As someone who has been a participant or close observer in the political system for decades, I have ended up on the losing side of political fight after political fight. I have voted for the losing candidate about half of … Continue reading Utah redistricting defeat goes beyond a normal political loss
Not since the first time I voted in a presidential election — I was young and politically naive when I voted against the Vietnam War by voting for George McGovern — have I felt my vote potentially makes as much … Continue reading My top 5 reasons for voting for Joe Biden
As I read parts of U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse’s newest book, Them, I couldn’t help but be reminded of the saying of the late professor Marshall McLuhan: The medium is the message. Sasse, a conservative Republican from Nebraska, doesn’t mention … Continue reading Senator’s newest book sees loneliness as pervasive American problem
In his book on the 2016 presidential campaign, John Kasich shared enough of the details to keep the book interesting, but not enough to satisfy. Continue reading Kasich’s book describes him as too good to be true
Francses FitzGerald’s newest history book chronicles the U.S. religious right beginning with the First Great Awakening. Continue reading FitzGerald book thoroughly chronicles rise of religious right
Making fun of Kim Davis’ hair is in the same league ridiculing Muslim women for wearing headscarves. Continue reading Let’s cut out the personal attacks
I spent much of this morning watching Glenn Beck’s Restoring Honor rally on Cspan.org, and I’m still not sure what I saw. Continue reading What religion was Glenn Beck preaching?