Tag Archives: patriotism

The American Morality Trap

I should warn you up front, this is a trap. I intend to attack your beliefs. I hope to cause you discomfort. I am going to exploit your beliefs. If, when you finish reading, your stomach is tied up in little knots, I will consider that a victory. Most of my audience, according to the […]

The Speech Contest

  I had been avoiding giving speeches at the Mokwon University chapter of Toastmasters, mostly because the speeches are in English, the members are almost entirely Korean and the entire thought of competing with them just struck me as incredibly unfair. There was also the part about me not wanting to write or memorize a […]

The Tale of Bob

Tale of Bob, The Blue Collar American Worker Ben Garrido Bob was driving his one ton duly pickup truck out of his highly mortgaged driveway to work when he received a call from his employer, Global Bicycles. “We’re sorry, Mr. Bob. We regret to inform you that your position is no longer available.” “How did […]