I’ve been following this subject for awhile and came across a reddit comment that neatly and perfectly organized the troubling relationships Trump has with Putin allies and Russian mobsters. Forgive me as I forgot the commentor’s user name, but feel free to do your own research.Read more "A Comprehensive List of Trump’s Close Ties to RUSSIA"
So I accidentally wrote an essay on stupidity in response to an article about stupid people having more friends. My accidental essay was responding both to the main article and a comment claiming it was more about introverts vs extroverts. I think I make sense here, and for this being a stream of thought, I […]Read more "Accidental Essay on Stupidity"
“I am the river and I will take you to the sea. And we got by, Floating in the water singing, “Hallelujah”, Waiting on the lord, To bring us back home.” ~Behold the River by The Snake The Cross The Crown ************************************************************ In the prologue of the book, The Mills at Winooski Falls, Bert […]Read more "Wild Onions on the River (Chapter 43 from Life on a Treadmill)"
We are all one race but we are not all one. We all have traditions and cultures unique to our communities and social circles. Not all of those cultures or traditions are positive either. It’s important we learn the value of context before we try to make ourselves feel good about things that should bother […]Read more "We Are Not All One "
It’s difficult to remember the exact moment I began to accept that Donald Trump would become the next President of the United States. All I know is that it was early in the morning and that no amount of alcohol could overcome the anxiety that seeped throughout my body until I lay frozen in place. […]Read more "Post-Mortem: Election 2016"
To the Trump supporters in view of my feed, here’s the last thing I’m saying about this election. I genuinely need a break from following this, and my sympathies go out to every journalist who probably has PTSD from following even more intently than I have.Read more "Let’s Make America Great"
Words convey beliefs. Beliefs inform behavior. Words matter. So it amazes me how no matter what Trump has done or said, his supporters desperately grasp at straws to defend him. They try to dismiss it as him saying mean things while Hillary does bad things. Well Trump has done plenty of bad things and the […]Read more "Words Convey Beliefs. Beliefs Inform Behavior."
Look, I know I’m terrible at updating this site. Mostly because I don’t want to post too much of the upcoming book because I’ve learned making money in this economy is exponentially more difficult when you try to do it on your own terms. After all, somewhere along the line (probably in Middle School) I […]Read more "A Bunch of Unrelated and Potentially Pointless Updates [Aug.2016]"
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"
The one thing about my generation and the ones coming up is that, for the most part, we are truly more empathetic and accepting than any generation that’s come before us. The irony, of course, is that we had to learn it from the generations who came before us. We learned it from their own […]Read more "Younger Americans Have a Bright Future–If We Have One At All"