Tag Archives: FBI

The Enemy Within

Alan Zendell, March 5, 2021 Many people in Congress have been tiptoeing around the elephant in the room, but last month, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who at eighty, isn’t intimidated by speaking the truth, said, “The enemy is within.” When … Continue reading

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An Epic Supreme Court Decision?

Alan Zendell, February 22, 2021 Did you ever wonder why beavers spend so much time and energy building dams? When I asked Google, it said because those that do survive and those that don’t, don’t. Beavers are rodents, and not … Continue reading

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Charismatic Leaders and Their Mobs

Alan Zendell, January 17, 2021 The summer I was seventeen, I worked for the Herald Tribune Fresh Air Fund at a summer camp. The Fund took hundreds of kids out of the New York City slums, and gave them a … Continue reading

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The Coming Reckoning

Alan Zendell, January 11, 2021 There will be a reckoning for the Capitol insurrection. It’s not a question of “if” but “when.” And the when is critical right now, as right-wing militant groups enabled and incited by the president and … Continue reading

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Of Sound Mind and Body

Alan Zendell, October 9, 2020 Once again, we find ourselves mired in chaos created by Donald Trump. This time it’s about his physical and mental health a week after being hospitalized with COVID. There was a time when contradicting his … Continue reading

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Downward Spiral

Alan Zendell, December 10, 2018 I was as wrong as everyone else who predicted Donald Trump couldn’t possibly win in 2016. I could rationalize being wrong by reasoning that the combination of the incompetence of Hillary Clinton’s campaign advisers and … Continue reading

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Senator Jeff Flake

Alan Zendell, September 29, 2018 Opinions abound concerning Senator Jeff Flake’s (R, Arizona) motivations. Yesterday, he forced Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R, Kentucky) to allow a one-week delay in the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to fill the Supreme Court … Continue reading

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King Donald

Alan Zendell, June 6, 2018 The frightening but inescapable reality is that in 2016 we elected a president who thinks he’s a king. More likely, he simply doesn’t know the difference. Schooled in the world of business and mentored by … Continue reading

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Rob Porter’s Security Nonclearance

Alan Zendell, February 10, 2018 Sherlock Holmes (aka, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) famously said, “…when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” Consider the sordid case of Rob Porter’s temporary security clearance. It’s impossible that while … Continue reading

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Trump’s Booming Economy

Alan Zendell, February 2, 2018 The President has recently been touting the booming economy, and of course taking full credit for it. Trump points to the roaring stock market and the low unemployment rates as evidence. But is he right? … Continue reading

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