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  • The shirkers in our midst

    September 4, 2015 | 9:54 am

    Puppet masters. Shirkers.  Schemers. You know who Auntie is talking about—those dear souls who manage to get so very much done simply by being clever, controlling manipulators. We all know a few. Most of the time they are quite good at sitting back and letting someone else do their...

  • Leann Rimes: Queen of Denial

    By Ilana Angel

    July 5, 2015 | 7:21 pm

    It has been a while since I wrote about Ms. Rimes and even though she has certainly been doing things worthy of comment, I have to be in a certain mood to write about her. Truth be told, it might actually be her mood that inspires to write about her. I’m not on Leann’s list of...

  • Please manipulate me

    By Marty Kaplan

    July 14, 2014 | 11:53 am

    What do you call it when media try to manipulate your feelings without first asking for informed consent?


    Example:  The average Facebook user sees only 20 percent of the 1,500 stories per day that could have shown up in their news feed.  The posts you receive are...

  • ‘Undue influence’ is dangerous form of elder abuse

    By Rachelle Zukerman

    May 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    A woman in her 70s has a sizable estate acquired from a lifetime of hard work and smart investments. Lonely and overly trusting, she falls prey to a much younger man who persuades her to sign over her assets to him.

    A frail widower hires an attractive housekeeper to help him with...