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Stationary Momentum!

20 May 21   “First, they’ll tell you that it will never work, and they can prove it.   Then, they’ll admit it does work, but they’ll argue that it is not important.   Finally, they concede that it is important, but then insist that they’ve know about it for years!”   Kettering   In […]

Do you remember what it’s like to be powerless?

18 May 21   This update, from a friend in Israel:   (1) “Yesterday, the general-in-charge of our ‘Central Command’ (includes the West Bank) issued a call for all firearms-possessors to be ready to defend against armed assaults, should Hamas convince Fatah Tanzeem to join the conflict.   There are arms that were given to […]

20th Century!

17 May 21   “There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true.   The other is to refuse to believe what is.”   Kierkegaard   “French tanks performed well. Unfortunately, this battle had become irrelevant, since Guderian was already pushing northwest into France. Caution and hesitation on the part […]

Us and Them!

15 May 21   “Money has no ‘homeland,’ and who are involved with finances, no ‘patriotism.’   Napoleon   From our southern border, and from Western Europe:   This from a friend and student in Europe:   “Our ammunition famine over here is much worse than yours!   Nearly all of S&B’s 9mm production is […]

Asleep at the Switch!

14 May 21   JRB represents a far-left (Marxist) political agenda that embraces mediocrity, in the name of “equality.” I can’t imagine why anyone is surprised!   In addition, he personally is far removed from being “in his prime.” He is weak and overwhelmed, mentally as well as physically, as both we, and our enemies, […]

Atlas is dying!

12 May 21   American writer and philosopher, Ayn Rand, was born in Russia in the first decade of the Twentieth Century.   She fled Leninist/Stalinist Russia in 1926, at the age of twenty-one, and came to America.   Here, she opposed the Democrat “nanny-state” from the beginning, and for good reason!   Naturally, she […]

“Making the World Safe for Criminals!”

11 May 21   “Civilization was a blessing you never truly appreciated, until it threatened to collapse around you.”   Peter Hamilton   “Safe” for violent offenders?   I remember when I was going through the Police Academy back in the early 1970s, and shooting at a paper target called the “B21, Police Silhouette”   […]


4 May 21   “I’d say it’s impossible, but the Commandant trained the word out of me.”   Sabaa Tahir   During Urban Rifle training last weekend, a student using a Kalashnikov experienced a UD!   The rifle was slung, muzzle down, and the bullet (7.62×39) hit the gravel in front of his feet and […]

“Badges” are coming back!

3 May 21   Western European update, from a friend there:   “Two months ago, the EU announced that they’re going to implement a ‘vaccine passport,’ that will be mandatory for travel across Europe.   The proposal has been accepted by EU’s Parliament, but with a ‘sunset provision’ that it go away after twelve months. […]


29 Apr 21   I’m in Salt Lake City this weekend, and I got a chance to visit a local gun retailer who has been here since 1916, and is very well connected within the industry:   Gallenson166 E 200 SSLC, UT 84111801 328   They actually have G19s for sale!   They also […]

Sgt Krupke has resigned!

27 Apr 21   “Dear kindly Sergeant Krupke,Ya gotta understand:It’s just our bringin’ upkeThat gets us outta hand.Our mothers all are junkies,Our fathers all are drunks.Golly Moses, natcherly we’re punks.   Gee, Officer Krupke, we’re very upset;We never had the love that ev’ry child oughta get.We ain’t no delinquents,We’re misunderstood. Deep down inside us there […]

Update on NP3

25 Apr 21   NP3 and Armorlube Treatments:   Coating Technologies LLC (CTL), still does NP3 and Armorlube surface treatment for the aerospace industry, but since Robar went out of business, they don’t have gunsmiths on-staff to dissemble and reassemble guns   However, through the following gunsmith shops, individuals can send guns and/or parts to […]

Good News!

24 Apr 21   Good News:   Knives aren’t dangerous!   Leftist politicians, along with their media puppets, have been solemnly asserting for the last two days that knife fights, stabbing/slashing incidents, are no big deal, and further, that knife fights do not require police intervention.   After all, teenagers have been playing with knives […]

What’s good for ‘reform’ is bad for the ‘reformers’”

21 Apr 21   “Franz Ferdinand had stated his intention to introduce reforms favorable to Serbs. Had he survived to ascend the throne, he would have made revolution unnecessary. In plain terms, he was killed because he was going to give the rebels precisely what they were demanding!   Yet, they needed a ‘despot’ in […]


19 Apr 21   “To eliminate ‘local’ police, that is, police who serve their communities rather than The Party, is part and parcel of socialist takeover. It’s the one main goal of the BLM /ANTIFA socialist movement, to ‘de-fund’ police, that is, drive-out good cops, then systematically replace them with Party Loyalists who enforce ‘Party […]

The beat goes on!

17 Apr 21   “We are fast-approaching the stage of ‘The Ultimate Inversion:’   Where government is free to do anything it pleases, while citizens may act only by permission;   which is the stage of the darkest periods of human history, the stage of ‘Rule by Brute Force.’”   Ayn Rand   Leftist Democrats […]

Unwise Choices!

16 Apr 21   “Life is short. Shorter for some than others!”   Captain Augustus “Gus” McCrae (played by Robert Duvall) in the 1989 TV adaptation of the 1985 Larry Mcurtry Western novel, “Lonesome Dove”   In otherwise-peaceful NC, on 8 Apr 21, a local otherwise-respectable basketball coach and another man were found shot to […]

Dying Civilizations!

14 Apr 21   “In a dying civilization, political prestige is the reward, not for the shrewdest politician, but for the man with the best ‘bedside manner.’   It is the decoration conferred on mediocrity by ignorance.”   Eric Ambler   This update from a friend and student who lives and works in SA:   […]

Domestic Air-Travel

13 Apr 21   Air-Travel Update Last weekend, I flew in and out of MDW (Chicago/Midway) on SW   The weekend before, I flew in and out of BUR (Burbank, CA) also on SW   As always, I had with me my customary complement of gear.   No issues at either Airport!   At BUR, […]


      6 Apr 21   The (now deceased) Nation of Islam aficionado who recently used a motor vehicle to attack two USCP Officers was also toting a common kitchen knife.   He exited his motor vehicle and waved that cooking knife wildly as he charged officers at the scene of the ramming attack. […]