A History of God

I just finished reading Karen Armstrong’s A History of God. It took me months, mostly because…

Texas v. Reality

If Dan T had the privilege of penning the Supreme Court’s response to the Texas AG’s…

The Trolley Problem, Solved

Ah, remember the delightful hours we’ve spent with the Trolley problem? That “Heads you lose, tails…

Only Truth Can Save Our Democracy

by Thomas L. Friedman People who do not share truths can’t defeat a pandemic, can’t defend…

Priorities

All things are not equally important. Which of the following do you think is more important…

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…