A song for Greta Thunberg, for her bravery and maturity in the face of Trump the bully

It was an iconic moment for me. I was sitting in our locker room, having just returned from wearing one of the Washington Nationals Racing Presidents costumes at the center field plaza, welcoming in fans as they attended that night’s game. One of the other staff members sitting near me started laughing. “What’s up?” “Oh,Continue reading “A song for Greta Thunberg, for her bravery and maturity in the face of Trump the bully”

A Tribute to LTC Vindman: The Wrong Side of the Right

In November 2019, Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman testified before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. He was there to provide information he knew as the National Security Council’s Ukraine expert. In short, he was listening in on the July 2019 phone call President Trump had with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the one where TrumpContinue reading “A Tribute to LTC Vindman: The Wrong Side of the Right”

Song two: Yes, America is dying

In early September, I read an article on Medium entitled We Don’t Know How to Warn You Any Harder. America is Dying. The article was written by Umair Haque and describes how he and a number of people he knows are children of parents who fled authoritarian regimes. He has a dire warning: This isContinue reading “Song two: Yes, America is dying”

How I wrote my new song called “Law and Order”: Calling out Trump’s hypocrisy

The first song on my new Truth Assassin album is called Law and Order. It’s about 1:40 long, a good and typical length for a punk song. The song was inspired by Trump’s continual usage of “law and order” on his Twitter feed and his public statements about the protests following the death of GeorgeContinue reading “How I wrote my new song called “Law and Order”: Calling out Trump’s hypocrisy”