About Me

Hello and thanks for dropping in to take a look at my blog.  I’m not going to screw around with your time, or with mine.  We have more important things to worry about than the sale at Nordstrom, what I ate for lunch or the state of affairs of your cat box. This is a zero bullshit zone.

I am a white, professional male living in New Jersey, and a vet.  I live okay, despite the immigration, taxation and lack of representation in my current State of residence.  I choose to live here, so I won’t ramble on about how much it sucks.  Besides, like I said earlier, we have bigger concerns, you and I–genuine concerns that will affect us, permanently, for years to come.

I remember the first time I ever received a payment from the United States government.  It was a rainy Sunday morning at Fort Benning, Georgia, about forty degrees, and I could feel the freezing Georgia rain running down my neck through my beat-up GI poncho. Why Bravo Company, 1/19 Infantry (Training) had to receive its pay outside in the rain, I will never know or understand?

When my turn came around, I walked up to the paymaster, saluted and rattled off my particulars.  He handed me a check for $300-something dollars. That check listed my employer as the United States of America, and it had the Statue of Liberty in the right hand corner.  Although I had given up much sweat, skin and blood for those $300 bucks, I had a lump in my throat, thinking about how much more I could have done.

Years later, I came across a welfare check. It was written on the very same stock.

What we need now in America are Patriots–Patriots who will come when the trumpet calls them.


2 Responses to About Me

  1. wild bill z says:

    dig the site, ‘ol war eagle buddy. when can I expect an update?

    • bigbeninjersey says:

      Hey, Mountain Man. Nice to see you’ve joined my twelve or so faithful readers. I’ll drudge up some more global agony soon.

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