The following is from a Tweetstorm I composed yesterday in the hours before that shitshow of a “debate.” There are probably some spelling and grammar errors, because for the most part, I just copied and pasted from my Twitter account, @soonergrunt. Someone asked me recently why I’m a dick to Conservatives who engage me on […]
Retired Army/National Guard Infantry NCO. I am an IT Specialist for the US Department of Agriculture. Nothing I say in any forum should be attributed to the the Army, the National Guard, the DoD, or the DoA.
I ski and hike and camp a lot.
Oh, and I go to Comic Cons in Salt Lake City and in San Diego whenever I can.
Entries by Soonergrunt
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I’ve been seeing a lot of stuff on Twitter and Facebook about how Colin Kaepernik insulted Veterans with his refusal to stand for the National Anthem. I personally am not offended by Kaepernik’s actions. I wish he’d chosen a different method, but only because the substance of his protest, the glaring racial iniquities of policing […]
Tonight I’m interrupting your regularly scheduled blog programming to tell you that a guy with whom I served in combat, Ken William “Wild Bill” Lynn killed himself this morning. I’ve already had my emotional reaction to it. I’m not posting this for your sympathy. I’m posting this because losing a friend sucks. I’m posting this […]
So Trey Gowdy and the Republicans of the House Select Committee On Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign basically cut their own asses off and gave them to Hillary Clinton, who obligingly handed them their asses right back. In other news today, A US Special Operator (probably Army Special Forces, but not confirmed) was Killed in Action […]
I’ve been doing a lot of hiking here in Salt Lake City and the surroundings. It’s beautiful here. Going to do some more this weekend. I’m starting a new work schedule soon that will allow me every other Friday off. Work is going well. I’ve been driving around Utah and parts of western Colorado and […]
Adam’s post below is very informative, and you should all go and read it. Go ahead, I’ll wait.