Author Archives: David

About David

David is the father of 8 extremely organized children (4 girls / 4 boys) who is constantly seeking answers to tough questions related to parenting, education and politics while moonlighting for 40 hours each week as a technology professional. He also enjoys cooking, gardening, and sports.

Saffron and Elli…ot

Not long after Savannah left this morning for the Utah Classic ballroom competition Mariah called me into their room. “Dad come look, you’ve got to see this.” While we purchased two female dwarf hamsters it turns out that Ellie is … Continue reading

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After #MeToo

Zero-tolerance is fine if the goal is revenge or punishment. If the goal is real change then something more effective is called for. The focus must be on healing and support for victims alongside change for both perpetrators and potential perpetrators. Continue reading

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Nobody wants more health insurance

People are interested in some assurance that health care won’t bankrupt them. Insurance is the most common vehicle for that today, but that’s not because people inherently want insurance – just see those young and healthy people who would rather not get insurance because their brain assures them they don’t need it. Continue reading

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Choosing a Third Party Candidate

If you are choosing a Third Party candidate to vote for, choose one who demonstrates the traits of a decent president. This year, choose Evan McMullin. Continue reading

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A Time for Contrition

Half an apology from a man who publicly declares a policy of no remorse in his life proves that he doesn’t understand the power of words and should not be entrusted with such a position of influence as he is seeking.

If he is “our best option” in the election then our society has bigger problems than who is sitting on the Supreme Court. Continue reading

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