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 [...]

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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 [...]

Black men in hoodies are scary?

I’m more worried about the 22 to 45-year-old white Tea Party fundamentalists with a hard-on for Republican Jesus* than I am some kid wearing a hoodie no matter what color his skin tone is. I happen to like hoodies; they are rather comfortable and extremely warm in the winter when you can’t afford to buy a good coat. (I spent two winters having nothing more than a black and gray striped hoodie for a coat because we couldn’t afford to buy me a coat and I sure as hell wasn’t going to let my two boys go without coats.)