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Donnie, just pop a Viagra. It's cheaper than a military parade.

Donnie, just pop a Viagra. It's cheaper than a military parade.

Politics
Way back during the Stone Age when I was a young bright-eyed soldier serving in the Army in Germany, searching for the glory I had found in John Wayne movies, I discovered that soldiering was not like it was in the movies. There was a lot more floor polishing, boot shining, and cleaning then I ever saw in any movie—I did fight the battle of the floor buffer well, but there was no glory, and no medals for it. Of course all of that cleaning and polishing was for a purpose. It was so a command sergeant major could come into your barracks, or your motor pool and tear you a new asshole for a dust bunny you missed under your bed, or grease spot in the back of the armored personnel carrier. Granted, I did not have it as bad as the Berlin Brigade. I only had to wash my vehicle. They had to baby o
Former Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden: Trump's military parade is 'third world b*llsh*t'

Former Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden: Trump's military parade is 'third world b*llsh*t'

Politics
A string of heavy-hitting military veterans are hammering Trump over his ill-conceived idea to blow an estimated $20 million or more to line our troops up and force them to march down Pennsylvania Avenue, saluting him in his private box outside the White House.  First, Major General (Ret) Paul Eaton, the former commander of the U.S. Army Infantry Center and the man dubbed the “father of the Iraq Army” for his work training Iraqis after the U.S. invasion, released an absolutely blistering letter calling Donald Trump a 'wannabe banana republic strongman.' Then Admiral (Ret) James Stavridis released a public letter saying the troops don’t need a 'puffy parade,’ they need real-life support like higher wages, better veteran care, and the weekend off to rest, not wasting their time in the summe
Man Carries His Wife's Urn During Eagles Parade: 'I Had to Make Sure She Was Here For This'

Man Carries His Wife's Urn During Eagles Parade: 'I Had to Make Sure She Was Here For This'

Entertainment
Four days after winning the Super Bowl, the Philadelphia Eagles took to the streets of the City of Brotherly Love to celebrate their victory with millions of fans on Thursday morning. Among the many parade-goers was one fan who quietly paid respects to his sweetheart by carrying her ashes through the crowd. While he was looking for a spot near City Hall to watch Nick Foles and the team celebrate their dramatic win over the New England Patriots at Super Bowl LII, Eagles fan Dustin Javier noticed a man in a hoodie carrying an urn through the flocks of Philly devotees lining the streets. The man, who Javier learned was named Dennis, said the urn held the ashes of his late wife, Becky, who followed her hometown Eagles and would’ve loved to see them finally bring home the Lombardi Trophy. “She