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Melanie Sturm: Reflections of an anti-Trump GOP delegate

It’s been a rough few months, and I’m not just referring to the alarming presidential contest between the two most egomaniacal, morally-compromised and disliked candidates in electoral history.

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Melanie Sturm: Sanctifying life in wake of death

Nearly every human being has or will suffer the heartbreak of losing their mother. I’m grateful to the big-hearted, insightful souls — including near strangers — who’ve reached out with consolation, grace and guidance, helping me Think Again as I set about to plan a funeral and write my Mom’s eulogy and obituary.

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Melanie Sturm: My delegate dilemma — to be conscientious, in good conscience

"Midway through this turbulent summer, with the nation reeling from terrorist attacks and fraying race relations, majorities of dispirited Americans wish the parties would Think Again about their nominees, neither of whom engender trust or confidence in a citizenry craving both." — Melanie Sturm

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Melanie Sturm: 2016's going to be a nightmare

Today’s revolt against Washington signals voters’ belief that the people no longer rule. Worse, many citizens feel betrayed and villainized by a ruling class which has presided over the greatest scandal — an explosion of government, an avalanche of debt and the imperiling of our children’s future.

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Melanie Sturm: Scalia's lessons for Trumpkins

Isn’t the best way to make America great again to elect a president who’ll adhere to America’s great constitution?

Melanie Sturm: Trump, Sanders and Rorschach elections

“All the great inspiring leaders and organizations … think, act and communicate the exact same way … opposite to everyone else,” Simon Sinek revealed in his famous TED talk. They “start with why they do what they do.” Consider how these transformational whys moved masses to Think Again

Melanie Sturm: The Trump tower that Obama built

Ancient Talmudic wisdom teaches that whoever destroys a soul, destroys an entire world. So it’s understandable that in unveiling heightened gun control measures last week before an audience of shooting victims’ relatives, President Obama shed tears.

Melanie L. Sturm: Are Americans still in charge of our lives?

Amid unending political horserace punditry — who’s up, who’s down in the wake of Supreme Court rulings, Congress’ Trade Promotion votes,

Melanie Sturm: If you like your freedom, you can keep it

As if living with cancer-induced anxiety weren’t enough, many Sloan-Kettering patients must think again about their treatment, since the cancer center is among many prominent hospitals no longer “in network” for most Obamacare-compliant insurance plans.

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