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The Challenges We Face

Alan Zendell, September 30, 2022 The phrase, “When it rains, it pours,” is usually a reference to problems piling on top of each other. Not to strain the metaphor too much, depending on what those problems are, they can lead … Continue reading

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Autocrats, Real and Imagined

Alan Zendell, September 22, 2022 The two immediate crises faced by everyone on Earth stem from the same source – the trend toward autocrats and the cults that support them. Our future may hinge on the actions of two men, … Continue reading

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Wind Farms

Alan Zendell, September 15, 2022 Of all the issues critical to our future that have been taken hostage by political extremists, climate change may be the most serious, depending on whether you believe the long-term health of our planet or … Continue reading

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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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Tough Choices

Alan Zendell, September 9, 2022 The next couple of months are not a time when Americans who care about our future can afford to take our eyes off the ball. We’re under a lot of stress, from inflated prices, women’s … 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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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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Republican Midterm Sweep (or Not)?

Alan Zendell, August 14, 2022 Given their dismal record overall, the last few years, when the last few holdout pundits jumped on the Republican sweep train concerning the midterm elections, something felt off. With Trump under criminal investigation by two … 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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