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  • Twas the night before Inauguration, and up in the tower,The Donald reflected on his newfound power.The conservative masses had come out in force,And delivered a victory that would chart a new course.   The snowflakes were shell-shocked with tears in their eyes,The media lied to them . . . Wha...
  • January 1
    Posted by retcolusa
    The year is 1917 "One hundred years ago."What a difference a century makes!Here are some statistics for the Year 1917: The average life expectancy for men was 47 years.Fuel for cars was sold in drug stores only.Only 14 percent of the homes had a bathtub.Only 8 percent of the homes had a telephone.T...
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    Posted by Sargesbrat
    Six months of hiding out in a cheap motel had finally come to an end in April, 1954. We were slipped aboard the USS Aultmann in San Francisco and finally on our way to Japan. Little did I know this was exactly the same month 12 years earlier that aircaraft carrier, USS Hornet, had also slipped under...
  • December 18, 2016
    Posted by retcolusa
    Friends, Just an update on what's up in my life.  I will be moving from Texas back to Tennessee, from whence I came here, next month.  I have family there, and circunstances there require my presence.  I hate to leave here, as both Judy and I loved living here, and I hate to leave Ju...
  • December 18, 2016
    Posted by retcolusa
    What you did not know, and will never hear from the press, about our soon-to-be Vice-President.  I'd say should something (God forbid!) happen to Trump, the Republic would be in good hands.   Mike Pence It’s fair to say that until recently, most Americans had never heard of &ldquo...

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    Sargesbrat OLD MESSAGE FOR A NEW PRESIDENT
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  • Roberta
    Roberta I just had the most disturbing conversation with a neighbor. I need to get out of this State. Too many nut jobs, criminals, cop haters. People you think look normal are not normal at all. I hate this State. Ugh!
    • January 15
    • Roberta
      Roberta I would love to explain it here but it will not let me write enough. It involves black rapists and gang members being friends with my two white, upper middle class (idiot) neighbors which would explain why they hate me. Ever since the one saw me at the dr...  more
      • Thu at 9:09 PM
    • Roberta
      Sargesbrat There is a town in Illinois called Normal. It is north of Bloomington which is a Corvette mecca. The people that live there are below Normal :-) Your birds are going to love the humidity of Texas. Think anyone living next to people like that would be unco...  more
    • Roberta
      Roberta Wolf and John are you two coming to the chat tonight?
      • 6 hours ago
    • Roberta
      Sargesbrat Yes
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    • Roberta
      Wolf <> Social bearing, race, income, even location has little to do with small minds anymore Robby as you've recently witnessed... Somebody got away scott-free dropping a kibosh bomb on common sense, integrity & respect and the winds spread that nastine...  more
      • 2 hours ago
  • jlamont
    jlamont I am in need of a photo showing American family life in occupied Japan for the cover of a book I am having published on the topic.  Ideally, the picture should show the husband in uniform with his wife and child(ren) at some tourist site, say, with Mt. Fu...  more
    • January 15
    • jlamont
      Sargesbrat Our dads never wore uniforms when with family off base in Japan during the occupation. Got one of us at the giant Kamakura Buddah statue but, no uniforms. Good luck.
      • Tue at 1:36 PM
  • retcolusa
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    • retcolusa
      retcolusa Michael Savage, the uber-right radio talk show host is right - "Liberalism is a mental disease"
    • retcolusa
      Wolf <> Once upon a time ona different planet i proudly was one Terry, by it's true definition with heavy emphasis on the verbiage "individual rights - broadening knowledge - experience & occasionally looking beyond the traditional"... Course as is too o...  more
      • Tue at 7:22 PM
    • retcolusa
      Sargesbrat Make that now 60 Dem congresspersons not going to inauguration. The allegiance is more to the party than this nation. Hope Trump makes a list. He should call it the legion of wossies. Sorry for people in their districts.
      • Wed at 5:40 AM
    • retcolusa
      retcolusa Basket of Self-Abusers, eh John?
      • Wed at 11:00 AM
    • retcolusa
      Sargesbrat Well, Terry, the word "self" would be quite appropriate. All their slips are showing. No senators are among them. Like to think of them as short timers at this point. They will be very likely in a whole new country by the time their seats come up for ...  more
  • Vann
    Vann We have gone from freezing temperatures and black ice last weekend to about 70 degrees today. I'm not complaining, but it's like a roller coaster ride.
