A continued numbness to mass violence

As I sat down at my laptop tonight I was planning on penning a reactionary piece to my experience at Monday Night Football in Cleveland. My beloved Browns lost in heartbreaking fashion, but an alert flashed across my phone today that halted my anger at Austin Davis being named the team’s starter. Continue reading “A continued numbness to mass violence”

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Terrorism and the US-Saudi alliance

It is important during the aftermath of the Paris attacks at the hands of the Islamic State to examine the United States relationship with Saudi Arabia. Where exactly does ISIS receive its funding for such attacks? It has become pushed, and force-fed to the American public that ISIS is a self-funded organization. Continue reading “Terrorism and the US-Saudi alliance”

Evil, Paris and Perspective

There are some things in life more important than sports. The recent tragic events in Paris have me reminiscing about feelings and thoughts I had as a nine year old regarding such evil acts. I was in second grade at Novi Elementary School in Michigan when the Sept. 11 attacks took place. It was a typical morning, until I began seeing my teachers crying, students being brought home by their parents and an overall feeling of devastation throughout the school halls. Continue reading “Evil, Paris and Perspective”