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TMc: Military Safe Space 01

    When I read about bathrooms, college chalk prohibition, and safe space, my mind drifts to precious memories of the military.

    Expressing anger is a required leadership skill...believe it or not. As more diverse folks enter military service, I wonder if they understand they will be entering another world. The military industrial complex mission is to Win America's Wars; not to make folks safe and included. Your life and millions of dollars are expendable to meet that goal.

    I received one special treatment when I forgot that I was a second class citizen (enlisted man) and forgot to salute a Marine Officer. He was wearing the black insignias that prevent snipers from selecting officers at great distance. I did not like saluting officers.

    Back to the photo, this instructor is teaching the young man how to survive. Apparently, the AIR Rule (Attention, Interest, and "Repeation") needed repeating. Sargent most likely is a combat vet and has their best interest at heart. When the enemy is at the gate, who you gonna call?

    Conclusion: The reason VN vets at Famous Joe Bar and Grill laugh at college students and intellectuals is obvious. The real world is a Cruel Space not a Safe Space.

Should Americans be thankful for North Carolinians setting precedent in taking a stand for their state's right to manage the safety of their public facilities, where separation of the sexes remains, or should they follow Bruce Springsteen's lead and boycott the state as bigots since they will not allow grown Transgender men to use the same bathrooms /locker rooms as pre-pubescent girls?
  North Carolina is right to control the separation of the sexes as a matter of decorum and safety.
  North Carolina is a bigoted state to not require that children of opposite sexes share the same public facilities with adults of the opposite sex, although misidentified - the Transgender.
  I generally prefer the natural environs of the vacant, although rather public, large tree.
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( May 10th, 2016 @ 3:29 am )
Wyatt did a review of this great film:
( May 9th, 2016 @ 12:35 pm )
It has some strong language but it is as close as a civilian will ever get to basic training. R. Lee Ermey, a real Marine, ad-libbed most of the speech from full metal jacket. I will not link to it but you can look up "full metal jacket intro monologue". If you have problem with coarse language, move on along.
( May 9th, 2016 @ 10:57 am )
Thanks for the post that puts all this Stupid PC crap into proper perspective.

I thought my generation was messed up, but these millennials are far worse. They seriously believe that there is a supreme obligation to compensate for their sever lack of initiative and lack of cognitive abilities.

The sad part to all this that it is mostly my generation that raised this pathetic group.

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