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Our Collective National Nightmare

Alan Zendell, October 13, 2017 Whether we observe it in our children, friends, peers, or relatives, I can’t think of a more annoying and disagreeable trait than spite and its toxic cousin, vindictiveness. They generally result in nothing positive and … Continue reading

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Erosion of Trust

Alan Zendell, June 12, 2017 Mountains and huge institutions rarely collapse all at once. Under constant battering by opposition and internal decay, they erode a little at a time until, when their once-strong foundations have rotted to the core, they … Continue reading

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Climate Change is NOT a Hoax

Alan Zendell, May 31, 2017 The problem with stirring up a huge, angry and largely uninformed base with political rhetoric and lies is that you have to keep lying to avoid losing them. Oh, they’ll catch on eventually when it’s … Continue reading

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Only Trump Can Resolve the Health Care Impasse

Alan Zendell, May 3, 2017 I know I’ve said this before. I’ll keep saying it as long as there’s at least one American who doesn’t get it. Health care in the United States isn’t about caring for people or whatever … Continue reading

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The Demise of the AHCA

Alan Zendell, March 25, 2017 I never say, “I told you so”, and I won’t now, but as my posts have been saying for the last couple of weeks, no other outcome was possible. There was no way Trump could … Continue reading

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Where Have I Heard This Before?

Alan Zendell, March 20, 2017 Echoes of déjà vu and familiarity have been bouncing around in my head for almost two years now. Today, I happened across a brochure from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, titled ODD, or … Continue reading

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Zero Sum Games

Alan Zendell, March 16, 2017 Game theory defines a zero-sum game as any situation in which all gains and losses must balance each other exactly. When all the inputs and outflows are added up there can be no net gain … Continue reading

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