Category Archives: Military

Militarism

There is a lot of militarism happening in this country that is not recognized and often straight up celebrated. It frightens me. For example, when I first joined the Army in 2003, we were told we were not to ever … Continue reading

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Every 33 seconds, an American child is born into poverty

I heard that statistic on Democracy Now this morning, along with several other disturbing statistics.  You can hear the full interview here.  The interview served to remind me that the plight of single mothers is not just the plight of single … Continue reading

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Something I wrote while at the DNC

It’s strange being activated in my own city, and I am distressed when I think of why it has happened. Basically, the governor has put us on standby in case the Denver Police Department needs to call us in for … Continue reading

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Reporting live from a national special security event

I know I said you wouldn’t hear from me while I’m doing the Guard thing, but here I am! Okay, I haven’t been down around there much (and thank God! we don’t want to go downtown, because that means things … Continue reading

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Ramping up for the DNC

Sorry I haven’t been writing much lately.  Unless I can find time to do it on my iPhone while nursing, I don’t have time for the internet these days.  As you may or may not know, the entire Colorado National … Continue reading

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Checked out

I have been having the hardest time the past few weeks.  I’m tired of my full time job, I’m hoping I can quit it soon and go back to being a traditional Guardsman (that means I’ll only do my one … Continue reading

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My message to all the men in the world

When I was deployed in 2004-05, I was outnumbered by men 75 to 1.  Despite this staggering ratio, nearly every man I was deployed with expected that they would hook up with someone while they were there (marital status – theirs … Continue reading

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