Category: Uncategorized

“Tactical Loitering”

30 Nov 20¬†Wave of the Future!¬†Earlier this month in south FL (Broward County, which includes the Miami metro area), a disabled senior citizen (disabled from childhood by polio) frantically called the BCSO to report that a man was breaking into his home.¬†The suspect (unknown to the resident) was pounding on the resident‚Äôs locked door, eventually […]

Pistol History!

28 Nov 20¬†‚ÄúSome have faced the mortal threat who came prepared – they’re with us yet. Others choose to go unarmed and hope that they’ll return unharmed. A few have failed nature’s test and entered their eternal rest. So good fellows, I suggest today bring pistol on your way. That’s my advice, if you would […]


27 Nov 20¬† Shooting Toilets!¬† When searching for a (relatively) ‚Äúsafe‚ÄĚ direction in which to point your carry pistol(s) when you‚Äôre not on a shooting range that features a designated backstop, one needs to be careful!¬† Often, we must handle our guns (that are with us constantly) when we‚Äôre not on a range.¬† For one, […]

The Fate of Dissenters living in a Leftist Regime!

20 Nov 20¬†‚ÄúWe were devotedly supporting the (Communist) Program, and we knew our punches were landing where they should¬†But, we never foresaw those hits coming to us!‚Ä̬†That brutally stark observation from a (former) ardent socialist in Venezuela.¬†Some of Maduro‚Äôs fellow professing Marxists are apparently not ardent enough in their unconditional worship of this Communist ‚Äúpopular […]

Terror in the Land!

17 Nov 20¬†“The land was torn apart in a legal dispute.¬†Soon, it was so devastated nothing could live here- not plant nor animal.¬†Only lawyers.¬†But, eventually the place fell into lawlessness, and lawyers can’t exist in an area of lawlessness, so they went feral.¬†Some say they still roam the land!¬†You’ll suddenly hear someone yell, ‘Objection!’ and […]


9mm, 117 years ago!¬†Today‚Äôs popular 9×19 (9mm Luger, or 9mm Parabellum) cartridge was created by Georg Luger himself in 1902 in an effort to please American Ordinance Officers who were, in the early years of the 20th Century, testing autoloading pistols to replace revolvers.¬†Luger submitted to the American Ordinance Department copies of this famous autoloading […]

Operator Series Videos

11 Oct 20 Latest Operator Series video is available now on the DTI Web Page at I enjoy your comments! /John


9 Nov 20¬†82nd Anniversary of Kristallnacht, Wednesday 9 Nov 1938¬†‚ÄúKristallnacht,‚ÄĚ or ‚ÄúNight of Broken Glass,‚ÄĚ describes sudden, violent attacks on Jewish families and their property throughout Nazi Germany and Austria. Jewish homes, hospitals, synagogues, and businesses were violently demolished by hoards of semi-organized rioters.¬†Individual Jews were attacked and beaten. Some were murdered. Thousands were rounded-up […]


7 Nov 20¬†Austria this time:¬†Last Monday, an AA-shouting Islamic terrorist, using a Kalashnikov Rifle and a pistol (brand not identified), randomly gunned-down at least two dozen innocent pedestrians near Vienna‚Äôs Central Synagogue in the city‚Äôs center.¬†At least four died at the scene. Toll will likely go higher.¬†The murderer was shot to death by local police, […]

Walking Fire

4 Nov 20¬†‚ÄúObsolescence is the key to innovation‚Ä̬†Homaro Cantu¬†Walking Fire:¬†During WWI, ‚Äúwalking fire‚ÄĚ was the main role of the ‚Äúautomatic rifle.‚ÄĚ Walking fire was designed to provide fire superiority for ‚Äúthe last 200m‚ÄĚ when closing an infantry assault on a defended objective.¬†Automatic rifles were designed and intended to be carried and used by one person.¬†SMGs […]

Vanity and Arrogance!

