The following is my list of disclosures so that any conflicts of interest are public. The ideas and beliefs I post on this blog are mine and not necessarily those of my employer, my church or the organizations that advertise on this site. I am not paid by any person or organization to post content espousing one view or another.


I am currently employed by Adams State University.


I am a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. I often post articles discussing or referencing my religious beliefs. Those beliefs mine and are the not necessarily those of the Church itself.


I consider myself libertarian with conservative leanings and this blog is written from that perspective. Until 10 September 2015, I was a registered Republican and am semi-active in the local party. I often write about politicians and candidates but I am not paid to do so by any politician or campaign.

From 12 February 2011 until 6 May 2011, I was chairman of the Alamosa County Republican Party.

Advertisers/Affiliate Programs

Until 8 March 2010, I was an affiliate. I used the program to recommend books and other materials to my readers. ended our agreement when Colorado passed a law requiring Amazon to collect sales tax.

Google AdSense

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Affiliate Programs

In addition to AdSense, I am or have been an affiliate for the following companies and organizations.

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  • Go Daddy

Loving Hands Crochet

Loving Hands Crochet is my wife’s store on Etsy. We would both appreciate it if you were to go buy some of her homemade blankets and baby things.

Digital Ocean

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