Monthly Archives: March 2019

Gun Control Debate Ignores Black People?

Adam Conover of “Adam Ruins Everything” weighed into the gun debate again, with a huge part of the schtick an illogical appeal to emotion about Philando Castile to justify the position that Blacks do not enjoy the same rights as … Continue reading

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Sniper Ammunition Load Data, 30 caliber family

American military snipers have used all sorts of ammunition over the years. In WWII the 30-06 loads available seemed to do the job, but most often were just accurate lots of standard ball or armor piercing ammunition. It wasn’t uncommon … Continue reading

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Trade Deficits, do they matter?

My right wing friends are crowing about how the trade deficit increased despite Trump’s best effort, and my left wing friends are crowing about how the trade deficit increased despite Trump’s best efforts… They just crow for different ideological reasons. … Continue reading

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Untrained, Trained, Proficient. How do you evaluate readiness?

The Army has a system of evaluating unit readiness called “Objective-T” which is supposed to measure unit readiness by hard metrics such as equipment status, number of training exercises conducted, number of key leaders at each training exercise, and other … Continue reading

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