Monthly Archives: September 2020

What I’m Reading, Listening to, And Concerned About

Reading: Nathan at Barbarian Rhetoric talks about social media and the parts of it that you didn’t really think about until now. Listening: Zac from the Family Alpha Podcast is joined by Adam L Smith to talk about something that … Continue reading

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FreeMatt in Review: 9-14 to 9-18

Know when you are winning, many of those that we think are on top of the world are actually holding an avalanche. In the meantime, check out this week’s FreeMatt in Review. Halls of Montezuma: What Happens When You Lose … Continue reading

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What Cometh To The Coward: Battle of Fraustadt

               History is something that we must learn from and the lessons we should embrace are given to us enmasse. I was watching a cool history video on the Battle of Fraustadt, presented in the Sabaton History YouTube channel. (Yes, … Continue reading

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Inhumane Resources: Veterans Virtue Signaling Scam

My posting today is meant to be part warning and part humor. I am writing in regard to something I find a boil on my proverbial posterior; the military recruitment “ultra-hustle”.                I know that many of the well-meaning non-military … Continue reading

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The Matters w/ Matt: Bad Mouth Reading

Every Wednesday: I never fail to be disgusted with advice columns. I will pat myself on the back this week for being on schedule. As always; I am in awe when it comes to awful examples like Dear Abby and … Continue reading

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Why do I Loot?: A Satire

In my community, a man with a bandanna tied tightly around his mouth, valiantly is photographed acquiring well deserved goods from a majority fascist owned store in the main drag of my town. For simplistic reasons, we will call him … Continue reading

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Halls of Montezuma: What Happens When You Lose

September 14, 1847 was the day that the US Army and a generous contingency of US Marines celebrated their victory during the Battle of Chapultepec, lending the insights that would lead Francis Scala to write the “Marines Hymn”.                The … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading, Listening to, And Concerned About

Reading:  Our friend at Barbarian Rhetoric echoes a sentiment that I learned over time: If you are not sorry, don’t say “I’m sorry”. Listening: Robert “The Duke” Fedoruk hooks us up with some knowledge on how we should be more aware … Continue reading

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FreeMatt in Review: 9-7 to 9-11

Know when you are winning, many of those that we think are on top of the world are actually holding an avalanche. In the meantime, check out this week’s FreeMatt in Review. Praying For Peace When Haunted By Horrific Visions … Continue reading

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The Lost Metaphors of a Trump Flotilla

I promised myself that I wouldn’t “swamp” those among me with ship’s stories or tales of insanity from my tempestuous times in the Navy. I am immensely puzzled when I look at ships that run aground and smash into each … Continue reading

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