Military Friends & Civilian Friends, The Difference..


As a military veteran I often find myself between two sets of friends, the ones I served with and those I didn’t.  I try to explain to my civilian friends what makes the other different, but it’s difficult to explain.  I found this floating around Face book among my friends who’ve I served with.  Although … Continue reading

What Is ‘Occupy Wall Street’ And Who Are The ‘99%’?


What Is ‘Occupy Wall Street‘ And Who Are The ‘99%’? Occupy Wall Street is a movement powered by the people to return democracy.  The movement began in America on Sept. 17 with an encampment in the financial district of New York City with a few dozen middle class citizens.  Inspired by the Egyptian Tahrir Square … Continue reading

That Was Fast! What A Skilled Bunch of Libyan Rebels!


In  May and March of this year the rebels in Libya were in the middle of a life or death civil war and Moammar Gadhafi was still in power and yet somehow the Libyan rebels had enough time to establish a new Central Bank of Libya and form a new national oil company.   Perhaps when … Continue reading

Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain


Incognito is truly one of the better books that I’ve read in a long time.  David Eagleman makes this journey a great read with his literary knowledge to back up his M.D.   He does an amazing job at revealing some of the “deeper” parts of life.  If the conscious mind the part you consider you is just … Continue reading

Our Current State Simplified…


Leaders are killing in the name of beautification. Music is made by the protesters. There are no jobs to be had for the workers. We create our own invisible boundaries. Those boundaries make us neglect our creativity and honesty in the name of sales. Music and the press is propagandized and truth hidden from the … Continue reading

“Quick — how many continents are there?”


Israel Palestinian Conflict: The Truth About the Peace Process


Israel‘s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Danny Ayalon explains the historical facts relating to the Israeli Palestinian conflict.  The video explains that the reason there is no successful peace process is because of decades of Palestinian and Arab recalcitrance and the main reason for the conflict is not Israel’s presence in the West Bank, but … Continue reading

Jon Stewart: Media ‘Pretending Ron Paul Doesn’t Exist’ In GOP Race (VIDEO)


Jon Stewart picked up where he left off on Thursday with the Iowa Straw Poll, this time having the results to mock. With Tea Partier Michele Bachmann taking the win, Texas Governor Rick Perry joining the race and Minnesota’sTim Pawlenty dropping out, Stewart had his plate full. But the person he spent the most time talking about is the one GOP presidential … Continue reading

Glow-in-the-Dark Cats to Help Fight AIDS?


(CLEVELAND) — A glow-in-the-dark cat is the latest research to be unveiled in the fight against AIDS. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic paired a gene from a fluorescent jellyfish to track another gene that is known to resist the development of the feline AIDS virus. The cat version of the disease depletes the body’s infection-fighting … Continue reading

FEMA’s New Orleans Blunders Repeat in Texas


FEMA‘s New Orléans Blunders Repeat in Texas –  It seems that FEMA have forced firefighters to stand-down in Texas in Katrina style fashion.  FEMA thugs have moved into wild-fire-stricken Texas and turned away firefighting trained volunteers who had converged on Bastrop and Smithville to combat the out of control flames.   According to The Gonzales Cannon, … Continue reading

Who is Dr. Ron Paul?


Lyle Forman sat comfortably in his living room along with his girlfriend Christine as they watched the republican debate live on T.V. together.   Lyle, not having much interest in politics since, in his view, all politicians seemed pretty much indiscernible from on another and all the candidates were generally selling the same ideas.  It’s not that Lyle … Continue reading

CONFESSIONS OF THE BRO CODE


Hold up now.  I’ve got to respond to the post  “A Man Without A Hand”  that Confessions of A Stray At Home Mom wrote….         The bro code is totally on point. And it’s true a Bro never tells.. C’mon Crystal you’ve known me longer than most people and you’re one of my best friends and … Continue reading

I’M 25/8


That’s how I feel.. Sometimes I despise my mind… I wish it had an off switch… Then I could just rest peacefully… But there is so much to do, to many plans to keep together… Sometimes life is full of work. But we keep going. Maybe in hopes we’ll find that rest and relaxation? when … Continue reading

WASN’T GOOD ENOUGH


I ain’t gonna lie, I used to wake up with thoughts of you on my mind But now you just get on my nerves even when you’re not even trying People tell me that its gonna be better but I tell them that they’re lying My love for you is definitely dying and the way … Continue reading

AN UNKOMMUN SHORT.


Here’s a bonus entry tonight. I wrote this to myself the other day. Thought I’d share…                       What you think and believe to be true about yourself will eventually become true. The same goes for your goals and success. If you believe that you can and … Continue reading

THE LATEST.


Well the latest update is, there is no update… Yup, haven’t heard back from the medical guys in Dallas yet. I wish they’d hurry up. You know, that’s the one thing that never changes, no matter what base you’re stationed at dealing with our health care system is a pain in the ass! I want … Continue reading

Slipping Away


Slipping Away This is getting old, so you better find a reason To keep your head above the water and keep breathing I know what you’re thinking, how it’d be easy letting go And watch your body sink, into its grave below Looking back now, it’s so clear to see You could never be honest … Continue reading

The World Comes Apart


NOT FEELING IT ANYMORE.


So here I am sitting at work and all it does is remind me of how much I don’t want to be here. I didn’t want to come here, and I actually had a choice about it, but, I had to take care of business. I love life and I think you should make every … Continue reading

HE SAID, SHE SAID, BICKERING AND UNDER THE BREATH TALKING.


That’s it, I’m done. I won’t be involved. Confront the situations head on as they come when they come. Just gotta make sure you’re right. And I haven’t been. I’ve been letting the bickering go on too long. I just keep listening to it, enabling it to continue. I have to stop that. How come … Continue reading

SLIPPIN OUT…


Somthing most people don’t know about me… As most know I can be an independent person. I’m always taking off not saying where I’m going. And when I get back I never say where I’ve been. I mean sure if you ask I might tell you or at least say something like, “Just around”, “Had … Continue reading

SOME RANDOM THOUGHTS.


Just live life. That’s what I always say. Do you ever feel inspired to do something but you’re just not sure what? That’s how I’ve been feeling. I’m listening to Led Zeppelin – Over The Hills And Far Away. A great song! You guys remember when we’d just hang out and listen to the classic … Continue reading

Hard to Walk Away


It was so had to walk away When you had that look in your eye I could see that you wanted me to stay You say I don’t care but i’m dying inside One day maybe you’ll understand that I had to stand strong Life didn’t go as planned but you’ve got to stay strong … Continue reading

I Know What It’s Like


I know what it’s like to wake up screaming in a cold sweat lost in the night Hoping to find I was only dreaming No such luck woke up in the middle of my life I know what it’s like slipping through your fingers when everything you love is taken away The only thing that … Continue reading

VEGAS JULY 2010


                                It was a good trip this year. Better than normal and this time it was a special occasion. It was a privilege to be part of the baptism of my new god son Noah! This was an exciting time for all … Continue reading