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Chipman

Once in a generation a man emerges on the world stage with a vigor and a sense of righteousness that brings hope to the assembled masses.  A belief emerges that this singular individual will tame the mighty waters of impassioned invectives and lay bare the misguided desires of those who would seek to enslave...

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The Recall: The California Gubernatorial Recall Election

This has been a tough week to be sure.   We lost American warriors to a “new” enemy now being called Isis-K, or, by its full name, Isis Khorasan.  Both British and German intelligence warned us these clowns would try to attack, and attack they did.  The failure of our political leaders in mitigating this international...

The Lazy Samurai

“How did you like the CCW renewal class yesterday?”   “Oh… it was great.  Learned a bunch.  Didn’t like the dry-fire portion though.”   “Really?  Did something happen?”   “No, I mean, I get it.  Some of these people have limited knowledge and they need to get comfortable.  I’ve been shooting for years.  I know what I’m doing.  Besides… that...

Genghis Khan and Crazy Horse

History does not repeat itself… but it does give us interesting insights, especially when we engage in a study of comparative history.  More specifically, it fascinates me studying similarly situated ethnic groups during a similar point in history, but separated by geography.  One would suppose that if humans are a naturally progressing people, two...

The Swordsman

“I see you have studied the works of Camillo Agrippa.  Have you always used the rapier?”   “Ummm… I don’t know anything about “Camino A Grip A”.  Is that a street in San Juan Capistrano?”   “No.  It is a school of Italian sword fighting from the sixteenth century.  I noticed you were shadow fencing here at the...

Handmaidens of Serfdom

“Washington, Nov. 12, 2022. Republican voters took back the House and Senate, showing their displeasure with the Biden Administration’s speed at eradicating the Corona Virus.”   Expect that headline from most news outlets next November.     This week we saw a dress rehearsal of it from the BBC:  “Hundreds of Cubans take to the streets to protest...