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Raqqa

Alan Zendell, October 17, 2017 Where, a mere five years ago, a thriving city of a quarter million (and more including its environs) stood on the Euphrates River in northeastern Syria, this is what’s there now. . Somehow, the world … Continue reading

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The Muscovian Candidate

Alan Zendell, October 9, 2017 Many of the people who read this blog knew me first as a science fiction writer (https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=alan+zendell). Spending a lot of time with my mind in other universes may be the reason I can tolerate … Continue reading

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Monday Review: Gerrymandering, Russia, and Health Care

Alan Zendell, June 19, 2017 Gerrymandering Two weeks ago, I wrote that the Supreme Court would be addressing gerrymandering in its current session https://wordpress.com/post/americathebeautiful.blog/801. They are now poised to take up a Wisconsin case in which the lines drawn by … Continue reading

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Russia Invades the White House

Alan Zendell, June 15, 2017 Yesterday, the Washington Post reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller was widening his investigation of Russian meddling in our election to include possible obstruction of justice by  senior advisors to the president and even the … Continue reading

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Rod Rosenstein to the Rescue

Alan Zendell, May 17, 2017 Last night, during his Town Hall appearance with Bernie Sanders, John Kasich was reluctant to say what he thought of Donald Trump’s presidency. He equivocated with, “I never say I told you so,” and reminded … Continue reading

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Self-inflicted Wounds

Alan Zendell, May 13, 2107 Donald Trump has said many times that being unpredictable makes him a stronger adversary when he negotiates deals. In Warcraft and Governance, I asserted that what he called unpredictability was part of a strategy of … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Morning Massacre

Alan Zendell, May 10, 2017 In the coming weeks, we will no doubt hear hundreds of partisan views about whether the firing of James Comey is comparable to the infamous Saturday Night Massacre of October 20, 1973. Amid the growing … Continue reading

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