A Marine’s Marine

Big Red Car here.  So The Boss is talking to one of his Marine classmates and he mentions that Marine General — four stars — James “Mad Dog” Mattis was retiring having been forced out of by the Obama administration for not being a charm school graduate.  Speaking truth to power and not mincing words.

So what kind of words does such a General speak?

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On the Job Training — OJT — we can’t afford it

Big Red Car here.  Beautiful day in the ATX and a day to count our blessings.  Thank you, God.  Thank you, Texas.

So The Boss is chatting with one of his VMI classmates who is running for Lt Gov in Virginia and that gets him thinking about the quality of leadership and the dangers of learning on the job — OJT. Continue reading