When Mama Ain’t Happy, Nobody’s Happy

Sgt. Mom (of Team Stryker), doesn’t bother taking names today, going directly to the kicking of ass:

This reminds us again of where we came from, as Americans, and why we— or our ancestors left. They were economic migrants, losers in political bun fights, religious non-conformists, convicts, criminals, cranks, deadbeats and weirdoes, fleeing from the law, from conformity, the stake and the lash, from poverty, land clearances, pogroms, men with guns, the dead hand of nobility of both the ready made and inherited kinds, and the intellectual set that whores for established authority. Against all confident expectation, we throve and prospered, prospered to an incredible degree, all these outcasts and ner

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5 Responses to “When Mama Ain’t Happy, Nobody’s Happy”

  1. Mike Says:

    Sgt. Mom took the words out of my mouth and the rant out of my heart.

  2. Matt Says:

    Heh. They do say living well is the best revenge …

  3. Yehudit Says:

    As a born and raised Texan, I approve.

  4. Sandy P Says:

    The original rogue nation. I revel in it and have for a long, long time.

  5. Chuck Pelto Says:

    TO: Stephen Green
    RE: Look On It As…

    “We have the nerve, the absolute nerve to prosper, against all their expectations.” — Sgt (USAF) Mom

    …Evolution in Action. — Niven and Pournelle, Oath of Fealty

    Regards,

    Chuck(le)

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