A Stranger in a Strange Land: I Feel Out of Place and Out of Sorts in American Politics Today

I want my children to grow up loving God, their parents, and their neighbors. I spend a lot of time in my book to them writing about this and about how they need to focus on their local community instead of the daily political angst.

I want them to have that luxury, but I make my daily living by covering politics. Increasingly, I find I have no…

I was an elected Republican. I served three and a half years of a four year term, only leaving because I could not take a full time radio job with my present employer while also being a part time city councilman. I never figured out during my time on city council what a partisan position on trash collection was. There were certainly ideological positions on public or private trash collection. But the GOP and Democrats did not have staked out positions.

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