It is difficult to organize my thoughts at this moment, but I feel compelled to try. And I’m sure many Americans are feeling similarly overwhelmed, exhausted, and most importantly, enraged at the current state of things in our country. However, let us not forget that the current state of things isn’t all that new, with […]Read more "America is Burning"
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"
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"
If we learned anything from #Ferguson it’s that stupidity runs deep in this country, and that rational thought is often suppressed for what’s most sensational. We are constantly divided by right or left ideologies, and there is no greater evidence than the public debate over what happened between Mike Brown and Darren Wilson. Cops and […]Read more "#Ferguson"
Dear Good Cops, I’m mad, and I’m writing this with a heavy heart. Most importantly I’m not alone–there are millions of Americans who are sick of watching your unhinged peers beat, kill, and abuse our neighbors, our friends, our fellow countrymen. What we can’t seem to comprehend is how you watch as the psychopaths among […]Read more "A Letter to Good Cops"
Given the increasing number of instances where police have over-aggressively abused their authority–and from experiencing it myself–it troubles me to see such divisiveness in our country. While we’re bickering and hating each other over insignificant bullshit, the powers that be (The Donkeys and Elephants) are methodically ruining our ability to live fulfilling lives. Why? Because […]Read more "Why Does it Feel like the Police Hate Us?"