Posted on 12 February 2014
With a huge part of the nation facing way-below-normal-temperatures, some of the nation having just experienced snow and ice storms, and another chunk of the nation facing more snow, sleet and ice storms today/tomorrow, it seems appropriate to review a few emergency preparation items.
Posted on 29 January 2014
The CDC checklist has 22 items on it that run the gamut from food to electronics to towing equipment. I’m going to try to address them in common groups to include electronics, tools, warmth, emergency vehicle equipment, survival supplies.
Posted on 16 January 2014
Thankfully, as a military and law enforcement veteran of over 30 years’ experience and with over 20 years as a firearms instructor, I had some passing familiarity with guns. My next challenge was to try to imagine what a “prepper” would have in his family armory to outfit the family with.
Posted on 02 January 2014
Throughout all of this I hope you’ve realized: if you don’t plan for success then you’ve (by default) planned to fail.
Posted on 30 December 2013
Compassion and a willingness or drive to reduce cruelty and heartlessness can be worthless unless a person also has the strength and will to enforce it. Pacifism may be great, but no pacifist ever overcame the violence, cruelty or heartlessness of a bully.
Posted on 18 December 2013
When you decide to select your personal defense weapon, take a look around. Read. Get educated about options. Talk to your friends who shoot. Remember that everyone’s opinion is exactly that: their opinion; and it’s based on what they like or don’t like (just like mine). Decide for yourself. Try different pistols out.
Posted on 16 December 2013
For the many campers and backpackers we have in our readership (look for a future survey on what your favorite outdoor activity is) we’re going to talk about the options available in handguns, the pros and cons of various designs and the best methods and places to carry them.
Posted on 19 November 2013
When was the last time you reviewed the items that are a part of your EDC to see if you needed to update anything?
Posted on 11 November 2013
In this article we’re going to look at a few of the more popular handgun designs for the 9x19mm Parabellum, the pros and cons of each, and solicit your feedback on which is your preferred or favorite pistol (in this caliber).
Posted on 31 October 2013
The only way to survive a violent attack and emerge victorious against evil is to train for it and respond to it with greater justified and completely moral violence. Until that reality becomes accepted and spread through our schools, violence will continue; the loss of innocent lives will continue; and politicians will continue to use such horrific events, leveraging them for their own power-grabbing agendas.