Joe Beernink

Today, John Scalzi went all political talking about Donald Trump and the madness that is the idea of Trump ever becoming President. I meant to just post a link to his...

I got NPR’d this morning. That’s a saying my wife and I have for those times where you sit in your car and listen to the end of the NPR story...

After the election, I said I’d be pretty quiet on the political front for a while, and I’ve managed to stay true to that for a good six weeks now. To...

My reaction to President Obama’s reelection? “Pfhew.” It’s a great relief. I just saw too many bad things happening under a Mitt Romney Presidency, and I didn’t trust the man, or...

A few minutes ago, I completed filling out my ballot, folded it neatly into its envelope, and readied it for the mail. Filling out this ballot was much easier than filling...

This afternoon, I left my house on the way to a doctor’s appointment. I had 15 minutes to get there, which should have been more than enough time. As I drove...

I’m going to show off a little of my naiveté here today about how the real world works, and attempt to solve one of the biggest problems the United States political...

Last year, I had surgery on both feet to correct some issues with my toes caused by Charcot Marie Tooth disease. Six of my toes were fused at the last joint,...

I watched nearly the entirety of the US Presidential Debate last night, missing out on the closing remarks because I had to tuck the kids into bed. I am neither Democrat...

This year is my first federal election since I became a US Citizen in May of 2011. Last year I voted in the local elections for the first time. Voting in...

For a new writer, expressing political views of any kind is probably the third rail of building a platform; you’re liable to irritate or outright chase away a good fraction of...

Normally, I won’t get too political on this blog. I do have opinions, but I can’t see how airing them here is going to positively impact my career as a writer....