What's Wrong With This Picture - Columbia U vs ROTC

What’s Wrong With This Picture – Columbia U vs ROTC

We all go through various phases in our lives.  The terrible twos.  The teens.  Perhaps a mid-life crisis.  Maybe even dementia.  But surely the worst of all stages is as we exit the teens and become fully empowered with all the rights of adulthood that society chooses to bestow upon us, but none of the […]

News You Don't See :  Swiss Reject Gun Control

News You Don’t See : Swiss Reject Gun Control

I bet you didn’t see a headline in your local newspaper, or a lead story on television news this week about the Swiss rejecting a plan to restrict the ability of their citizens to lawfully own and keep fully automatic weapons in their homes. Amazingly, a French website tells us what our local gun hating […]

Real Life James Bonds - Fascinating Reading

Real Life James Bonds – Fascinating Reading

You might have heard of the apparent assassination of a high ranking member of Hamas by what was subsequently claimed to be a team of Mossad agents from Israel, who intercepted the Hamas terrorist in Dubai.  This took place in January 2010. Here now is a fascinating and very detailed account of what transpired, that […]

Learning from Other's Experiences

Learning from Other’s Experiences

Here’s an interesting couple of videos – the first being an interview with a homeowner in the Denver CO area who was forced to defend himself against three intruders who broke into his house one night.  At least one of the intruders was armed; the homeowner defended himself successfully with his own pistol, and subsequently […]

A Casualty of Our Society - A Sense of Humor

A Casualty of Our Society – A Sense of Humor

Whether it be due to their outrageous cost, or the huge audience that watches them, making television advertisements to show on the Super Bowl represents one of the highest stakes biggest challenges for corporations and their advertising agencies. A 30 second Super Bowl ad in 2011 cost about $3 million to show, and it probably […]

Who Do You Believe - the Director of National Intelligence?  Or me?

Who Do You Believe – the Director of National Intelligence? Or me?

The executive branch of the US Government is falling over itself to push Egypt’s President, Hosni Mubarak, out, and are assuring us that this will be a Good Thing for Egypt, for the US, and for the world as a whole. Apparently we should ignore the fact that for almost 30 years, Mubarak has been […]

Why a Good Shot is Not Necessarily a Good Role Model

Why a Good Shot is Not Necessarily a Good Role Model

I went shooting with an acquaintance the other night for the first time (that is, for the first time with him, not the first time I went shooting!).  He could out-shoot me every which way, and did an excellent job of getting rounds close or exactly on the target bullseye, at quite impressive ranges. But.  […]