Sailing, Golf, Halo, US History, Naval History, Old Science Fiction, Business and Finance, Political Process, Government, Economics, Leadership and Followership.
The Marine Corp Way, The Admirals, Team of Rivals, any Edgar Rice Burroughs, American Creation, The Peloponnesian War, Economic Facts and Fallacies, A Country of Vast Design, any books by Tristan Jones.
Animal House, all John Wayne movies, Star Trek movies, A Good Year, Captain Ron, Fools Rush In, Patton, Kellys Heros.
Varied, Classical, Adult Alternaive, Jimmy Buffet, Bob and Ziggy Marly, Jazz.
With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work we are in, to bind up the nation's wounds, to care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow and his orphan, to do all which may achieve and cherish a just and lasting peace among ourselves and with all nations. Lincolns Second Inaugural
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