#TakeaKnee: Wishing I Could Do It With Them

I was once a competitive swimmer. I know it doesn't look like it today. Both US and Canadian National Anthems played before competitions/swim meets. At the time, I was unaware of the political ramifications and, given my disability, stood as often as I could,...
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Standing with North Korean Kids

On Sunday, February 26, 2017, President Donald Trump ordered a raid in Syria that murdered an 8 year old American girl named Nawar Anwar Al-Awlaki. She was the sister of the deceased Abdulrahman – killed along with their 17 year old cousin on the orders of former...
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College Classmate Tries To Get DACA Recipient Paola Garcia Deported

A 21 year old DACA recipient who has been in America since the age of 3 (which damn well makes her American, like it or not) was outed by a racist classmate at a Kentucky college (go figure) recently and threatened with deportation by ICE, America's deportation unit...
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Heroes: Former Mayor of Hell, Michigan Elijah Daniel

This may be older news to some, but in a stroke of genius, irony and hilarity, gay Comedian Elijah Daniel of California paid $100 to briefly become mayor of a town aptly called Hell in the State of Michigan. Mr. Daniel used the opportunity to make an incredible point...
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Heroes: Houston, Texas Muslims

I’m going to keep this brief, but I thought I would share this incredible story with you that you may or may not have heard.   Amidst the anti-Muslim rhetoric of the current US administration, “Islamists” in the second most southern state in the union opened the...

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