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1 hour agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

WE STAND WITH CANADA. The fight goes on. It knows no boundaries or borders. We’d best understand it and get ready for it here. Of particular note to this blog and much of its readership– the soldier who was on guard at the War Memorial and subsequently killed, was a reservist, a citizen-soldier. Show More Summary

But I just don’t much like Opera

TSO’s posts prompted this! I reckon if he can belittle (SAVAGES!) us for our answers to his poll I can post this: One of the most difficult concepts to communicate, for me anyway, is that I can admire the vocal skill and emotive chops of an opera star… BUT I still wouldn’t walk across the […]

Equipped For Survival

First, a wonderful example of being equipped and prepared for survival: A young teenager lost on a hunting trip is safe with his family Sunday night after he was missing for more than 24 hours in the Southern Colorado wilderness outside Custer County. Clayton Jones, 13, was found by family friends Sunday morning just after […]

Book Review of George Marshall: A Biography

1 hour agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

Not sure if I shall bother reading this new biography of George Marshall, but here is a review of it in the New Republic.  Concluding paragraph says a lot about George Marshall the man: For a military man, Marshall’s heroism was peculiar. Show More Summary

You people are savages. You hear me? Savages.

{NOTE, Read the first post before this one if you haven’t already.} You guys are getting almost every damn question wrong, and it is starting to annoy me. Let’s go through the results thus far. Question 1, your walk on song. Your answer, at 33.1% is Afternoon Delight. That is the wrong answer. In fact, […]

Collectivist Inadvertently Admits No Trust In Background Checks

Salon: It’s one thing to accept and understand that plenty of reasonable and responsible people own guns and that is their constitutional right. It is another to be so outrageously afraid of legitimate and sane restrictions that you have a situation in which it is entirely permissible to carry a loaded weapon into an event […]

Dunford Takes Charge (via Duffel Blog)

1 hour agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

Just a little humor for a Monday. (Yes, it appeared Friday but I didn’t have the chance to post it until now.) The video, titled “Marines peeing on navy pilot” has already gone viral, prompting a sharp rebuke from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel… But seriously– welcome back General, and congratulations. What took you so long??

A survey for our male, and curious female readers

Nationwide Ninja Chick for those asking: [I think she is a country music star now] I got an email this morning that if I wanted to increase our traffic here, we needed to do research into our readers. That made sense to me. But the emailer said they would do this for a low low […]

Notes From HPS

David Codrea: That’s a different contention than the one reporter Hartocollis began the report with, having used the specific word “carry.” Purchasing a gun, as opposed to obtaining a carry permit, are quite different things in New York, which follows the “may issue” discretion of authorities. The process is even more exclusive in New York […]

Life In the Royal Navy During World War I

1 hour agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

Good article over at the Daily Telegraph on life aboard a Royal Navy Monitor during the Gallipoli campaign.

3 Denver teen girls stopped from joining ISIS

The FBI stopped three teen age girls — two sisters, ages 17 and 15, and their 16-year-old friend — from going to Turkey, possibly to become ISIS brides, when they flew through Frankfurt, Germany last weekend. The girls skipped school on Friday and their families claim they didn’t know what they had planned, according to […]

Jerry Miculek On AR-15 Grip And Stance

Via John Richardson, here is Jerry Miculek on AR-15 grip and stance. I always watch and listen carefully to Jerry explain anything.  He is an extremely successful competitive shooter.  However, I have never seen him use (or advocate use of) what I’ve called the “aggressive plates forward” stance.  Jerry puts his left leg forward (almost […]

Salaries At the Institute

1 hour agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

According to the Richmond Times Dispatch, VMI along with UVA and VA Tech’s salaries are out of line with their peer institutions. VMI’s resident flack provided this answer to the Times Dispatch, None of the schools fits easily into the “cookie cutter” cohort used to make the comparisons, VMI spokesman Stewart MacInnis said in an interview. Show More Summary

Increased security at Arlington

The Associated Press reports that the US has strengthened security at the Arlington National Cemetery in the aftermath of the jihadist attack on a military guard in Ottawa. Authorities increased security at the Tomb of the Unknowns, which draws 4 million tourists a year. The Military District of Washington, which oversees the 3rd U.S. Infantry […]

University Student Who Had Guns On Campus Gets Two Years In Jail A college student who was arrested after being found with two handguns on campus and a rifle in his SUV pled guilty to weapons charges Friday in what supporters call a big misunderstanding. William Dong, 23, the now-former University of New Haven student said he carried the handguns for protection against mass shootings but ran […]

Should the 4th Estate be saved?

1 hour agoIndustries / Military : OPFOR

The 4th Estate, also known as news media, has had a tradition of both a liberal (change-promoting) editorial bent and being the opposition party to whomever is in power. America’s journalism business has a checkered past, with its William...Show More Summary

Congressional candidate, James Kimber, phony SEAL

Mary sends us an article in the U-T San Diego about Democrat Congressional candidate, James Kimber facing incumbent Republican Duncan Hunter. Kimber decided that it would be a good idea to wear a SEAL Special Warfare Badge (Trident) for more than a year before he was campaigning even though he never completed SEAL training and […]

Hispanics And Latinos Favor Gun Control

David Codrea has warned you: Why the “gun control” groups keep quiet about illegal immigration is understandable. Those in it for the long haul, who hope and believe Americans can be disarmed within a generation, recognize that this can give them an unbeatable political majority within a decade or two, to remake the legislatures and […]

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