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Stability

Alan Zendell, May 10, 2018 We know from physics that there are several ways to achieve stability in physical systems, and that principle translates well into the world of politics and human affairs. One way to achieve stability is for … Continue reading

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Pants on Fire

Alan Zendell, May 6, 2018 He’s lied his entire life – it’s well documented. He’s made promises he never intended to keep and defrauded people all his life. That’s well documented, too. He lied when he said he couldn’t release … Continue reading

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A Faustian Bargain

Alan Zendell, May 1, 2018 One of the clichés of modern life is “be careful what you wish for.” The problem isn’t so much with our wishes as with how far we’re willing to go to realize them, and once … Continue reading

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Guns And Nukes

Alan Zendell, March 12, 2018 I learned important lessons about guns and nuclear weapons when I was growing up. Living across the street from a Brooklyn firehouse as a child, I was frequently awakened in the middle of the night … Continue reading

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Chaos Theory

Alan Zendell, March 2, 2018 The theory goes, if you’re smarter than everyone else and a genius at tactics, timing, reading the crowd, and knowing where the escape tunnel is, you can juggle dozens of balls at once and no … Continue reading

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Tottering Financial Markets

Alan Zendell, February 5, 2018 When I heard our president claim that “everyone is in love with our wonderful tax cuts” in Ohio, today, I had to wonder how many more lies have to be told before the working class … Continue reading

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December Reflections

Alan Zendell, December 27, 2017 For almost my entire life, December began with a remembrance of Pearl Harbor, but that changed somewhat after nine-eleven. At the time, a Japanese newspaper columnist writing in the Seattle Times even thanked Al Qaeda … Continue reading

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