New Years

30 Dec 17 “Be alert and of sober mind.” 1 Peter 5:8 New Year’s Eve, 2017 Bringing-in the New Year with much late-night celebrating is a tradition enjoyed by many Americans, and most of the rest of Western Civilization. Far be it from me to rain on anyone’s parade, but...

Back Curve

27 Dec 17 The “Back Curve” “The Earth is round, so that we never see too far down the road.” Karen Blixen Conversations with “precision riflemen” often get into tedious, esoteric mathematical realms, and usually very quickly! Many factors influence the bullet during...

SMGs

20 Dec 17 “Yesterday’s ‘Advanced Weapons Platform’ is today’s museum exhibit!” Anon SMGs (Submachine Guns) No self-respecting Western movie-producer would dream of making a movie about WWII (European Theater) without equipping nearly all his actors portraying...

Deadly Season!

17 Dec 17 The “Deadly Season!” “‘Advice’ is what we ask for when we already know the answer, but wish we didn’t” Erica Jong The Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta, Pakistan is that latest Christian target of Islamic terrorism. Despite heavy security,...

When we “Go to Guns!”

14 Dec 17 “When I’m dead, I’d rather people ask why I have no monument, than why I have one.” Cato the Elder In 2008, then-Chairman of the JCS, Admiral Mullen, said “We can’t kill our way to victory.” Like all liberals, Mullen can’t abide the concept of...

‘Tis the Season!

11 Dec 17 2017 Holiday Season: “The power of observation is frequently called ‘cynicism,’ by those who don’t have it.” George Bernard Shaw Today’s bungled subway bombing attempt in NYC marks the beginning of an “exciting” Holiday Season in the USA, UK, and...