Burning the Book

October 4th 2016 Dear Diary, Today starts a new journey for Bluepers and for me. I was talking with my Mom today. A task that used to be a chore has turned into necessity. Lately we’ve formed a connection that’s been otherwise nonexistent, and I couldn’t quite pinpoint why until today. Was it because I’ve finally grown…

My White American Looking Privilege

I’m lucky.  I will never deny that. I was born white, handsome and intelligent. And these are just things given to me before I took my first breath. Not only is being white in itself a positive, but I grew up in white cultural. A cultural that taught me one thing: you can be great…

The Less of Two Evils

I’m hearing that a lot lately. No. I’ve heard it my whole life. “The less of two evils.” As if we have to choose. “You have to choose, if you don’t than the other side will win.” What other side? Who? Why? “Have to” That’s a lot. I don’t have to do anything. But you…

The Brown Paper Bag of Freedom

  The Brown Paper Bag of Freedom.  -Aaron Thomas The Capitol should have a curtain. And God could sit in the front row behind China. Hate is written in road signs. Freedom is a word by men who own it. Don’t tell your child the truth. They have to memorize their facts. Circle the free…

Nine Idiots You’ll Meet At The Supermarket

By Aaron Smallets 1. The “I don’t need a bag” person. Who the fuck do you think you are? Buddha? Everyone NEEDS a bag. If you want to save the planet you should have walked here. Oh you DID? Fuck off. 2. The “sure I’ll donate to child cancer” person. Oh great, now I have…