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Thanksgiving

My family doesn’t celebrate Thanksgiving, it isn’t because we aren’t grateful for all that we have, quite the opposite is true. The biggest reason we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving can be seen by paying attention to what is happening at Standing Rock in North Dakota. We don’t celebrate a holiday that celebrates the murder of Native… Continue reading Thanksgiving

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Moving On

A little more than a year ago I looked at my wife and told her, “Donald Trump is going to win the presidency.” From that moment until the moment Bernie Sanders supported Hillary Clinton for president, I hoped and prayed with every fiber of my being that I would be wrong. I suppose some part… Continue reading Moving On

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Politics…ugh.

With the upcoming presidential catastrophe, I'm still on the fence as to who to vote for. My candidate is clearly a wash and I'm left feeling a bit betrayed by his actions. Lucky for me (sarcasm) there's a slew of other people to look into. One of these people I'm looking into is Gov. Gary… Continue reading Politics…ugh.

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Devastated

Never before, in my thirty-two years have I ever been this completely devastated by the actions of a political figurehead. Anyone that follows me on Facebook or Twitter knows that I was a Bernie Sanders supporter and I was really cheering for him to take the presidential candidacy for the Democratic party, and even become… Continue reading Devastated

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Out of Ignorance and Into my Pants: Bathroom Laws Against the Transgender Community

With the passing of North Carolina’s Bill HB2 into law, the war against the transgender community reached an all-time high, or rather low. The bill designates that no one shall be allowed to use a public restroom or gender specific facilities that does not match the biological gender on their birth certificate. The aim of… Continue reading Out of Ignorance and Into my Pants: Bathroom Laws Against the Transgender Community

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Empty

The evening before last I had fully intended to kill myself. I was, and frankly still am, tired of the struggle. I’m tired of nothing ever seeming to get better no matter how hard I fight. I’m tired of seeing facebook post after facebook post of states in the US making laws that blatantly descriminate… Continue reading Empty

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#AmericanTerrorist

Terror 1. Intense, sharp, overmastering fear 2. An instance or cause of intense fear or anxiety; quality of causing terror Terrorize 1. To fill or overcome with terror 2. To dominate or coerce by intimidation 3. To produce widespread fear by acts of violence Terrorism 1. The use of violence and threats to intimidate or… Continue reading #AmericanTerrorist