Monthly Archives: August 2021

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

Reading: RS McCain/Smitty @ The Real McCain talked about one of my favorite bullshit buzzwords; empowerment. https://theothermccain.com/2021/08/06/the-dangerous-cliches-of-empowerment/ Listening: Quintus Curtius @ Fortress of The Mind shares some helpful advice to a veteran of the Afghanistan conflict who wanted to get his memoirs … Continue reading

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FreeMatt in Review: 8-16 to 8-20

Catapults would be a great thing to see around again. In the meantime, check out this week’s FreeMatt in Review. Veteran Employment Issues: Something “They” Haven’t Thought Of I don’t think that many people see past the glossy advertising friendly … Continue reading

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Veteran Employment Issues: Something “They” Haven’t Thought Of

A few of my readers, friends have seen some of my material about veterans, HR, and career issues. I have maligned veteran’s employment hustles, veteran focused non-profits, and virtue signaling ill-operators that baby veterans. (Props to the employment magazines for … Continue reading

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Why Christians Should Say No to the Drug War (reblog)

Your impact on your neighbor is greater than the government. Be your brother’s keeper and don’t support big brother. ===============================>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> NORMAN HORN AUGUST 17, 2021 Social issues have long separated conservatives from progressives. As a wave of cities and states … Continue reading

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AFGHANISTANARCHY: Why They Failed

To use the term “anarchy” to describe the political situation in Afghanistan is dishonest. The “preferred” government that had been in charge failed, giving in to the temptation to not run their country and expecting their long term benefactor (US) … Continue reading

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Kabul’s Collapse and DC’s Incurable Arrogance (Reblog)

Spell success? It isn’t spelled A-F-G-H-A-N-I-S-T-A-N. —————————->>>>>>>>>>>>__________________________________ James Bovard 8-18-21 After the Taliban captured Kabul far faster than anyone in Washington forecast, secretary of state Tony Blinken went on Sunday morning talk shows and announced that the US mission in Afghanistan … Continue reading

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The Matters w/ Matt: The Cats Tank The Vote

Every Wednesday: I never fail to be disgusted with advice columns. I am unsure why they still get paid to do what they do. As always, I am in awe when it comes to awful examples like Dear Prudence and … Continue reading

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The USPS’ Semi-Secret Internet Surveillance Apparatus

I never knew a lot of this. Interesting that they can’t run a postal system but they seem to be good at other things. Do these operations help us balance the check book? —————————————————>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>_________________________ ELIZABETH NOLAN BROWN | FROM THE AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2021 Pop … Continue reading

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Navy Story: Pledge Allegiance To Yourself

Throughout my time onboard an unnamed US Navy ship, I found myself faced with numerous tedious tasks. It didn’t matter how “important” they were, it didn’t increase their appeal in my eyes. Many of these tasks came up on a … Continue reading

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Homeschooling Just Crossed the Tipping Point (Reblog)

I believe that public schooling, specifically anything to do with the US Department of Education, is something that the federal government shouldn’t be involved with. At worst, it should be left up to the individual states. At best, it should … Continue reading

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