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SHOT Show Day One

…n’t care. I think people who handle guns all the time should be more cautious and more careful than the average. But by and large, they are not. Bad gun handling habits are pernicious and contagious. I HATE watching people become so complacent with these gun-shaped objects, so cluelessly unaware of what they’re doing and so casual about how they’re doing it. People have this idea that people who handle guns for a living must be especially safe… Continue reading

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Securing Firearms in the Home

…must then cool down to laboratory ambient, 68 f, without the interior of the test safe exceeding 350 f, at any time, during the entire test period, meaning ramp-up, timed hour, or cool down. Most RSC’s will be rated at 1200 f for 30 minutes. And there’s no legal mandate as to how the 1200/30, Omega, Pyro 3000, or any other thermal protection test that I know of, is conducted. True safes are not cheap. The B17 I spoke of above… Continue reading

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Dying of Embarrassment

…olent Crime (Marc MacYoung, Paladin Press, 1993/LOTI, 2007). ↩ From MacYoung’s website at www.nononsenseselfdefense.com/five_stages.html. ↩ “Today’s Would-Be Hostage,” blog post dated 9 October 2009, Policing in Vancouver blog at www.behindtheblueline.ca. ↩ ITI Texas, 10700 South Interstate Highway 35, Dilley, TX 78017. (830) 334 2990. www.itiwsi.comwww.GunNutsRadio.com. ↩… Continue reading

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How to write a letter

…hts might be a new task to some. It’s not hard, but there are some basic rules that make the job even easier. The Questions First, let’s get some simple questions out of the way. Where do I send my letter? Start here: http://www.usa.gov/Contact/Elected.shtml. From that page, you can easily find out who your representatives are. If you have the time, I strongly suggest using the contact form on each politician’s home page, rather than going… Continue reading

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Lessons from the headlines #3

…html. ↩ “Today’s Would-Be Hostage,” blog post dated 9 October 2009, Policing in Vancouver blog at www.behindtheblueline.ca. ↩ ITI Texas, 10700 South Interstate Highway 35, Dilley, TX 78017. (830) 334 2990. www.itiwsi.comwww.GunNutsRadio.com. ↩ FBI Uniform Crime Reports, expanded homicide data, table 7. 2011 numbers. ↩ A knife-armed attacker can cover a lot more distance a lot more quickly than… Continue reading

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Christianity and Pacifism

…html. ↩ “Today’s Would-Be Hostage,” blog post dated 9 October 2009, Policing in Vancouver blog at www.behindtheblueline.ca. ↩ ITI Texas, 10700 South Interstate Highway 35, Dilley, TX 78017. (830) 334 2990. www.itiwsi.comwww.GunNutsRadio.com. ↩ FBI Uniform Crime Reports, expanded homicide data, table 7. 2011 numbers. ↩ A knife-armed attacker can cover a lot more distance a lot more quickly than… Continue reading

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Awareness is Impossible

…html. ↩ “Today’s Would-Be Hostage,” blog post dated 9 October 2009, Policing in Vancouver blog at www.behindtheblueline.ca. ↩ ITI Texas, 10700 South Interstate Highway 35, Dilley, TX 78017. (830) 334 2990. www.itiwsi.comwww.GunNutsRadio.com. ↩ FBI Uniform Crime Reports, expanded homicide data, table 7. 2011 numbers. ↩ A knife-armed attacker can cover a lot more distance a lot more quickly than… Continue reading

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Can You See Clearly Now?

…html. ↩ “Today’s Would-Be Hostage,” blog post dated 9 October 2009, Policing in Vancouver blog at www.behindtheblueline.ca. ↩ ITI Texas, 10700 South Interstate Highway 35, Dilley, TX 78017. (830) 334 2990. www.itiwsi.comwww.GunNutsRadio.com. ↩ FBI Uniform Crime Reports, expanded homicide data, table 7. 2011 numbers. ↩ A knife-armed attacker can cover a lot more distance a lot more quickly than… Continue reading

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