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Angel Kim in Nashville.

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The origins of violence.

The propensity to unwarranted violence is independent of available tools. Violence prevention should focus on the motives for violence more than on the tools, for we have seen no method by which the evil can be reliably disarmed without affecting … Continue reading

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“Legal” does not equal “moral”.

Laws take effect on certain dates. So we all agree that something is going to be legal after the date X, but still arrest and prosecute people for doing that exact thing on date X-1. Laws have nothing to do … Continue reading

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Vintage style

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Florida sights

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Parisian details.

From my 2018 Eurotrip.

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Green dress

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Catching up on gun handling and marksmanship

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Gas and particle flow around guns shows the value of good eye protection.

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Victoria and Nate

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A modesty device

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Defensive weapon for the infirm.

Rimfire pistols are seldom the answer to defensive needs, but they fit one niche well. The defender in this case is an 86-year-old woman who lives alone. Her hand and arm strength are minimal, so full-weight handguns are not in … Continue reading

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1x Prism Scopes: new on CTD Blog

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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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A Real Hot Rod caption contest

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Another review posted.

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Catching up on movie reviews

Der Hauptmann (The Captain) is a recent German movie about the real-life deserter who impersonated an officer and ended up building a team of psychopathic underlings for murdering (mostly) prisoners. Excellent acting, good visuals, poor special effects. The Homesman is … Continue reading

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Vintage visions.

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“Now is the winter of our well-wishing…”

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New textures added to the image library for designers.

Click for 1600px wide versions. As usual, higher resolution images are available on request.

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