Category: Opinion

A Way Too Early Look at Election 2020

As of 8:30 AM, Arizona Time, the winner appears to be: President Jill Biden. Until her husband gets shivved, anyway. Only God, and perhaps VP-in-waiting Harris know how soon that might be. It is too early for answers or maybe even for accurate questions as to what happened or how a man who cannot speak,

On the Eve of the Eve of the 2020 Election

Or, Sunday before the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November in a presidential election year. For a month now or more, I’ve wanted to write an article about the upcoming election, about the future of the country being at stake, about how we must be at an(other) inflection point in history. I’ve daydreamed

Debate Prep

Tonight is the first scheduled presidential candidate debate between President Trump and former Vice President Biden. First, even now, just a handful of hours away from the specified start time, I’m skeptical that it actually transpires. Got to be some “surprise” excuse to cancel or postpone it waiting to be revealed yet. Second, Mr. Trump

Independence Day

In the 10+ years I’ve been writing at the Unofficial View, I have never written an Independence Day piece. I write frequently about the topic, about freedom and liberty and about infringements and encroachments by bureaucrats and elected officials on our unalienable rights as Americans. My family and friends — and others — know my