Monthly Archives: July 2021

Re-writing the History of the January 6th Insurrection

Alan Zendell, July 27, 2021 As the House Special Committee begins to receive testimony in its investigation of the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol, we are hearing gut-wrenching testimony from the police officers who were most directly involved in … Continue reading

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The Billionaires’ Space Race

Alan Zendell, July 20, 2021 This morning’s Blue Horizon launch of four people into “near space,” was perfect by every standard. It went off precisely on time, going straight up, as advertised, to a maximum altitude of seventy miles, flying … Continue reading

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A Fascist America?

Alan Zendell, July 16, 2021 Back in 2017, when I first broached the subject of Donald Trump’s apparent infatuation with the tactics Adolf Hitler used to solidify and expand his power, some readers nodded sadly in agreement, some scoffed, and … Continue reading

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Getting at the Truth

Alan Zendell, July 5, 2021 The next few weeks should be fascinating if you don’t mind sitting on the edge of your seat waiting to see if your elected leaders do their jobs or continue to trash the Constitution. The … Continue reading

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Leaving Afghanistan, Triage on a Global Scale

Alan Zendell, July 9. 2021 Triage is an unpleasant but necessary concept. Sometimes, we can’t save everyone no matter how deserving or worthy they are. It happens on battlefields, during epidemics, and in routine hospital settings, as when there are … Continue reading

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Comparing Then and Now

Alan Zendell, July 6, 2021 Running for re-election in 1984, Ronald Reagan asked Americans if they were better off than they were when he took office. Yesterday, President Biden delivered an Independence Day speech that asked Americans to compare where … Continue reading

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What Were We  Celebrating on the Fourth?

Alan Zendell, July 5, 2021 For me, something about the Fourth of July was off this year. I felt like the country was desperate to celebrate something, but not sure what it was. The legacy of the last five years … Continue reading

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