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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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War (and other) Crimes

Alan Zendell, May 25, 2022, Most of the civilized world is appalled by the unprovoked violence Russian soldiers have rained on Ukraine. The nonstop shelling of once beautiful, productive cities which Valdimir Putin considers legitimate targets has continued for three … 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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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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A Pox on Both Houses

Alan Zendell, September 27, 2021 This week will probably be the most difficult one this or any recent Congress has faced in years. The need for bipartisan agreement is more desperate now than at any time I can remember, but … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

Alan Zendell, September 24, 2021 This isn’t about time travel, though the subject fascinates me. It’s about time as the enemy of progress, the antithesis of positive inertia for needed change. It’s about the basic truth that delay and procrastination … Continue reading

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Saving Our Future

Alan Zendell, June 30, 2021 If it wasn’t obvious before last week, it should be now. Our country and the planet of which it is a small part are in trouble. The problem is more serious than petty politics, huge … Continue reading

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Centrist Compromise May Be Our Last Hope

Alan Zendell, June 11, 2021 Although it’s been looking grim lately, all hope is not yet lost that the partisan impasse in Congress can be broken. That’s not to say that salvation from congressional gridlock is at hand, but why … Continue reading

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Regulations and the People Who Hate Them

Alan Zendell, February 19, 2021 If we learned anything during the last few years it’s to be wary of anything that comes out of a politician’s mouth, especially when there’s a good chance there is a hidden agenda behind the … Continue reading

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The Coming Reckoning

Alan Zendell, January 11, 2021 There will be a reckoning for the Capitol insurrection. It’s not a question of “if” but “when.” And the when is critical right now, as right-wing militant groups enabled and incited by the president and … Continue reading

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