David Snape Radio Show 3.10.16 – on right now

On this weeks show, we talk about our dream jobs, the resignation of the England manager and paying tribute to Arnold Palmer.
Plus post of the week: Lets talk about rape and the failure of our system by amommasview
A brand new single from Jake Aldridge
New Artist Showcase: Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam, Connor Youngblood and KlabgKarussell
Interview with Christian Damian

Not Welcome

Equipped for Mercy

He was 27, single, Iraqi, and most likely Muslim. By all accounts, he was the quintessential description of the type of refugee many Americans argue should be denied access to our country. I wonder if he knows this.

He arrived to the U.S. only 3 months ago, yet his English was efficient enough that I would have guessed it’d been a year. We were at a festival for refugees. I was there to help hand out prizes, he was there to socialize. The event started in chaos. There were games for children to play where they could earn tickets for prizes, but all their eyes beheld was an array of toys to be taken. Inept to explain the process, we quickly realized we needed someone to communicate the rules. “Kasim” immediately jumped in to help. He was only asked to translate 1-2 sentences, but he stayed at the booth for…

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