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4 Thoughts on POTUS and the Supreme Court opening

1) I absolutely think President Obama should carefully weigh his options and nominate the most qualified candidate to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. 2) I absolutely think my conservative friends should stop suggesting he not submit a nomination because it’s an election year. Since when do we stop governing the nation just because […]

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Nobody Has a Monopoly on What’s Good/Right

My son recently listened to a speaker at his high school who was there to talk to the whole school about boys, girls, love, sex and relationships … and what all of those things mean to teenagers. His message, which Cari and I learned about by attending a two-hour+ parent session the night before, is […]

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Two-Party Politics Sucks

I agree with this: We are a two-party system — not by law, but because the Democrats and the Republicans have seized the mechanisms of government. They use their control to maintain power, and other parties can’t compete. It’s from a Newsday article that I think is worth reading no matter what your political affiliation […]

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WA Primary Voting Record

Just finished completing my ballot in Washington’s primary election, which is August 7th. We vote by mail in this county, so “election day” voting isn’t what it used to be … something that my wife doesn’t particularly like. I’ve never felt strongly either way about voting in person versus voting by mail, but maybe that’s […]

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I Would Totally Vote For This, Too

56% of registered voters said they’d vote yes if their ballot included the option to replace every member of Congress. on.wsj.com/AmP6nU — Wall Street Journal (@WSJ) January 26, 2012 Me, too. Just as I said almost two years ago: If it were up to me, we’d toss out the president and every member of both […]

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