Addendum:

20 Jan 20 Addendum: “Chicken meat is cheap” Alfonso XIII of Spain, when informed that his troops were being massacred at the Battle of Annual (22 July 1921, in Spanish Morocco). The King then casually resumed his golf game. This from a friend on active...

Trust!

19 Jan 20 “Where there is trust, no proof is necessary. Where there is none, no proof is possible!” Anon American General Jack Pershing kept BARs and Lewis Machineguns out of the hands of American troops as they began arriving in France in the summer of...

Correction II

17 Jan 20 Additional! “Ordinance” is rule, usually associated with a local political jurisdiction. “Ordnance” is a munition, usually military I often get the two terms and spellings mixed-up. I need to be more careful! In any event, it’s...

Correction!

16 Jan 20 With regard to my last Quip, I meant to say POF (Patriot Ordinance Factory) Revolution Rifle. This rifle I highly recommend. The PTR91 Rifle I also recommend, along with the others mentioned, but I get titles confused sometimes, as you can see!...

Weapons that Run!

16 Jan 20 “Cleanliness and order are not matters of ‘instinct.’ They are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them.” Benjamin Disraeli Many mistakenly believe that spring-loaded...