Minor Thoughts

In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.

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I started my first blog, The Theocrats, with C. Adam Volle after noticing that the “blog thing” was starting to look popular. We wanted to get in early and see what all of the hype was about. So, we did. Adam wrote our first post on June 4, 2004. Theocrats was our attempt at writing about the Christian life and what having King God was really all about. It was a good first attempt at blogging, but it didn’t work out quite the way we’d hoped.

So, we started a new blog here at Minor Thoughts. We intended to observe the world around us, ask questions, and look for answers. Adam moved on after a time and I’ve maintained the blog solo for the last several years. The tone has changed from pure politics to a mix of politics and book reviews. But the goal is still the game: thinking out loud in public, looking to engage with others so that I can learn more. I don’t have all of the answers, even though I often act like I do. I’ll do my best to find them and, along the way, I’ll tell you my biases and do my best to keep an open mind.

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