Awesome piece, Shelly. It seems like a predatory version of capitalism has invaded ever aspect of American life, especially dentistry in the last 20 years. I can feel my wallet tremble every time I get need a dentist.

Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis — a great book of another dangerous period of American history. Please check it out.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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