Category Archives: Current Affairs

Recent shooting at Virginia college proves the point

Recently a young man walked in to his classroom and opened fire on his teacher. Fortunately the teacher ducked behind his desk and then the rifle jammed.  What’s the point proven?  Be alert, drop to the ground, get behind something … Continue reading

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Damn! So much to talk about

OK.  I’ve been in trial and haven’t had time to post lately. But between the shooting in the office in Orlando and the massacre at Ft. Hood, I have to post some more. First off, hats off to all the … Continue reading

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Angry, Angrier, Angriest

Just a general comment, not a tip here.  The more I read about politics, the more I realize that the Secret Service has its hands full.  In fact, according to some widely quoted statistics which may or may not be … Continue reading

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Here’s another Rant for you

I swear it seems like we’re breeding for stupidity. Or at least culturally training people to be stupid. Worse, Darwin will punish us for our total and complete stupidity.  What am I talking about?  Simple really.  In the past 3 … Continue reading

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Nasty scams

I don’t normally post twice in one day, but in researching my previous post I found This list of scams that Fox News has compiled.   You should check the list out but the list includes:  threats of home invasion, … Continue reading

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design for security

There is a wonderful article in the Washington Post about how the Holocaust Museum was designed to be both welcoming and secure.  The system worked too, despite Mr. John’s murder.  That’s what security designs are for:  to channel an attacker … Continue reading

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Long Time Gone and Now I’m Back

It’s been a long time since I posted here, almost 18 months.  There’s a reason or maybe a series of reasons why I stopped:  The election was heating up and I was hearing more and more nasty, crude, almost frightening … Continue reading

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