Category Archives: Articles

Happy Days are (Almost) Here Again

Alan Zendell, November 6, 2019 Embedded deeply in my philosophy is the belief that baseball is an excellent metaphor for life. When the Washington Nationals completed their unlikely fight to win the World Series two weeks ago, their radio voice, … Continue reading

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Mitch’s Choice

Alan Zendell, November 3, 2019 Ask 100 Americans what they think about the partisan divisions in our country, and ninety-nine will decry how awful they are, and how, if allowed to continue, they could destroy what remains of our democracy. … Continue reading

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To Impeach Or Not to Impeach

Alan Zendell, October 23, 2019 The latest Quinnipiac University poll, released this morning, found that 59 percent of registered voters believe President Trump acted in his own interest and against the interest of the United States in his dealings with … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up Trump’s Mess

Alan Zendell, October 17, 2019 Mitt Romney’s remarks on the Senate Floor were perfect. He described President Trump’s impulsive withdrawal of American forces from Syria as a bloodstain on the annals of American history. He said what most Americans were … Continue reading

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Italy Didn’t Help Us Invade Normandy Either

Welcoming Italian President Sergio Mattarella to Washington this morning, Donald Trump delivered one of his characteristically incoherent addresses. He lauded Mattarella, the entire population of Italy, and all Americans of Italian-American descent, then pivoted to complaining about how unfairly Italy … Continue reading

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The Aftermath: Dead Kurds and ISIS Renewed

Alan Zendell, October 15, 2019 When Vice President Mike Pence announced that he’d been instructed by President Trump to lead a delegation to Turkey, he was quick to assure Americans that Trump did not give Turkish President Erdoğan a “green … Continue reading

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When Trump Called Erdogan…

Alan Zendell, October 14, 2019 If you made a list of things Donald Trump has done right as President, appointing General James Mattis as Secretary of Defense would be at the top. But like most of the potentially right things … Continue reading

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