Yellow Dog Democrat. Techie. Nerd. Father of four. Likes include: Sci Fi, Fantasy, Birding, Biking, Hiking, Grilling, Reading, Scotch, Binge watching Netflix with my wife. Interests: Religion, Cosmology, Political Science.
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