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necroptosis  ·  38 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: May 12, 2021

I just finished the last trip with my team before moving to a new job. This team has been most of my life for the past several years, so leaving has been tough. I'm planning on leaving the army at the end of this year. As much as I'm excited to gain back my independence, I'll miss the hell out of this life. It was terrible and amazing in a million different ways. I doubt I'll ever be part of such a tight-knit work team ever again.

The past year has been a wild ride personally. I've been dating an incredible woman for over a year now. Out of that time I've been gone for 8+ months of work trips. I would not recommend long-distance relationships to anyone. While we have a much stronger relationship coming out of the time, it was beyond difficult. While gone I was taking college courses and applying to an early action med school. I ended up making it through interviews before receiving a rejection to the school. Sorry @nowaypablo, it looks like no NYC for me. Between all of this, I took way too much onto my plate. I burned out pretty hard and have had a hard time bringing myself back. I was supposed to have a couple weeks off upon returning home... until our eastern friends felt like being dicks. The little time I have had to decompress since then has been enough to at least somewhat level the bubbles. I'm looking forward to taking a real vacation sometime in the future.

necroptosis  ·  112 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Anyone in Denver?

Yeah man, it’s about time. I was supposed to get out in January but added a year for another Baltic rotation

necroptosis  ·  113 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: This is history worth watching -- Jon Stewart on Crossfire

"It would be hard to top this group, in terms of absurdity"

necroptosis  ·  114 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Anyone in Denver?

I'm sure our paths will cross at some point man. There's a non-zero chance I'll be moving out to NYC in a couple years, which if I remember correctly is your general hood?

necroptosis  ·  125 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Anyone in Denver?

Not normally unfortunately. I'm only here for a two-month work trip

necroptosis  ·  126 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Anyone in Denver?

Well damn man, I’m in Colorado Springs but can’t make it up tonight. If you’re stuck tomorrow night as well let me know

necroptosis  ·  157 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Memo from the Joint Chiefs of Staff

    It should have been a simple command down the chain that no military personnel should participate in insurrection and that prosecution would result if they did

That's what this is. It is an internal memo sent from the Joint chiefs of staff to all service members. The public sees it because of course that's what happens.

    A public announcement like this could be seen as an attack on the Trump base and start a downward spiral drawing the military more into the political process.

It's a reaffirmation of the military's support towards the constitution and political due process. Most people who would view this as a political attack happen to be getting arrested for sedition right now.

necroptosis  ·  158 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Memo from the Joint Chiefs of Staff

The ones kb posted even more so:

necroptosis  ·  159 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Memo from the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Photos stolen shamelessly from reddit:

necroptosis  ·  159 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Memo from the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Stupid, but not surprising.

How is this playing out on your end?

necroptosis  ·  159 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Memo from the Joint Chiefs of Staff

If the military finds the need to make a statement like this they see a serious threat. I see the statement calming things down at least a little. With the charges building up against the rioters and now directed military support of the election it won't seem like a game anymore. Actions have consequences.

On an internal level it gives commanders authority to restrict attendance of protests. It should cut down on members of the military attending protests and inevitability getting caught.

necroptosis  ·  162 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Controversy over Sean Hannity’s Olive Garden “Pasta Pass,” Explained

Among other things, I thought that "hospitaliano" was a blaring, obvious indicator that this was a joke. Nope, that part is real

necroptosis  ·  271 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 23, 2020

You got rid of mute just so you could make us watch this without consequence, didn't you?

necroptosis  ·  276 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: #Bugski? comments link in top bar now just goes to posts link

Right now when I go to comments it brings up an error page..

necroptosis  ·  305 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: So I just suffered a home invasion. Whats next?

If you absolutely have to fire yes, but the true advantage is not having to fire it in the first place.

necroptosis  ·  305 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dolla Dolla Bill Y'all

For personal gain, absolutely. Crypto currencies are one hell of a two-edged sword however

necroptosis  ·  305 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dolla Dolla Bill Y'all

    The only thing underpinning the U.S. dollar’s status right now seems to be that there is not a better option available. That’s not a recipe for long-term success because sooner or later a viable option will emerge. Whether that is some kind of new, idealized global currency or the yuan or the rupee or some as yet unimagined currency who can say?

I've only recently realized how large of an impact crypto could have.. Terrifying really