equally impressive flag properly lit up in the night sky.

May 25, 2015

Biting the hand that feeds you

Webroot is a large, privately held Colorado-based company that makes cloud-based software for consumers, businesses and enterprises against Internet threats. The company claims to serve over 7 million consumers.

May 25, 2015

Freedom at work

For the past three days, I have been attending a conference in Miami put on by a global organization dedicated to the principles of freedom in the context of work within organizations.

May 22, 2015

Beware master limited partnerships’ taxes

A few weeks ago, I received a call on my radio show about the company Alliance Resource Partners LP. In reality, this is not a company; it is what is known as a “master limited partnership.”

May 22, 2015

Forever 21 years old

The first sign was an unrecognized van sitting in the driveway of my sister's house. She wondered who would be visiting her without a call first. As she got closer she saw the government license plates and her worst fears begin to flood her mind.

May 22, 2015

Beverly Sills – The American diva

San Diego was privileged to feature opera diva Beverly Sills in eight productions from 1970 to 1980, the year of her retirement from the opera stage.

May 21, 2015
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