A Story About Guns

I guess if you have read many of my posts, you know that I grew up a little more poor than the majority of the folks in the USA. Many of them can afford to live in slightly nicer neighborhoods. However, I was very poor growing up, and I lived in a pretty nasty ghetto. […]

Friends Back Home

I think this post should probably start with a quote I love: “I never considered a difference of opinion in politics, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.” – Thomas Jefferson to William Hamilton, April 22, 1800 Now of course, I do love this quote, but I also know that it […]

Why is it so Bad?

    In my last post, I talked about how hard it is to make ends meet in the USA, and about how much easier it is since I left. But why is it so much easier everywhere else? Well, I found you the best explanation I could. Depressing. Basically, the rich people in the […]

Why Angry Rants?

The United States of America has a past. Every country has done things that they are ashamed of, and we’re no different. The treatment of the Native Americans was a dark chapter for us, as was the slavery of Africans. We’ve treated immigrants poorly, from the Irish to the Chinese to the Mexicans. If we’re […]