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    The Morning Briefing

    The commanding officer of a regiment in the U. S. Army was about to start the morning briefing to his staff and company commanders.

    While waiting for the coffee machine to finish its brewing, the colonel decided to pose a question to all assembled. He explained that his wife had been a bit frisky the night before and he failed to get his usual amount of sound sleep. He posed the question of just how much of sex was 'work' and how much of it was pleasure?'

    The executive officer chimed in with 75-25% in favor of work.

    A captain said it was 50-50%.

    The S-2 responded with 25-75% in favor of pleasure, depending on his state of inebriation at the time.

    There being no consensus, the colonel turned to the private who was in charge of making the coffee. The colonel asked what was HIS opinion?

    Without any hesitation, the young PFC responded, "Sir, it has to be 100% pleasure."

    The colonel was surprised and, as you might guess, asked why?

    "Well, sir, if there was any work involved, the officers and would have me doing it for them."

    The room fell silent.
    Pleasing nobody, one person at a time.

    That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.

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    That is soooooo true, unfortunately that poor private will be just that for the rest of his career!!!!
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    Good answer.
    Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me

    We are who we choose to be.

    R.I.P. Arielle. 08/20/2010-09/16/2012


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    That is great!

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    Funny and true.
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    "It's a great life. You risk your skin catching killers and the juries turn them loose so they can come back and shoot at you again. If your honest , your poor your whole life. And , In the end , you wind up dying all alone on some dirty street. For what? For nothing. For a tin star."
    -Ex-Sheriff Martin Howe to Will Kane in "High Noon"

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