Articles by RU Twisted

RU Twisted is the Editor-in-Chief of Unapologetically American. A former Airborne Infantryman, PSYOP Team Chief, political tool, welder, bartender, and failed musician (to name a few), he enjoys fighting leprechauns, eating Frosted Flakes off the back of his pet woolly mammoth, and pontificating about the possibility of blending the fields of quantum physics and home economics.


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Timeline: UA’s Guide To American Involvement in World War I

By RU Twisted Everyone loves a timeline. Although we will cover more of these subjects throughout our series, here is a basic rundown of the most important events of World War I.   June 28—August 1, 1914: Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of the Astro-Hungarian empire, is assassinated in Sarajevo. Believing that Serbia is responsible, Austria says…

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World War I Anniversary: UA’s Guide to America’s Involvement–Introduction

By RU Twisted April 2, 2017 marks the 100th Anniversary of President Wilson formally asking Congress to declare war against Germany and enter what would later be known as World War I or “the Great War.” This time period—to include both the war and the Progressive Era it was part of—had a monumental impact on…

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Math Wins: the National Debt and Public Discourse

By RU Twisted “We should cut PBS.” “BLERRGGHHH!! Do you hate the arts?!?!?!”  “We should dismantle the Department of Education.” “RABBLE RABBLE do you hate the children!?!?!?” “We should defund_____.” “YOU HATE CHILDREN, THE ARTS, OLD PEOPLE, AND PUPPIES!!!!” This is basically the state of public discourse today. An individual or a group of individuals…

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My Top 10 Books for an Unapologetically American Reading List

By RU Twisted Most “must read” reading lists are, to put it bluntly, as boring as a Lifetime movie. Yeah, we all get it—Huckleberry Finn and The Great Gatsby are “classics” so we’re all supposed to read them. This is a little different. The goal is to list a few books that I, as Editor-in-Chief…

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Milo Yiannopoulos and Nuance: aka Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

By RU Twisted By now, everyone has not only heard about Milo Yiannopoulous, but they also have an opinion about him. And not just a regular ol’ opinion—one that ranges from him being the greatest thing in the world to him being, quite literally a fascist Nazi. Very little exists between these two extremes, from…

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