Category Archives: wisdom

Why I Don’t Want The Government Banning Porn

During my upbringing, many people I knew mentioned that they had always thought their government officials were supposed to be moral arbiters or at least a selection of what the community’s moral outlook was. The vast majority of our politicians … Continue reading

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The Want to Be Wanted: A Simp Never Forgets

Not sure that this is going to be inside scoop or life changing information but I am seeing some sad things many times over. Kind of like a truck that hits a brick wall and throw it in reverse so … Continue reading

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When A Punching Bag Is Correct…

I was walking to the gym, through ***redacted location***, and had a minute to ponder. I had one of Jordan Peterson’s speech videos pulled up on my cell phone. I enjoy listening to podcasts, videos, and historical discussions before I … Continue reading

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Rules For Thee, Not For Me

I had a well-meaning passenger voice their concerns about my driving habits. I find myself driving faster in areas where I have memorized traffic light patterns and the habits of other street bound maniacs. I am loathed to lay on … Continue reading

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When A Whirlwind Relationship Blows Off Course

A smarter man once told me to not let a one night stand last two nights. I failed to adhere to that decent advice. An enlightened man once told me to avoid a “no night stand” altogether, leaving an alley … Continue reading

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Don’t Be That Kind of Leader

Steering clear of any reference to Kenny Rogers’ songs, sometimes you need to know when you need to throw in the towel. Look past your pride and see if you can salvage something, even if you know you are losing. … Continue reading

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Make Your Violence Have A Point

Showing up to a protest used to mean something. You needed the press or the opportunity to spread your message. It didn’t matter if it was leftist students protesting the Vietnamese war or a fascist worker’s organization in Italy driving … Continue reading

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That God Awful Feeling When I Read Male Directed Articles

It took me a few days to write a semblance of an article here. The source material was laughable. Mel Magazine was supposed to be a magazine for men at one time, this was dubious to me anyway. (I had … Continue reading

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The Matters W/ Matt: The Father, The Son, and Mind Your Business

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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A Wise Leader Does Not Water Down Praise and Scolding

In peace time, I always keep my eyes open for a great leader. I had known a few great leaders during my time in the Navy, but I knew a few that knew nothing of their “underlings”. I can also … Continue reading

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