Author Archives: Oleg Volk

Cat in repose

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They grow up so fast

Congratulations, Grace!

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“No civilian needs…”

A common statement from the fans of government monopoly on force is: “no civilian needs such weapons”, with “such weapons” being whatever they are trying to ban. Let’s look at this statement more closely. The Secret Service staff are civilians. … Continue reading

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Recent articles

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Savage A22 rifle review: new on CheaperThanDirt

Read the review.

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Accommodating lasers with custom holsters

I’ve been using a Kahr P9 since 2001. Thin form, light weight of the pistol, and the excellent design of Alessi Talon Plus holster made it one of the most comfortable carry pistols I’ve ever tried. I obtained a laser … Continue reading

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Interesting people

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Infrared snapshots

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Chapa updates

Chapa has grown into a very people-friendly cat. He spends hours daily getting petted. Unlike Gremlin, he’s very unfond of dogs.

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Writer David Burkhead

David’s books.

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Jester

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Felony by inaction.

The original definition of felony was “a serious crime punishable by over a year in prison”. In theory, felonies are actively committed. Prison or death are supposed to be reasonable punishments for misdeeds wilfully perpetrated. Two problems arise in practice. … Continue reading

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Paleolithic Britain

The recent terrorist event in the zoo previously known as Great Britain illustrated the unfortunate decline of that people. On the one hand, brave residents went after the perpetrator of violence with all available tools. On the other, the sole … Continue reading

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Three CMMG Rifles: new on CTD Blog

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Gentleman Jack

One of my favorite recent portraits from Dragoncon. The young lady playing this character is also a talented costume designer.

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Philosopher’s Bullet.

Amusing myself with writing vignettes. Here’s one. Constructive criticism is welcome. ———————————————————- Philosopher’s Bullet. “We can try to fight our way out with just swords in hand and die. Sixty eight men, even in better armor than the savages, won’t get … Continue reading

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Chapa, the new kitten.

After Gremlin died, I felt widowed. A few weeks later, a model from eight years ago reached out to me to offer “Drifter”, a little abandoned kitten found by her friend and bottle-fed by Kirsten.

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A Real Hot Rod caption contest

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Before Olympic air guns — Zimmerstutzen: new on AllOutdoor

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Another review posted.

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