Who you gonna call? Law enforcement has seen some pretty challenging times over the course of my lifetime. While the fifties were relatively quiet, the sixties set in motion a sea change in how the police were viewed that has resulted in the current crisis. To be fair, the things that caused the changes are […]Read More 6 Days
Everywhere you look these days, people are reacting to the senseless deaths of innocent people and wondering how we can stop the killing. I think its a fair question. But I think we are not examining the root causes of what seems to be an increase in evil actions. Society has become very sophisticated since […]Read More A Prophesy From Nearly a Hundred Years Ago is Just as True Today
Even the most ordered society can fall into despotism. One of the classical examples is the transition of Japan from an enlightened kingdom to a brutal conqueror within a few short generations. How did it happen? Just as importantly, could it happen again? At the time of Emperor Meiji’s birth in 1852, Japan was an […]Read More The Thin Veneer Called Civilization
Warning: If you are easily triggered, this may not be a good article for you to read. Why do you need an AR 15? In the wake of the latest horrific shooting, the topic for many people seems to focus on why someone would need an AR 15. Depending on the political and philosophical background […]Read More Why do you need an AR 15?
“In reading The History of Nations, we find that, like individuals, they have their whims and their peculiarities, their seasons of excitement and recklessness, when they care not what they do. We find that whole communities suddenly fix their minds upon one object and go mad in its pursuit; that millions of people become simultaneously […]Read More The Madness of Crowds
I rarely reblog someone else’s page but I know that I have a following of a number of veterans who have honorably served their country. I saw this one this morning and thought that is deserved a little more recognition. http://redflagnews.com/headlines/disarming-americas-heros-veterans-receiving-official-letters-prohibiting-them-from-purchasing-possessing-receiving-or-transporting-a-firearm-or-ammunition From the article written By Constitutional Attorney Michael Connelly, J.D. How would you feel […]Read More Thanks for your service… now hand in your guns
I saw this posted on a web site today and had to share. For all of my friends down in North Carolina, I do sincerely hope there are not too many like this person running around without adult supervision. We have had people like this throughout the history of the country. Otherwise PT Barnum would […]Read More A more modern way of living… really???
Over the weekend I found myself watching one of the cable stations that plays old westerns. The movie was an oldie starring Randolph Scott in a very interesting role for him. He was actually a bad guy who was pretending to be a good guy. The movie was probably made later in his career when […]Read More You wouldn’t shoot an unarmed man would you?