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2018 General Election Voting Record

I’ve been tracking my voting record for many years, mainly as a self-check tool to make sure I’m not blindly supporting one party’s issues and candidates too heavily. I really believe that there are good (and bad) ideas and people in both major parties, and strongly support the growth and development of third-party options (and […]

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Hypocrites everywhere

RETWEET if you agree White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer used his first press briefing to lie to the American people He should RESIGN pic.twitter.com/opXrv7t5y5 — The Hummingbird (@Alifaith55) January 22, 2017 That’s very representative of the kind of things I’ve seen for the past 24 hours all over my Facebook and Twitter feeds. You […]

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WTF is with these Fidel Castro reactions?

I absolutely can’t believe that I’m writing a blog post about Fidel Castro. But I also can’t believe what I saw when I fired up the Twitter machine today and saw tweets from several world leaders and statesmen — all liberals, mind you — offering borderline praise for Castro after his death. Consider this from […]

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Random Thoughts on the 2016 Election

Let’s see if I can share my thoughts online here — on my own website — and avoid the wrath and threats that I’ve received on Twitter from both Trump and Clinton supporters. I’ll state this right from the start: I am not a Republican nor a Democrat. I haven’t voted for a Republican presidential […]

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2016 General Election Voting Record

Sent my general election ballot off earlier today, and proudly filled in the Presidential section for Gary Johnson. He’s got no chance of winning, but that’s okay. Voting isn’t about choosing who you think will win, it’s about choosing who you think is the best candidate. And given that the two main parties are each […]

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2016 WA Primary Voting Record

I’ve been trying to keep track of my voting record in the big election years to see which way I lean politically over time. I think I’ve typically tended to vote about 60% conservative, 40% liberal — which is about where I was during the 2012 primary election. We live in a vote-by-mail county, so […]

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