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Oh, Here We Go Again

Oh, Here We Go Again

| March 25, 2019 | 11 Comments

I’m still not sure what the hysteria is surrounding gun ownership, but is this going to precede confiscation of kitchen knives and — well, anything that can be used for self-defense? I don’t have the language of this proposed bill in front of me, however, as AW1Ed pointed out when I sent it to him […]

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A Couple Test 21 Foot Rule, One Dies

A Couple Test 21 Foot Rule, One Dies

| March 25, 2019 | 35 Comments

The 21 Foot Rule, or Tueller Drill, is an exercise where a person tests their weapon reaction time if an attacker gets within 21 feet. The time it takes to dash 21 feet is theorized to be equivalent to weapon reaction time. Law enforcement has used this training rule as a demarcation between shooting too […]

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Bucks prosecutor: Bensalem man lied about military service to avoid jail

Bucks prosecutor: Bensalem man lied about military service to avoid jail

| March 25, 2019 | 62 Comments

Gorzoch AnotherPat was kind enough to send us this story about Joseph E. Gorzoch, who seems to have a problem with drinking and driving. The DUI convictions were his fourth and fifth such violations since 2002, according to Deputy District Attorney Robert James. To ice the cake, as it were, he claimed military service, suffering […]

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Funerals for PFC Clifford M. Mills (World War II) and MSG Charlie J. Mares (Korea)

Funerals for PFC Clifford M. Mills (World War II) and MSG Charlie J. Mares (Korea)

| March 25, 2019 | 5 Comments

In February, DPAA announced that it had accounted for PFC Clifford M. Mills, US Army. PFC Mills was lost in Germany on 18 September 1944. PFC Mills will be buried later this week – on Saturday, 30 March 2019 – in Troy, Indiana. Regrettably, DPAA does not seem to have posted the specific location for […]

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Monday Feel Good Stories

Monday Feel Good Stories

| March 25, 2019 | 11 Comments

Bond. James Bond. Clerk shoots would-be robber at Centennial gas station Tyler Dumas CENTENNIAL – A would-be robber at a gas station in Centennial ended up at Children’s Hospital after the store’s clerk shot him early Saturday morning. Reporting partner 9News in Denver said a juvenile male attempted to hold up a Shell station on […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Congressional GOP-Learn to Govern

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Congressional GOP-Learn to Govern

| March 24, 2019 | 47 Comments

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reacted to an effort to bring a procedural vote to the floor for the Green New Deal. Would she be happy now that one of her favorite initiatives is being considered? Under certain conditions. From AOC’s twitter: Stop wasting the American peoples’ time + learn to govern. Our jobs aren’t for campaigning, & […]

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Another Returns

Another Returns

| March 24, 2019 | 10 Comments

DPAA has identified and accounted for the following formerly-missing US personnel. From World War II S2c Richard J. Thomson, US Navy, assigned to the crew of the USS Oklahoma, was lost at Pearl Harbor, HI, on 7 December 1941. He was accounted for on 19 March 2019. From Korea None From Southeast Asia None Welcome […]

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Sunday Feel Good Stories

Sunday Feel Good Stories

| March 24, 2019 | 24 Comments

Heh. Port and Starboard Woman shoots at man trying to attack someone with knife in Fresno store By: AJ Kato FRESNO, Calif. – A man is now in custody after police said he pulled a knife on a group of women in a Fresno store. Police said one of the woman then opened fire on […]

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