Monthly Archive: December 2014

Dec 26

A kick in the nuts.

Do me a favor, and click play on the video above. Just humor me. It’s not an obnoxious song. You don’t have to watch the video. The song’s message will hit you with or without visuals. As the father of a Marine Recruit, counting down the days until he leaves, this song has really punched me …

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Dec 24

Have a Joyous Chrismahanakwanzivus.

Here we are,  Christmas Eve, and I’m enjoying an adult beverage in my living room. And I do mean MY living room. This year, my wife and I bought a home. I’m tapping out the drafts and revisions of this article with a dog glued to my leg, just taking in the sights and sounds. …

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Dec 11

Lt. Furseth? We need to talk

On Friday, December 7th, In the wake of multiple grand jury bills of no indictment, public protests, and rioting, NYC Fire Wire published a piece written by Lt Daniel Furseth, DeForest, Wisconsin Police Department. The piece was entitled “Why I Stopped Caring” After reading the piece, I was unhappy with Lt. Furseth’s stance. From my perspective …

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Dec 09

Dear Biological Mother of my Son

Dear biological mother of my son At our age, 10 months doesn’t seem like a long time. It probably doesn’t seem like a long time to an almost 18 year old either. But here we sit, with you just starting to serve a 10 month sentence for yet another drug offense. From what I can …

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