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Can We Still Call Men Heroes?

Reginald10 Wrote: Jul 28, 2012 5:18 PM
If we sent out the "panty waist weenies" to fight for us, they'd come home with only their tails between their legs and the enemy in close pursuit. The problem is, how do we create more MEN, and less MICE, from the boys available?

If just one man had given his life by throwing himself atop his girlfriend to shield her from bullets in that Aurora, Colo., theater, it would have been cause for amazement. That three apparently did so is deeply affecting. People earn the Medal of Honor for such courage and self-sacrifice in the military. There is no equivalent in ordinary life -- or what should be ordinary life.

Jon Blunk, Matt McQuinn and Alex Teves all reacted instantaneously when the horror began to unfold at the theater. The mother of Jansen Young, Blunk's girlfriend, said that Blunk, 26, pushed Jansen under the...