Home, a place that has never come easy for me, or has been easy to describe, even now. I never had a place that I felt was stable. When I was younger, I was more worried about what tomorrow would foresee than the worries that a normal kid would carry upon themselves. Money has always created stress in the family, and it was like we never had enough. When we were living in apartments, it was questionable some days if we would come home to an eviction note on the door, and a few times we did. I was one of the what you might say lucky ones in this case. We always had people to go to, relatives, and my mom's friends. Even when we weren’t considered homeless, the fear of becoming it was always there.
Steady knocks of the ping pong ball on the table tennis table nearly lulled Lance Corporals Ellis Firth and Justison Haley into a stupor. Rather than a vigorous game of back and forth, the match seemed listless, dull. But the conversation remained energetic.
With the United States withdrawing from Syria, the territories of Turkish and Syrian Kurdistan were being invaded by Turkish government forces. Western media has claimed that US withdrawal from the region was a failure and a threat to the Kurds. Turkey has not only started to reclaim Turkish Kurdistan, but also crossed over into Syrian Kurdistan. The government of Assad, seeing that Turkey is violating Syria’s legal borders, would send in their own troops into Syrian Kurdistan, not just to defend what the Syrian government views as their territory, but because of a deal they struck with the Kurds.
Mr. Torain flies right into the topic of whether Sammy “The Bull” Gravano is a model citizen or a SOB. He includes the other topic concerning the time it takes for a loving relationship to turn sour. Lenard McKelvey is “big mad” at the Hater. What this side topic reveals is that Star is aware of the media landscape and conveys a message that brings to light the foul-ups in the industry. Star says that he will rock solo if Ronnie never checks into the show. Mr. Torain wonders if his viewers and listeners care about The Bull opening up on some shady dealings from Cosa Nostra. Star says that he “gave it up sweet.” He takes a call to get input from an audience member.