Tag Archives: Donald Trump

The History of COVID-19 in 21 Minutes

Alan Zendell, September 29, 2020 The “failed” New York Times has produced a video that documents the history of the United States’ pandemic response. It is well worth watching, because it is free of hyperbole and politics. It begins with … Continue reading

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Surviving Nine Weeks Until the Election

Alan Zendell, September 1, 2020 Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson offered some advice on Tuesday to people who are afraid Donald Trump might lie, cheat, and steal his way to re-election: behave as if you think Biden is trailing instead … Continue reading

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Fanning the Flames of Domestic Violence

Alan Zendell, August 31, 2020 When my younger son was a high school junior he was attacked in the school cafeteria. Since my son is white, and the boy who jumped on him in front of hundreds of students and … Continue reading

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A Mentally Deficient Candidate

Alan Zendell, August 21, 2020 For months, Donald Trump and his supporters, have been labeling his Democratic opponent “mentally deficient.” Biden has been in politics long enough to have his own folk lore, which seems to revolve around his so-called … Continue reading

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The Most Serious Threat to Our Democracy Yet

Alan Zendell, August 14, 2020 I was a Never-Trumper long before he announced that he was running for president. Trump and I have the same Queens, New York pedigree, except that I wasn’t born to a wealthy, racist father. My … Continue reading

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Kamala and Joe

Alan Zendell, August 13, 2020 Sometimes, starting out getting a thing wrong is the best way to get it right. For three months, I was certain the best running mate for Joe Biden was Amy Klobuchar. Her Midwest roots, centrist … Continue reading

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The Slow Death of Democracy – Part Two

Alan Zendell, June 12, 2020 No analogy is perfect. Brokerage firms warn us that past performance is not a guarantee of future success. Similarly, while the rise to power of Adolf Hitler has much in common with Donald Trump’s, America … Continue reading

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How To Make Bad Situations Worse – A Primer

Alan Zendell, May 29, 2020 Regardless of how you feel about the presidency of Barrack Obama, one thing most of America concluded from it was that we had turned a corner as a nation. For a black man to have been … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment

Alan Zendell, May 1, 2020 Sexual assault is a crime. There’s no defense for it. Preying on vulnerable women is despicable. But sexual predators don’t advertise, sell tickets, or perform in front of witnesses, and the victims are often powerless … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Governors

Alan Zendell, March 26, 2020 Do events create heroes or are heroes always with us, emerging as leaders when circumstances require them? Self-proclaimed hero, Donald Trump, believes he is uniquely qualified to lead our country in all things. But as … Continue reading

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