A farmer who sought to knock off some coyotes on his farm–in an effort to increase the wild turkey population–ended up getting a felony conviction for killing bald eagles. 13 years later, President Bush pardoned him. But for 13 years, Leslie Owen Collier carried the burden of being a convicted felon. Remember that when you […]
I cannot remember where or who wrote the comment here, but someone commented how some people view singles with envy because they have so much time on their hands. In our humanity we rarely see the whole picture unless we’re living it. I have been told by another that she envied me because I had time […]
He needs to quit handling firearms and hire someone who knows what he’s doing–like me–to handle that aspect of personal security.
This is almost as funny as the account of my favorite badass in the Bible–Jael–nailing a tent peg through Sisera’s head, or the woman dropping a millstone on Abimelech’s head.
First, there was the DEA agent–the only one “professional enough”–who made the mistake of handling his own “unloaded gun”. Now we have a police chief who shot himself in the thigh with a .45 caliber handgun. That had to hurt. For the sake of the good chief, and others, here is a public service announcement […]
I said, “Yes!”
I almost never go shopping on so-called “Black Friday”. Part of that is because I am happy to contribute to Citigroup’s financial demise. (I will drink to their bankruptcy.) Part of it is I have no use for the rampant materialism. I will buy gifts for relatives. My dad will get a subscription to a […]
If you’re going to shoot a firearm accurately, sight-alignment is very important. Your chances of success are not going to be good if you hold the weapon like this:
While Candice Watters addresses a very important issue behind the protracted singleness issue–she calls it Caution and Courage, whereas I often note the tradeoff between risk aversion and risk tolerance–there’s still a little more to this than merely saying, “People need to be willing to take more risk.” Sure, risk-tolerance is important. But that is […]