Tag Archives: social distancing

Two States and a Pandemic

Alan Zendell, April 26, 2021 I spent the first twelve months of the COVID pandemic in Maryland, and the most recent two in Florida. Given the craziness of 2020, the public comments by the states’ respective governors, and Trump’s still … Continue reading

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Doctors Speak Out About Trump’s Response to the Pandemic

Alan Zendell, March 29, 2021 Usually, when embarrassing mistakes are made at the highest level of government, especially when they result in loss of life, the first casualty is truth. We typically wait decades until all the principals involved are … Continue reading

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Herd Immunity and Sociopathy – A Fatal Combination

Alan Zendell, December 17, 2020 Several news outlets today reported that the Trump administration, with the overt approval of the president, secretly pursued a strategy of achieving herd immunity to the COVID virus by deliberately allowing it to spread among … Continue reading

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A Personal Note to the President

Alan Zendell, November 23, 2020 Dear Donald, When you finally leave Washington, your name will be hallowed along with all the other wannabe dictators who had their moments in history end none too soon, to be relegated to the scrap … Continue reading

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The Cynical Case for Herd Immunity

Alan Zendell, October 15, 2020 A group of Iowa farmers erected this billboard to guide people to Wednesday’s rally at the Des Moines, IA airport. As rich as the English language is in adjectives and adverbs, it is insufficient to … 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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Trump’s Callous Disregard for Americans

Alan Zendell, October 13, 2020 Now it’s personal. I’ve seen it happen in other places, watched it evolve on TV and every media outlet, because one of Donald Trump’ least endearing qualities (out of so many to choose from) is … Continue reading

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The President’s Illness

Alan Zendell, October 3, 2020 Whatever else it may be, Donald Trump’s personal battle with COVID-19 is a wake-up call for every American. After months of being battered into submission by both the virus and the political bombast that erupted … Continue reading

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Campaign Strategy

Alan Zendell, September 15, 2020 If you watched any news last week you probably saw coverage of Donald Trump’s indoor rally in Nevada. You probably also saw a maskless, sixtiesh guy wearing a red MAGA hat standing shoulder-to-shoulder, hip-to-hip with … Continue reading

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Placing a Value on Life

Alan Zendell, July 8, 2020 Long ago and far away, as a young aerospace engineer, I was fortunate to have an older, wiser mentor. In 1966, June was incredibly hot on Long Island. Our nearly windowless building was stifling, the … Continue reading

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