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Politics Then. Politics Now.

It’s the eve of what’s commonly being called “the most important election of our lives.” In addition to the non-stop encouragements to vote, the last couple months have also been filled with reminders for all of us to take care of ourselves, protect our mental health, to stay calm and control our emotions no matter […]

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2020 General Election Voting Record

Don’t think I’ve ever voted so quickly in my life! Our ballots arrived in the mail on Thursday (I think), and as soon as I wrapped up my work day, I grabbed the WA state voter’s guide and started going through the ballot to cast my votes. About 30-45 minutes later, I was finished! Normally […]

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2020 Primary Election Voting Record

I’ve been tracking my own voting record (and publishing it here) for years as a way to make sure I’m not blindly following one party or one person. While I really dislike the existing two-party-dominated system, I generally think there are good ideas on both the conservative and liberal sides of the aisle. (And bad […]

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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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