Author Archives: alanpzendell

Customer Service

Alan Zendell, July 26, 2019 As we watch our treasured institutions – truth, civility, respect for law – continue to recede in the rear view mirror of the Trump presidency and we cling to what remains, it’s easy to become … Continue reading

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Time Out

Alan Zendell, July 21, 2019 As despicable as Donald Trump’s latest round of racist tweets were, and even more so the sound of 45,000 people at his North Carolina rally parroting his “send them back” chant, it’s Sunday, and I’d … Continue reading

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You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

Alan Zendell, July 16, 2019 Forty-five years ago, when Bachman-Turner Overdrive’s hit single said, “you ain’t seen nothin’ yet, here’s something that you’re never gonna forget,” they were talking about love. Today, with the specter of nearly sixteen months of … Continue reading

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The Evolution of AOC

Alan Zendell, July 12, 2019 When Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sprang onto the national scene in 2018 I cheered. She seemed to be exactly what the country needed in Congress – a young, intelligent, self-assured woman with a strong belief in social … Continue reading

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Hijacking The Fourth

Alan Zendell, July 4, 2019 I loved parades. Every year I waited for Memorial Day, Independence Day, even Labor Day, so I could see soldiers, bands, artillery batteries – you name it – marching down Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, with … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Sarah

Alan Zendell, June 15, 2019 In an administration that has come to be known for lies, alternative facts, and fake news, there has been no better poster child for the Trump brand than Press Secretary Sarah Sanders. It was apparent … Continue reading

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A 3-M Week

Alan Zendell, June 11, 2019 This is not an attempt to convince anyone to buy or sell 3M stock. Rather, it’s a mildly depressing look at the way Donald Trump massacred the thirteenth letter of our alphabet this week. The … Continue reading

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