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Utah has gay marriage. Say no more. It’s officially over at the highest levels, folks. You can’t spend decades legislating and ordering equality from the chambers of congress, statehouses, and the benches of the high courts before, eventually, it becomes part of our culture to assume that the state and society supports equality even if…

And a little bit of separation of church and state to go along with this. Next time you go to the grocery store or some other place which has the Salvation Army out front with its bell and its bucket, there are two, not one, but two things you should do. The first thing you…

Silence = Death

I have been to Uganda a number times, but only illegally or by accident, in which case I was in the remote bush, or in transit, stopping at Entebbe Airport, so I can’t say that I know much, directly, about the culture there. However, I have spent months in Kenya and years in Zaire/Congo, and…

How To Spot a Turning Tide

I grew up reasonably close to the North Atlantic, and have spent a great deal of time at the tidal littoral. The first time you show up at the shore, you want to know where the tide is and which way it is going, as this information will influence your schedule for the next several…