Monthly Archives: December 2018

Condition 3 carry revisited, again.

Caleb Lee recently wrote this: I recently read a story where a civilian who was concealed carrying fought back against an armed bank robbery and won. He shot the guy 3 or 4 times and the armed robber didn’t shoot … Continue reading

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Tasting Notes: Boundary Oak Lincoln Whiskey

It’s billed as 100% wheat mash, 96 proof, aged in used bourbon barrels for an “American Whiskey.” It’s very sweet, lots of honey and vanilla notes. Light amber color that I associate with Irish whiskey. Very drinkable on the rocks, … Continue reading

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Gear Review: Cherry Balmz Firearm Lubricant

There is a lot of snake oil in the firearms lubricant industry where something is really just some base product with an intense branding and marketing campaign. Andrew Tuohy of vuurwapenblog has examined a few of these: Froglube, it’s chemically … Continue reading

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The politicization of dairy.

Have you ever come across something that was so incredibly ignorant that you can’t just wonder how the hell some people remember to breathe? I did. But first, lets talk about lactose. Lactose is a  disaccharide, or a sugar that … Continue reading

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Statistics, what the hell is going on with the African American homicide rate?

One of the most interesting things I’ve found is that simultaneously the “death by gun” rate for African Americans and the “homicide rate” for African Americans can be summed up at the same number. I say “interesting” because anyone who … Continue reading

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Man, bear, cliff, gun. Variations on a theme.

There is a theme of a bear, on a cliff trail, meeting a hunter with rugged snow capped mountains in the background, that has caught on in the firearms world. Sometimes you’ll see it for the made up brand of … Continue reading

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The Yellow Vest Protests in France

The French are rioting (again). This time over a fuel tax. The Fishwrapper Of Record, the New York Times, has actually got some pretty accurate reporting on the situation that amazingly isn’t in awe of “European Socialism.” https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/01/world/europe/france-yellow-vests-protests-macron.html Some of … Continue reading

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