Category Archives: Politics

Stains On Blue

A combination of things come together. The ease of recording life events on video. An awareness of discrimination. That there is no vaccine for a disease like racism. People express anger. Given the repeated miscues of peace officers, I don’t … Continue reading

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On Easter Worshippers

The Easter Bunny has left the building and some people have fallen into her hole. Admittedly, when I saw a facebook thread lace into Hillary Clinton today, I didn’t get it. Well, I got the hatred. Somebody disliked says something … Continue reading

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Maybe They Meant Mexican Counties

At least two of my fb friends pounded Fox for their silly caption misidentifying Central American countries as “Mexican.” My suggestion was that the news branch meant “counties” not countries. I see an apology is up. Headline quote: It never … Continue reading

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The Never-Ending Story

The MAGA/Phillips confrontation is still fueling discussion on social media. Since two sides seem to have more or less ossified, facts and information are pretty much irrelevant from here on out. One feature I’ve noticed is circling the wagons around … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Vote: Registration

At the county building on election day a few dozen people came to our station and experienced an unpleasant surprise. They learned they were not on our rolls as registered to vote. “But I did this at the DMV in … Continue reading

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Protecting Your Vote 1: Your Signature

So, this voter and I were having a conversation this past Tuesday. The signature from his voter registration form doesn’t match what’s on his license. Hence a little chat. Now, as an election official, I’ve experienced some hours of training … Continue reading

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Displays

A number of years ago when Ten Commandment fights were¬†de rigeur, a group in my parish wanted to fund a display similar to this one. I didn’t feel like I had a stake in the discussion, but I did wonder … Continue reading

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