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The Land of Opportunity

Alan Zendell, January 19, 2023 Once upon a time, there was a mythical place called America, where the free and the brave lived, to which everyone looked as the Land of Opportunity. Each generation of Americans, especially those not far … Continue reading

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Classified Documents

Alan Zendell, January 13, 2023 It’s obvious on its face that no matter how you feel about them, Donald Trump and Joe Biden are entirely different kinds of people. The kerfuffles over the handling of classified documents is but the … Continue reading

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Frankenstein’s Monster

Alan Zendell, January 6, 2023 We all know the story of Frankenstein, the obsessed scientist who creates a living creature from used body parts. There are different versions, the original Mary Shelley novel, and four Hollywood movie screenplays, but they … Continue reading

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Intraparty Warfare

Alan Znedell, January 4, 2023 Politics is cyclic. The pendulum of power swings between parties every twenty years or so. Political parties adopt sacred, non-negotiable ideologies, only to reverse themselves as their self-interests change, and parties appear unified or in … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, 2023??

Alan Zendell, January 1, 2023 After we experienced a whole winter’s worth of weather in December, after Ukraine, with massive assistance from NATO, held off an invasion by what everyone thought was a hugely superior Russian military, and after two … Continue reading

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How High Will Justice Reach?

Alan Zendell, November 30, 2022 The wind blowing across the country this week may be a giant sigh of relief over the Justice Department’s successful prosecution of five people who helped the right-wing extremist Oath Keepers plan the January 6th, … Continue reading

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Use It Or Lose It

Alan Zendell, November 8, 2022 Today, Americans have as important a choice to make as they have in my lifetime, which goes back to the middle of the second world war. We may be entering the end game of a … Continue reading

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The Midterm Elections

Alan Zendell, October 27, 2022 The much-anticipated 2022 midterm elections are only twelve days away. It feels surreal. It’s almost as if we never completed the last election cycle. A frightening number of Americans still believe the lie that the … Continue reading

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A Warning About the Midterm Elections From the UK

Alan Zendell, October 20, 2022 Analogies can be misleading, and there are more differences than similarities in the political crises facing the United Kingdom and the United States, but there’s a warning for Americans in the shockingly rapid demise of … Continue reading

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Positive Signs

Alan Zendell, September 13, 2022 As 2022 began, everything seemed to be trending in the wrong direction. Congress was hopelessly deadlocked. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy had re-aligned himself with Donald Trump, tying his future to the former president’s. Democrats … Continue reading

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