Here’s a toast to Major Matt Racine

Here’s a toast to the host

Of those who love the vastness of the sky,

To a friend we send a message of his brother men who fly.

We drink to those who gave their all of old

Then down we roar to score the rainbow’s pot of gold.

A toast to the host of men we boast, the U.S. Air Force!

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Major Matthew Racine was born on October 19, 1977 and passed away on Friday, November 24, 2017. Major Racine was a resident of Colorado at the time of passing. After high school Matthew joined the ranks of the United States Air Force, provided 20 years of dedicated service and achieved the rank of Major. Funeral Service at 11:00 AM on December 4, 2017.

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My List of Potential Successors to Jim McElwain

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I want to like Jim McElwain, but the way he handled the issue with death threats against him has made me question his integrity and his dedication to the University of Florida football program. I get it– being head coach of the University of Florida is hard, stressful, and often thankless. I also understand that these conditions may not be worth $12.9 million, and fans like me will never understand the issues with being head coach at Florida. That being said, I can think of a few people who might be willing to accept the challenges that come with being the head ball coach in Gainesville, and who might provide a fresh perspective for $4 million per year.

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Patriot Day: What have we learned?

September 11th, 2001. December 7th, 1941. Nearly 60 years separate those two dates–the dates for the attack on Pearl Harbor and the attacks on New York and Washington. September 9th, 1796. 221 years have passed since George Washington penned his farewell address that warned us Americans of the perils of hyper-partisanship, excessive debt, unnecessary wars, and entangling alliances. Amongst these three significant dates, what have we learned as a nation?

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