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"An Alternate Reality" or how things should have been in Ferguson

There is so much I could say about this, and I’m going to pass for now. Perhaps if I get around to it, I’ll write some of that up, but there’s only so much of that Police State crap I can handle and not get so overwhelmed with disappointment that I can barely stand it. 341 more words


Rube Goldberg Lives!

Rube Goldberg lives indeed. For those of a younger generation, a Rube Goldberg device is a ridiculously complex mechanism that requires unnecessary steps to accomplish a single, simple task. 120 more words


Structured practice (Part I)

What exactly is Claude Werner’s ‘1,000 Day Dry Fire’ program? Is it published anywhere? Anybody tried it? What were the results? Would you do it again?

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Banning Russian-made AK-47s sets off a U.S. buying frenzy

Michael S. Rosenwald reports for The Washington Post:

‘The AK-47 buying frenzy presents yet another example of a paradoxical consequence of trying to limit gun sales: booming demand. 120 more words


The Real Thing

This, gentle readers, is how it’s done. There is nothing as feckless as a gun free school zone sign, nothing as unlikely to actually deter murderers bent on killing children. 63 more words


This is what happens to you when you're white and confronted by police

In fact this is the way all encounters should be handled between police and citizens, patiently and deliberately, but unless you’re an armed white man it never does.   172 more words