Ready of Not!
31 Mar 22 “Preparedness carries the day.” FC Yee Excitement in Israel: Three deadly terror attacks, eleven innocent Israelis wantonly murdered (many more injured), in less than a single week! And now Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, at long last, says: “Whoever has a weapons license, this is the time […]
30 Mar 22 “Some people have greatness thrust upon them. Few have excellence thrust upon them. They achieve it! They do not achieve it unwittingly by ‘doing what comes naturally,’ and they don’t stumble into it in the course of amusing themselves. All excellence involves discipline and tenacity of purpose.” […]
28 Mar 22 2022 Tac-Con, Dallas, TX Vicki and I just finished attending the three-day Tactical Conference for 2022, at the Dallas Pistol Club last Friday-Sunday. My friends and colleagues, Tom and Lynn Givens, host this event every year for the benefit of the advancement of our Art and of all aspiring […]
Russians are Coming!
24 Mar 22 “God and soldiers we adore In times of peril, not before!” Francis Quarles Signs of the Times: 1) Retail gunshops in Poland are currently being mobbed! “Russians are coming,” is a frantic cry currently striking morbid fear into the hearts of millions, as it has repeatedly […]
21 Mar 22 “It is within the context of these forms of collegiate stupidity that we can understand the one that is now the most salient: ‘wokeism’ Wokeism can be thought of as the opportunistic infection of a host with an already weakened intellectual immune system. Students haven’t learned to think, […]
15 Mar 22 ILEETA Conference, 2022 Vicki and I are currently attending the annual ILEETA (International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association) Conference in St Louis, MO. We are both teaching classes, along with dozens of other well-known instructors. Lots of wonderful Classes and Panel Discussions, as well as an extensive vendor […]
Decline is a choice!
12 Mar 22 “… and I wonder, still I wonder, who’ll stop the rain?” From “Who’ll Stop the Rain,” written by John Fogerty in 1970. Sung by Ceedence Clearwater Revival in the 1978 film by the same name, staring Nick Nolte. We’re seeing a desperately renewed interest among Eastern Europeans in military […]
9 Mar 22 “Only a few have become acquainted with Orwell’s ‘1984,’ because it is both difficult to obtain and dangerous to possess. It is known only to certain members of The Inner Party. Orwell fascinates them through his insight into details they know well, and through his use of Swiftian satire. […]
5 Mar 22 “Any scientist who wants to change the prevailing paradigm is automatically branded a heretic, apostate, infidel, blasphemer, maverick, lunatic. That scientist must break with his peers, and thus have his job, career, and funding placed in extreme jeopardy. How many careerist scientists are up for that? The answer […]
Fear of our Freedom!
3 Mar 22 “When ‘faith in our freedom’ gives way to ‘fear of our freedom,’ silencing the minority becomes the operative protocol.” Joel Salatin A former UK Police Inspector, Colin Greenwood, wrote in his 1972 book, “Firearms Control” that it sounds so lofty and pious when politicians say that “criminals and lunatics” […]
2 Mar 22 “They’re mortal. They have mortal weaknesses.” Professor Clayton Forrester (played by Gene Barry) in the 1953 movie version of HG Wells’ “War of the Worlds.” Last night, in his State of the Union Speech, JRB predictably called, once more, for a ban on (as yet undefined) “assault weapons” and […]