Tag Archives: murder

The killing of LaVoy Finicum

I am not sure of the details of the specific current standoff between the Western ranchers and the Feds. But it does seem like a small facet of generally abusive conduct by the various government agencies.

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Best cure is prevention, but…

  …if avoiding psychos doesn’t work, then shooting them would have to do. Statistically, women are at greatest personal risk of murder or aggravated battery when they leave abusive relationships. So don’t compound bad judgment in picking mates by choosing … Continue reading

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Security measures merely move terrorist events…

…to the check-in site:  Volgograd, Russia gets an explosion right in the crowd at the metal detector. In short, even if successful, security measures save trains or aircraft from damage, not passengers.

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Victimizing the survivors

Supposedly, some totalitarian regimes bill the families of executed criminals (or dissidents) for the bullets used by firing squads. Probably an urban legend, but our great leader and his friends in congress are trying to top it. All the proposed … Continue reading

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Coincidences in most massacres

Mass murderers use different methods (arson, explosions, knife attacks, shootings), but two coincidence just jump out at me. The first is that almost all mass murderers are men. The other is that they seek out locations where good people are … Continue reading

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Theater seating and self-defense

(Image by okaygeek.com) People say that any hypothetical defender at the Aurora theater would have run the risk of hitting innocent bystanders. The risk existed but consider how typical theater seats rise rise towards the back. It’s the classic “second … Continue reading

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Who needs armor-piercing ammunition?

For starters, every innocent victim of the psychopath and/or terrorist in Aurora, Colorado. He wore armor. The same people could have used sound suppressors, both to avoid being blinded by their own muzzle flashes in the dark and to reduce … Continue reading

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Time to get better legislators!

This applies equally to New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Illinois, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Washington DC.

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American gun owners — a paper tiger?

I was thinking about the hundred heads promised for Mike Vanderbough. Though most of the eighty victims of Waco Massacre had surviving friends and family, and the event received wide publicity, I don’t know of a single case of revenge … Continue reading

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