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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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Saving Ourselves From Trump

Alan Zendell, October 2, 2017 The longer this country suffers with Donald Trump as president, the more urgent it feels to counter the negative impact he’s having on it. But as urgent as it seems, it’s also befuddling. It feels … Continue reading

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Kneeling Before the Flag

Alan Zendell, September 25,  2017 The first time I saw Colin Kaepernick kneel during the national anthem it irritated me greatly. I am unabashedly patriotic, sometimes at the cost of some embarrassment, so what I initially took to be disrespect … Continue reading

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Two Defining Days For Donald Trump

Alan Zendell, August 23, 2017 The past two days tell us all we need to know about the Trump presidency. On Monday he gave a speech at a military base in Virginia to lay out his policy on Afghanistan. On … Continue reading

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Questions For the Donald

Alan Zendell, August 15, 2017 Hey Donald, since you’re such a history maven I have a few questions for you. When the Nazis terrorized England in 1940 and the RAF fought back, were they equally to blame? When Admiral Yamamoto … Continue reading

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The Despicables

Alan Zendell, August 13, 2017 One of the worst moments in one of the most poorly executed presidential campaigns in recent memory was Hillary’s ill-advised characterization of Donald Trump’s supporters as a Basket of Deplorables. Of course, she didn’t mean … Continue reading

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What Happens When You Pander to Racists: Charlottesville

Alan Zendell, August 12, 2017 As the 2016 election campaign began to illuminate the deep divisions in our country, many of us were shocked and horrified. No one was naïve enough to think that racism and bigotry had gone the … Continue reading

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