Author Archives: Thor

An Interesting Google Benefit

An interesting snippet about Google employee benefits. Source: Did You Know That When A Google Employee Dies… | Things You Didn’t Know So let’s think about this for a minute.  If you have an employee that is making 120K, and … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Win!

And so the 2014-2015 season comes to an end.  It ends with the Hawks shutting out the Lightning for a game six win. There are a lot of good stories out there about the game, and the individual stories surrounding … Continue reading

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No, you are not ‘running late’, you are rude and selfish | Creative Staffing Agency

Awesome rant.  It all boils down to manners, and selfishness.  Love the dentist story. No, you are not ‘running late’, you are rude and selfish | Creative Staffing Agency.

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Changing ITAR Regulations

Hmmm….  It seems the State Department is changing the way information is classified under current.  There is a great deal of hoopla from various entities around these “clarifications” and “definitions”.  Some of it maybe very well placed. Looking at some … Continue reading

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Goodbye Sweden | THE SWEDEN REPORT

Interesting opinions from someone with boots on the ground.  Do you see any similarities to North America? Goodbye Sweden | THE SWEDEN REPORT.

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How many mistakes can a campaign make and still have the candidate considered as a front runner 2016 elections?  I would enjoy the comedy of it all if it weren’t for the fact that she is still being considered as … Continue reading

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Don’t Let The Wookiee Kill An Open Society

Excellent piece by Varad Mehta over at The Federalist. Don’t Let The Wookiee Kill An Open Society. Prepare to spend more than a couple of minutes on this one, and put on your critical thinking hats.  He makes some great … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday – 239 Years

Happy Birthday to our Corps.  From the yardarms of the Revolutionary War through to current operations around the globe our Corps has served this country.  Today we mark our 239 birthday.  From humble beginnings in a small tavern in Philadelphia, … Continue reading

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Sometimes We All Need A Little Reminder

The boys and girls at Ranger Up, have come up with a new video that points to something that we have all struggled with in our lives.  I think it is worth the time to watch, and a good reminder … Continue reading

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Beirut – 31 Years

31 years ago today, we woke up to the fact that over 200 of my fellow Marines were killed by a truck bomb.  A truck bomb…now we have the “fancy” term Vehicle Borne Improvised Explosive Device (VBIED).  In accordance with … Continue reading

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