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Positive Signs

Alan Zendell, September 13, 2022 As 2022 began, everything seemed to be trending in the wrong direction. Congress was hopelessly deadlocked. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy had re-aligned himself with Donald Trump, tying his future to the former president’s. Democrats … Continue reading

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The Trends, They Are A-Changing

Alan Zendell, August 30, 2022 For a year-and-a-half, many Democrats criticized President Biden for being too passive in the face of unrelenting attacks from the right and the extremes within his own party. They asked, “Why doesn’t he fight back?” … Continue reading

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Fighting Dirty

Alan Zendell, August 26, 2022 Michelle Obama liked to say about politics, “When they go low, we go high.” It was a lovely sentiment that endeared her to millions of Americans, because it resonated with what we’d been taught to … Continue reading

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Inflection Points

Alan Zendell, August 16, 2022, President Biden often says we are at an inflection point in our history. In mathematics, an inflection point defines when a downward trend turns upward, or vice versa. That sounds very technical, but applied to … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequences

Alan Zendell, August 2, 2022 Some people plan everything they do in agonizing detail. Others, like me, play things by ear, trusting that we can adapt to changing conditions as they arise. That’s not to say we never think about … Continue reading

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Is America Moving in the Wrong Direction?

Alan Zendell, July 27, 2022 The news and social media tell us the Democrats’ prospects in the November elections look dismal, in large part because President Biden’s approval numbers can’t rise above 40%. The pundits say the primary reason is … Continue reading

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Politics

Alan Zendell, July 16, 2022 It’s often been said of how diplomacy works that the only thing worse is having none at all; in that event, all international disputes could erupt into armed conflicts. Every nation, including the United States … Continue reading

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Trump’s Election Conspiracy

Alan Zendell, April 27, 2022 One of the most noteworthy aspects of the events of January 6th, 2021 was Vice President Mike Pence’s courage and integrity in standing up to the barrage of attacks from Donald Trump’s election team. Pence’s … Continue reading

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It’s Always Darkest Just Before Dawn

Alan Zendell, February 6, 2022 Apparently, people have been saying that for four hundred years. Whenever things look really bleak, when people are terrified or sad and feeling hopeless, that mantra helps them stay sane. The darker it gets the … Continue reading

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The Will of the Minority

Alan Zendell, January 17, 2021 When our Founding Fathers proposed that our nation be governed by democratically elected leaders, intending that we would be led by people who reflected the will of the majority of voters, it was a bold … Continue reading

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