Monthly Archives: June 2017

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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Technology interlude

I’m a tech geek. Everybody knows someone like me, just think of the first person you call when your computer starts acting up, them’s my peeps. So when I ran into a really weird problem with windows on my main … Continue reading

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Training and Nutrition

Recently I found out that someone needed some additional assistance passing a run time requirement, so for the last two weeks I’ve been getting up early and meeting him at his door at 0600 to go for a run on … Continue reading

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Soda tax, for reasons of course

The Seattle City Council has decided to create what I believe is currently the nations highest soda tax. http://reason.com/blog/2017/06/06/seattle-becomes-latest-city-to-pass-regr So…if you were a City Councilman (or member, or whatever pronoun one happens to care for), maybe before enacting some new … Continue reading

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