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Founders’ Wisdom

Alan Zendell, May 21, 2019 It’s fashionable, these days, to focus on what the Founders got wrong, and there’s plenty of fodder to feed that trend. Writing nearly two-and-a-half centuries ago, they couldn’t possibly have gotten everything right. The most … Continue reading

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Impeachable Behavior?

Alan Zendell, May 20, 2019 There are many ways to look at Saturday’s extensive tweets by Republican Justin Amash, who represents Michigan’s third district in the House of Representatives. Amash accused Attorney General William Barr of deliberately misrepresenting the conclusions … Continue reading

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The Tweet Fairy

Alan Zendell, May 10, 2019 Stop a hundred people at random and ask each of them which adjective pops into their heads when they hear the name Donald Trump. For those not wearing MAGA hats, words like insulting, immoral, unscrupulous, insensitive, … Continue reading

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He Solemnly Swore to Defend the Constitution

Alan Zendell, May 8, 2019 Every president’s first official act is to take his oath of office: “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my … Continue reading

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To Impeach or Not To Impeach

Alan Zendell, April 28, 2019 Senator Elizabeth Warren said during a CNN Town Hall last week that the House of Representatives should immediately begin impeachment proceedings to remove Donald Trump from office. She wasn’t just making a political statement. She … Continue reading

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What the Mueller Report Tells Us About Trump

Alan Zendell, April 19, 2019 The redacted Mueller Report told us four important things, none of which is a shocking revelation. First, we learned that a thorough investigation by highly competent interviewers and researchers found that Russia, at the direction … Continue reading

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Our National Embarrassment

The fact that it happens every day doesn’t lessen the pain. The fact that we know everything there is to know about our president’s narcissism, arrogance, and inability to feel compassion, makes it no less shocking every time he reminds … Continue reading

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