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An Out of Control President

Alan Zendell, December 19, 2020 During the past few weeks, America and indeed the entire world have seen a spectacle evolve in the White House that we used to associate with tin horn dictatorships in Third World countries. The only … Continue reading

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The Horrifying Aftermath

Alan Zendell, November 13, 2020 Ten days after the November 3rd election our nation is in a surreal place. If Steven Spielberg wrote it up and tried to sell it to Hollywood, they’d laugh him out of town. The spectacle … Continue reading

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America’s Role in the World

Alan Zendell, November 3, 2020 I grew up in New York City in the years following World War 2. In many ways New York seemed to be the center of the universe back then, because it represented the financial and … Continue reading

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Trump’s Stretch Run Strategy

Alan Zendell, October 14, 2020 I can’t help but wonder what’s going on in Trump’s head these days. His rants and actions appear true to form: brash, offensive, divisive, his own unique blend of truth, lies, and hyperbole. None of … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Vote

Alan Zendell, September 23, 2020 To date, the best example of mail-in ballot fraud the Trump campaign has come up with was nine ballots allegedly found in a waste basket in Pennsylvania in 2016. That’s nine out of more than … Continue reading

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Facebook’s Hypocrisy

Alan Zendell, June 3, 2020 I try to base my opinions on facts, but to be honest, I have a long-standing bias against Facebook which is entirely visceral, like the way I always cringe when I encounter a snake. It’s just … Continue reading

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Cleaning Up Trump’s Mess

Alan Zendell, October 17, 2019 Mitt Romney’s remarks on the Senate Floor were perfect. He described President Trump’s impulsive withdrawal of American forces from Syria as a bloodstain on the annals of American history. He said what most Americans were … Continue reading

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Italy Didn’t Help Us Invade Normandy Either

Welcoming Italian President Sergio Mattarella to Washington this morning, Donald Trump delivered one of his characteristically incoherent addresses. He lauded Mattarella, the entire population of Italy, and all Americans of Italian-American descent, then pivoted to complaining about how unfairly Italy … Continue reading

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The Aftermath: Dead Kurds and ISIS Renewed

Alan Zendell, October 15, 2019 When Vice President Mike Pence announced that he’d been instructed by President Trump to lead a delegation to Turkey, he was quick to assure Americans that Trump did not give Turkish President Erdoğan a “green … Continue reading

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The Great Republican Dilemma

Alan Zendell, September 27, 2019 Donald Trump rocketed to power by arousing a base of support that was angry – at the policies of Barack Obama, at everyone on welfare and Medicaid, at the growing non-white population, at immigrants they … Continue reading

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