A Humble Politician?
Mar02

A Humble Politician?

I don’t enjoy political debates—at least not anymore. Allow me to introduce myself. I am a recovering political junkie who rambles on about past elections no one cares about. Give me an excuse to discuss politics, and I’ll take the bait. I have an autographed t-shirt (safely concealed in my closet) from a former Republican presidential candidate. Sometimes, just for fun, I watch old debates on YouTube as the night slips...

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What About My Rights?
Feb24

What About My Rights?

Our home, sweet home is the Land of the Free. We are Americans (or Canadians), and as such we are constantly reminded that we are endowed with certain inalienable rights: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Then there are our constitutional rights: free speech, voting, bearing arms, trial by jury, etc. Our culture has been engrained with these rights to the point that we’ve grown a sense of entitlement. We have the...

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Where Did All the Passion Go?
Jan07

Where Did All the Passion Go?

As our nation made history by swearing in the first African American President, I couldn’t help but think about what the next four years would entail. While this is a historic time, it is also one that brings about hope for some and apprehension for others. The presidential election has been probably the most partisan and hotly debated period I can recall in my lifetime. Everywhere, people took sides, debated issues, analyzed...

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