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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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Some Battles Have To Be Fought

Alan Zendell, January 9, 2021 The Alt-right movement and its affiliated groups of neo-Nazis and assorted hate-mongers have thrown down the gauntlet, threatening massive attacks on the U. S. Capitol and statehouses across the country on January 17th. They’re a … Continue reading

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Are You Surprised?

Alan Zendell, January 6, 2021 If you are surprised by Wednesday’s insurrection in Washington, you shouldn’t be. If, even now, you’re waiting to see if Trump will finally step up and act responsibly, I’ll make it easy for you. He … Continue reading

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Presidential Christmas Messages

Alan Zendell, December 25, 2020 It wasn’t too long ago that the worst thing we had to bear on Christmas was a presidential address filled with empty platitudes. One of the more heartfelt was Harry Truman’s first such address in … Continue reading

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The Strength of the American Republic

Alan Zendell, December 9, 2020 For sixty years, when December 7th rolled around, Americans shared remembrances of what was referred to as the most heinous act ever committed against the United States on Pearl Harbor Day. The tributes waned in … Continue reading

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The Horrifying Aftermath

Alan Zendell, November 13, 2020 Ten days after the November 3rd election our nation is in a surreal place. If Steven Spielberg wrote it up and tried to sell it to Hollywood, they’d laugh him out of town. The spectacle … Continue reading

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Polling and Statistics

Alan Zendell, August 12, 2020 Any statistician or analyst will tell you that statistics can be a dangerous weapon in the hands of unscrupulous people. It’s almost a cliché that any analyst worth his salt can use the same data … 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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Checks and Balances

Alan Zendell, May 20, 2020 Our republic has survived in reasonably democratic fashion for two-and-a-half centuries, in part because of the checks and balances that were put in place to assure that no individual(s) can accumulate too much unchecked Executive … Continue reading

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Who’s in Charge? Our Governors.

Alan Zendell, April 13, 2020 Our country and the world are in the midst of a deadly pandemic. If this were a movie, serious actors would portray serious politicians consulting even more serious experts and pooling their resources. Politics would … Continue reading

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