Tag Archives: white supremacy

Celebrating Our Independence

Alan Zendell, July 5, 2020 The Fourth of July is usually a time when we allow ourselves to beat our breasts and reassert how wonderful it is to be an American. I’ve always done that, for one day, at least, … Continue reading

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We’re Still Fighting the Civil War

Alan Zendell, December 15, 2019 It’s been 154 years since the Civil War ended – or has it? In 2008, I naively interpreted Barrack Obama’s victory to mean we had finally outgrown the hatred and prejudice that grew out of … Continue reading

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Dealing With the Devil

Alan Zendell, September 21, 2019 One of the most often repeated themes in human history began in the Book of Genesis and continues today. A Devil’s surrogate tempts a potential victim with something he or she craves with no apparent … Continue reading

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Trump’s Vision of a Greater America

Alan Zendell, July 15, 2018 Donald Trump famously began his presidential campaign with his signature slogan, “Make America Great Again” combined with a virulent attack against Muslim immigrants. When he went on to attack Mexican immigrants as rapists and criminals, … Continue reading

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This Needs to End

Alan Zendell, August 14, 2017 John Oliver often begins his HBO show, Last Week Tonight, by saying, “President Donald Trump – three words that should never appear in the same sentence.” Back in March, that seemed over the top. Today … Continue reading

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The Despicables

Alan Zendell, August 13, 2017 One of the worst moments in one of the most poorly executed presidential campaigns in recent memory was Hillary’s ill-advised characterization of Donald Trump’s supporters as a Basket of Deplorables. Of course, she didn’t mean … Continue reading

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What Happens When You Pander to Racists: Charlottesville

Alan Zendell, August 12, 2017 As the 2016 election campaign began to illuminate the deep divisions in our country, many of us were shocked and horrified. No one was naïve enough to think that racism and bigotry had gone the … Continue reading

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