Monthly Archives: November 2016

All the situations where one in the chamber doesn’t help…

This blog may seem like I’m anti “condition one” carry, but that isn’t the case. What I am is anti dogma. Condition one isn’t a magical talisman that will allow you to survive a lethal encounter. Condition one is just … Continue reading

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New York Journalist Advocates Civil War

Actually he wrote a piece explaining ways that he thinks Hillary Clinton could still take the white house, and said tongue in cheek that he didn’t really want to see that happen. You must appreciate the irony though, as the … Continue reading

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Some things shouldn’t be shiny

The four S’s of concealment; shape, shine, shadow, and silhouette. I’d like to share a story about how a failure in one category of concealment had bad consequences. There is a true story about a Special Forces ODA (Operational Detachment … Continue reading

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How much climate change is natural?

What brings on an ice age? What brings the planet Earth out of an ice age? Why do we have evidence of massive climate shifts long before human civilization? How can we separate man made in puts from natural inputs? … Continue reading

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Lib-splaining sniper tactics..

By now anyone with an internet connection should be familiar with Matt Harrigan’s “I’m going to buy a sniper rifle” twitter melt down. If you aren’t, David Codrea covers it here: http://www.ammoland.com/2016/11/economic-social-privilege-no-barrier-death-threats-trump-supporters/ The Twitter temper tantrum that Harrigan let derail his … Continue reading

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How to get away with murdering fiction?

One of these days I’ll set down to write the great American novel, and of course I’ll have to decide what to write about. One thing that has always fascinated me is writing about getting away with a high profile … Continue reading

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Training missions and foreign policy

So I came across these questions at Solomon’s… Two things.  First.  Will someone tell me the threat that Russia’s Army poses to Europe?  Something stupid happened in Ukraine and we all got a glimpse of the games being played by … Continue reading

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