Author Archives: alanpzendell

Putin Got Everything He Wanted

Alan Zendell, May 12, 2018 It’s finally clear what the Russians were up to during the 2016 election. Facts that have come to light in the last couple of weeks make it clear that their primary objective was sowing discord … Continue reading

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Stability

Alan Zendell, May 10, 2018 We know from physics that there are several ways to achieve stability in physical systems, and that principle translates well into the world of politics and human affairs. One way to achieve stability is for … Continue reading

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Pants on Fire

Alan Zendell, May 6, 2018 He’s lied his entire life – it’s well documented. He’s made promises he never intended to keep and defrauded people all his life. That’s well documented, too. He lied when he said he couldn’t release … Continue reading

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A Faustian Bargain

Alan Zendell, May 1, 2018 One of the clichés of modern life is “be careful what you wish for.” The problem isn’t so much with our wishes as with how far we’re willing to go to realize them, and once … Continue reading

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The Fifth

Alan Zendell, April 27, 2018 We all learned about the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution in school. We’ve all heard of people “pleading the fifth” to avoid incriminating themselves in court, and we’re all very sure we know what that … Continue reading

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The Macron/Trump Bromance

Alan Zendell, April 25, 2018 I don’t know where French President Emmanuel Macron stays when he’s in Washington but I imagine he wishes his suite included a soundproofed room. It’s easy to picture him returning from his day with President … Continue reading

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Cohen Flip

Alan Zendell, April 20, 2018 These days we make predictions at our peril, particularly when they have anything to do with Donald Trump. Still, as rumors begin to fly that his personal attorney, fixer, and consigliere, Michael Cohen might flip … Continue reading

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