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{ Monthly Archives } August 2010

The Numbers Don’t Lie

U.S. Is Bankrupt and We Don’t Even Know: Laurence Kotlikoff Simple. We have 78 million baby boomers who, when fully retired, will collect benefits from Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid that, on average, exceed per-capita GDP. The annual costs of these entitlements will total about $4 trillion in today’s dollars. Yes, our economy will be […]

No. Just, No.

There are many people who will take your money and claim to teach you how to shoot to defend yourself and others. Some are quality establishments of learning, run by people who understand not only the nuts and bolts of shooting, but can efficiently pass it on to others. This is not one of these […]

Partially Fake, Yet Mostly Accurate

So JayG had a looksee at the Powerpoint I linked to yesterday and despite being handicapped by living in yankeeland for many years, caught something the rest of us missed! It looks like some desk driver did a google image search for “chevy suburban with holes in it” and stuck it into the last slide, […]

Hey, Need Some Batteries?

For those of you who like to buy it cheap and stock it deep, Optics Planet.com is offering a 38000-pack of gen-u-whine Surefire CR123 batteries for the low, low price of $60825! It does not say if shipping is included.

Know Thy Enemy

Remember the big cartel-on-cartel shoot ‘em up in Nuevo Laredo? The Border Security Operations Center finally did something useful with their tax dollars and produced this fascinating after action report. Warning: It contains pictures of graphic trauma. Including one picture of a dead gangbanger that will make a zombie weep in frustration. Some of my […]