I love this poem. Until the Gulf War members of the military were not well received in our country and improved slightly after that. What strikes me is how little things will change in 100 years. …Continue
"If you do try WoT, do the higher tier players and DON'T buy one of the tier 8 premiums until you figure out how things work...I've been on many the losing team that had it's share of Wallet Warriors that were utterly clueless. …"
"Just joined the group so I'm playing catch up. Currently I've been playing World of Tanks. No tier 10s yet but I have a garage full of 7s, 8s, and 9s. If you have an interest in military history it's a good game to…"
"Wait a minute...you mean to dare say that we aren't the world champions of Baseball and Football? (The real football, with pads and overgrown basket weavers, not the other version played by skinny men running all over the place.)"
"Hummmmm...As a kid Thor's might was my favorite.
As an adult I'd want the power that Wally in Dilbert wields. The power to keep the Pointy Haired Boss off my back while simultaneously lubricating my bowels with copious amounts…"
"Well Hello to you too David and welcome! It is my honest opinion (for whatever THAT's worth) that you have come to one of the few worth while websites to be found in the intellectual wasteland known as the internet.
"Basically, it's a piece of green crap being forced upon the military. IE: more feel good garbage the PC crowd thinks is a good thing that will most likely lead to more problems than it ever would have solved...if it actually solved…"
"Have a Suunto Vector ($150) for work. Best digital watch I've ever owned.
And a Citizen Ecodrive ($250-$300) for everything else.
I could spring for a higher end watch but I'm not all that wrapped up in projecting the…"
"First off, I'm a staunch defender ofthe Constitution and the rights outlined/guarenteed therein.
That being said, whenever a person or group tries to abuse those same rights it is the responsibility of law enforcement to step in. …"
Hi there DoubleL. Welcome to AoM. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
"That would be ideal. Somewhere along the line we seem to have lost respect for one another, and the desire to find a common ground. Nothing works when people won't find a common thread with which to build from..."
I was thinking about how with a change in perspective and the tone of language we used to describe something, we can easily make many day to day things into warped horror movie premises. Examples:When we eat meat and seafood, we are eating corpses. The terms meat and seafood basically exist because saying that we are eating corpses or flesh is really unpleasant sounding. We also say meat "went bad" or "spoiled" because actually describing it as flesh that has decomposed more than what we are…See More
"Of course there are people there who are not rich. I'm not referring to Swiss people, I'm referring to people from other countries wanting to live there. There are people mainly from Turkey living there doing menial jobs but they are all…"
"Re: Liam's comment, It also depends on how the program was framed from the get-go. My understanding of AA is that it's pure numbers and often leads to tokenism ("this guy's not qualified but I need X blacks on the crew to be…"