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McConnell and Trump – Odd but Dangerous Bedfellows

Alan Zendell, September 21, 2020 President Donald Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell couldn’t have more different styles. They have two things in common, however, which make them extremely dangerous when their self-interests align: both are corrupt and addicted to money … Continue reading

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Checks and Balances

Alan Zendell, May 20, 2020 Our republic has survived in reasonably democratic fashion for two-and-a-half centuries, in part because of the checks and balances that were put in place to assure that no individual(s) can accumulate too much unchecked Executive … Continue reading

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The Tenth Amendment

Alan Zendell, April 14, 2020 Yesterday, in the midst of an internationally televised pandemic briefing, which was actually more of a tantrum/meltdown that was as embarrassing as it was lacking in facts, President Donald Trump declared that, “The President calls … Continue reading

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Super Tuesday Voters Got It Right

Alan Zendell, March 4, 2020 Donald Trump is terrified of Joe Biden. That’s why he tried to undermine his candidacy from the start. Trump believes Bernie Sanders would be easy pickings in the General Election. If Sanders were the candidate … Continue reading

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Two Weeks Of Impeachment Hearings

Alan Zendell, November 23, 2019 Twelve witnesses, dozens of hours, and a few surprising revelations by witnesses who were, on the whole, professional and nonpolitical have left us precisely where we were six months ago in terms of the likelihood … Continue reading

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When Trump Called Erdogan…

Alan Zendell, October 14, 2019 If you made a list of things Donald Trump has done right as President, appointing General James Mattis as Secretary of Defense would be at the top. But like most of the potentially right things … Continue reading

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The Long View – Why Trump Will Fail

Alan Zendell, August 16, 2019 Every day I hear people moan about how Trump is going to be re-elected. That defeatism is not only depressing, it’s dead wrong. While the Democrats proved in 2016 that they are uniquely capable of … Continue reading

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He Solemnly Swore to Defend the Constitution

Alan Zendell, May 8, 2019 Every president’s first official act is to take his oath of office: “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my … Continue reading

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A Slow-Motion Trainwreck

Alan Zendell, December 21, 2018 Events have been so dynamic, so confusing, with everything seeming to change by the hour, I must have missed it. Apparently, the president’s cabinet and national security advisers have all been replaced by three television … Continue reading

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Danger Signs

Alan Zendell, December 20, 2018 Occasionally, someone you know starts behaving erratically and unpredictably. Maybe he or she always behaved that way, but now the pendulum swings are becoming extreme. Actions appear more dramatic and frantic, and facial expressions take … Continue reading

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