Monthly Archives: December 2021

“Perfect” Outcomes!

30 Jan 21   “Appreciate what you have, while you still have it, or you’ll learn what it meant to you- after you lose it.”   Frank Sonnenberg   “Perfect Outcomes,” “Perfect Predictability,” and Unrealistic Expectations!   Exactly one week ago, LAPD responded to multiple emergency calls, all emanating from a shopping mall in North […]

How do you do?

27 Dec 21   “True snobs never rest!   There are always more and more people for them to look down upon”   J Russell Lynes   I wonder how they like it! Details of shots fired in anger last Thursday by the husband of the current Illinois House Speaker in Broadview, IL, as the […]


19 Dec 21   UK has the same border issues as the USA, and for the same reasons!   From a friend there:   “France’s ‘Border Guard,’ presided over by a befuddled French President, is a joke, despite thick biceps, tight-fitting shirts, and trendy haircuts!   Coupled with UK’s own inadequate and unenthusiastic Border/Channel Control, […]


16 Dec 21   “You may as well aim high. Why shoot yourself in the foot, when you can shoot yourself in the head?”   William Shatner   Plight of the French!   When French war planners finally decided to adopt the NATO standard cartridge (7.62×51) in the early 1970s, conversion of the direct-gas-impingement/tilting-bolt MAS […]

Beverly Hills Blues!

11 Dec 21   “And what sort of lives do these people, who pose as being moral, lead themselves?   My dear fellow, you forget that we are in the native land of the hypocrite.”   Oscar Wilde   Beverly Hills Blues?   Goodness gracious!   Bona-fide VCAs are invading Beverly Hills and attacking the […]


8 Dec 21   Opportunity!   Back in July, I put-out a Quip about a critical need for security staff (bodyguards) for a local friend and client here in CO (Denver/Front Range area).   There was much interest then, but this client is now in a “fast-growth phase” and enthusiastically expanding his Security Team.   […]

Important History!

6 Dec 21   “Periods of peaceful stability, long life-spans, relentless technological progress, and plentiful consumer-goods that used to characterize Western Civilization (especially the United States) are extremely anomalous historically.   The sage are thus preparing for an inevitable return to a less prosperous, and a much less peaceful state of affairs, a ‘return’ that […]


1 Dec 21   “People say poverty is bad, but in fact poverty is good! The poorer people are, the more ‘revolutionary’ they become”   Mao Zedong   In China, during the 1950s and 1960s, Mao ordered his mobs to raid private businesses, also raiding and stripping the private homes of business-owners, often beating and […]