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”

Why Would You Stop Doing Something You Love?

As I wrote about in chapter five of my book, I have been a musician since I was 13 years old when my mom bought me my first guitar. I’ll never forget it. It was an Ibanez RG270 and it was fantastic. Since then, I learned how to play the bass guitar and drums, andContinue reading “Why Would You Stop Doing Something You Love?”

Time to Say Goodbye to My Company Get After It, LLC. Here’s Why I Decided to Dissolve My Business

In early 2017, I had an idea: form a business to house all of the things I wanted to do. I’d be able to put all of my doings underneath it, and by forming an LLC, my liability would be limited to what was in the company. I did my research and in mid-2017, IContinue reading “Time to Say Goodbye to My Company Get After It, LLC. Here’s Why I Decided to Dissolve My Business”

How I Fell in Love with Heavy Metal

Most people who know me, know that I’ve loved heavy metal music for a long time. For the people who don’t know me, a quick check on my website shows that I’ve been in several heavy metal bands, started my own hardcore/punk/metal music project called Truth Assassin, and attend numerous heavy metal concerts per year.Continue reading “How I Fell in Love with Heavy Metal”

I’m Giving Away Truly Awesome and Unique Things as Part of My Recent Book Release

On August 24th, both the eBook and presale paperback versions of my book, Get After It: Seven Inspirational Stories to Find Your Inner Strength When It Matters Most, hit Amazon. I’m extremely excited that this project is completed and out for the world to see, and hopefully enjoy! To help spread the word about the presale, I’mContinue reading “I’m Giving Away Truly Awesome and Unique Things as Part of My Recent Book Release”

In the Shadow of Tyranny – The New Truth Assassin Album

In the Shadow of Tyranny is first full-length album from Truth Assassin, anti-Trump punk rock, consisting of 10 songs (nine new, one remastered). Following up to the five-song EP, The Scourge, these new songs are fast, hard, and transcend the classic, hardcore, and pop punk styles. FOLLOW TRUTH ASSASSIN ON SPOTIFY! Check out the linksContinue reading “In the Shadow of Tyranny – The New Truth Assassin Album”

New Truth Assassin Album Coming Soon

Over the last few months, I have been working on a new Truth Assassin album, as a follow up to the EP (“The Scourge”) and single (“117 Stars”) I released in January and March, respectively. The new full-length album, entitled “In the Shadow of Tyranny,” will include nine new songs and the pre-released but remasteredContinue reading “New Truth Assassin Album Coming Soon”