TSA

8 Sept 18 An advertising maxim says: “You have to spell-out the ‘benefit of the benefit.’ People don’t buy quarter-inch drill bits. They buy quarter-inch holes, so they can hang photos of their children.” A friend at TSA just sent me this link:...

More Complete List!

6 Sept 18 In my Quip of 3 Sept 18, I published an incomplete list of the “Senior Cadre” of practitioners of our Art. I should know better, because when I do something like this, I always make a foolish omission, or two. My sincere apologies to my esteemed colleagues...

Force!

5 Sept 18 Deadly Force! “Shoot, when you have no choice! Don’t, when you have other choices that are reasonably safe. When you have no choice except to shoot, who cares if it’s ‘legal?’ When you don’t need to shoot, who cares if it would have been ‘legal?’” Frieling...

Blog Critic

3 Sept 18 Reply to a Critic: In a recent bolg-post (the Blog is called “Civilian Gunfighter”), the author, never identified, is mildly critical of comments made by me in one of my books, “The Farnam Method of Defensive Handgunning.” While “skimming through it,” he...

Poolies

28 Aug 18 “Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless when facing them.” Rabindranath Tagore USMC “Poolies” Last weekend here in CO, we conducted a live-fire Program in the serious use of military rifles. Attendees were all young USMC “Poolies.”...