Author Archives: alanpzendell

After Giving Thanks, It’s Time to Save America

Alan Zendell, November 28, 2021 This was what my Thanksgiving was all about, ten children ranging from six months to almost nine years old, all grandchildren of me and my family members. They represent our futures, and they mean everything … Continue reading

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New Rays of Hope

Alan Zendell, November 17, 2021 Looking back on the last couple of years, an objective observer might conclude that the Biden presidency was set up to fail. He inherited a Republican opposition, two of them, actually, that despise each other … Continue reading

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Our Fragile Future

Alan Zendell, November 14, 2021 There’s an article on the CNN website that explains inflation and what is causing it to rise so precipitously in terms anyone can understand. It talks about supply, demand, and the complex international components of … Continue reading

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And So It Begins…

Alan Zendell, November 13, 2021 Donald Trump continues to try to undermine our Constitution and deepen the divisions he exposed and exacerbated. He continues to do everything he can to undermine President Biden both at home and by eroding our … Continue reading

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The Republican Powder Keg

Alan Zendell, November 10, 2021 Today’s Republican Party is like two freight trains on a collision course. Its two factions clearly hate each other. One is tied to Donald Trump, the other despises him and recognizes that he’s an existential … Continue reading

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A Ray of Hope

Alan Zendell, November 6, 2021 Last evening two notable events occurred. One was at a social gathering of my senior community, where I took a lot of razzing from my very purple friends. Their consensus was that henceforth I would … Continue reading

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Biden’s Stalled Legislative Agenda

Alan Zendell, November 3, 2021 Getting bills passed with a nearly evenly split Congress and the opposition party determined to prevent any of the president’s agenda from becoming law is a difficult, slow process. That’s no one’s fault. It’s just … Continue reading

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Democrats Must Get Their Act Together or Admit They’re Unable to Govern

Alan Zendell, October 28, 2021 Presidential candidates spend every year divisible by four making promises. They argue about them at town halls and during televised debates. They attack each other’s ideas, nitpick the details, and vie for voters’ support for … Continue reading

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Sitting on the Sidelines

Alan Zendell, October 27, 2021 As a kid trying to absorb the sanitized fantasy that my public schools called American History, I wondered how the world continually got itself into situations in which there was suddenly no alternative to war … Continue reading

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Today’s Republican Party

Alan Zendell, October 19, 2021 “We’re going after them!” That was what Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) told Stephen Colbert last night, referring to people who refuse to respond to subpoenas from the Special House Committee investigating the violent January 6th … Continue reading

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