Category: Everything Else

Bombers and Police and the Law, Oh My!

Scale Versus Afghan Police Training with Italian Carabineri

We are beginning to see significant concern expressed in the non-MSM concerning the legal aspects of police behavior when alleged criminals are apprehended. While the events in Boston are the latest trigger, the concern applies to all law enforcement activity, at both federal and local levels and dating much further back and to the entire War On Terror’ fiasco.

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More To Life Than Bacon – Meatloaf

Meatloaf
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Learned this very simple recipe as a teenager working in a restaurant.
Few years later I was pulling KP duty during Basic Training & was told ‘go start making the meatloaf’.
Not knowing the entire USAF used a standard recipe book, I started making this recipe.
The cook didn’t find out I wasn’t following the book until I asked for the Worcestershire Sauce.
By that time it was too late to change.
It was such a hit the cook used my recipe from then on.

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Changes in Time and Place

Times, they are a-changin’
Nothin’ I can do about it now

To see a World in a Grain of Sand,
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the Palm of your Hand,
And Eternity in an Hour.

– William Blake: Auguries of Innocence.

I read blogs and articles and books which provide lots of information, yet there is always a little niggling thought lurking in the back of my mind: What does this have to do with my life? Here? Now? Objectively, I know it all does effect me, but it seems to be at arm’s length, almost abstract and I’ll always feel this way until I am personally the person unemployed, foreclosed, wounded, PTSD’d, imprisoned, etc. On the other hand, the biggest thing on my mind on a given day might be juggling work and two doctors’ appointments, which are important to me but register only a shrug to the other seven billion people on the planet.

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