Monthly Archives: August 2019

Pick Your Sellouts, I Mean Heroes Carefully

I understand that in our modern day, we often have to change our direction (or as our sailors say “tack”) if we want to thrive and/or survive. I will be the first to admit that I have had to quit … Continue reading

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What Men Can Learn From Mass Shooters

Yes; I am going there. The media wants to sit on gun control and toxic masculinity. I want to learn where these assholes went wrong. I am going to tackle a few of them today. Eliot Rodger (Isla Vista California) … Continue reading

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What Lessons Do Forrest Gump Give Men (pt 1)?

I am struggling for a topic today but I wanted to reach into the life’s lesson grab bag. I wanted to start by giving you a reference: Forrest Gump, specifically when Forrest “handles” Wesley. (Wesley was Jenny’s boyfriend). Although it … Continue reading

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The marriage marketplace connection to China’s ghost cities.

Originally posted on Dalrock:
Way back in 2011 I wrote an off topic post on China’s ghost cities.  With the current trade war with China I’ve been watching some youtube videos to try to get a better understanding of what…

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Damn; You Guys Have Fallen Far!!!

I felt “uninspired” to write this after I read various news pieces about “herbivores” and other non-participating basement dwelling creatures in Japan. I am unapologetic about dissing these men. Decades ago, they had reason and a spirit for living. They … Continue reading

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The Next Step for The Defeated General

I was greatly troubled as of lately when I read into history. We are quick to focus on those that have “won” major battles and have conquered enemies. What has always troubled me was what happened to those that saw … Continue reading

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Red Flag Gun Laws- the obvious problems politicians want to ignore

Originally posted on SlowFacts:
Politicians told us to put up plastic signs that said “no guns allowed”. The results were horrible. Instead of making us safer as they promised, these “gun-free” zones left crowds of unarmed people at the mercy…

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Wish You Were Here or Beer: It Doesnt Matter

I occasionally make it out to one of my favorite beer stores: Wish You Were Beer. They were always a nice place to drop by. We often chatted about new beers and life. A friend of mine mentioned to me … Continue reading

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I Learned It Was Okay to Be the Villain

  I was riveted by a posting from Rob at Rob Says. I was forced to look back at some of my mistakes when I was growing up in the “white knight” world. Consider a quote from Rob below: “I’ve … Continue reading

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Red Flag Laws (again)

Originally posted on The Lexet Blog:
There has been a lot of fuss since last week’s red flag debacle. Dan Crenshaw, an alleged Republican from Texas (and former Pirates of the Caribbean cast-member) even went on Facebook to cry about…

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