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Aftermath, 2018 Election Edition

The 2018 election is mostly behind us by now. In the past I usually haven’t waited a week to recap…

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David’s Handy Election Guide – 2018 General Election

Election Day is Tuesday, November 6. For those of us in Utah, that means our mail-in ballots must be postmarked…

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Ford v. Kavanaugh Last Thursday

Readers have been asking for my thoughts about Thursday’s all-day Senate Judiciary Committee hearing since Thursday morning, when the committee…

We are better than this.

Judge Kavanaugh: Things We Know and Things We Don’t

Let’s start with this: I don’t know who, if anyone, is telling the truth about Brett Kavanaugh and who isn’t….

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Why I (Still) Love the United States of America

I’ve been poking at these thoughts on why I love America for a while now. Once you see what they…

Mr. Justice Mike Lee? Not in 2018.

United States Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) is said to be on the short list, but perhaps not the shorter list,…

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My Plan for Mitt Romney (An Open Letter)

Dear Mr. Romney: I voted for you in the 2012 presidential election, and I still think you’d have made an…

November 7: An Anniversary to Remember, Not Celebrate

Long Ago, on a November 7 Far Away . . . Long ago in a distant land, a new social…

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Good Numbers, Bad Numbers

In politics, as in work and life generally, I’m a longtime fan of getting the right numbers, getting the numbers…

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Water Bills, Fees, and Our Politics

One thing I’ve learned to watch for in candidates for local and national offices is how good they are at…

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