Reflections on Syria
Let me begin by saying that my purpose for writing this is not to present my opinion on whether or not the United States should strike the Assad regime in Syria. I am unable to do that at this time because I have not completed the painstaking task of formulating said opinion. Therefore, this is not a persuasion piece written in hopes of convincing others to agree with one side…Read more...
Tags:Barack Obama , Bashar al-Assad , George W. Bush , John Kerry , Syria
Reflections on Iraq – Day One (10 years Later)
Author’s Note: I wrote the following words ten years ago today. I wrote them in a journal that I still possess and still reflect back on often. I wrote them late in the afternoon right here in San Antonio, sitting in a corner booth at Bombay’s Bicycle Club. I wrote them with a great deal of sadness. I wrote them with a great deal of determination. Today, the President of…Read more...
Tags:9/11 , Dick Cheney , George W. Bush , The Iraq War
You Only Live Once, Vote Obama
Am I better off than I was four years ago? If President Obama is reelected, will I be better off in four years than I am today? These questions seem to be at the center of the choice that has been presented to the American electorate to be decided tomorrow. From my perspective, I would have to unequivocally say yes to both. One might assume that I easily came to…Read more...
Tags:Barack Obama , Election 2012 , George W. Bush , Mitt Romney