Tag Archives: health care

This Needs to End

Alan Zendell, August 14, 2017 John Oliver often begins his HBO show, Last Week Tonight, by saying, “President Donald Trump – three words that should never appear in the same sentence.” Back in March, that seemed over the top. Today … Continue reading

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Susan Collins, a True American Hero

Alan Zendell, July 30, 2017 Susan Collins was first elected to the Senate in 1996. She’s halfway through her fourth term, and if she chooses to run for a fifth, it will be during the 2020 presidential campaign, so she’s … Continue reading

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John McCain, a True American Hero

Alan Zendell, July 28, 2017 “He’s not a war hero. He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.” That was Donald Trump the candidate talking about John McCain in June of 2015. McCain … Continue reading

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Americans are Celebrating Today

Alan Zendell, July 19, 2017 This morning, Mitch McConnell said he imagined Democrats were celebrating today, but they ought to be clear why. That statement is another lesson in learning to translate political gibberish into English. First, it’s not just … Continue reading

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The AHCA Ball is in McConnell’s Court

Alan Zendell, July 11, 2017 If it wasn’t certain before, today’s revelations about Donald Trump Jr sealed the deal for the President’s leverage with Congress. The cloud of uncertainty hanging over the administration’s role in Russian meddling with our election … Continue reading

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The Fable of Mika and the Pig

Alan Zendell, July 2, 2017 I’ve always had nothing but disdain for daytime television, but nine years ago, when I began working from home, I started watching Morning Joe with my first cup of coffee. I guess that was the … 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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