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Every man should own a Leatherman…and one of these, too!

A friend sent me this over the weekend: Man of the House: Why Every Man Should Own A Leatherman Tool Setting aside the comments (though I did wonder how this guy had never seen one of these things before), and … Continue reading

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October 1, 1985.

Twenty-five years ago tonight, I sit on a darkened bus along with fifty or sixty other guys, wondering if I’ve made a huge mistake. Then the doors open and the lights come on, and a muscular man steps aboard, wearing … Continue reading

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A blast from the past.

Back in the early-mid 1990s, I was part of a rather tight-knit group of Marines and DoD civilians working at the Marine Corps’ pay and personnel center here in Kansas City. It was an awesome group to work with. We … Continue reading

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Taking Chance.

This isn’t a movie review. It’s just me rambling as I continue to consider the film I watched last night. Taking Chance was but one on a stack of DVD’s I’ve purchased over the past couple of months, but until … Continue reading

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Disappear, scumbags.

Marine expelled, another punished over puppy video For those wondering, “non-judicial punishment” is essentially the commanding officer imposing punishment without the hassle of a court-martial. The accused would have the right to refuse NJP and request a court-martial, but if … Continue reading

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The Daily Show’s take on the Berkeley/Marines situation.

From the March 10th edition of The Daily Show. The situation with Code Pink vs. the Marines in Berkeley is skewered in fine TDS fashion: Watch it at The Daily Show‘s website! I’m still laughing at the “I kind of … Continue reading

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Yet another dose of Berkeley hilarity.

Forwarded to me by a friend, and posted here without comment (well, other than to say I’m laughing just a little bit). If it is true, then it’s pretty damned funny: Code Pink knows who to call when the chips … Continue reading

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