Where are we headed?

I recently had a sobering realization: We do not have a consensus for constitutional democracy in…

My city isn’t burning. My state is.

I have been amused and offended by mischaracterizations of my hometown, Portland Oregon. In particular, the…

Same country, different planets

I recently had an online conversation with a person who plans to vote for a candidate…

Conservatives Have Only One Choice in 2020

by Peter Wehner “You’re a traitor to the cause.” In one form or another, that’s the…

How fascist is President Trump? There’s still a formula for that.

In October 2016, I asked how fascist Donald Trump was as a presidential candidate, comparing his campaign…

The Unraveling of America

Wade Davis, Rolling Stone In a dark season of pestilence, COVID has reduced to tatters the…

What if

What if. . .the point of religions–from Judaism to Buddhism to Islam to Christianity–is to remind…

Trump trashes CDC school-reopening guidelines — then CDC updates them

After President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that he disagreed with US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines…

Coronavirus and Conservatism

(mini essay by me–Dan T) Donald Trump trails Joe Biden by 8.6 points according to fivethirtyeight.com.…

Jon Stewart on racism

[Q.] You know, I’ve been trying to think of some precise, encapsulating question to ask you…