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A Tale of Two Restaurants

Parents wonder why the streams are bitter when they themselves have poisoned the fountain. - John Locke Last Sunday an assailant armed with a hammer entered the Seafood Buffet restaurant in Brooklyn, NY, and began attacking the staff. The owner Petaling Jaya and employee Ng Tan Kheong were both murdered, a third employee is in [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:10:50+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Attitude, History, In the News, Instructor Notes|0 Comments

December 7, 1941

"Yesterday, December 7, 1941 a date which will live in infamy, the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan." - President Franklin D. Roosevelt, opening of speech to Congress requesting a declaration of war against Japan, December 8, 1941 Flag flown over [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:10:51+00:00December 8th, 2018|Attitude, History, Instructor Notes, Liberty|0 Comments

Revolvers?

I am very positive about expressing the opinion that the best known method of learning and mastering any branch of the revolver shooting game is by actually shooting - Ed McGivern, Fast and Fancy Revolver Shooting   Hammerless "pocket" revolver Since the 1800’s revolvers have been commonplace in the holsters of American law [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:10:51+00:00November 26th, 2018|Ask Fortress, Firearms, History, Instructor Notes|0 Comments

Short Sleeve or Long Sleeve?

"Rape and murder were common, children forced to become soldiers and turned against their own families, and a usual punishment for opposition the amputation of your hands or arms. "Short sleeve, or long sleeve?" asked the militia men as they raised their machetes. When I went to Sierra Leone as a reporter in 2000, the [...]

London – Rinse, and Repeat

Qu'ran (8:12) - "I will cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve. Therefore strike off their heads and strike off every fingertip of them"   Sunday, May 21st, at 10:45pm UK time, a lone Jihadist suicide bomber detonated a device outside Manchester Arena, murdering 22 people and injuring another 50+. The majority of [...]

Big Swamp Village

We're surrounded. That simplifies our problem..." - Lt. Gen. Chesty Puller, USMC From 221 to 206BC the Qin, pronounced "Chin", Dynasty ruled China, and represented the first unified central government in Chinese history. As absolute monarchies do, the Qin built power and influence by wielding military might and merciless rule. The only "fairness" they could [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:11:13+00:00September 16th, 2016|Attitude, History, Instructor Notes, Liberty|0 Comments

The Huns Are Coming

"Shoot back!" - Milo Yiannopoulos A week ago today 49 of my fellow citizens were murdered by an Islamic terrorist on American soil. An agent of a foreign enemy, in an act of war, attacked civilians and slaughtered them inside our borders. That is the reality no one seems to be able to admit. "...[I'm [...]

April 19, 1775

"I am a friend to righteous government, to a government founded upon the principles of reason and justice; but I glory in publicly avowing my eternal enmity to tyranny. Is the present system, which the British administration have adopted for the government of the colonies, a righteous government - or is it tyranny?" - John [...]

By |2019-02-07T10:11:18+00:00April 23rd, 2016|Attitude, History, Instructor Notes, Liberty, Rifles|1 Comment