Tag Archives: Greg Abbott

Of the People, By the People, For the People

Alan Zendell, May 27, 2022, Abraham Lincoln thus defined democratic government. The concept and the images it evoked were the central ideas of his political philosophy, to which he often returned, most notably in closing his Gettysburg Address: “we here … Continue reading

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America’s Second Civil War

Alan Zendell, October 14, 2021 Make no mistake, our country is at war with itself. No one has deployed armed forces or launched missiles, but there have already been far too many casualties. The first was Heather Heyer, who was … Continue reading

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The World’s Largest Posse

Alan Zendell, September 2, 2021 As a kid, whenever I watched a movie or TV western, there was one thing I could always count on. Some bad guys would rob a bank, shoot an innocent bystander or two, then jump … Continue reading

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Baby Steps – Signs of Progress

Alan Zendell, August 12, 2021 Nearly seven months into his presidency, Joe Biden faces more problems than he did when he took office. He inherited a nation plagued by divisiveness whose root causes go back to Colonial days, which his … Continue reading

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Democracy Under Attack

Alan Zendell, June 2, 2021 In the aftermath of the American Civil War, the country was more divided than at any time in its history. Racist philosophies and policies were considered politically correct by millions of Americans, many of whom … Continue reading

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Emergency Powers and the Election

Alan Zendell, April 10, 2020 Much has been written about Donald Trump’s leadership or lack of it during the COVID-19 pandemic. But as has been the case throughout this administration, we must be careful not to get distracted and miss … Continue reading

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