This draft has been sitting on my desktop for over a year now. Life gets busy and I usually have at least 10 article ideas that I want to write about every quarter related to technology and venture capital but only get to one of them, so blog posts like this one get pushed aside.

Last week I was attending the WebSummit in Lisbon, so a group of us gathered to watch the Election Day results unfold. Like many in Silicon Valley, I was surprised at the results and deeply disappointed. This was the first election in my life that I didn’t vote Republican because I believe that Donald Trump didn’t represent many of my personal values or policies of the party (“Horrible on foreign policy!” I said). While I didn’t believe Hillary Clinton was a good candidate nor trustworthy, I was more concerned that Donald Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric, non-actions against racism, bullying and other…

(Creative Commons. Photo of Altas V launch by CaptSpaulding)

Over the past couple years, there has been an elephant sitting in the room of public media discourse. Various opinion leaders have directly or indirectly assailed Republicans as “anti-science” but much of that is intertwined with the Left’s displeasure of the Christian faith. Well, to be specific, it is the more conservative flavor of Evangelicals or mainstream Christians. It is an odd love-hate relationship since the numbers cannot be ignored (i.e. 25.4% are Evangelical Protestants and 71% of the U.S. describe themselves as “Christian” in a 2015 Pew Research Study) where so many politicians from both the Left and the…

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