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Federal Supremacy

Alan Zendell, September 10, 2021 The Federal Supremacy Clause of our Constitution “establishes that the federal constitution, and federal law generally, take precedence over state laws, and even state constitutions. It prohibits states from interfering with the federal government’s exercise … Continue reading

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Thank You To Our Civil Servants

Alan Zendell, August 8, 2021 Civil servants at all levels of government have often been the target of unwarranted attacks from the Right. Conservative Republicans (the real ones, not the Trump supporters) believe in small government, while politicians on the … Continue reading

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The Enemy of My Enemy

Alan Zendell, May 6, 2021 As the Biden administration moves to get COVID under control and counter the stupidity of anti-vaxxers, Americans are responding positively. He has consistently polled better than his predecessor since the day he took office. There’s … 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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America on Trial

Alan Zendell, February 11, 2021 Whether or not House Democrats intended it, the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump is really an attestation before the entire world of what America stands for. The nativist, America First aspect of Trumpism which … Continue reading

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Trump’s Second Impeachment Trial is Much More Than That

Alan Zendell, February 8, 2021 It’s going to be ugly and unpleasant. At times it will be infuriating and frustrating. And there will doubtless be moments when we feel shame exposing our darkest, seamiest aspects to the entire world. They’ll … Continue reading

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The Importance of the Senate Impeachment Vote

Alan Zendell, January 26, 2021 In two weeks, the U. S. Senate will conduct the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump. Americans are so weary of the political divide, of all the infighting and lying and misrepresentations, not to mention … Continue reading

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Stress Tests

Alan Zendell, December 12, 2020 Stress tests have been used ever since people have been building and manufacturing things to assure their safety and soundness. Would you get on an airplane if you didn’t know that every piece of the … Continue reading

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Quintessential Trump – One Final Massive Scam

Alan Zendell, December 2, 2020 Imagine that you’re an intelligent, well-educated Martian who has been receiving radio and TV signals from the next planet inward toward the sun. Like those Vulcans on Star Trek, you interpret everything you see logically. … Continue reading

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The Loss of Objective Truth

Alan Zendell, November 20, 2020 If you’re old enough to have read 1984 in high school (well before 1984 actually arrived) you probably remember how chillingly reasonable it sounded. Writing in the years immediately after World War 2, George Orwell … Continue reading

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