A reader named Bob tells a story about an American soldier with an attitude problem. He was assigned to stable-cleaning duty, and he was doing fine until he got caught with the colonel's 14-year-old daughter. So he was court-marshalled. At his trial, he bragged about not only doing the colonel's daughter, but also his wife and his horse, and that the horse was the best of the three. Instead of finishing the trial and sentencing him to a military prison, they just told him to go away and not come back.
I found this story inspiring, in a odd sort of way.