Tag Archives: Republicans

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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Gowdy, the FBI, and the Justice Department

Alan Zendell, May 30, 2018 It happens over and over again. Republicans in Congress who intend to run for re-election feel inextricably tied to President Trump politically, though many, perhaps most, find his words and behavior despicable. We’ve seen the … Continue reading

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Faded Magic

Alan Zendell, March 15, 2018 Every year, toy manufacturers come up with a new set of flashy playthings. They’re brightly colored and they promise hours of fun. Our kids see them in TV commercials and on store shelves, and leading … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania’s 18th District

Alan Zendell, March 14, 2018 Before I forget, happy Pi Day. We’ve already been hearing a lot of nonsense from the so-called pundits about yesterday’s special election in Pennsylvania’s 18th district. As the votes were being counted, various talking heads … Continue reading

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The Last Cynical Gasp of the Republican Senate

Alan Zendell, September 19, 2017 I hate to cast this in terms of Democrats versus Republicans, but the Senate Republicans have set it up that way. They seem relentless in their attempt to set health care back on the deadly … Continue reading

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Tigers Don’t Change Their Stripes

Alan Zendell, September 15, 2017 Winston Churchill famously changed parties twice during his political career. Both times it was on differences of principle: free trade, tariffs, equal treatment of social classes. When he was accused of being disloyal and untrustworthy … Continue reading

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Susan Collins, a True American Hero

Alan Zendell, July 30, 2017 Susan Collins was first elected to the Senate in 1996. She’s halfway through her fourth term, and if she chooses to run for a fifth, it will be during the 2020 presidential campaign, so she’s … Continue reading

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