Blog View

This is the best place to see what’s new in any of the “habits” by which I classify posts. If you want to focus on a particular habit, find it in the menu above.

abraham lincoln, lincoln memorial

American Ideals Will Endure

Drawing freely from the Declaration of Independence and the passing scene, and dividing roughly by topic, I hold these truths…

1 comment
democratic presidential primary

Pondering My Democratic Primary Ballot (!)

I have a Democratic primary ballot in front of me. I’m not a Democrat, and I’ve never voted in a…

US Capitol

Impeachment Votes: Reasons, Spin, Romney

Has enough time passed that we can look calmly at certain aspects of President Trump’s impeachment and trial? Locally, the…

US Capitol - impeachment

Impeachment, Politics, Due Process, and the Revolution

Several weeks ago, the US House of Representatives impeached the President of the United States by a close and almost…

blogging about Trump

On Blogging and Not Blogging in the Trump Years

I haven’t blogged here since the aftermath of the 2018 midterm election. If you’ll forgive the possible narcissism, I’ll tell…

otter

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…

2018 ballot - house

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…

US Capitol

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….

American flag

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…

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.