Tag Archives: Mitch McConnell

RBG’s Legacy

Alan Zendell, September 19, 2020 We are deeply saddened by the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsberg. She fought for equal rights, not only for women, but for everyone. Because I honor her legacy, I will not attempt to memorialize her … 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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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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Our Uneducated Secretary of Education

Alan Zendell, July 12, 2020 We learned two things about Secretary of Education Betsy Devos today, when she was interviewed at length by Dana Bash of CNN. One is the reason she and Ben Carson, who knows as little about … Continue reading

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The Slow Death of Democracy – Part Two

Alan Zendell, June 12, 2020 No analogy is perfect. Brokerage firms warn us that past performance is not a guarantee of future success. Similarly, while the rise to power of Adolf Hitler has much in common with Donald Trump’s, America … Continue reading

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Checks and Balances

Alan Zendell, May 20, 2020 Our republic has survived in reasonably democratic fashion for two-and-a-half centuries, in part because of the checks and balances that were put in place to assure that no individual(s) can accumulate too much unchecked Executive … Continue reading

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Inciting Insurrection

Alan Zendell, April 19, 2020 In a well-ordered universe, a U. S. President inciting insurrection would be grounds for removal under the twenty-fifth amendment. Anyone else who posted those tweets would be guilty of both federal and state felonies. The … Continue reading

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The Biden-Sanders Debate

Alan Zendell, March 11, 2020 If you believe in things like trends and momentum, it’s easy to conclude that Joe Biden’s campaign is on an unstoppable run, similar the wholly illogical, self-sustaining tsunamis of mass sentiment that cause bull markets … Continue reading

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The Impeachment Trial Debacle

Alan Zendell, February 1, 2020 As the smoke clears and reality sets in, we should be clear about a number of things. Before we go off the deep end about the near-certainty that Donald Trump will be acquitted by the … Continue reading

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Impeachment and A Tale of Two Conways

Alan Zendell, January 22, 2020 Conservative attorney George Conway described Adam Schiff’s presentation of the House’s case to remove President Trump from office as an incredibly coherent and comprehensive narrative, something the president’s defenders don’t have. Much like the James … Continue reading

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