6.6 earthquake strikes off BC

24 April 2014

PORT ALICE, British Columbia – A magnitude 6.6 quake was recorded Wednesday night in the Pacific Ocean off the northwest corner of British Columbia's Vancouver Island, the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Information Center said.

ObamaCare Destroying Marriages

24 April 2014

Remember when commentators argued that ObamaCare would “destroy marriage for the middle class the same way that the Great Society welfare state destroyed the black family with financial incentives for staying single”?

Gun carry rights expanded in Ga.

23 April 2014

ELLIJAY, Ga. (AP) — Criticized by one group as the "guns everywhere" bill, Georgia took a big step Wednesday toward expanding where licensed carriers can take their weapons.

Ga. governor to sign bill expanding gun rights

23 April 2014

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is expected to sign legislation Wednesday expanding gun rights in the state. The bill, described by the NRA’s lobbying arm as "the most comprehensive pro-gun reform legislation introduced in recent state history," expands the scope of public places...

Texas officials warn of possible BLM land grab

23 April 2014

Texas officials are raising alarm that the Bureau of Land Management, on the heels of its dust-up with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, might be eyeing a massive land grab in northern Texas.

IRS awarded bonuses to employees with issues

23 April 2014

IRS EMPLOYEES who had been cited for tax compliance and conduct issues were still rewarded with monetary awards or time off, according to a new report by Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration J. Russell George.

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Update Your EDC Annually

Posted on 23 April 2014

When was the last time you reviewed the items that are a part of your EDC to see if you needed to update anything?


Glock Model 42 vs. Walther PPK

Posted on 24 April 2014

That said, if I’m looking for a pocket gun; a gun I can easily tuck away and carry comfortably; a gun that allows me to dress much more comfortably and still manage effective concealment… the Glock 42 would be my choice over the Walther PPK.


Salvaging Surplus Knives

Posted on 23 April 2014

That article spawned a conversation about knives and how old they had to be before you replaced them. I didn’t realize that AGE determined service life (I guess it does in we humans). So, I set about finding an old beat up surplus knife or bayonet that I could salvage for current use. My son showed up at home with an ugly worn and abused M3 Trench Knife. It was the perfect piece to work with. You should see it now.


TCCC: A Highly Valuable Acronym

Posted on 24 April 2014

In today’s world of terrorist attacks, active shooters in schools (or malls or office buildings), workplace violence and other threats, all of which we’ve seen in the past twelve months, it behooves us to prepare ourselves to do more than just shoot back.

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