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The Unraveling of Democracy

Alan Zendell, May 5, 2022 The heart of any democratic society is its judicial system and free elections. The extreme right wing of the Republican party has made it clear that it has no respect for either as democratic institutions. … Continue reading

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It’s Always Darkest Just Before Dawn

Alan Zendell, February 6, 2022 Apparently, people have been saying that for four hundred years. Whenever things look really bleak, when people are terrified or sad and feeling hopeless, that mantra helps them stay sane. The darker it gets the … Continue reading

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Getting at the Truth

Alan Zendell, July 5, 2021 The next few weeks should be fascinating if you don’t mind sitting on the edge of your seat waiting to see if your elected leaders do their jobs or continue to trash the Constitution. The … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

Alan Zendell, Memorial Day, May 31, 2021 I watched the PBS Memorial Day Concert last night. It was a lot like previous concerts, filled with patriotic tributes to Americans lost defending their country in war, with two noticeable differences. One … Continue reading

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Trump’s Sociopathic Lust for Power

Alan Zendell, August 9, 2020 Donald Trump has two outstanding skills, creating chaos and perceiving (and shamelessly exploiting) other people’s vulnerabilities. That makes it easy to get lost in the weeds of his relentless attacks. If we pay too much … 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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Train Wrecks

Alan Zendell, December 18, 2017\ Today’s unfortunate, tragic train accident between Tacoma and Olympia, Washington elicited a couple of perplexing reactions from President Trump. As emergency crews were desperately trying to stabilize train cars hanging over interstate 5 so they … Continue reading

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If the GOP Health Care Bill Passes a Lot of People Will Die

Alan Zendell, June 27, 2017 One constant of the current administration is the level of noise coming out of both the White House and the Congress designed to distract and confuse the public. It’s a tactic Trump is famous for … Continue reading

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The Trump Phenomenon

Alan Zendell, June 22, 2017 There’s been a lot written about the Trump phenomenon, but it still boggles the imagination in many ways. Look at the various subgroups that make up his base of support, and you’ll invariably come away … Continue reading

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Climate Change is NOT a Hoax

Alan Zendell, May 31, 2017 The problem with stirring up a huge, angry and largely uninformed base with political rhetoric and lies is that you have to keep lying to avoid losing them. Oh, they’ll catch on eventually when it’s … Continue reading

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