Category Archives: Articles

Our House is On Fire

Alan Zendell, December 6, 2021 Imagine if you will that you’re sitting at home one evening. It’s been hot, and there’s a huge storm forecast. Leaves and twigs are already blowing everywhere, and there have been tornado watches all day. … Continue reading

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States’ Rights and the Future of Our Democracy

Alan Zendell, December 3, 2021 When we studied the fifteen years between the American revolution and the adoption of our Constitution, our teachers presented the debate over how the new republic’s government should look as a done deal. In the … Continue reading

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After Giving Thanks, It’s Time to Save America

Alan Zendell, November 28, 2021 This was what my Thanksgiving was all about, ten children ranging from six months to almost nine years old, all grandchildren of me and my family members. They represent our futures, and they mean everything … Continue reading

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New Rays of Hope

Alan Zendell, November 17, 2021 Looking back on the last couple of years, an objective observer might conclude that the Biden presidency was set up to fail. He inherited a Republican opposition, two of them, actually, that despise each other … Continue reading

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Our Fragile Future

Alan Zendell, November 14, 2021 There’s an article on the CNN website that explains inflation and what is causing it to rise so precipitously in terms anyone can understand. It talks about supply, demand, and the complex international components of … Continue reading

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And So It Begins…

Alan Zendell, November 13, 2021 Donald Trump continues to try to undermine our Constitution and deepen the divisions he exposed and exacerbated. He continues to do everything he can to undermine President Biden both at home and by eroding our … Continue reading

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The Republican Powder Keg

Alan Zendell, November 10, 2021 Today’s Republican Party is like two freight trains on a collision course. Its two factions clearly hate each other. One is tied to Donald Trump, the other despises him and recognizes that he’s an existential … Continue reading

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A Ray of Hope

Alan Zendell, November 6, 2021 Last evening two notable events occurred. One was at a social gathering of my senior community, where I took a lot of razzing from my very purple friends. Their consensus was that henceforth I would … Continue reading

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Biden’s Stalled Legislative Agenda

Alan Zendell, November 3, 2021 Getting bills passed with a nearly evenly split Congress and the opposition party determined to prevent any of the president’s agenda from becoming law is a difficult, slow process. That’s no one’s fault. It’s just … Continue reading

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Democrats Must Get Their Act Together or Admit They’re Unable to Govern

Alan Zendell, October 28, 2021 Presidential candidates spend every year divisible by four making promises. They argue about them at town halls and during televised debates. They attack each other’s ideas, nitpick the details, and vie for voters’ support for … Continue reading

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