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A Reflection on Endings

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As the sun fell behind me, the distant mountainous peaks in the west painted the sky a brave orange that cast my shadow against a storage unit that I used to pass with every entrance and goodbye from my previous place of employment. I watched my shadow as I reached…


How and Why the U.S. was Unprepared for COVID-19

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Preface: I’m not a doctor, scientist, or elected official. I urge you to follow the facts, some of which are spelled out within the following essay. I also urge you to only listen to the pros — the governors, mayors, nurses, doctors. …


The Early Prediction

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Disclosure: I voted for Hillary Clinton in 2016. I will vote for the Democratic candidate in 2020, regardless of who it is. I’ll do this because it’s easier to make a difficult choice than the wrong choice.

Election Day 2020 is closer than we think. Sure, we have yet to…


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The 2020 Democratic Iowa caucus will be held on February 3rd. It’s a highly anticipated event that serves as a litmus test for the race. Not only have the remaining candidates been scrambling to earn votes, but they’ve been aiming to grasp momentum. Although Iowa goes first in the primary…


A View of Dramatic American Politics

The Atlantic

To be objective is to be impartial and mature. It is to be rigid and right, nonpartisan and neutral. Objective truths are recognized as facts; they are recognized by means of history, precedent, laws, and science. They are not to be argued with or altered, because they establish the foundations…


An Assesment of the Tech World and Where We’re Headed

Rolling Stone

A few weeks ago, I came across a New Yorker article titled: ” (The digital title is “Are Robots Competing for Your Job?”) The read is intriguing, even for someone like me who is not adept with tech. In summary, the story tells of the “coming invasion” of…


The Anticlimactic Destination

Associated Press

A week after the Clemson Tigers routed the vaunted and usually dominant Alabama football team, the new champions visited the White House to receive their congratulations from the President. Due to the , a fraction of the White House staff has been furloughed…


A not-poem

365 Atlanta Traveler

The best planners look ahead with the farsightedness of six months. In the throes of summer, holiday plans are drafted. The family will be together; friends will be in town. The kids will be out of school and work will be suspended. It should be a pleasant time. …


Breaking down the ultimate American competition

ABC News

The Republican National Convention began on July 18, 2016. On that remarkable day, Republican delegates and party advocates packed Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Amid the day’s scheduled speakers and festivities, the man of the hour was introduced with immense drama, pomp, and bravado. Queen’s “We Are the Champions”…


Kevin Hart & The Oscars

TIME

On December 4, 2018, that Kevin Hart was to host the Oscars. It was a dream come true for the 39 year old comedian and actor. “the opportunity of a lifetime.” The elation was shortlived as old tweets were rediscovered and shared. In less…

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