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Self-Medicate

          Early evening, some bar on U street mildly busy happy hour Guy 1: Remember that joke from The Watchman, goes something like, “Man goes to doctor. Says he’s depressed, says life seems harsh and cruel. [...]

December 16, 2016 Everything Else
Like a Fucking Man

Like a Fucking Man

I believe that the truest telling of the character of a man is not how he celebrates a victory but how he acts in defeat. More importantly it’s how he uses the defeat to make himself a better man. All [...]

November 10, 2016 Everything Else
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The Land of the Blind

I argue that Donald Trump has had one of the easiest primaries I’ve ever seen. In the long run this is not a good thing. First thing he had in his favor was the element of surprise. I’m pretty sure [...]

March 29, 2016 Everything Else, Politics
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America the Great prt 1

In light of the recent terrorist bombing that happened in Brussels yesterday, I’ve been wrestling with one question over and over again. In fact every time there’s another terrorist attack in Europe the same question bubbles up in my mind. [...]

March 23, 2016 Everything Else, Politics
Dylann Storm Roof

Dylann Storm Roof an Education

    The Black Dahlia I’ve read Dylann Storm’s diatribe/ manifesto five times now. Reading it felt like being in one of those police procedurals where the murderer has already been caught but the detective keeps looking at photos of [...]

June 23, 2015 Everything Else
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The Greatness of To Pimp a Butterfly

  Kendrick Lamar has fucked the game all up with the release of his new album To Pimp a Butterfly. Critics and fans are tripping all over themselves trying to describe how good it is and more importantly what it [...]

March 24, 2015 Everything Else
Bino

Success isn’t given

To become good at anything you do will take hard work. Whenever you see someone that’s successful you are seeing that person right now, almost at the end of the journey. You never see the struggle or the start of [...]

March 10, 2015 Everything Else
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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?

  I was having drinks with a female friend. A small athletic redhead. She’s a funny girl, holds no punches, loves to shoot guns and go to the range, something deeper to write about another time. She took a sip [...]

January 20, 2015 Everything Else