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I Do Protest: Part 8

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I Do Protest: Part 8

"I shouldn't have relied on the decency of people. But damned if that isn't a lesson I'm loathe to learn." 

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I Do Protest: Part 7

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I Do Protest: Part 7

"Sacred ground. No one was touching anyone. But the point hovered aloft in the air, polluting the pure singularity of purpose intrinsic to the act of prayer."

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Writer's Block

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Writer's Block

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Nicaragua: A Knuckle Dragger's Guide Part 7

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Nicaragua: A Knuckle Dragger's Guide Part 7

If someone poses an immanent threat, you kill them! A whole lot! You kill them until their dead, then kill them some more!  

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A Higher Power

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A Higher Power

And the steel mesh fell away, along with the room, leaving her growling, the quick rhythm and depth of it like claws ascending chakras. Then she spoke to me.

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What's in a Name

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What's in a Name

From the TEDx talk to interviews and even the cover of the comic books you may have ordered, this sonofabitch is scattered like glitter at a strip club.

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The Dying Art of Smoking

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The Dying Art of Smoking

"It can be my own private place, where every cigarette is a middle finger to a species more focused on self interest than the betterment of the world that made them. So I’d say about a pack a day."

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How Strange, Fire

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How Strange, Fire

"I know it seems callous. That’s because it is. One giant callous. And if you don’t know what I’m talking about, excellent! You’ve just won the human lottery! "

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Alcoholism, Bipolar Disorder, & PTSD

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Alcoholism, Bipolar Disorder, & PTSD

Many people suffer from one or more of these issues. I'm a bipolar writer and war veteran with PTSD, who was also a bartender. That's 4 red flags at once. When I realized I had a problem, it still took two years...

 

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Oh, You Like Hittin' Women?!

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Oh, You Like Hittin' Women?!

"When I find this guy, I'm not going to hit him with a fist, I'm going to backhand him, slap him, then pull him close to let him know why. And I'll be smiling Cheshire while I'm doing it."

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