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An Open Letter to Congress

Again, because you seem to be so detached from your constituents, let me paint you the story of just one of them – me.

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Too many guns, not enough mental health services

As long as it is easier in this country to get guns than mental health services, the tragedies we see play out across this country will continue. And let me be clear, the only thing I’m advocating for is better, easier access to basic human services of which I strongly believe mental health is a […]

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I won’t be wearing my uniform at Pride

In light of the DoD’s historic decision to allow service members to wear their uniforms during (and only during) San Diego’s 2012 Gay Pride Parade, I initially thought I would do so as I participated in this march. But then I began thinking about it. More specifically, I began thinking about the theme of the […]

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Let me see …

Ok, let me see if I’ve got this right. California minimum wage is $8 an hour, meaning on a 40 hour week, I make $320 (before taxes) a week, thereby I make $1280 a month. The median one-bedroom apartment in San Diego is $1151. The overwhelming majority of places want you to make 3x times […]

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I wish it was just writers block

I’ve heard it said writing begets writing – the more we do something the more things flow, the more we do that which we set out to. I’m having a bit of trouble with the begetting thing. Not for lack of ideas – I’ve plenty of those, rather it’s the lack of clarity and focus […]

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Acceptable Police Violence

How much is enough? What is it finally going to take to get you, and you, and ALL OF YOU to say enough’s enough!

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