We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
I have served with men in the past who actually made Intrepid's last deployment. She set a record for crossing the Atlantic from Quonset Point, RI to Rota, Spain in 4 and 1/2 days. Oil fired, WW2 era Essex Class carrier.
Thank God she is where history can be taught without interference from those who have no clue.
Glenn Mark Cassel AMH1 (AW) USN RET