Tag Archives: constitution

The Popular Vote Compact

Alan Zendell, September 24, 2019 Like the majority of Americans, I hate the Electoral College. Their vaunted wisdom aside, our Founding Fathers really blew that one. Despite all the collective anguish suffered when two of our last five presidents won … Continue reading

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Trump Should Be Thanking Mueller

Alan Zendell, May 30, 2019 Though it was certainly unintentional, Robert Mueller did Donald Trump a huge favor when he defined the scope of his investigation as he did. As he made clear both in his report and his televised … Continue reading

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Founders’ Wisdom

Alan Zendell, May 21, 2019 It’s fashionable, these days, to focus on what the Founders got wrong, and there’s plenty of fodder to feed that trend. Writing nearly two-and-a-half centuries ago, they couldn’t possibly have gotten everything right. The most … Continue reading

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The Tweet Fairy

Alan Zendell, May 10, 2019 Stop a hundred people at random and ask each of them which adjective pops into their heads when they hear the name Donald Trump. For those not wearing MAGA hats, words like insulting, immoral, unscrupulous, insensitive, … Continue reading

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The Big Lie – the Wall

Alan Zendell, February 12, 2019 Throughout his presidency Donald Trump has displayed a disturbing combination of ignorance and narcissism, which was never more apparent than during the January government shutdown and the successive three weeks of bipartisan budget negotiations. Back … Continue reading

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The Most Important Election Since the Great Depression

Alan Zendell, November 5, 2018 Tomorrow, the nation will participate in the fifth midterm election since Bill Clinton was elected president in 1992 – at least some of it will. There are two very significant things everyone should know about … Continue reading

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Opting Out

Alan Zendell, August 19, 2018 Ever since Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president, public reaction has been separated into well-delineated camps. One of the two most vocal and obvious groups is comprised of Trump’s loyal supporters. The other is … Continue reading

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