Tag Archives: COVID

Leaving Afghanistan, Triage on a Global Scale

Alan Zendell, July 9. 2021 Triage is an unpleasant but necessary concept. Sometimes, we can’t save everyone no matter how deserving or worthy they are. It happens on battlefields, during epidemics, and in routine hospital settings, as when there are … Continue reading

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Comparing Then and Now

Alan Zendell, July 6, 2021 Running for re-election in 1984, Ronald Reagan asked Americans if they were better off than they were when he took office. Yesterday, President Biden delivered an Independence Day speech that asked Americans to compare where … Continue reading

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What Were We  Celebrating on the Fourth?

Alan Zendell, July 5, 2021 For me, something about the Fourth of July was off this year. I felt like the country was desperate to celebrate something, but not sure what it was. The legacy of the last five years … 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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Children and Politics

Alan Zendell, April 28, 2021 The Trump administration shamelessly used children as political pawns in its war against all forms of immigration. The scenes of kids incarcerated at the border and separated from their parents were among the most cringe … Continue reading

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Two States and a Pandemic

Alan Zendell, April 26, 2021 I spent the first twelve months of the COVID pandemic in Maryland, and the most recent two in Florida. Given the craziness of 2020, the public comments by the states’ respective governors, and Trump’s still … Continue reading

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Doctors Speak Out About Trump’s Response to the Pandemic

Alan Zendell, March 29, 2021 Usually, when embarrassing mistakes are made at the highest level of government, especially when they result in loss of life, the first casualty is truth. We typically wait decades until all the principals involved are … Continue reading

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Getting Vaccinated

Alan Zendell March 16, 2021 The very notion of politicizing a vaccine for a debilitating disease is beyond stupid, not to mention that it places countless millions of people at risk. It’s a further testament to the danger of having … Continue reading

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The Mind Of a Trump Supporter

Alan Zendell, February 21, 2021 Don’t let the title fool you. I have no idea what goes on in the mind of a Trump supporter. The things they say usually make me roll my eyes. Absent any other information, it … Continue reading

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Trump’s Loose Ends

Alan Zendell, January 18, 2021 On the penultimate day of the Trump administration, this is the state of the Union: The Pandemic – By far, the most stunning and disturbing loose end of the Trump administration is the number of … Continue reading

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