Tag Archives: racism

Can It Happen Here?

Alan Zendell, February 26, 2018 One of the nearly continuous lessons I learned growing up in post-World War Two New York, was that America was the strongest and most virtuous country on Earth. The idea that America was where the … Continue reading

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Season 116, Episode 1

Alan Zendell, January 4, 2019 You might think from what I’ve said or written, that I’m one of those Democrats who Senator Orrin Hatch (R, Utah) ramblingly described as hating Trump so much I would do anything to defeat him, … Continue reading

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Hatemongering is Not What Made America Great

Alan Zendell, November 2, 2018 When I began America the Beautiful, I selected the maxim “Dedicated to preserving what has made America great.” It wasn’t intended to be subtle. The truth is, I hate blogs. But I hate hypocrisy and … Continue reading

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What Hath Trump Wrought?

Alan Zendell, October 29, 2018 As you contemplate how you will vote this year, keep in mind that President Trump has characterized this election as a referendum on him. Of course it is. In Trumpland, everything is about him. Let’s … Continue reading

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Legacies: McCain and Trump

Alan Zendell, September 1, 2018 When I started this blog the first thing I wrote was its dedication “to preserving what has made America great.” That wasn’t intended to be overly subtle. Donald Trump, with a matchless talent for unearthing … Continue reading

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Trump’s Vision of a Greater America

Alan Zendell, July 15, 2018 Donald Trump famously began his presidential campaign with his signature slogan, “Make America Great Again” combined with a virulent attack against Muslim immigrants. When he went on to attack Mexican immigrants as rapists and criminals, … 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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