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Stress Relief

Change of Heart “Don’t tread on me, for I am your brother. I was born with an American Heart” This is the work of a third party and may not reflect the views and opinions of Kinetic Syndicate Let me first say these words illustrate an example of what not to do. I...

War always comes home.

"You don't want the truth because deep down in places you don't talk about at parties, you want me on that wall. You need me on that wall." Last week, the arrest of a Navy SEAL brought forth a series of news articles and editorials on the circumstances surrounding the...

Neighborhood Watch

“Hello is this thing on, are you listening to me; I need roughly a million people to help assemble a brilliant rebel army."- The Spill Canvas "Oh Chad, you and Melanie are so swell." I was out at my school’s weekly “bar review” (law school speak for “going out and...

Second Death: The Misappropriation of Pat Tillman’s Legacy

There is an inherent connection between war fighting and politics.  Even how and why we honor our Nation’s war dead is complicated by this dynamic.   From the American Revolution, service member memorialization has been convoluted by the political nature of declaring...

Defining a species: What is a ‘bro-vet’ really?

We need bro-vets.  Every culture needs true believers.  We need men and women who take such pride in their service they literally wear it on their sleeve. I’ve been in more airports than I like these past few months and if I had a dollar for every Grunt Style shirt I...

LOVE ABIDES

love abides   Whether you're a Bro-Vet, Pro-Vet, No-Vet, Go-Vet, Or Boba-Vett; as men, fathers, husbands, friends, brothers, we are intrinsically and fundamentally born bearing responsibility.  “Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Be One.” – Marcus...

LOVE ABIDES

love abides   Whether you're a Bro-Vet, Pro-Vet, No-Vet, Go-Vet, Or Boba-Vett; as men, fathers, husbands, friends, brothers, we are intrinsically and fundamentally born bearing responsibility.  “Waste no more time arguing what a good man should be. Be One.” – Marcus...

COCOONING

I sat in the TAPS brief with eyes more glazed than a Krispy Kreme Donut, and my face more expressionless than Kristen Stewart. Some old retired Navy chief (Filipino, of course) was droning on and on about what I needed to do to succeed in the civilian world. Fucking...

Death to a narrative to save us all

“I have met the enemy and he is us.” We have a problem with valuing qualifications. When it comes to proffering ideas, social media did not just level the playing field, it demolished the turf, tore up the rules, and shattered the scoreboard.  While there is certainly...

Innocence Lost: A call for resurrection

Do you remember 14?  I do.  I’d love to forget but sadly selective amnesia isn’t a thing.  I did more than one thing I’m not proud of in my teenage years.  I know I’m not alone in that. A couple days ago Medal of Honor recipient Mike Murphy’s memorial was vandalized...

The Perpetual Victim

“Freemen and slave, patrician and plebian, lord and serf, guild-master and journeyman, in a word, oppressor and oppressed, stood in constant opposition to one another, carried on an uninterrupted, now hidden, now open fight…” - Karl Marx, “The Communist Manifesto...

Minorities

Minorities eyes wide shut You’ve seen the pictures. You’ve watched the news clips. You’ve seen those people. They come from foreign lands. They wave their flags and dress differently than the average American. They left their cultures for everyday America, yet...

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