Preparedness is your insurance policy. You hope you never need to use it, but it could save your life if you do. The U.S. is Ripe with Soft Targets While the steps being taken to secure our power … Continue reading →
Wake Up Democrats! I’m less worried about what happened to the Lincoln, Martin Luther King, and Ronald Reagan Republicans than I am about where the Kennedy Democrats went. Where are the Democrats who cared more about the good … Continue reading →
What causes a person to shoot up a school… or anywhere else for that matter? My parent’s generation was wrong about a lot of things. Playing in the fresh dew didn’t give you Polio, your eyes wouldn’t stick … Continue reading →
The police [understandably] don’t want you to know many things, from interrogation techniques to their home addresses. The average LEO, however, does want the public to be more aware of some other bits of wisdom. Many are common … Continue reading →
Quite a few years ago, I started collecting “Things Cops Want You to Know” and posting the best online here. The suggestions I received from the law enforcement community were a colorful mixture of facts, fun and folklore, … Continue reading →
For some reason, a greater than average number of my friends, acquaintances, comrades and cohorts in the creative fields have a problem with money.Continue reading →
The “Uhh, Ahh Crutch” is one of the most annoying habits any speaker can exhibit. It will alienate your audience and make you seem like a rank amateur. Verbal crutches are those irritating things people do when they … Continue reading →
To co-opt another person’s vote, merely get to the polls before they do, and give that person’s name and address rather than yours to the nice, helpful person at the table. If you need help finding a voter’s … Continue reading →
US-backed Free Syrian Army rebels are currently attacking and burning Christian churches, shooting Christians in the street, broadcasting ultimatums that all non-Muslims must be cleansed from the rebel-held villages, and actively killing priests. This is who our current … Continue reading →
Could these moronic policies be planting the seeds for a new generation of school and workplace shooters, mass murderers and serial killers? Really Stupid Behavior by “Our Servants and Employees” Common sense has clearly gone out of the … Continue reading →
When a writer uses the word “there” when their or they’re was intended, it deals an immediate credibility blow in the mind of the reader, if only subconsciously. Invest in a dictionary or find a free one on-line … Continue reading →
Where writing for eMedia is concerned, less really is more Documents destined for computer screens follow a slightly different set of rules than those written for print. The traditional 10-20 words per sentence is out the window. According … Continue reading →
In any communication, be it graphic, written or verbal, do it as if … “You’re Sending a Telegram to a Moron at a Thousand Dollars a Word!” (Gene Wales) Just Because Other People Abuse The Language Doesn’t … Continue reading →
This quick guideline does not pretend to be a comprehensive guide, and I don’t pretend to be a lawyer. ( though I occasionally play one on the Internet ) What I hope to do, however, is address some … Continue reading →
Congress Overturns Incandescent Light Bulb Ban Washington Times – 1 April, 2016 Congressional negotiators struck a deal Thursday that overturns the new rules that were to have banned sales of traditional incandescent light bulbs beginning next year. What … Continue reading →
I can’t believe that I’ve managed to reach my ripe old age and still haven’t managed to find a reason to hate Jews. What am I missing? I grew up in a small Southern Virginia town where there … Continue reading →
Just a SMALL sample of the brazen sales of SPAMMER and Hacker Tools that are being more or less ‘openly’ sold.Continue reading →
Live by the sword, die by the sword.” Do this until swords are outlawed. — Then die by the sword anyway. – Egg There are those who call for an outright ban on all firearms. Many still believe … Continue reading →
The silence, and apparent lack of outrage from the “peaceful” Muslim community may not necessarily mean that they approve of, or are not disturbed by the death and violence perpetrated in the name of Allah. They may be … Continue reading →
It’s time for Bible Thumpers to put the Hellfire and Brimstone on the back burner for a while. It’s time for every-day bigots to “fake” color blindness and for gay people to stop acting like a bunch of attention starved, spoiled children. And can we please ratchet down the abortion chatter for a while? In Islam, husbands do their own abortions, with long curved blades, in the street.
I want our civilization to survive long enough to have that and other arguments, so I’ll put it aside if you will, at least until we get this fixed.
More is at stake here than the right to peacefully hate one another, our very existence is in jeopardy. Maybe we can afford the luxury of bigotry and hate sometime in the future, but right now we are all, and by all, I mean every one of us who is not them, in a fight for our lives.
A bloated, corrupt, runaway government allows, and even facilitates the process, and our first and only priority should be getting our nation back into the hands of We The People. Can we please get along with one another just long enough to get our country under control?
Only then, can we be afforded the luxury of squabbling over comparatively irrelevant differences from choice of sleeping partner to skin color and political party.
If we don’t act soon, “those of us who are not them,” will vanish forever from the face of the Earth.Continue reading →
Most technical professionals have them — friends and neighbors who arrive bearing slow, non-functioning, virus ridden, crap-ware stuffed, antique computers and a helpless look. Don’t get me wrong — I love helping people and sharing knowledge, but I … Continue reading →
New York has shown great success in contracting management of Central Park to a private company. The park is now safer, cleaner and less costly than when run by the government. What if the many companies expert in … Continue reading →
Scenario: No More Drug Problem. For the sake of this hypothetical commentary, let’s assume that somehow, the problem with illegal drugs mostly goes away. Whether this is through enforcement, social change, legalization or some yet to be discovered … Continue reading →
You might want to put that in your “urban slang” dictionary and spell checker because odds are, you are one! Only politically vested, zealots, crazies, sheep and talk show pundits tow a strict, hard, main-line political party line … Continue reading →
Rapidly writing really readable reading isn’t a really radical, although remotely related, writing requisite — but it should be! Writing something that is easily read can be quite a challenge. The popularity of the Internet and other interactive, … Continue reading →
During the cold war the Soviet people (subjects) were expected to watch their neighbors, strangers, and even family and friends. and required by law (the KGB) to report suspicious activity to the police. (also KGB) We Have That Law Here — in America!Continue reading →
Though you may have paid for photos, music and/or artwork, you may not have a right to reproduce them. You may not be allowed to use photos even if they are of you! When you contract with a … Continue reading →
You don’t know me, or maybe you do, and just don’t know it.
I am your neighbor, doctor, clergyman, nurse or just another nameless, faceless stranger in the crowd. I have a state authorized, court issued permit to carry a concealed handgun.
PS: Please be advised that the majority of legal gun owners also think the morons walking through department stores with carbines just to make a point are idiots too.Continue reading →