Tag Archives: Mitch McConnell

Trump’s Election Conspiracy

Alan Zendell, April 27, 2022 One of the most noteworthy aspects of the events of January 6th, 2021 was Vice President Mike Pence’s courage and integrity in standing up to the barrage of attacks from Donald Trump’s election team. Pence’s … Continue reading

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Breaking the Logjams

Alan Zendell, January 11, 2022 Logjams are fascinating. There’s nothing really holding all those logs together, no ropes or wires or nails. What keeps them all locked in place is the pressure of flowing water holding them in place against … Continue reading

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Stress Cracks

Alan Zendell, December 18, 2021 Remember the Mary Maples Dodge story in Hans Brinker and the Silver Skates about the little Dutch boy? He sees a leak in the dike that’s holding back the North Sea from destroying his country, … Continue reading

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States’ Rights and the Future of Our Democracy

Alan Zendell, December 3, 2021 When we studied the fifteen years between the American revolution and the adoption of our Constitution, our teachers presented the debate over how the new republic’s government should look as a done deal. In the … Continue reading

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And So It Begins…

Alan Zendell, November 13, 2021 Donald Trump continues to try to undermine our Constitution and deepen the divisions he exposed and exacerbated. He continues to do everything he can to undermine President Biden both at home and by eroding our … Continue reading

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The Republican Powder Keg

Alan Zendell, November 10, 2021 Today’s Republican Party is like two freight trains on a collision course. Its two factions clearly hate each other. One is tied to Donald Trump, the other despises him and recognizes that he’s an existential … Continue reading

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A Ray of Hope

Alan Zendell, November 6, 2021 Last evening two notable events occurred. One was at a social gathering of my senior community, where I took a lot of razzing from my very purple friends. Their consensus was that henceforth I would … Continue reading

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Biden’s Stalled Legislative Agenda

Alan Zendell, November 3, 2021 Getting bills passed with a nearly evenly split Congress and the opposition party determined to prevent any of the president’s agenda from becoming law is a difficult, slow process. That’s no one’s fault. It’s just … Continue reading

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Democrats Must Get Their Act Together or Admit They’re Unable to Govern

Alan Zendell, October 28, 2021 Presidential candidates spend every year divisible by four making promises. They argue about them at town halls and during televised debates. They attack each other’s ideas, nitpick the details, and vie for voters’ support for … Continue reading

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Today’s Republican Party

Alan Zendell, October 19, 2021 “We’re going after them!” That was what Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA) told Stephen Colbert last night, referring to people who refuse to respond to subpoenas from the Special House Committee investigating the violent January 6th … Continue reading

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