A Letter to Bernie Sanders

Even though we’ve seen the hideous underbelly of our political system this election, you provided us with an example of what we should want and expect from our politicians. Not lies or empty talking points meant to placate us and appeal to the primitive aspects of our psyches. Instead you offered, in one sense, tough […]

Read more "A Letter to Bernie Sanders"

Sandra Bland, #BernieSoBlack, Police Reform, and My Letter to the Sanders’ Campaign

UPDATE: The Sanders’ Campaign responded and are currently looking into legislation to introduce to Congress in regards to police reform. While I applaud Mr. Sanders’ response to the #BernieSoBlack backlash, inevitably it will be attacked as clear political pandering. The media and the political establishment in this country can’t fathom the idea of someone like […]

Read more "Sandra Bland, #BernieSoBlack, Police Reform, and My Letter to the Sanders’ Campaign"

Freedom

True freedom doesn’t exist in a civilized world. Yet we covet the concept of freedom like children covet ice cream. We are a species of delusion. Reality is far too complex for our puny human minds to comprehend, so we shape it to be tolerable. But man, is the idea of total freedom exhilarating. It is […]

Read more "Freedom"

On Modern Times

Sometimes I feel like the world is a broken record. It never seems to change. The patterns persist, and I spend far too much time caught up in the net. But this year (2015) there is a feeling that has fallen over the Earth like dry heat. At first, it’s comfortable—perfect even—but soon you feel […]

Read more "On Modern Times"