Category: Commentary

The Scourge of “comparison”

It was some four decades ago my journey started as a student, practitioner, and teacher of the “martial arts”.  The term itself can be controversial, everything is these days, but it encompasses most of my training and has become mainstream as a description of what I do.    Most training included (and still does) traditional Japanese …

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No More Sloppy Seconds!

My relationship with the suppressor industry has always been a mixed bag. You find no stronger advocate for their use, especially in the gun media. My willingness to maintain a Class II manufacturing license allows me to continue this advocacy where others cannot or will not. Relegated to occasional use at an event, most writers …

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Suppressors, the Hunters friend, not an Assassins Tool

As a long time rifle suppressor user I am often asked why there is a need. A recent conversation along with several correspondence this week sparked the need to complete this blog. It addresses those issues in detail alone. It surrounds the mythology behind the suppressor, the mysticism of Titanium, and who uses them and …

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Constitutional Rights – Who needs them!!!

Recent events have prompted a thought. So who needs constitutional rights? Seems like a stupid question right, so why ask? Simple, at no time in my life have people been more willing to take them away from others! Ya, others, take mine away and I will fight to the DEATH!! But yours, well who cares, …

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Guns, Tactics, and Hormonal Decision Making

A list recently published on why agencies are switching to the 9mm pistol resulted in the usual ignorant comments about cops somehow being less than manly because they use a 9mm pistol; or the typical mythology that “no officer” willingly makes that transition. Even more comical, the transition is yet another conspiracy on the part …

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Where did my America go?

The most recent ambush and brutal murder of two patrol officers in Las Vegas is particularly disturbing to me.  Officers being killed in the line of duty is not new.  Even the targeting of specific officers involved in under cover or anti-drug operations is more common than most may think.   Having some psyhopathic anti-government whack …

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