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Playing One on TV Doesn’t Make You a Real President

Alan Zendell, April 22, 2020 That’s what Trump biographer Michael d’Antonio implied in his op-ed today. It sounds like an attempt at dark humor, but the more you think about it the more profound it seems. Look at the evidence. … Continue reading

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Leadership, Trump Style

Alan Zendell, March 12, 2020 Donald Trump’s leadership style has always been to bully people into getting what he wants. That often works in business when you’re bigger than your adversary and you can afford to outspend him in litigation. … Continue reading

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The High Stakes Gambler at the Helm

Alan Zendell, January 8, 2020 Donald Trump has described his negotiating style as gathering all the players in a room, tossing in a hand grenade, and then swooping in to close a deal before they know what hit them. That … Continue reading

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Every American is at Risk

Alan Zendell, January 5, 2020 I just filled out my absentee ballot for the Maryland 7th Congressional District’ Special Primary Election to fill the seat left vacant by the passing of long time representative Elijah Cummings. Cummings will be best … Continue reading

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Meaningful Progress

Alan Zendell, December 26, 2019 Rather than rely on my subjective memory, I’ve been documenting some important things in detail. I noted after Donald Trump was inaugurated that people who were optimistic about his presidency talked mostly about North Korea, … Continue reading

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The Aftermath: Dead Kurds and ISIS Renewed

Alan Zendell, October 15, 2019 When Vice President Mike Pence announced that he’d been instructed by President Trump to lead a delegation to Turkey, he was quick to assure Americans that Trump did not give Turkish President Erdoğan a “green … Continue reading

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Locked and Loaded

Alan Zendell, September 16, 2019 A couple of weeks ago I was with an old friend who is currently well-placed in Defense Department circles. He’s a scientist, not  prone to hyperbole, wild speculation, or making assertions without sound bases. So … Continue reading

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Trump Spring

Alan Zendell, March 22, 2019 It’s Spring! With the coming of the vernal equinox, my thoughts turn to renewal. One thing I’m renewing is my Amazon page. I’m lowering the price of updated copies of four of my books to … Continue reading

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Danger Signs

Alan Zendell, December 20, 2018 Occasionally, someone you know starts behaving erratically and unpredictably. Maybe he or she always behaved that way, but now the pendulum swings are becoming extreme. Actions appear more dramatic and frantic, and facial expressions take … Continue reading

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The Saudi Cesspool

Alan Zendell, October 19. 2018 For as long as I can remember, the Saudi Royal Family have been racist, misogynistic, elitists who care only about wealth and power. They are ruthless and cruel, and no friend of the United States … Continue reading

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