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Troubling Times

Alan Zendell, May 18, 2022 Sometimes, it pays to take a step back and widen our perspective. Recent polls indicate a majority of Americans, especially those who didn’t live through Watergate, Vietnam, or the Cold War, are seriously concerned about … Continue reading

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Servant of the People

Alan Zendell, May 9, 2022 By now, most of us know the remarkable story of Ukrainian President Володимир Зеленський (Volodymyr Zelensky) and how he found himself at the fulcrum of history. But knowing isn’t the same as seeing and feeling. … Continue reading

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The Unraveling of Democracy

Alan Zendell, May 5, 2022 The heart of any democratic society is its judicial system and free elections. The extreme right wing of the Republican party has made it clear that it has no respect for either as democratic institutions. … Continue reading

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The New Reality of Confronting Russia

Alan Zendell, April 29, 2022, Today, CNN journalist Stephen Collinson published a compelling analysis of the current status of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. It boiled down to two essential conclusions. One is that the fighting between Russian invaders and … Continue reading

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Trump’s Election Conspiracy

Alan Zendell, April 27, 2022 One of the most noteworthy aspects of the events of January 6th, 2021 was Vice President Mike Pence’s courage and integrity in standing up to the barrage of attacks from Donald Trump’s election team. Pence’s … Continue reading

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A Ray of Hope?

Alan Zendell, April 25, 2022 The second world war ended with the nuclear destruction of two Japanese industrial cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The Nazis had been forced to abandon their atomic weapons development program during the war, and Russia’s program … Continue reading

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Judgment Day

Alan Zendell, April 22, 2022 Whether you favor the Judeo-Christian concept of God, the Quran’s vision of Allah, the philosophy of Gautama Buddha, or nothing of the kind, consider that there’s clearly a lot more to our universe than can … Continue reading

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Playing Chicken

Alan Zendell, April 20, 2022, Remember the crazy things we did as teenagers and some still do as adults? How many times have you driven on a two-lane road behind a vehicle going well below the speed limit until you … Continue reading

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The Nuclear Endgame

Alan Zendell, April 14, 2022 As a fan and writer of science fiction, I have read several apocalyptic/dystopian novels and published one myself (The Portal, https://https://www.amazon.com/Portal-Alan-Zendell/dp/1523721049.) As reader and writer, I have always been fascinated by the authors’ conceptions of … Continue reading

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Ukraine Phase 2

Alan Zendell, April 10, 2022 There’s nothing subtle about what is about to happen in Ukraine. Russia is openly preparing a brutal attack on Ukraine’s eastern provinces that will continue the systematic destruction of once beautiful cities and the targeting … Continue reading

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