This dies! That goes his way!

16 Dec 14 Six die. But, this one goes his way! On Monday, a man walking his dog in the Philadelphia, PA area was approached by a knife-wielding VCA, who threatened him and demanded he surrender keys to his car. Instead of meekly complying, this dog-walker quickly...

“Youmaynot Philosophy”

15 Dec 14 “Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our political opponents have guns. Why should we let them have ideas?” Joe Stalin (so eloquently articulating the “Youmaynot Philosophy!”) Australia this time! Most of this day, I’ve listened to...

I Can!

11 Dec 14 “I wish to preach, not the doctrine of ignoble ease, but the doctrine of the strenuous life; the life of toil and effort; of labor and strife; to preach that highest form of success which comes, not to the man who desires mere easy peace, but to the...

Out West!

10 Dec 14 “History does not entrust the care of Freedom to the weak, nor timid” Eisenhower From a friend and colleague in UT: “Two Russians visited us last week. They were aghast at life beyond New Jersey! They stopped moving west way too soon Often, immigrants get to...

Can We Have Loaded Guns Now?

9 Dec 14 “… Tomorrow was made for some Tomorrow may never come, for all we know” From “For All We know”, written in 1970 by Fred Karlin for the feature film “Lovers and Other Strangers.” Best rendering was Welch singer, Shirley Bassey’s, in 1971. Shirley Bassey...

Woefully ignorant, or willfully ignorant?

5 Dec 14 “Cold-Range Mentality” This from a friend and student in the security business: “… my ‘trainer,’ one of the senior fellows at this facility, asked me about the condition of readiness of my sidearm (G23). I informed him that it was loaded and ready for...