Tag Archives: Mitch McConnell

The Spectacle of a Spiteful President

Alan Zendell, November 17, 2020 As if our nation hasn’t been through enough this year, we now find ourselves counting down for another sixty-four days, crossing our fingers that the transition to a Biden presidency takes place without calamity. With … Continue reading

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The Horrifying Aftermath

Alan Zendell, November 13, 2020 Ten days after the November 3rd election our nation is in a surreal place. If Steven Spielberg wrote it up and tried to sell it to Hollywood, they’d laugh him out of town. The spectacle … Continue reading

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Post-Election Reality Check

Alan Zendell, November 8, 2020 Americans who hate Donald Trump’s presidency had a day of euphoria on Saturday. People who never fully recovered from the shock of his victory four years ago danced in the sun and waved signs. Most … Continue reading

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The Election: What’s Really At Stake

Alan Zendell, October 20, 2020 The final two weeks of the 2020 election campaign will be a terribly stressful time for Americans. Millions are out of work, COVID-19 infections are exploding all over the country, and countless small businesses are … 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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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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