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The Death of Integrity in Politics

Alan Zendell, June 8, 2021 Political leaders have long struggled to balance integrity with self-interest. That’s not new, but what is, is that political integrity now seems to be on its deathbed. There have always been intense disagreements among politicians, … Continue reading

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Returning to Normal

Alan Zendell, May 26, 2021 If you think like I do, you looked at the title and thought – what does that even mean? People remark that we’re returning to normal every day and I want to ask each one: … Continue reading

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An Insurrection Fable

Alan Zendell, May 21, 2021 The following is fiction. Any similarity between what is written below and actual events is entirely intentional. No names have been changed to protect the innocent because every one of these miscreants is as guilty … Continue reading

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The American Renewal Project

Alan Zendell, May 14, 2021 Dystopian futures fascinate us. Whether it’s an alien invasion, a zombie apocalypse or a nuclear holocaust, we are irresistibly drawn to tales describing how our country or our world might be destroyed. As early as … Continue reading

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A Kinder, Gentler, Saner America

Alan Zendell, January 23, 2021 I’m not a historian, but I’ll bet there has never been a sharper contrast in presidential administrations in our history. Joe Biden has been president for only three days, and we already know exactly what … Continue reading

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The Coming Reckoning

Alan Zendell, January 11, 2021 There will be a reckoning for the Capitol insurrection. It’s not a question of “if” but “when.” And the when is critical right now, as right-wing militant groups enabled and incited by the president and … Continue reading

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Wall of Infamy

Alan Zendell, December 15, 2020 Today, Washington Post journalist Ruth Marcus published the list of the Republican members of the House of Representatives who signed on to the bogus Texas lawsuit that asked the U. S, Supreme Court to overturn … Continue reading

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Thank You, Mr. President

Alan Zendell, December 14, 2020 Yesterday, on CNN’s State of the Union, journalist Jake Tapper thanked President Trump for his service. He noted some real accomplishments, notably, forcing Americans to examine our place in the world and the way our … Continue reading

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Voting in a Pandemic

Alan Zendell, July 31, 2020 Americans who were fearful of Trump’s relentless attacks on the Constitution and the Rule of Law, myself among them, have waited for three-and-a-half years for the single act that would tell us how much of … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan

Alan Zendell, April 11, 2018 He said he didn’t want to run for Vice President and he said he didn’t want to be the Speaker of the House of Representatives. In 2012 he’d been in the House for fourteen years, … Continue reading

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