Tag Archives: politics

Happy Days are (Almost) Here Again

Alan Zendell, November 6, 2019 Embedded deeply in my philosophy is the belief that baseball is an excellent metaphor for life. When the Washington Nationals completed their unlikely fight to win the World Series two weeks ago, their radio voice, … Continue reading

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Bullies 101

Alan Zendell, January 26, 2019 Sometimes when I tutor kids, it’s clear that they never learned some of the basic skills they need in elementary school, so I have to go back to Arithmetic 101. The lesson is the same, … Continue reading

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Missteps And Misstatements

Alan Zendell, July 19, 2018 I’ve been spoiled most of my life. I’ve had wonderful role models as my heroes, and with the exception of Harry Truman and Winston Churchill, none of them were politicians. They were my teachers, those … Continue reading

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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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Racism and Other Distractions

Alan Zendell, January 15, 2018 Donald Trump is not a racist. In fact, the term racist is an oversimplification that simply doesn’t apply to someone like him. The things that drive him have little or no relation to what most … Continue reading

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W and Obama, Coincidence?

Alan Zendell, October 20, 2017 I looked up coincidence in two dictionaries and found “a striking occurrence of two or more events at one time apparently by mere chance” and “a remarkable concurrence of events or circumstances without apparent causal … Continue reading

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Our Flawed Constitution

Alan Zendell, October 14, 2017 Ever since we were children, we’ve been taught that the American system of government is the most progressive, democratic, and overall best system ever invented. Of course, we believed that with all our hearts back … Continue reading

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