It took approximately 176 years for the United States of America to set into law the democratic values that had underlain its founding. With the Voting Rights Act of 1965, nearly two centuries of battles that led to the continuing expansion of the right to vote in America came to…


If you’ve read my Twitter bio, you know that I’m a self-described “very little-known author.” That isn’t from lack of trying. Every year, I’ve released at least one new ebook exclusively on Amazon’s Kindle Store. I even have a new one on sale this week.


During the Trump campaign and the subsequent Trump presidency, there was a running joke on Twitter of the existence of “writers” who were authoring the entire ordeal like it was a season of television. These omniscient and omnipotent writers were responsible for every new development and startling plotline, which seemed…


The Marvel Cinematic Universe has never been driven by mysteries. Even its questionably-in-canon offshoots on ABC and Netflix bore more resemblance to its big-screen brethren than to, say, Lost. These are hero-centric stories woven with action, character, and humor that audiences have grown to adore. No one flocked to theaters…


Joe Biden is the second Democratic President in a row to take office in the middle of a national crisis. Twelve years ago, Barack Obama moved into the White House while the Great Recession was just getting started. It was a nearly unprecedented situation for modern times, which only FDR’s…


Former President Donald J. Trump leads a video teleconference monitoring the current tropical storm conditions in southeastern Texas. August 27, 2017

Midterm elections rarely work out well for the incumbent President. This century, only once, in 2002, did the President’s party pick up seats in Congress. Every other time, the President’s party has not only lost congressional seats but often control of the entire legislative body. George W. Bush witnessed a…


For most of the last decade, it felt like Warner Bros. was playing catch up when it came to establishing a cinematic universe for its DC characters. Marvel already had a five-year head start when Man of Steel finally premiered in 2013. Zack Snyder’s film was not only meant to…

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Current independent author and IT professional. Former NJ political operative.

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