Monthly Archives: July 2012

Game of (Fantasy Football) Thrones

I’ve skydived, fast-roped from a helicopter and drunkenly leaped from the roof of a two-story apartment building into a pool – none of which matches the thrill of rubbing a friend’s face in shit after I beat him in a … Continue reading

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Oy-y-y … The People’s #1 Exercise Machine

Have patience … the video starts at the 0:27 mark:

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The Best Among Us

You don’t need to be a masked crimefighter to be a hero in Gotham. Three men were killed shielding their girlfriends from a ¬†coward’s bullets at the early Friday morning premiere of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colo. Their … Continue reading

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‘If You’ve Got a Business, You Didn’t Build That…’ or Did I?

President Obama made an ill-advised remark last week during a campaign rally in Roanoke that – depending on whom you ask – was completely benign or a glimpse into his socialist soul. A full transcript of his remarks is provided … Continue reading

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Women in ‘Man School’ Part 2

I received some strong reactions to my column last week about opening Marine Corps Infantry Officer Course to women. We certainly aren’t short on opinions, are we, comrades? Among these are two emails from good friends whom I served with. … Continue reading

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A Couple of Pictures, Not Enough Words

A Marine lance corporal received the Silver Star the other day at Camp Lejeune. This was remarkable to me for a couple of reasons. 1) The recipient was a lance corporal, just a couple of rungs from the bottom of … Continue reading

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Food Review: Spring Mill Bread Company

It’s tough to find a good bakery these days, so when Truman, the wife and I stumbled upon Spring Mill Bread Company at Barracks Row a couple of weekends ago, we felt like we found gold. Yes, it’s a regional … Continue reading

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