Tag Archives: Black Lives Matter

Jackie Robinson Day

Alan Zendell, August 29, 2020 When disparate events converge toward a critical focal point my spiritual side takes over. I can’t resist the implications of an unlikely confluence of circumstances. Every year since 2004, Major League Baseball has designated April … Continue reading

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Kamala and Joe

Alan Zendell, August 13, 2020 Sometimes, starting out getting a thing wrong is the best way to get it right. For three months, I was certain the best running mate for Joe Biden was Amy Klobuchar. Her Midwest roots, centrist … Continue reading

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Storm Troopers in Oregon

Alan Zendell, July 17, 2020 During the first week in July, federal officers from Customs and Border Protection and the U.S. Marshals Service arrived in Portland, Oregon to allegedly help guard Portland’s federal courthouse against violent demonstrators. They were dressed … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our Independence

Alan Zendell, July 5, 2020 The Fourth of July is usually a time when we allow ourselves to beat our breasts and reassert how wonderful it is to be an American. I’ve always done that, for one day, at least, … Continue reading

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The Slow Death of Democracy – Part Four

Alan Zendell, June 20, 2020 Every gambler knows that if you keep betting against house odds, you’ll eventually lose. In business, Donald Trump was a high stakes gambler, but he knew his lawyers would limit the damage when he lost, and he … Continue reading

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The Slow Death of Democracy – Part Three

Alan Zendell, June 15, 2020 The 2018 Congressional election sent a message to the Trump administration that two components of his base – well-educated independents and suburban white women – had had enough of his race-baiting and divisiveness. As 2020 … Continue reading

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