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Is this democracy?

Is this democracy?

In this open letter to Maryland’s news outlets… notably including MPT as a publicly funded platform… David speaks to the nature of democracy and the duties of journalism. He reminds that voters are saying in poll after poll that they want to hear from third parties. He calls upon the media to honor their avowed missions and professional ethics.

Hypocrisy, not Democracy

Hypocrisy, not Democracy

Unsettled but unsurprised by President Joe Biden’s speech, Soul of our Nation, David shares his reaction, emphasizing the hypocrisy of Biden and the Democratic Party in proclaiming themselves the true and sole bastions of democracy in America.

My Gold Plan for a Green Future

My Gold Plan for a Green Future

In this statement, David reviews the science, coming to conclusion that while climate changes does indeed pose a formidable challenge, we need to avoid panic if we are to arrive at policies that are sustainable and successful over the medium to long term. David shares his own plan for making the Bay cleaner and moving into a de-carbonized future.

Learn More about David’s Ideas for Maryland

Learn More about David’s Ideas for Maryland

Want to learn more about David’s ideas for bringing about a better Maryland for us all? This post provides links to a range of content. The links will allow you to read, hear, and watch that which is most important and interesting to you!

Vote 411 & LWV:  My Answers & My Critique

Vote 411 & LWV: My Answers & My Critique

In this post, David shares his responses to the the League of Women Voters’ questionnaire, which responses the LWV declined to publish, making David question whether the organization is living to its mission statement.

My Libertarian Journey

My Libertarian Journey

In this piece, David shares his personal journey to the Libertarian Party after being a Reagan Republican, then becoming increasingly disillusioned with the party and eventually leaving it upon its embrace of Trump. David explains why he could not join the Democrats. He encourages everyone to consider support for the Libertarian Party in this election, given what we are getting from the Ds and the Rs.

A Libertarian Black Agenda

A Libertarian Black Agenda

In this piece, David shares his Libertarian Black Agenda, which summarizes his own take on Libertarian policies and principles that are especially relevant to the Black community. David was inspired to develop this agenda in response to the recent call from the Maryland Black Caucus Foundation for each gubernatorial candidate to publish a Black Agenda. David closes his agenda with three personal promises that come straight from his heart.

IT in Maryland is at a Tipping Point

IT in Maryland is at a Tipping Point

In this 2019 analysis, David critiques the IT model for the Maryland government, recommending a different path forward than Gov. Hogan was implementing at the time. David’s analysis has proven accurate; his predictions have proven prescient. Read more, including the 2021 postscript, to understand why IT is vital to the State and how it could be better.

Political Parties should have Principles, not just Power

Political Parties should have Principles, not just Power

In this op-ed published by the Capital Gazette in early 2021, David speaks to the need for political parties to possess & promote distinct principles by which they can be trusted to abide when in power. He concludes by calling for increased competition, civility & principle in politics, so that voters have better choices in the voting booth.

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