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Archive for the ‘Response’ Category

Too Short

April 1, 2008

I have no idea how he feels, I can’t imagine the pain and it would be insincere to attempt a description.  The strange thing is we are not close friends, we met last year in class and quickly realized a lot of shared interests, mainly the Redskins.  Then tragedy struck, Sean Taylor was murdered, and […]

Press 1 For Annoyance

January 18, 2008

Immigration, legal and illegal, presents problems that affect every facet of American society.  I am no expert on these matters nor do I make any attempt at portraying one.  My father immigrated to this country in the 1970’s, exemplifying the American dream.  I strongly believe in America as the land of opportunity for anyone willing […]


November 27, 2007

Last night was the first good night sleep I got in close to a week.  Since the Wednesday before Thanksgiving my life had been a mix of catching up with friends at bars, final papers and projects, and family in from out of town.  So yesterday when I heard the news Sean Taylor had been […]

Choices and Responsibilities

November 19, 2007

Recently reading The Spicy View‘s take on soldiers in Iraq blogging I was reminded of a lecture my father gave me when i was a young boy.  My dad explained to me that throughout life you will have to make choices and with every choice comes a certain responsibility.  This was as simple with choosing […]

Pink Hat Nation

November 15, 2007

The recent post on The Rupe theorizing that teams inevitably take on the persona of the city seems valid.  There are plenty of instances, Kobe playing in LA is a primary example.  My quarrel comes in two forms; the authors assertion of DC as a pretentious transient town and the commendation of the Boston Red […]