Author Archives: alanpzendell

Locked and Loaded

Alan Zendell, September 16, 2019 A couple of weeks ago I was with an old friend who is currently well-placed in Defense Department circles. He’s a scientist, not  prone to hyperbole, wild speculation, or making assertions without sound bases. So … Continue reading

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A Microcosmic Trump Week

Alan Zendell, August 21, 2019 By any reasonable standard this would be an insane week, but it’s a perfect microcosm of the Trump administration. This was the week of Greenland, guns, and anti-Semitism. If it had occurred two years ago, … Continue reading

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I’d Even Accept Help From the Mooch

Alan Zendell, August 19, 2019 That’s how bad it’s gotten. Short of the Devil, I’d accept help from anyone. But the Mooch? Today, Anthony Scaramuchi, who served as Donald Trump’s Communications Director for eleven days, two summers ago, announced that … Continue reading

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The Long View – Why Trump Will Fail

Alan Zendell, August 16, 2019 Every day I hear people moan about how Trump is going to be re-elected. That defeatism is not only depressing, it’s dead wrong. While the Democrats proved in 2016 that they are uniquely capable of … Continue reading

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We’d Seen This Movie Before – Until Biden Changed It

Alan Zendell, August 8, 2019 On Monday, we heard our president mouth the empty platitudes and lies we expected from him. What does it say about a leader that he can’t utter comforting words or state truthful intentions without reading … Continue reading

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American Carnage

Alan Zendell, August 4, 2019 What do Mississippi, California, Texas, and Ohio, the reddest state, the bluest state, and two red states that may be turning purple, have in common? Until this week most people would have said, “Not much.” … Continue reading

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The Six Commandments

Alan Zendell, August 2, 2019 In 2016, the Democratic National Committee effectively tilted the Primary playing field to Hillary Clinton’s advantage by controlling the so-called super-delegates. While I would hate to see that misguided abuse of power repeated, the five … Continue reading

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