Tag Archives: climate change

Doomsday

Alan Zendell, January 24, 2023 Several scientists who worked on the Manhattan Project during World War 2 established the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists and its iconic Doomsday Clock after atomic bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Midnight on the Doomsday … Continue reading

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Dysfunctional Government

Alan Zendell, December 5th, 2022 In recent decades, divisiveness and extremist politics have taken an increasing toll on our government’s ability to function. Despite warnings that the government itself could become a casualty, that trend, worsened by the intraparty struggle … Continue reading

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Legacies of the 2022 Election

Alan Zendell, November 11, 2022 When historians look back on the 2022 election, four things will stand out most prominently: America’s defense of its democracy, clear evidence that Donald Trump’s influence has diminished, the impact of young voters and women … Continue reading

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The Challenges We Face

Alan Zendell, September 30, 2022 The phrase, “When it rains, it pours,” is usually a reference to problems piling on top of each other. Not to strain the metaphor too much, depending on what those problems are, they can lead … Continue reading

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Wind Farms

Alan Zendell, September 15, 2022 Of all the issues critical to our future that have been taken hostage by political extremists, climate change may be the most serious, depending on whether you believe the long-term health of our planet or … Continue reading

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Positive Signs

Alan Zendell, September 13, 2022 As 2022 began, everything seemed to be trending in the wrong direction. Congress was hopelessly deadlocked. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy had re-aligned himself with Donald Trump, tying his future to the former president’s. Democrats … Continue reading

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Inflection Points

Alan Zendell, August 16, 2022, President Biden often says we are at an inflection point in our history. In mathematics, an inflection point defines when a downward trend turns upward, or vice versa. That sounds very technical, but applied to … Continue reading

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Republican Overreach

Alan Zendell, July 30, 2022 I’m not one to say I told you so, but in case you either weren’t paying attention or thought I’d made up fake numbers about why gasoline prices have spiked so much, here’s what The … Continue reading

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Hope For Christmas

Alan Zendell, December 24, 2021 Being neither a Christian nor a fan of organized religion, I’m not fond of Christmas, either. My idea of celebrating is to avoid its associated hypocrisy as much as possible. Growing up in New York … Continue reading

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The States’ War on the Federal Government

Alan Zendell, December 11, 2021 As 2021 draws to a close, our country faces a number of critical challenges at the same time. The media seem to like to pose the situation as a challenge to the Biden administration, and … Continue reading

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