    • January 12
    • Vann
      Wolf <> Ma Nature's just trying to keep you from getting bored or complacent Vann/
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      Vann Welcome to MBO
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    chicago I misread the instructions when I signed up. Chicago wouldn't be my first choice of a user name.
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      Vann What user name would you like . . . I can change it for you. I am the website administrator.
      • January 12
    • chicago
      Wolf <> No problem at this end Danny <> Just interjecting a bit of levity... I used to play double elimination all-star baseball in Pirmasens attempting to get to Little League World Championships, that would have been the very early 60"s"/
      • January 12
  • tfligor
    tfligorBunker Hill AFB/Grissom AFB: Bunker Hill was our last military home from '59-64. I skated in the field almost every winter day before school and of course on weekends! Went to Catholic school in Logansport so was not at Randell Elementary. DId first year HS at Bunker Hill HS.
    • January 5
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      Wolf <> Welcome >> Haven't seen reference to the Zweibrucken region in quite some time... Got a lil gun shy when i saw "Chicago has signed up", figured man that's a ton of people and some serious reading/
      • January 4
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      Sargesbrat Welcome.
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    Roberta Happy New Year fellow Brats:)
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    • retcolusa
      Wolf &lt;&gt; "And, only 6 percent of all Americans had graduated from high school.
      Marijuana, heroin, and morphine were all available over the counter at local corner drugstores" ... Hey we're closing in on coming full circle/
    • retcolusa
      Jimi WOW, that is crazy. Thank you for posting this.
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    Jimi HAPPY NEW YEAR
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  • HSMO11NLarandDr
    HSMO11NLarandDr Hi! I just recently received a DVD by Kris Kristofferson called "BRATS" - awesome video and that's what lead me to this and another site. Fantastic!
    • December 28, 2016
    • HSMO11NLarandDr
      retcolusa Welcome. Some really great folks here.
    • HSMO11NLarandDr
      Wolf <> It's an outstanding & insightful vid, must be about 10 years old now... I know on a personal level it provided an atmosphere where-as my wife and youngest daughter said hmmm "now i understand"/
    • HSMO11NLarandDr
      Sargesbrat Another great one is BRATS: OUR JOURNEY HOME. Many have met themselves there.
      • December 31, 2016
    • HSMO11NLarandDr
      Jimi Great video. Bought that one and the "Raw" version, circulated them. Still missing one.HAHA. Welcome aboard.
      • January 1
  • Sargesbrat
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    • December 28, 2016
    • Sargesbrat
      retcolusa Where do we find such men? I'll tell you where, here in AMERICA! I fear there will never be another generation like that one. Selflessness doesn't even begin to describe their heroism. Every one of those men thought that they would never return from t...  more
    • Sargesbrat
      Wolf <> One can only hope their blood lives on in sons, daughters & on down the line... Inspirational's like this should be required study not banished or belittled in institutions of learning at any level/
    • Sargesbrat
      Sargesbrat What these men did the most was give an entire nation hope that they would survive through a very dark time. This should have been stressed more in the blog. Keep forgetting that this is now ancient history.
    • Sargesbrat
      duncsbrat great blog John
      • January 6
    • Sargesbrat
      Jimi Hard to believe this generation is slipping away. Don't know if many people today will realize what they have truly lost when they're gone. Warriors preserve the identity of a people
  • HSMO11NLarandDr
    HSMO11NLarandDr shared Vann's poll. My sister had a dual citizenship until she was 21. Dad accompanied her to her "declaration", and wasn't pleased because they treated her as if she were a traitor, spy, or something else. She chose the USA citizenship, of course, instead of Frenc...  more
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    • December 26, 2016
    • HSMO11NLarandDr
      Wolf <> Bureaucrat's as well as so many others just don't get it, eh... On quite a few occasions had it not been for my ratty FS 211, i'd have been in the proverbial deep fertilizer/
      • December 29, 2016
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      Jimi Hi, Welcome
      • January 1
  • Naomi
    Naomi The New Year provides a new beginning for us all.
