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The War on Science and Reason

Alan Zendell, February 28, 2020 Mother Nature has a way of punishing hubris. It’s happened many times throughout history, and it may happen again if we keep ignoring the advice of scientists and medical professionals. When I lived in the … Continue reading

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Trump Spring

Alan Zendell, March 22, 2019 It’s Spring! With the coming of the vernal equinox, my thoughts turn to renewal. One thing I’m renewing is my Amazon page. I’m lowering the price of updated copies of four of my books to … Continue reading

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A Trump Christmas

Alan Zendell,  December 24, 2018 Our Christmas present from the world of investing is that on the average, for every eight dollars we had invested at the beginning of 2018, we now have only seven. If you’ve been building a … Continue reading

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Trillion Dollar Stock Buybacks

Alan Zendell, December 17, 2018 With a couple of business weeks still to go in 2018, corporate stock buybacks have already passed $1,000,000,000,000 (that’s one trillion dollars) for the year. That’s the same amount that our national deficit is predicted … Continue reading

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Trump 2020?

Alan Zendell, December 7, 2018 With the midterm elections behind us, the question on most politicians’ minds is whether Donald Trump is likely to be re-elected in 2020. It’s clear that he has a loyal base of support that represents … Continue reading

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Tottering Financial Markets

Alan Zendell, February 5, 2018 When I heard our president claim that “everyone is in love with our wonderful tax cuts” in Ohio, today, I had to wonder how many more lies have to be told before the working class … Continue reading

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Conspiracy versus Stupidity

Alan Zendell, December 21, 2017 It’s sometimes difficult for people who aren’t in the inner circle to tell the difference between ulterior motives and sheer incompetence. In my experience, which includes nearly fifty years working for one government or another … 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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Americans are Celebrating Today

Alan Zendell, July 19, 2017 This morning, Mitch McConnell said he imagined Democrats were celebrating today, but they ought to be clear why. That statement is another lesson in learning to translate political gibberish into English. First, it’s not just … Continue reading

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Where Does This Leave Us?

Alan Zendell, May 19th, 2017 The Watergate burglary occurred in May of 1972, and by the following January, seven conspirators had either entered guilty pleas or been convicted. In the ensuing months, investigative reporting led by Bob Woodward and Carl … Continue reading

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