another bullet…

Another bullet passed through shattered dreams that even stuffed lions couldn’t stop the football will never be kicked around again. The birthday party favors will never cover the floor again. Yet another dream of better futures broken, tossed, crippled, and charred, no respect for life or livelihood the mere breath on cold windows of winter…

Reactional thoughts on a skewered education system

So so much is wrong with this mentality around the SAT and the ACT. The only reason universities have used it as a criteria for applications is because there’s a lack of coherent education policy in the country. Yes, it’s true; no high school is created equal compared to other high schools. One town and…

Une Europe sans valeurs?

An unpublished article in French, which I wrote two years ago now. It’s been sitting in everyone’s archives because it was deemed 1. too long and 2. too “extreme because of the content” (The French talk about laïcité like it is the contrary of religion and society). I am not the extreme conservative nor that…

Is Ignorance Bliss?

I was asked about America’s perception of the EU at an interview recently and even though I answered what I know for sure, it got me thinking… What is the EU for the average American? He does not know about the politics of it, the institutions, or what are  EU benefits. All he knows is…