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Stark Contrasts Ahead of the Election

Alan Zendell, October 26, 2020 Eight days to go, and if we didn’t have to worry about legal challenges, voter suppression, and ballot box sabotage, this election would seem open and shut. But this is 2020. In the America we … Continue reading

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The Cynical Case for Herd Immunity

Alan Zendell, October 15, 2020 A group of Iowa farmers erected this billboard to guide people to Wednesday’s rally at the Des Moines, IA airport. As rich as the English language is in adjectives and adverbs, it is insufficient to … Continue reading

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Trump’s Callous Disregard for Americans

Alan Zendell, October 13, 2020 Now it’s personal. I’ve seen it happen in other places, watched it evolve on TV and every media outlet, because one of Donald Trump’ least endearing qualities (out of so many to choose from) is … Continue reading

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Of Sound Mind and Body

Alan Zendell, October 9, 2020 Once again, we find ourselves mired in chaos created by Donald Trump. This time it’s about his physical and mental health a week after being hospitalized with COVID. There was a time when contradicting his … Continue reading

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Trump’s Hubris

Alan Zendell, October 5, 2020 In 2016, millions of Americans felt powerless and left behind. Many of them were hard-working people who the system allowed to fall through the cracks, like the “working poor” who earned too much to qualify … Continue reading

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The President’s Illness

Alan Zendell, October 3, 2020 Whatever else it may be, Donald Trump’s personal battle with COVID-19 is a wake-up call for every American. After months of being battered into submission by both the virus and the political bombast that erupted … Continue reading

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Campaign Strategy

Alan Zendell, September 15, 2020 If you watched any news last week you probably saw coverage of Donald Trump’s indoor rally in Nevada. You probably also saw a maskless, sixtiesh guy wearing a red MAGA hat standing shoulder-to-shoulder, hip-to-hip with … Continue reading

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The Integrity of Our Election

Alan Zendell, August 16, 2020 Until 2018, most Americans silently watched, cringing at the things Donald Trump said and did, but they were disturbed enough by then to vote Democrats back into the majority in the House. We have more … Continue reading

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Placing a Value on Life

Alan Zendell, July 8, 2020 Long ago and far away, as a young aerospace engineer, I was fortunate to have an older, wiser mentor. In 1966, June was incredibly hot on Long Island. Our nearly windowless building was stifling, the … Continue reading

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Protect Our People or Let Nature Decide?

Alan Zendell, May 7, 2020 When Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick said in March that grandparents ought to be willing to sacrifice themselves for their grandchildren’s futures it created an understandable uproar. Then, in April, he said, “There are more … Continue reading

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