Cooper’s Bullet

October 20, 2014

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Stop me if you heard this one…

Schrodinger’s cat walks into a bar… and then he doesn’t.

If your familiar with the four universal gun rules as advocated by Jeff Cooper, then you know one of them is that all guns are loaded even if they aren’t.  [continue reading]

Of Demons And Darkness

October 2, 2013

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“The first and greatest victory is to conquer yourself; to be conquered by yourself is of all things most shameful and vile.” ~Plato

The biggest mountain to climb of your life… is always going to be yourself.

As I look at my training, my attitude, my perspective, my mistakes, my body, my relationships, my life… I see something staring back at me from the darkest shadows within:

My utter failure to conquer myself wholly. [continue reading]

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I am intrigued by the number of articles and comments related to press checks, for and against.

It seems that those who are anti-press check are against press checks because of the number of people that do them at inappropriate times (i.e. combat reloads). Or they like to tease that this is some kind of over-the-top “tacticool” display of gun handling that only special forces guys and Hollywood actors do. [continue reading]

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I just saw this video of a murder-in-progress prank done in an elevator. The footage shown of reactions to the prank where they see a victim being actively strangled by an assailant is quite telling.

While I do recognize that what we are seeing in the video is a very small sample of people, in a certain location, and is largely anecdotal. I do think the video is more true to reality than not when compared to what we see in the news everyday.  [continue reading]

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I have seen a few emails and Facebook posts popup about the use of wasp spray as a defensive weapon against home invasions and the like. The advice about using wasp spray has some variations, but usually has this tidbit in the message: [continue reading]