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John McCain, a True American Hero

Alan Zendell, July 28, 2017 “He’s not a war hero. He was a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.” That was Donald Trump the candidate talking about John McCain in June of 2015. McCain … Continue reading

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Americans are Celebrating Today

Alan Zendell, July 19, 2017 This morning, Mitch McConnell said he imagined Democrats were celebrating today, but they ought to be clear why. That statement is another lesson in learning to translate political gibberish into English. First, it’s not just … Continue reading

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The AHCA Ball is in McConnell’s Court

Alan Zendell, July 11, 2017 If it wasn’t certain before, today’s revelations about Donald Trump Jr sealed the deal for the President’s leverage with Congress. The cloud of uncertainty hanging over the administration’s role in Russian meddling with our election … Continue reading

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The Demise of the AHCA

Alan Zendell, March 25, 2017 I never say, “I told you so”, and I won’t now, but as my posts have been saying for the last couple of weeks, no other outcome was possible. There was no way Trump could … Continue reading

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Zero Sum Games

Alan Zendell, March 16, 2017 Game theory defines a zero-sum game as any situation in which all gains and losses must balance each other exactly. When all the inputs and outflows are added up there can be no net gain … Continue reading

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Seventh Grade Civics

Alan Zendell, March 14, 2017 I am frequently amazed at how little the average American understands about the way our government works. Admittedly, thirty-seven years as a federal employee gave me a leg up, but what was everyone else doing … Continue reading

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