As a young Private, I was instructed to never piss off the supply clerk (he can make your lost gear disappear from the books), the Orderly Room Clerk (he can make your pay problems disappear) and the medics (they can make your hangover disappear). I've had my share of Sunday morning IV's in SPC Hamilton's barracks… » 3/26/15 2:47pm Thursday 2:47pm

I had a guy who got canned from my last company (for being a RAGING alcoholic) call me and ask if I would put in the good word for him at my current job. Um, didn't you call in to work at <previous employer> one morning while you were puking into a toilet? Anyhow, I asked my current VP if he was pursuing this dude,… » 3/20/15 12:52pm 3/20/15 12:52pm

Isn't China's ability to ignore industrial pollution a big part of the reason why so many everyday products are manufactured there? Sure, the US has started to clean up it's act, but at the cost of handing off all of the icky toxin-producing manufacturing processes to a country that doesn't really give a shit. » 3/11/15 12:20pm 3/11/15 12:20pm

I dunno about that, with the way the police seizure thing has been going down. All they would have to do is say you were racing and -boom- your car belongs to the county. » 3/02/15 12:08pm 3/02/15 12:08pm

I had a BIG coal burning brodozer come up alongside my SRT8 Cherokee on the interstate. He looks over, thumbs up, and punches it. A gloriously noisy diesel tone and the accompanying turbo whine. Then he slows. I know he wasn't trying to race (I had 3 cars in front of me in the middle lane), so I figured he showed… » 2/25/15 1:00pm 2/25/15 1:00pm