10th Anniversary in New Hampshire

Occasionally I am asked, “what brought you to New Hampshire?” I can never seem to give a quick enough but good enough answer. Saying, “The Free State Project,” is inadequate, though true. After moving back to California in 1999, it didn’t take long to figure out that living in California … Continue reading


I’m on my way home now from the Republican National Convention. I spent the last two days there and was able to watch in person as both Sarah Palin and John McCain gave their acceptance speeches. Several things caught my attention at the convention. Some of this qualifies as news … Continue reading

You vote, we decide

America has voted. John McCain is the Republican nominee for President of the United States of America. That decision, for practical purposes, was made well prior to the Republican National Convention this week in St. Paul. But officially, the decision had not yet been made until last night. I was … Continue reading