Tag Archives: Joe Biden

Comparing Then and Now

Alan Zendell, July 6, 2021 Running for re-election in 1984, Ronald Reagan asked Americans if they were better off than they were when he took office. Yesterday, President Biden delivered an Independence Day speech that asked Americans to compare where … Continue reading

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What Were We  Celebrating on the Fourth?

Alan Zendell, July 5, 2021 For me, something about the Fourth of July was off this year. I felt like the country was desperate to celebrate something, but not sure what it was. The legacy of the last five years … Continue reading

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Children and Politics

Alan Zendell, April 28, 2021 The Trump administration shamelessly used children as political pawns in its war against all forms of immigration. The scenes of kids incarcerated at the border and separated from their parents were among the most cringe … Continue reading

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Culture War and Politics

Alan Zendell, April 3, 2021 Ever since Donald Trump hit the political scene in 2015 it’s been tempting to conclude that both our politics and our internal divisions over race and the distribution of wealth had hit a new low. … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy and the Filibuster

Alan Zendell, March 27, 2021 I’m not an expert in either government or politics, but if there’s anything in our history that has a worse record of hypocrisy than the Senate filibuster, I’m not aware of it. As we learned … Continue reading

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A Party At War with Itself

Alan Zendell, February 15, 2021 In his new book, A History of What Comes Next, Silvain Neuvel describes the unfortunate circumstances in which the German population, specifically, it’s surviving men, found itself in 1946: The Germans are in shock, stunned, … Continue reading

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A Different Perspective

Alan Zendell, December 30, 2020 Assuming that you pay any attention to him, these days, do you still shake your head struggling to understand why Donald Trump behaves the way he does? After a year-and-a-half of the most bitter, hate-filled … 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 Clown Show Continues

Alan Zendell, December 4, 2020 Last evening, CNN aired the first joint interview of President Elect Joe Biden and soon to be Vice President Kamala Harris. It was like seeing the sun pop out from behind the clouds after a … Continue reading

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The Time Has Come …

Alan Zendell, December 3, 2020 As the nation counts down the days until Joe Biden’s inauguration as president, we have a tendency to relax. As Trump’s baseless lawsuits continue to be thrown out of court, we want to believe each … Continue reading

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