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Unsafe Until Proven Otherwise

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If you can PREVENT an incident from going bad, you need to.

Children

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Children want to manipulate and squirm their agenda through any manner of pleading, puppy eyes, and hugs.

#FRED

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The storm of change is coming and no matter how hard the sparrow beats his wings, he can’t stop the rising winds.

Are We Off Limits?

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If you want to have outrage, use it on the real people we have who make the brotherhood look bad through their lack of professionalism.

Spring Cleaning

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The heart of the issues lie at the hearts of the people.

Listen To What You Are Saying

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While the rest of the nation was hanging Capt. Smart out to dry and even having some punny remarks on his name, one or two individual comments were drowned in the flood.

Zen Shorts

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For me, “nothing” still involves something.

Circle of Personal Transformation

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While I occasionally get paid in the coin of the realm when I generate content, it is more important to me that I am getting paid in finding truth about myself.

No Trash Talking

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Cicero said it best: “We do not destroy religion by destroying superstition.”

Je Ne Sais Pas

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“To overcome the intelligent by folly is against the natural order of things; to overcome the foolish with intelligence is in accord with the natural order.”

I Am A Bully

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With the pull of a trigger, we can launch down an irrevocable path with unbelievable repercussions.

The FNG

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I am not saying you need to have a group hug and a round of Kumbaya.

It Can’t Happen Here

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Our prayers need, right now, to be with our brothers at Bryan (TX) Fire Department in their loss of two valiant men.

Loser

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Incident commanders should dictate the conditions, not permit the conditions to dictate to us.

Your Altruism Is Hereby Noted

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I am constantly surprised at the discussions on “pay to spray”. By now, we should have done something about it or stop acting so surprised when it happens again.

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Michael "Mick" Mayers

Battalion Chief with Hilton Head Island (SC) Fire and Rescue and an Emergency Response Coordinator with the United States Department of Health and Human Services’ National Disaster Medical System Incident Response Coordination Team.

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