Monthly Archives: June 2017

Shooter, the series first season, a short review

The book, “Point of Impact” became the movie “Shooter” starring Mark Walberg as “Bob Lee Swagger” aka “Bob the Nailer.” The backstory for Bob Lee was updated from Vietnam to the “war on terror” but other than that the movie … Continue reading

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Resist!

The fashion police. First they came for mens cargo shorts! https://www.buzzfeed.com/pablovaldivia/we-need-to-talk-about-cargo-shorts?utm_term=.fdBXBPXMK#.usDgRdgGD and http://www.businessinsider.de/why-no-man-should-wear-cargo-shorts-2016-3?r=US&IR=T and http://www.complex.com/style/2015/05/things-adults-should-stop-wearing/cargo-shorts Then they came for flip flops! http://www.esquire.com/style/mens-fashion/a55920/flip-flops-worst-shoes-for-men/ and http://www.slate.com/articles/life/a_fine_whine/2013/07/against_flip_flops_put_a_shoe_on_you_slob.html and http://www.gq.com/story/where-you-can-and-cant-wear-flip-flops Now…does anyone find it ironic that the “fashion police” are compaining about highly functional … Continue reading

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Tech Tip, Win10 drivers

If you update some old hardware to Windows 10, and you can’t find Win 10 drivers for your old hardware, Win7 drivers from the official vendor will work, at least for HP download and isntall via the .exe files used … Continue reading

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New Long Range Sniper Confirmed Kill, open source assessment.

So now three of the top five long distance confirmed kill shots by snipers are three Canadians, one Brit and one US. 4 of the 5 have been named. Two of the five are from Princess Patricia’s Light Infantry, which … Continue reading

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A possible air war with Russia in Syria

Anyone remember that line from “The Hunt for Red October” where the US Skipper says, “This will get out of control.”? I do, and it is fitting now that the downing of a Syrian Su-22 by an F/A-18E Super Hornet last … Continue reading

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The worst possible self defense habits…are statistically successful?

I like data, but this time a five year old article caught my eye because evidently someone else likes data: http://gunssavelives.net/self-defense/analysis-of-five-years-of-armed-encounters-with-data-tables/ If you’ve been on the “gunternet” you’ve probably heard all the conventional wisdom about self defense with a firearm. … Continue reading

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A quick assessment of the James T. Hodgkinson attack

James T. Hodgkinson failed in his self assigned mission to assassinate Republican lawmakers. And while he is currently deceased, some forensic reconstruction of his mission planning can be gleaned from the open source reporting. He possessed a valid Illinois state … Continue reading

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