31 Oct 20¬†Election-Day Hypocrisy:¬†Rich, elite Democrats in NYC who, along with Biden and Harris, seek to rip legally-owned guns from the hands of honest American gun owners, are themselves suddenly oh-so eager to be ‚Äúprotected‚ÄĚ on election day from evil rioters (whom they otherwise love and encourage, so long as they are destroying other peoples‚Äô […]


28 Oct 20¬†‚ÄúWhat decent philosopher was ever an appeaser?¬†The former is a rare catch among the multitudes of modern opinionists. His role is to be one who loves truth.¬†That is a place where his love for humanity is more powerful than his love for a lot of hot air about ‚Äėempowering humanity‚Äô‚Ä̬†Criss Jami¬†Life in France:¬†For […]

Happy St Crispin’s Day!

25 Oct 20¬†St Crispin‚Äôs Day!¬†Two early Christian brothers, Crispin and Crispinian, were martyred for their faith in Gaul (France) by the local Roman governor (Rictiovarus) somewhere around 286AD.¬†At the time, Roman Emperor Diocletian in particular, well aware of Rome‚Äôs decline under his watch, was anxious to revive the Empire‚Äôs previous glory by restoring ecumenical veneration […]

Mob Violence!

21 Oct 20¬†‚ÄúWhen politicians attempt to rationalize violence, the problem worsens.‚Ä̬†John Conyers¬†Democrats are reverting to their Marxist roots! Openly sanctioned (by Democrats) political violence is now a daily reality in America.¬†ANTIFA and BLM gangs, empowered and enabled by Democrat/Marxist politicians and their ever-loyal media cheerleaders, are virtually unconstrained throughout the streets of America‚Äôs metro areas, […]

Day of Hunting!

20 Oct 20¬†Big Game Hunting in OH!¬†Vicki and I went big-game hunting at Shawnee Ridge (OH) today.¬†¬†I stalked and finally got a broadside shot at a one-hundred-pound Red Iranian Ram.¬†Range was 50m. He was mixed-in with a half-dozen other animals, all slowly moving among thick woods in the same direction.¬†I was able to thread my […]

Mas and Marty Hit a Home run!

18 Oct 20¬†Mas Ayoob and Marty Hayes hit a home run!¬†My friends, colleagues, and fellow ACLDN Board Members, Mas Ayoob and Marty Hayes, have produced an excellent video on the subject of strategies for effectively dealing with mob violence.¬†You can see it at:¬†¬†This is a hot topic right now, and surely will continue to be […]


16 Oct 20¬†“How can a free citizen resist aggression without equal force?¬†How can a truly ‚Äėfree state’ exist when citizens are enslaved to the forceful will of individual or organized criminals?”¬†Tiffany Madison¬†Sleepy Joe said yesterday in an ‚Äúonly-friendly-question-allowed‚ÄĚ interview during a ‚ÄúTown Hall Meeting,‚ÄĚ hosted by ABC (which is, of course, little more than a […]

No Joy in NYC!

14 Oct 20¬†‚ÄúRe-imagining” Policing!¬†‚Äú‚ÄėIt was a mistake,‚Äô you said. But the cruel thing was, it felt like the mistake was mine, for trusting you.‚Ä̬†David Levithan¬†NYPD‚Äôs ‚ÄúChief‚ÄĚ has officially caved-in, on behalf of his entire Department (the formally world-renowned NYPD), to the latest, futile attempt to appease hectoring harpies of the left who are encouraged and […]

Page 47

12 Oct 20¬†Let’s all enjoy page 47 of the 2020 DNC Platform:¬†‚ÄúDemocrats will ban the manufacture and sale of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.¬†We will incentivize states to enact licensing requirements for owning firearms and extreme-risk-protection-order laws that allow courts to temporarily remove guns from the possession of those who are a danger to themselves […]


9 Oct 20¬†A Democrat Minneapolis City Councilman addressing citizens concerns with skyrocketing violence there, yesterday:¬†‚ÄúThere‚Äôs a real impatience to get a real process going around community engagement to really get to a vision of what public safety looks like that‚Äôs going to work for everybody, and I think it‚Äôs such critical work.‚Ä̬†Councilman Steve Fletcher¬†After patiently […]