What I’m Reading

The blight of Internet ads and a better way, health benefits of drinking, the problems surrounding civil forfeiture, and more.

Manhattan Boatlift

The largest-ever maritime rescue effort started with a bunch of working boats in New York harbor taking it upon themselves to help whoever they could.

Millennials Bring a New Mentality: Are We Paying Attention?

The August 2014 issue of Proceedings contains an op-ed titled “Millennials Bring a New Mentality: Does it Fit?” written by a CDR Darcie Cunningham, USCG. She makes the argument that the Millennial generation doesn’t respect tradition and authority, is only willing to do the bare minimum required, expects constant praise and promotions on their own schedule, […]

Too Soon

“Too Soon” is not a real thing. There’s no statute of limitations on humor.