    • December 26, 2016
  • kurtrbtt
    kurtrbtt Merry Christmas to my brat sisters and brothers.  I'll save you some Vann
    • December 25, 2016
  • kurtrbtt
    kurtrbtt After a 2 year absence, the eagle is back in his old perch near our house
    • December 25, 2016
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    • kurtrbtt
      Wolf <> Gotta love the wildlife especially when they recycle after a substantial absence/
      • December 26, 2016
    • kurtrbtt
      Sargesbrat Even more impressive than your bottle of Dead Gopher
      • December 28, 2016
  • retcolusa
    retcolusa Brats, now that we are finally and thankfully coming out of the Dark Ages of the last 8 painful years I just wanted to wish all of you a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukah, or whatever fits, and a Happy, Healthy and Prosperous New Year.  It's Spring agai...  more
    • December 22, 2016
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    • retcolusa
      Sargesbrat ...and the wise men followed the star in the east. Christmas wishes to you, mon capitan`. Blessings on you.
    • retcolusa
      Jimi Merry Christmas !
    • retcolusa
      Wolf <> Backatcha Terry... Let's hope the hole dug gets filled ina hurry beginning early 2017 and we're not standing in it/
      • December 30, 2016
  • DeborahBurns
    DeborahBurnsDecommissioned Posts and Bases: Sargesbrat, I am not sure if Tachi had an indoor pool or not. I had just turned 4 when Dad was stationed there. :D
    • December 21, 2016
  • DeborahBurns
    DeborahBurns shared Vann's poll.
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    • December 19, 2016
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      Jimi 20 years
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    NaomiSargesbrat: Thanks Wolf will give it a try...you never know
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      Jimi Welcome
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  • Wolf
    Wolf  <> Army beats Navy 21 - 17 <<>> Damn well pleases me... Excellent game breaking a loooong 15 year drought/
    • December 10, 2016
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      Jimi Hi, welcome
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      Sargesbrat Weclcome Sister
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  • gregkerr
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      retcolusa " Because when that happens someone is going to choke on it ". Yes Greg, we not only choked on liberal policies, we threw up all over them this last election! Judy would have loved the book, I'm sure. When I was in Saudi during Desert Storm (...  more
    • gregkerr
      Sargesbrat Greg -- Equally challenged. That's why the kids love playing with me. They have no respect. NO respect.
    • gregkerr
      Sargesbrat His picks for the cabinet are D-Y-N-O-M-I-T-E ! He puts the governor of Texas in the Dept. of Energy because they both agree it has got to go.
      • December 16, 2016
    • gregkerr
      Wolf <> " I got to thinking about how many twelve year olds today, were they to find a pulley on their bedroom floor," <<>> Hell you'd be hard pressed to get many a 12 y/o to pick anything up off a floor >> Outstanding submission Greg a...  more
    • gregkerr
      gregkerr Man...you definitely ought to read the book Wolf. It is a young adults book....so might be in that section. But it is written for anyone to read.
      • December 17, 2016
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  • Wolf
    Wolf  <> 12/7/41 <<>> Ironically an enigma that could have been prevented by civilian powers
    that be of the time and who's principle elements are unknown to the
    majority of 21st century younger generations... I view the few remaining 90
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      Vann Welcome Michael!.
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      Sargesbrat So proud to see you with us, Mike
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      Jimi Welcome
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      Naomi Michael please join us on Friday nights at 9PM Eastern...we have some good conversation with Brats that know how we tick
      • December 15, 2016
  • Wolf
    Wolf  <> Having aged beyond the lime-light and risen above demagoguery by Lib-Prog agenda the impact may be minimal to younger generations but The Good Lord certainly took his time with this one... Ranking up there with Khrushchev having caused my family...  more
    • November 26, 2016
    • Wolf
      Sargesbrat That's a Rog Mr. Wolf.
      • November 29, 2016
    • Wolf
      Sargesbrat We was a duckin' an' a coverin'
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    • Wolf
      Jimi Ironic when you see people wearing those t-shirts with Che's face on them. I thought y'all were anit-war....uhhh, did you miss something ?
      • December 11, 2016
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      Wolf <> Viva Revoluc'ion Jimi... But with "safe spaces"/
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      Sargesbrat Was thinking of going back to college just to get those free massages.
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      Sargesbrat Welcome, Trey
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      Jimi Hi, welcome
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    Roberta Happy Thanksgiving everyone:)
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      Jimi Happy Thanksgiving
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      Sargesbrat Pass the cranberries
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