Articles I Have Written

Browse through some of my articles below

In America, you are guilty until proven innocent

In America, you are guilty until proven innocent

A Conversation With Mom About Politics, God, and the Republican Party

A Conversation With Mom About Politics, God, and the Republican Party

A Conversation with Mom about America

A Conversation with Mom about America

11/25/2021

Merion West: Finding Common Ground in Times of Anguish

Merion West: Finding Common Ground in Times of Anguish

6/12/2020

Millennials Are Not My Enemy

Millennials Are Not My Enemy

Review: Haggard and Kaufman's Backsliding

Review: Haggard and Kaufman's Backsliding

I’m a Christian, and I Stand With Israel

“The vile, hate-filled poison of anti-Semitism must be condemned and confronted everywhere and anywhere it appears”

I’m a Christian, and I Stand With Israel

2/4/2020

12 String Bass Encyclopedia

"Finding My 12 String Voice" (Reprinted from Bass Player Magazine)

12 String Bass Encyclopedia

2005

A Much Needed Reality Check

A Much Needed Reality Check

1/20/2021

How America Becomes Totalitarian

How America Becomes Totalitarian

10/29/2020

When the Press Is Just as Guilty of “Election Interference”

When the Press Is Just as Guilty of “Election Interference”

9/15/2020

For Bass Players Only Interview

For Bass Players Only Interview

3/21/2021

As A Columbia Grad I Oppose the Latest On-Campus Activism

“It seems, unfortunately, today that there are far too few who are willing to defend Columbia University’s heritage, which so many now take for granted."

As A Columbia Grad I Oppose the Latest On-Campus Activism

10/5/2019

The Best Argument for Jordan Peterson: MY Friend Fred

“But again, this aside, Jordan Peterson’s lessons of personal responsibility and taking charge of one’s life are actually helping people, which brings me to my friend, Fred.”

The Best Argument for Jordan Peterson: MY Friend Fred

12/4/2019

The Travesty of Comparing Jordan Peterson to Hitler

“Not only ought Gabriel Andrade resist implying there are parallels to be found by Peterson and Hitler, but he also should keep in mind how many lives have been positively changed thanks to his ideas.”

The Travesty of Comparing Jordan Peterson to Hitler

2/24/2020

Watching William F. Buckley and James Baldwin at Columbia

“At age 55, I was the oldest in my class of about 20 students, and most of my classmates were between the ages of 18 and 21.”

Watching William F. Buckley and James Baldwin at Columbia

4/10/2020

Finding Common Ground in Times of Anguish

“My progressive friends and I are united in wanting to see an end to police brutality, even though we may differ when it comes to the means to bring that about.”

Finding Common Ground in Times of Anguish

6/12/2020

The Unimaginative Hysteria of Umair Haque

“Never mind that it is the Trump administration standing up for Uyghur Muslims, actual victims of genocide, by imposing sanctions on CPC officials this past week.”

The Unimaginative Hysteria of Umair Haque

7/10/2020

Letter to the Editor: In Defense of Columbia

The author is a General Studies senior studying sociology. He feels that Columbia has done more than any other Ivy League university to level the playing field and make an Ivy League education accessible to all.

To respond to this letter, or to submit an op-ed, contact opinion@columbiaspectator.com.

Letter to the Editor: In Defense of Columbia

4/11/2017

Millennials are not my enemy: What it’s like studying at Columbia as an ‘angry old white man’

If my personality traits are considered ‘older ways of thinking’ then consider me obsolescent

Millennials are not my enemy: What it’s like studying at Columbia as an ‘angry old white man’

2017