It’s easy to see the bad in the world. It’s easy to profile a middle-eastern teen and overlook the well-to-do white kid with a gun in his backpack or see an overweight mother of four in line for food stamps instead of the caring woman who tutors those same kids until midnight after volunteering at her church. When you’ve been to the mountaintop it’s hard to see the beauty of the valley below, so sometimes you have to be like comedienne Tammy Pescatelli and just find the funny in life.
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What happens when a bunch of drunk Army Captains dress up for Disco Night and runs into an NFL legend? Awesomeness.
I used to make fun of the Occupy Wall Street kids who squatted on public parks and made unreasonable and oftentimes laughable demands for the world to take care of them like they needed an extra large teet to suckle off of. But then I started getting the same attitude from a career military veteran with an overblown sense of self-worth.
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There are some people you can train, teach, and give books to but all they’ll do is eat the covers. No matter how much you want to convince people that what the military does is a virtuous and honorable thing, there are some who will still hate you for it. Read the Full Story Here
I was supposed to do what every good person does-run to the chapel and beg something more powerful than me to stop my father’s passing. But I didn’t. Instead I wanted him to go and even told him it was okay, which made me feel like an unmitigated asshole. We’re not supposed to ask for death or tell someone to quit. We’re not supposed to wish someone to take their last breath, but I did anyway because I knew the alternative was…this.
Comedian and Marine Rob Riggle spends a little time with a fellow Jayhawk – me. See how he balances the life of a Marine Officer and an entertainer and why the decision to choose one over the other was so agonizing. Read the full story here.
Get into a fight on the rugby pitch and there’s only two words for you – fucking idiot. This is a game of hooligans played by gentlemen. Get into a fight and you’re only hurting your team. Read it here.
Is there any better advice for any situation? No matter what your emotional state, it always seems to fit. Here are my top fifteen reasons to use it. Add yours. Read it here.
“I don’t want to work in a cubicle,” you tell the world as you get ready to retire from the service. “When I retire I’m going to be my own boss. Not gonna work for anyone.” Pump the brakes, kid. Let’s think about this. Read the full story here.
Gary Sinise is one of the great patriots of this country. I had the pleasure of sitting down with him to discuss his passion for supporting the military, the evils of Hollywood, and quantum physics in no particular order. Read the full story here.