Category Archives: politics

In God’s Attic Apartment, A Poem


Hey guys, all six of you who regularly read this blog and say just enough nice things to make me write another, this is for you. Underneath this unnecessarily boring introduction is a poem I wrote and thought I’d share. Now, I … Continue reading

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A Lovely Redemption


I have decided that I have been using the word “lovely” in a sardonic sense far too much lately when scooping up my Kelly Dog’s lovely poops when dealing with the lovely pleasantries of unpleasant people, and when massaging that lovely nervous … Continue reading

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7 Things Your University Instructors Wished You Already Knew


1. The syllabus is like your bible. Only, you should actually read it, not just hold it in your hands and yell at people like some folks do. Also, don’t make a religion out of your class, and, if you … Continue reading

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Why Election Years are Always Going to Suck


1. Politicians Speak Their own Language Quick, define “Freedom.” Is that financial freedom? Freedom to say whatever the hell you want? Freedom to buy cheetos at 2 am? Or perhaps freedom to go on a murderous rampage every 3 years? … Continue reading

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Superheroes, Hegemony, and Normal People


I am thoroughly convinced that our reactions to superheroes says all anyone needs to know about our personalities. Now, I’ll admit, I never really was one for comic books, but turn those books into cartoons or movies, and I am all over … Continue reading

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6 Things to Consider Before Deciding to Conquer other Countries


I love history, and what I love most about it is that it’s just a series of stories. If you read it right, it’s a how-to guide for global politics or maybe it’s more apt to call it a how-not-to … Continue reading

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The Woolly Mammoth in the Room


When salespeople come up to me in the store an ask “are you ok?” “You still doing ok?” “Are you finding everything ok?” “Do you need any help?” I really want to say, “No, I’m not ok. The price of … Continue reading

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