Farewell, Mr. President

The following was written in January of 2009, shortly after the inauguration of Barack Obama as the nation’s 44th president. Juxtaposed against the recent inauguration of President-elect Obama is the concluding presidency of George W. Bush. It is a stark contrast to be sure. While the new President has idealistically championed the audacity of hope, […]

Paradise Lost: The Rise and Fall of a Cleveland Hero

The following was originally written on May 13th, 2010, shortly before Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics. Boston went on to win the series-clinching game 94-85. ABSTRACT Recent headlines have been dominated by the Cleveland Cavaliers’ playoff frustrations, and more specifically, on the heretofore unseen mediocre play […]


Hello, and welcome to the blog! Throughout my twenty some years, I’ve written quite a few articles related to sports and politics. Most were not so good; this blog will house the decent stuff. I’ll also try to post every one or two weeks, although I’m not going to write something just to write it. […]