Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Cattaraugus 225Q Knife

If you had to describe the “average” US military knife from WWII, it would be a bowie pattern blade with fullers (aka blood grooves) between 5 and 7 inches long made of a high carbon steel, usually 1095, which was … Continue reading

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Never talk to a cop.

With one caveat….a cop is never talking to you for your best interest. A cop is always talking to you because you are a person of interest. The caveat is if you had to contact the police because you are … Continue reading

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A not so magical Disney experience.

My wife loves all things Disney, and seven months ago we began paying on a vacation for the family to introduce our children into the “magic of Disney.” Because it is something that makes her happy, I don’t mind. Really … Continue reading

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What would you do? Part 2.

This is a follow up to:¬†https://wanderingthroughthenight.wordpress.com/2017/12/01/what-would-you-do/ ***** “Damn it Joe, you should have told me you were at the mall.” Ashley spat after Teddy went upstairs to his room.” Joe just sat there at the kitchen table and let his … Continue reading

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The rhetoric of genocide

You can’t commit genocide until you “de-humanize” the group you want to kill.   You easiest way to dehumanize them is to make them seem like the biggest threat to life, liberty, and any sort of happiness. You need to … Continue reading

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What would you do?

Joe was tired. It was a long day, at the end of a long week, and the damn muzak was trying to lull him into sleep. “Just finish your sandwich and we can get out of here.” Joe spoke in … Continue reading

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