Thoughts during the U.S Capitol shooting

Yesterday, I toured the Capitol with several family members from out of town. Despite my being a stone’s throw away from it the history that I often find myself awash in never gets boring. However, I could not have predicted how the day would unfold. Standing in the center of the Capitol dome. Instead ofContinue reading “Thoughts during the U.S Capitol shooting”

Inhumanity doesn’t take sick days – France, Earth and beyond

Terrorism in France, terror attack

Admitting that you are a “Hot Mess” is the first step

There are a number of things that I aspire to stay away from. Some of those things being red meat, poultry, religion (conversationally), comment boards and the arguments that they spawn in the blogosphere. I was on my little used Twitter account at the height of the Michael Sam kissing hullabaloo a couple weeks agoContinue reading “Admitting that you are a “Hot Mess” is the first step”

American Liberal & Conservative thought, that curiously symbiotic relationship

In my travels throughout the connected world via the Internet and the medium of social media, one of the things that often gives me pause is the invective spewed by people on comment boards. I’ve mentioned previously that I feel that anonymity of the Internet provides people with a layer of courage that would otherwiseContinue reading “American Liberal & Conservative thought, that curiously symbiotic relationship”

How similar are American politics and professional wrestling?

I have always harbored a fascination for American politics, an interest which borders on passion. As a child I was fixated on the accomplishments of the Presidential administrations, by the time that I was 7 years old I was able to name all of the Presidents in their order of succession, the biggest accomplishment duringContinue reading “How similar are American politics and professional wrestling?”

Hey, you’re not that interesting – an ode to the NSA surveillance program

  We have been at the point of no return for quite some time now and blissfully ignorant of the fact, unfortunately. The revelation that the U.S government has tasked the National Security Agency with collecting data on telephone calls from U.S citizens, along with monitoring Internet use as part of the effort to combatContinue reading “Hey, you’re not that interesting – an ode to the NSA surveillance program”