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Dana Milbank is a deliberately deceptive liar.

When reading “Rules for Radicals” by Alinsky it is important to notice the power of ridicule. “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.” There is no defense. It’s irrational. It’s infuriating. It also works as a key pressure point to force … Continue reading

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Where does your “skill stack” drop off?

If you look at any human activity you will find a “skill stack” involved from start to finish. For example, turning iron ore into a tool involves mining, smelting, forging, and each of those steps involves a set of skills … Continue reading

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What did you prep that you no longer need, or want?

In my stash of random junk is a “Rhodesian Rig” in coyote tan. Or maybe it’s 499 Tan, or some variation of “flat dark earth” because I’m never actually sure of these things as all sorts of tacticool colors exist … Continue reading

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Status of the Smartphones

The most popular operating system in the world today, is Android. There were at last count over 2 billion Android devices running loose across the face of the planet. That beats out Microsoft and Apple, combined. The reason for this … Continue reading

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Is another round of war inevitable?

I’ve had an ongoing conversation with a friend that has lasted for several years. It starts with the following premise and two questions: 1: Assume that there exists a political group within the United States similar to the Communist revolutions … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Hurricane Harvey

I’ve seen some nice meme’s about someone having three guns, seventeen magazines, a bottle of water and a granola bar with the words, “Gun person, totally ready for Harvey.” And it’s funny because you can’t eat a gun, can’t drink … Continue reading

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Service Rifle Optic: Vortex Crossfire 1-4×24

I picked up a Vortex Crossfire II 1-4×24 optic to put on top of an AR14A4 style rifle to shoot NRA/CMP Service Rifle across the course (XTC) matches. I put it in a Vortex Cantilever mount and slapped it on … Continue reading

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