Tag Archives: Trump

Rob Porter’s Security Nonclearance

Alan Zendell, February 10, 2018 Sherlock Holmes (aka, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) famously said, “…when you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however improbable, must be the truth.” Consider the sordid case of Rob Porter’s temporary security clearance. It’s impossible that while … 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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Draining the Swamp or Trashing the Constitution?

Alan Zendell, February 1, 2018 Populist candidates for president often like to cast themselves as outsiders who will ride in on a white horse and clean up the Washington swamp. Donald Trump did it, and he managed to energize the … Continue reading

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Dreamers and Borders

Alan Zendell, January 25, 2018 The Trump White House offered what they described as a significant compromise on immigration today. On its face it looks like that’s true. It not only offers the three quarters of a million DACA kids … Continue reading

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A Clear And Present Danger

Alan Zendell, January 5, 2018 The investigation of possible collusion with Russia by the Trump campaign and renewed scrutiny of the circumstances that led to the president firing FBI Director James Comey are once again dominating the news media and … Continue reading

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Eleven-and-a-Half Months

Alan Zendell, January 3, 2018 It’s been eleven-and-a-half months since President Trump was inaugurated. The year-long grace period many people suggested before evaluating his performance is nearly up. Given the way he behaved this week, it’s safe to say that … Continue reading

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Wishes for 2018

Alan Zendell, December 30, 2017 Civility – That’s the motto of the county I live in. You see it everywhere, on bumper stickers, lawn signs, government letterheads: “CHOOSE CIVILITY.” It sounds corny, almost naïve, but it works. While my state … Continue reading

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