Tag Archives: divisiveness

Can It Happen Here?

Alan Zendell, February 26, 2018 One of the nearly continuous lessons I learned growing up in post-World War Two New York, was that America was the strongest and most virtuous country on Earth. The idea that America was where the … Continue reading

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Emergency!

Alan Zendell, February 16, 2019 The nation is faced with two emergencies this week. Neither of them is the trumped up entirely specious non-emergency at our border with Mexico. The State of Emergency declared by President Trump is nothing more … Continue reading

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Is This God’s Fault?

Alan Zendell, January 31, 2019 Yesterday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders told the Christian Broadcasting Network that “God wanted Donald Trump to be president, [and] … he has done a tremendous job in supporting a lot of the things … Continue reading

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The End is Near

Alan Zendell, December 11, 2018 As 2018 lurches to a close and the news media binge over indictments and irrational tweets, each with its own spin added, it’s important to not be swept up in their hysteria. Try to screen … Continue reading

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Inciter in Chief

Alan Zendell, October 15, 2018 Since the day he announced his candidacy for president, Donald Trump has relentlessly attacked the media. His initial attacks were completely unprovoked, as all of the major cable news channels devoted far more airtime to … Continue reading

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Legacies: McCain and Trump

Alan Zendell, September 1, 2018 When I started this blog the first thing I wrote was its dedication “to preserving what has made America great.” That wasn’t intended to be overly subtle. Donald Trump, with a matchless talent for unearthing … Continue reading

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The Slide to Autocracy

Alan Zendell, July 25, 2018 I was one of many who was struck, early on, by the similarities between Donald Trump’s rise to power and that of Adolf Hitler. The number of websites devoted to the subject is astounding, and … Continue reading

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