Category Archives: personal musings

personal musings

moar guns: the nra motto

Another day – another gun related death. In this case, another mass shooting by a white extremist. And, in a school, nonetheless. And, another platitude of “Thoughts and Prayers” Let me translate for you… Thoughts: “man, that NRA contribution money … Continue reading

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The US and Capitalism, a short lesson

A number of friends recently posted a long read opinion piece in Fast Company magazine titled, “Are You Ready To Consider That Capitalism Is The Real Problem?” by Jason Hickel and Martin Kirk. Honestly, I skimmed through it as the … Continue reading

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The limitations of education and why your knowledge of history sucks

A friend of mine recently posted a very poignant meme generalizing about the lack of historical comprehension. It went something like this: What if I told you the version of history you were taught in school was heavily revised to … Continue reading

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Resolve and Resolution

As my therapist would say at the beginning of nearly every single conversation we’ve ever had, “So, what shall we talk about today?” If you’ve followed along for long enough you know that I don’t think much of New Years … Continue reading

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76 years of infamy

“December 7, 1941–a date which will live in infamy–the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked … The United States was at peace with that nation and … was still in conversion with the government and its emperor … Continue reading

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Equality versus veterans

The most recent incarnation of the culture wars have contorted a perfectly legal and Constitutionally underpinned form social activism into a logically maligned attack on Veterans. #TakeAKnee never, ever had anything to do with Veterans and yet using predictable racist … Continue reading

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A Helpful Helper

You never know how much you really know until you can teach it to someone else. Or, alternatively, sometimes you don’t realize how much you take for granted until you need to explain it to someone else. Working as a … Continue reading

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