On any given day, there occurs a great deal of cultural stereotyping that we as 21st century Americans are prone to engaging in, whether conscious of it or not.… Read more "Evangelizing Terror and the Modern Crusades"
Boston, MA 9 November 2016 D-Day +1 Right, so it happened. Let us begin by acknowledging that, or at least trying to, because this all remains very… Read more "What’s Next?"
Breaking news: We are all fucked. November 8th — the big day, Election Day. It’s drawing ever nearer and, for many, instilling more dread with every passing moment. We…… Read more “Six Weeks Out”
Little known fact: I was born in Dallas, TX. It is little known because I am not proud of it. Having lived there for a handful of…… Read more “Dallas”
As some of you may know or have guessed by now, I am a registered Democrat. I am also of Middle Eastern and Central American descent, the…… Read more “Let’s Talk Trump (Seriously, This Time)”
And just like that, we’re past the last Democratic debate before the Iowa Caucus, or in other words, past the point of no return. It is a point…… Read more “The Point of No Return”
Right, we’ve seen and heard it, President Barack Obama’s eighth and final State of the Union Address, one characterized by a lot of encouragement and optimism for…… Read more “An Uncertain State of Union”
There’s an unfortunate tendency among Democrats to demonize Republicans, and vice versa, of course. The association of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton with Satan himself is way more common…… Read more “Inertia, the American Way”
It is completely ass backwards for a civilized society to consider the right to own a deadly weapon as taking precedence over the right to not be…… Read more “Openly Partisan Statement [No. 1]”
Likening an interest in American politics to a committed relationship with someone terminally ill is a cynical and hyperbolic leap to make, but I’m going to make it anyway.…… Read more “Breathe Deep and Give Up on Democracy”
Days 8-15: Love Born in Blood Date: 2nd-8th February 2011 Location: Downtown Cairo Site: Tahrir Square Day 8 The violence has escalated considerably, now. People are dying…… Read more “Journals From a Revolution [Entry No. 3]”