Situational Awareness: Avoid Being ‘Canalized’

“An important thing for us to remember is that Situational Awareness is of limited value once we have been canalized. ‘Canalize – to restrict operations to a narrow zone by use of existing or reinforcing obstacles.’ “At that point the military term is ‘decisively engaged’ meaning we have lost our ability to maneuver and must […]

More Liberal Hunters Could be the Beginning to Solving America’s Gun Problem

“Of course, it’s possible to be a liberal hunter. I even know a few—mostly fellow journalists in western states who every fall disappear into the woods in search for deer or elk. Hunting doesn’t belong to conservatives anymore than hiking belongs to liberals. But demographic shifts over the last half-century have made cities liberal bastions, […]

A British Expat is Terrified by America’s Gun Culture

“It’s politically incorrect, though, to point out that the fear expressed by gun-owners is racially tinged. Guns have long been seen as protection for white folks against black and brown folks – yesterday’s Apaches and Sioux are today’s Mexicans and Muslims. ‘Be careful what you say about guns,’ American friends of mine often warn me. ‘Remember what […]

A Pot Conviction Shouldn’t Negate Your Right to Armed Self Defense

“Ten years ago, when the Supreme Court recognized that the Second Amendment protects the right to keep guns for self-defense, it said ‘nothing in our opinion should be taken to cast doubt on longstanding prohibitions on the possession of firearms by felons.’ Yet if the right to protect oneself against aggressors is “fundamental,” as the Court said […]

I Prefer Dangerous Freedom

“Me? I think I’d prefer freedom. Yes, I definitely prefer freedom. And I think that if they want to take away my freedom, they should be ready to fight to the death. I’m not super butch warrior guy, but still I’d rather bleed out on a pile of hot brass than live as the slave […]

Your Carry Gun Causes School Shootings

“Most gun owners are very responsible and keep their guns locked up in a gun safe or something similar, but the exception to that is the one gun that they think they need for self-defense. That gun needs to be close at hand, and it’s that gun that is, unfortunately, causing so much damage, because your […]

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