Travis Spuhler
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Advice on new career options

Started this discussion. Last reply by Regular Joe Jan 28, 2014. 1 Reply

Hey all, So, I am in the process of exiting the military (not by choice, and not for discipline either). So naturally I've been putting my resume out there online (since the area I'm moving to is not…Continue

 

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Travis Spuhler replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"ACA says that Americans must have health insurance. I think you're smart enough to realize that "universal healthcare" is here to stay in the US. Currently, you can buy insurance in your home state, and largely no where else. You say…"
Jul 30, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"Sweden and Norway are not on the Euro, and there currency very much is not as strong as the USD. Yes, the Euro and GBP are stronger than the USD, and I should have differentiated them."
Jul 30, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"Honestly man, I got better "care" from German doctors that I was sent to when I was stationed there, than I ever have from US docs.  And Nokia is still one of the "leaders" in tech and communication industries. They…"
Jul 30, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"Nokia is based in a Scandinavian country. Mercedes-Benz, one of the absolute top leaders in automotive innovation, is based in Germany.  I'm not asking to create a carbon-copy of these places. I'm suggesting we do what Americans do…"
Jul 30, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"Thirty some hours of "investigations" is probably more like 2 hours of "investigations" and 28 hours of video editing.  And yes, Federal Law does prohibit the selling of fetal tissue, for profit... It's also illegal to…"
Jul 30, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"Why?  ACA is terrible, we all know of better systems in which people can get healthcare that are legitimately cheaper (see: Swiss and German models). And frankly, because people have now seen that "golden apple" of universal…"
Jul 30, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Joshua's discussion Democratic presidential nomination in the group The Great Debate
"There is honest to make-believe-god NO republican candidate who has a snowballs chance in hell of beating a Democrat presidential nominee, again. Seriously, every single current candidate has some major mark against them that means they will not…"
Jul 30, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Todd Serveto's discussion Revolting, Macabre Details About Planned Parenthood's Gruesome Barbarism--Where Are The Excuses? in the group The Great Debate
"Firstly, this crap has been seriously trumped up by anti-abortion and pro-life groups. http://skepchick.org/2015/07/planned-parenthood-is-not-selling-baby-parts-you-fucking-idiots/ This really is much ado about nothing."
Jul 30, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Vytautas's discussion "It is timely to remember the very great cultural debt that we owe to Greece..." in the group History Buffs
"I think it's great in ideal, but we all know how well ideals pay bills. "
Jun 29, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Regular Joe's discussion "Heritage Not Hate" - Who's Trolling Who? in the group The Great Debate
"Hate to burst your bubble... the flag was originally about racism: http://mic.com/articles/121082/here-s-the-racist-meaning-of-the-confederate-flag-in-the-words-of-the-man-who-designed-it Anyhow... Yes, Texas had a lot of reasons that the…"
Jun 25, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Regular Joe's discussion "Heritage Not Hate" - Who's Trolling Who? in the group The Great Debate
"Rommel consistently outran his supply lines.  Cornwallis was prideful to a fault, as was Napoleon Point is, every commander has a flaw or two, or three. Like I said, Washington was mediocre in the field, which would explain why he may have…"
Jun 25, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Regular Joe's discussion "Heritage Not Hate" - Who's Trolling Who? in the group The Great Debate
"Nah... He certainly isn't as great as his American Legend has made him out to be, but he was certainly not a "poor soldier" He was a career soldier, and by all accounts that I've read, was a mediocre field commander. Where…"
Jun 25, 2015
Travis Spuhler commented on Raj's group History Buffs
"I will leave these here as…"
Jun 25, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Regular Joe's discussion "Heritage Not Hate" - Who's Trolling Who? in the group The Great Debate
Jun 25, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Regular Joe's discussion "Heritage Not Hate" - Who's Trolling Who? in the group The Great Debate
"I've seen snippets (a page here, page there) of journals contained within larger books.  The general sense is yes, "Johnny Reb" felt that he was fighting for hearth and kin, that's the bullshit lie that was fed to him by…"
Jun 25, 2015
Travis Spuhler replied to Regular Joe's discussion "Heritage Not Hate" - Who's Trolling Who? in the group The Great Debate
"The "battle standard" was adopted, as you said, due to visibility/smoke issues. But also because if there is no breeze to carry the fabric of the flag away from the pole, the "national" flag looked identical to the Union's…"
Jun 24, 2015

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Interests
Rugby Union, Cycling, weight lifting, Table-top Wargaming, baseball, the bizarre, history, the history of "culture" (ie. Burlesque shows, stage magic, side shows, etc.)
Books
Fight Club (and anything else by Chuck Palahniuk), Robert E. Howard, H.P. Lovecraft, history.

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At 9:52pm on July 31, 2013, Herb Munson said…

Welcome to The Great Debate, Travis. Great to have you with us!

At 1:01am on June 20, 2013, Larry said…

Welcome to AoM, Travis!

 
 
 

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Young man is calling out in search of good Ideas.. what to do with the Manliness/ where to Work next.

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