Tag Archive for U.S.A.

Bluebird Cafe, Nashville

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Nashville, long renowned as a hotbed of musical talent, has gained another feather in its hat in recent years–a network prime-time drama by the same name. I’ve never watched the show. I never really wanted to watch the show. Christine, however,…

The Best Burger in Europe

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Author’s note: After two wholly depressing blog posts (Destroyed by Belief and Liberty and Justice for All?) I thought I’d give everyone a reprieve from the doom and gloom, and talk about something great: burgers.  For those precious few of you…

Liberty and Justice for All?

Berlin-Hohenschönhausen Memorial, the former Stasi secret prison.

Author’s Note: When I first started writing this piece, I wanted to talk about my experience of touring the Stasi Secret Prison (Gedenkstätte Berlin-Hohenschönhausen), and how as Americans, we must be vigilant against committing similar human rights violations (such as…

New York, New York

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Though my travels have taken me far and wide–23 countries on 5 continents as of this writing–I had never been to New York. It was a strange point of interest when talking to many of my American and European friends…

America the Violent

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This column has been bouncing between the synapses of my brain for quite some time in one form or another. There is a difficult reality we Americans must face. Difficult words need to be spoken, and difficult choices need to…