Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

Conspiracy versus Stupidity

Alan Zendell, December 21, 2017 It’s sometimes difficult for people who aren’t in the inner circle to tell the difference between ulterior motives and sheer incompetence. In my experience, which includes nearly fifty years working for one government or another … Continue reading

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Sexual Misconduct

Alan Zendell, December 8, 2017 One of the more astounding aspects of the new reality of Trumpism is demurring on political correctness and just telling it like it is. Personally, I think that would be a great idea if it … Continue reading

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Ryan Needs to Show What He’s Made Of

Alan Zendell, May 26, 2017 Were I to write to House Speaker Paul Ryan, I could say everything I needed to in three words: “Grow a pair!” But that wouldn’t be nice, and more to the point he might not … Continue reading

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Trump Declares War on Canada

Alan Zendell, April 23, 2017 Don’t get excited, it’s not that kind of war. Our missile silos in North Dakota have not been redirected northward. Our news media didn’t think this was important enough to cover, since Canada hasn’t made … 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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Early Warning Signs

Alan Zendell, March 6, 2017 Most of us have been conditioned since childhood to recognize warning signs and heed them before the trouble they portend hits us in the face. Most Americans are optimistic by nature. It’s one of our … Continue reading

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