Attitude

Gun Stupid 11.20.2019

This week has seen a rash of negligent firearm discharges and general stupidity with guns. Starting in Elkhart, IN, a 15-year-old was accidentally shot by a friend. Police are still investigating, but the victim is dead and the family now gets to bury them. In Chicago, a 16-year veteran of the PD negligently shot himself [...]

By |2019-11-21T01:29:35+00:00November 21st, 2019|Attitude, In the News, Legal|0 Comments

Seven Deadly Sins

“The punishment for acting helpless is to find yourself at the mercy of others.” - Marty Ruben   A student contacted me recently to relay a learning event her aunt experienced. The aunt is described as middle aged and attractive; an independent business woman who has worked hard and done well for herself.  She dresses [...]

By |2019-09-25T16:18:25+00:00September 23rd, 2019|Attitude, Instructor Notes|0 Comments

Today’s Answer

“If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.” ― Napoleon Bonaparte On August 3rd a single murderer walked into the El Paso Walmart Superstore and opened fire with an AK47-style rifle. At this time, the casualty count is 22 dead, 24 injured. 13 hours later, a single murderer opened fire outside of the [...]

Police Brutality?

“Is this the hill you want to die on?" - Anon   On July 16th in Cashion, Oklahoma, 65-year-old Debra Hamil was tased and arrested by Officer Charles Massine during a traffic stop which originated due to a broken tail light on Hamil’s vehicle. Hamil has been charged on two counts: 1- Battery/Assault and Battery [...]

Factory Ammunition

"Maybe it’ll just be confiscation." - IL State Rep Julie Morrison, June 11, 2019, in regard to banning auto loading firearms. Our recommendation to new students is to attend class with American-made factory ammunition. Cheap foreign manufactured, and especially reloaded ("handloaded"), ammunition generally proves less than reliable. At best, ammunition which fails to feed, fire, [...]

Memorial Day 2019

  Our goal has always been to teach good people the skills they need to have victory in the fight of their lives. Of course, we didn't invent any of our curriculum. No...the lessons we pass on were all taught to us through the blood of those who suffered and died before us. Private citizens, [...]

By |2019-05-27T17:33:30+00:00May 27th, 2019|Attitude, History, Instructor Notes, Liberty|0 Comments

Excuses? – By Tricia Ellison

“You can’t control the outcome, but you are 100% in control of the effort. If you don't like the outcome, change your effort" - Larry Elder A few months ago my husband and I decided to start having a date night once a week. 😊 We wrote a list of all the fun things we'd [...]

Gun Stupid

"Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance." - George Bernard Shaw The past few weeks have been rife with stories of American gun owners behaving poorly with their firearms. More than I have time to list, but here's the highlights: We begin with two Rhodes Scholars who decided to test out the [...]

Benchmade

Recently, Benchmade knife company made the mistake of posting picture to their Facebook page depicting their assistance to the Oregon City, PD, in the destruction of firearms. I was contemplating a blog post about it, but then I read the words of Instructor, Matt DeVito. He summed it up quite well, and anything I would [...]

Good People, Bad Choices

"No one is going to be digging my bullets out of anyone's back." - John Farnam This week a news story from 2017 was being recycled over social media, spurring a whole new round of outrage and irresponsible commentary. Of course, few can be bothered to look at the dates of stories they re-post, but [...]