The United States has become an increasingly urbanized society over the course of its history -- reaching a tipping point just after the turn of the 20th century when urban dwellers outnumbered rural folks for the first time in the nation’s history. New technologies and changing economics made it so that there were more job... 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.