Last week, Army Lt. Colonel Alexander Vindman testified before the House Intelligence Committee regarding the impeachment inquiry. Some guardians of the land of the free and the home of the brave suggested that LTC Vindman was not loyal to this country. My father faced the same accusation. Vindman, a Jew, immigrated from Ukraine at three,…

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An article on baseball Hall of Famer Mickey Mantle appeared in Tuesday’s San Francisco Chronicle. The Mick played for the New York Yankees from 1951-68. He was my hero when I was a kid. I can’t think of him without thinking of my father Morris, since our strongest bond was baseball. Dad sold springs to…

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