Photo by Element5 Digital on Pexels.com This election cycle has already been an incredibly unusual one, given the low quality of candidates provided by both major parties. But there is another dimension and norm being tested in Maine in 2020, and two other states, Alaska and Massachusetts, will decide whether or not they wish to... Continue Reading →
By Bob Knudsen Hello friends, it has been some time since anything has been published to this site. I got married, got busy with life, the universe, and everything, and then the 'Rona hit and 2020 happened and, well, you were there. Anywho, I am looking to start blogging here again and am looking for... Continue Reading →
Those who know me may think me an unlikely candidate for such an undertaking. I grew up in a very religious and conservative household, and was a Republican for my early adult life. However, my views on some issues, especially social issues and foreign policy, changed over the years, and I found myself more and more drifting away from the two major parties. I now vote third party in most elections, primarily Libertarian, though I do occasionally vote for both Democrats and Republicans on a case-by-case basis.
Roughly 50 miles from Denver on the eastern plains of Colorado lies the tiny town of Deer Trail. Boasting a population of just under 600, towns don’t get much smaller than this. But while Deer Trail may have fewer people than the average American high school, it does have a rich history and a distinct... Continue Reading →