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 Conservative with Libertarian leanings and this blog is written from that perspective. I am a registered Republican and am 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 elected chairman of the Alamosa County Republican Party.

Advertisers/Affiliate Programs


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

Google AdSense

I use Google AdSense for Content to display Ads from Google on the site. Google also owns Blogger which hosts this site.

Affiliate Programs

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

  • audible.com
  • Barnes & Noble.com
  • Cafe Press
  • Go Daddy
  • Netflix

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

My sysadmin notes site, perlstalker.vuser.org is hosted at Digital Ocean.