Bernin’ the Midnight Oil on the Congress Campaign Trail

Mom taps me on the shoulder and whispers, “Arik, you’ve fallen asleep at your desk again.” “Living wage,” words uttered through my slumber.  “Healthcare, human right.” She taps me again.  “Son, wake up.” I open my eyes.  My elbow is resting on the keyboard, and my upcoming presentation draft has become a screen filled with […]

There’s a Better Way: The Fresh Air of Good Government

A Brief Presentation to the Lexington County Democratic Party Executive Committee Neighbors, I invite you to take a deep breath.  Inhale.  Exhale. How did it feel?  I don’t know about you, but I feel refreshed.  Almost the entire day, I breathed the air of Good Government, in a public library. This evening, again, I breathe […]

Gandhi vs. Wolverine: The Adamantium of Peace

It is a first conversation that fathers the world over have eagerly anticipated dating back to the days of ancient Uruk: “Father, tell us about the time that Gilgamesh and Enkidu defeated the evil giant Humbaba.” “Oh, all right. Hop up on my lap. One day, not long after Gilgamesh and his hairy friend Enkidu […]