America- An Incoherent History (A Short Play, of sorts)

Grandpa Franklin: We've got this liberal idea of individual freedom. We should rock this shit. Grandpa Washington: Let's cross the Delaware during Christmas in nothing but wool coats to show the king and his cronies just how done we are. Fast forward: We've got this new liberal idea of collectivism and the government running everything. … Continue reading America- An Incoherent History (A Short Play, of sorts)

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State of Domestic Affairs

I try to wrap my head around living in a world and serving in an Army where I've met some of the most amazing people... a gumbo of diversity and strength. White, non-white, Christian, Jew, Muslim, Jedi, Athiest, Agnostic, Hispanic, Mexican (the not legal sort...yeah, they serve, too) Asian, Puerto Rican, Gay, Straight, Bi, multi-spectrumed … Continue reading State of Domestic Affairs

A Quick Diatribe on Discrimination in a Military Context

Gay, transgender, male, female... understand that with a burning fire deep from within my gut, I don't give a flying fuck how you identify or what your preference in salad dressing is. I have had one requirement in my 14 years as a Noncommissioned Officer: that you can do your fucking job. Nothing else matters. … Continue reading A Quick Diatribe on Discrimination in a Military Context

Atrocities in the Name of Abstracts

In a contemporary world wrought with justification for human indignities in the name of abstractions, it is important that we remember where these actions have led us in the past... the not so distant past. Actions are still justified in the name of abstracts: religion, party, and country. Socialism, communism, nationalism, protectionism.... Make America Great … Continue reading Atrocities in the Name of Abstracts