politics blog

another election. do i care?

2021-11-03 0
Another Election Day, another result I don’t like. Unlike past elections, I’m not going to let this bother me.

The American Experiment Cannot Fail

2021-01-15 0
American constitutional democracy is often called an “experiment”. Here’s the thing about experiments, though: They cannot fail.

When do we panic?

2020-09-08 0
Panic feels like it’s the right way to feel at times, especially in this god-awful year of 2020. Panic, however, is never the right choice, unless failure and doom are your goals. Not submitting to panic means finding another way to cope.

Oregon Vote-by-mail: why it works

2020-08-12 0
Oregon pioneered Vote-by-Mail. After a few cycles, it worked so well that we made it the only way for Oregonians to vote. (Well, you can visit your county elections division and cast a ballot; I did that once when I’d move and my ballot didn’t catch up with