Tag Archives: North Korea

Bad Behavior

Alan Zendell, November 18, 2017 I’ve always liked Al Franken. As a comedian he was smart and funny. As a Senator he’s been a refreshingly level-headed voice supporting decency and progressive values. That said, it’s hard to have sympathy for … Continue reading

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R. E. S. P. E. C. T.

Alan Zendell, November 11, 2017 Aretha Franklin belted it out loud and clear. The president’s Asia trip has more than anything been a test of how much powerful foreign leaders respect him. The media has been filled with reports and … Continue reading

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War Drums

Alan Zendell, October 8, 2017 Back in the 1960s, Donald Trump and I were among millions of young American men who did everything possible to avoid being drafted and sent to Vietnam. At least according to interviews published decades later, … Continue reading

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Can Trump Separate Himself from the Adoring Crowds?

Alan Zendell, September 18, 2017 There are many points of view concerning Donald Trump in our divided country. What I find most disturbing is the large number of people who are willing to treat the presidency and the various crises … Continue reading

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This Needs to End

Alan Zendell, August 14, 2017 John Oliver often begins his HBO show, Last Week Tonight, by saying, “President Donald Trump – three words that should never appear in the same sentence.” Back in March, that seemed over the top. Today … Continue reading

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Korean Chicken

Alan Zendell, August 11, 2017 If you’re like me, you’re sick of pundits interpreting events or pushing their own agendas on television. It’s useful to keep in mind that they’re all being handsomely paid to argue with each other and … Continue reading

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Korea Follow-up

Alan Zendell, July 9, 2017 A good friend posted a comment on Facebook in response to my July 7 article, Korea. He said: “Economic sanctions are likely to result in increased starvation, while Kim funnels off the wealth to feed his military … Continue reading

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