2020 Election: There are a few simple reason why many believe the election was stolen, and it isn’t because Trump told them so

The release of the controversial Arizona election audit prompts a few thoughts on why conservative concerns over the 2020 contest won’t go away.  Are Trump supporters simply conspiracy theorists, blind to any and all facts, or is there a more logical explanation for their insistence there was something rotten in our electoral system last year?… Continue reading 2020 Election: There are a few simple reason why many believe the election was stolen, and it isn’t because Trump told them so

A few thoughts on the violence at the Capitol, otherwise known as everyone always thinks they’re right

If violence is never justified, it’s never justified.  If fomenting violence is wrong, then it’s wrong.  If context matters, then it matters.  If elections matter, then the way we conduct them matters.  If we hope for a peaceful future, we must all acknowledge the rules of the game. I’ll be honest:  I find myself rather… Continue reading A few thoughts on the violence at the Capitol, otherwise known as everyone always thinks they’re right

The first close, contested election in America was way back in 1796, followed by a crazier election in 1800

The mainstream media and Democrat politicians have a short memory and seemingly no knowledge of history:  Democracy in the United States has always been a topsy, turvy no-holds barred affair Journalists, pundits, politicians, and anyone else weighing in on the unusual nature of Donald Trump’s continuous attempts to win an election he obviously feels was… Continue reading The first close, contested election in America was way back in 1796, followed by a crazier election in 1800