Monthly Archives: November 2017

Thankfulness

Alan Zendell, November 23, 2017 Trite as it may sound, I really do think about what I’m thankful for on Thanksgiving. In this era of Trump, many of my friends and family have been struggling to identify the good things … Continue reading

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Bad Behavior

Alan Zendell, November 18, 2017 I’ve always liked Al Franken. As a comedian he was smart and funny. As a Senator he’s been a refreshingly level-headed voice supporting decency and progressive values. That said, it’s hard to have sympathy for … Continue reading

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Good Old Joe

Alan Zendell, November 14, 2017 Jake Novak of CNBC thinks Joe Biden “is the exact opposite of the kind of candidate voters in both parties proved they want in the 2016 election.” He cites a lot of facts, like the … Continue reading

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R. E. S. P. E. C. T.

Alan Zendell, November 11, 2017 Aretha Franklin belted it out loud and clear. The president’s Asia trip has more than anything been a test of how much powerful foreign leaders respect him. The media has been filled with reports and … Continue reading

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The Only One Who Matters

Alan Zendell, November 6, 2017 The United States State Department has more than 30,000 employees. Most of them are dedicated professionals with no political affiliation. Many have narrow specialties which they’ve been honing for twenty years or more. Many speak … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End?

Alan Zendell, November 2, 2017 Immediately after Robert Mueller announced the guilty plea of George Papadopoulos and the indictments of Paul Manafort and Richard Gates, I received an email asking (rhetorically) if this was the beginning of the end. The … Continue reading

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