Author Archives: alanpzendell

Biden’s Foreign Policy Challenges

Alan Zendell, February 27, 2021 After Donald Trump’s America First policy, I was glad that President Biden’s first international call was to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. No two countries’ futures are as inextricably tied to each other as Canada’s … Continue reading

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The Legacy of Misinformation

Alan Zendell, February 26, 2021 The 2020 election and its aftermath demonstrated that the majority of Americans wanted an end to the lies and hateful rhetoric of the Trump years. They proved that nationally by electing Joe Biden, and in … Continue reading

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An Epic Supreme Court Decision?

Alan Zendell, February 22, 2021 Did you ever wonder why beavers spend so much time and energy building dams? When I asked Google, it said because those that do survive and those that don’t, don’t. Beavers are rodents, and not … Continue reading

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The Mind Of a Trump Supporter

Alan Zendell, February 21, 2021 Don’t let the title fool you. I have no idea what goes on in the mind of a Trump supporter. The things they say usually make me roll my eyes. Absent any other information, it … Continue reading

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Regulations and the People Who Hate Them

Alan Zendell, February 19, 2021 If we learned anything during the last few years it’s to be wary of anything that comes out of a politician’s mouth, especially when there’s a good chance there is a hidden agenda behind the … Continue reading

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Speak Not Ill of the Dead – Or Just Tell the Truth

Alan Zendell, February 18, 2021 We’re taught never to speak ill of the dead. Why? Is it mere political correctness, good taste, or squeamishness? One of the few things about which I agreed with Donald Trump was the need to … Continue reading

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A Party At War with Itself

Alan Zendell, February 15, 2021 In his new book, A History of What Comes Next, Silvain Neuvel describes the unfortunate circumstances in which the German population, specifically, it’s surviving men, found itself in 1946: The Germans are in shock, stunned, … Continue reading

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The Disgrace of the Senate’s Acquittal

Alan Zendell, February 13, 2021 Yesterday was Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. I remember when February 12th was a national holiday except for a few southern states. HBO remembered, and they’ve been showing the 2012 film Lincoln wherein Daniel Day-Lewis brought Lincoln … Continue reading

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America on Trial

Alan Zendell, February 11, 2021 Whether or not House Democrats intended it, the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump is really an attestation before the entire world of what America stands for. The nativist, America First aspect of Trumpism which … Continue reading

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Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial is Much More Than That

Alan Zendell, February 8, 2021 It’s going to be ugly and unpleasant. At times it will be infuriating and frustrating. And there will doubtless be moments when we feel shame exposing our darkest, seamiest aspects to the entire world. They’ll … Continue reading

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