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2022 Election Results and Reflections
A look back at some races and issues in the 2022 election, including the defeat of a bond proposal in the Alpine School District.
David’s Opinionated 2022 Election Guide – State, County, and Local Races
David Rodeback discusses Utah state, Utah County, and other local races on his 2022 election ballot. Some info, some commentary.
David’s Opinionated 2022 Election Guide: US House and Senate
David Rodeback’s thoughts on 2022 races pitting Mike Lee against Evan McMullin for US Senate, and John Curtis against Glenn Wright for US House of Representatives in Utah’s 3rd District.
Perspectives on Ukraine (3 & 4): Putin’s Sanity and a Clear Line
In considering the Russian war on Ukraine, we’re unwise to fixate on Vladimir Putin’s sanity. And the world cannot permit nuclear blackmail, should he attempt it.
Perspectives on Ukraine (1 & 2): Feelings and History
What will happen next in Ukraine? How bad will it get? What does Russian autocrat Vladimir Putin want, and how far will he go to get it? Has he lost his mind? What should the US and the rest of the world do — and not do — to stop him?
Just in Case: Christmas vs. the Grinch
Dr. Anthony Fauci walked back his Grinch-like verbal ranging shot against Christmas last week, but the only thing we know…
September 11: Today We Remember
Today, twenty years after September 11, 2001, we remember. (Next week, sometime, we should talk.) For me the most striking,…
The Afghanistan Rescue and the American Spirit
Displayed on a shelf in my home office is a wool cap from Afghanistan, a pakul or kapul, depending on…
Independence Day, a Sunday
This year, the United States’ Independence Day falls on a Sunday, my Sabbath. (I realize it’s not everyone’s Sabbath.) The…
We Must All Hate the Puppy Stomper
I, Amanda Louisa Winchell, being of sound mind, pretty good body, and only two weeks from sixth grade graduation, hereby…