Author Archives: alanpzendell

Credibility: Kavanaugh vs Ford

Alan Zendell, September 19, 2018 In October of 1991, my wife and I were trying to add a new chapter to our annual tradition of finding a beautiful forest to hike in as leaves rained down around us in all … Continue reading

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The Week in Hypocrisy

Alan Zendell, September 13, 2018 If it weren’t so disturbing this might be funny, but then, there’s really very little about hurricanes that’s funny. I know because I spent my honeymoon in one of the most devastating storms of the … Continue reading

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Legacies: McCain and Trump

Alan Zendell, September 1, 2018 When I started this blog the first thing I wrote was its dedication “to preserving what has made America great.” That wasn’t intended to be overly subtle. Donald Trump, with a matchless talent for unearthing … Continue reading

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Only the Best People

Alan Zendell, August 27, 2018 Viewed objectively, “the best people” is a phrase that must by its nature be subjective, one that differs in the eye of each beholder. Indirectly acknowledging his own lack of specific expertise in the various … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

Alan Zendell, August 22, 2018 The revelations that the president’s former attorney and campaign manager were both guilty as charged were only news in that their federal court convictions confirmed what most of us already knew. They are both guilty … Continue reading

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Opting Out

Alan Zendell, August 19, 2018 Ever since Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president, public reaction has been separated into well-delineated camps. One of the two most vocal and obvious groups is comprised of Trump’s loyal supporters. The other is … Continue reading

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Mueller and the Court

Alan Zendell, August 5, 2018 As frequently noted here and elsewhere. Donald Trump is a master of obfuscation. While those of us who are trained in logical discourse and scientific method are often appalled by his relatively incoherent style, it … Continue reading

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