Articles by: Dave Poole

America’s Next Bogeyman Is Real, And Confronting It Can End The Two Greatest Social Justice Crises Since Slavery

America’s Next Bogeyman Is Real, And Confronting It Can End The Two Greatest Social Justice Crises Since Slavery

There really is a monster that lives under America’s bed. My bed. Your bed. All our damned beds. We’ve heard a few bumps and creaks in the night, curled up under the covers, and reminded ourselves that we’re adults and monsters aren’t real. But just when we peak our heads out for reassurance, there the sonofabitch is, popping his head out from behind the closet door like the alien peering at Christopher Walken in that scene from Communion.

Reclaiming the 1950s: Rebranding The Occupy Movement

Reclaiming the 1950s: Rebranding The Occupy Movement

Based on the limited conversations I have overheard in truckstop diners, auto service center waiting rooms, and gas station checkout lines, this is what Occupy’s message sounds like to my neighbors, ‘wealth is bad. As an aside, we are college graduates from relatively affluent backgrounds who feel entitled to well-paying white collar jobs.’

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Iraq, Star Trek, America, and Me: One Veteran’s Strange Experience of War

Iraq, Star Trek, America, and Me: One Veteran’s Strange Experience of War

The dark secret of these wars is that in more extreme cases of war withdrawal, some of the same people you see being thanked for their service in Iraq and Afghanistan have been made into true, bonafide sociopaths by those same conflicts.