Archive for the ‘Writing’ Category

This was published yesterday on Breach Bang Clear. Not surprisingly, many readers launched into vitriolic diatribes against the idea, without bothering to read the article. On the other hand, quite a few infantrymen agreed with me. I’ll take that as a win. :) ******************* Over the last several years we’ve had much debate on the […]


This was published a few days ago on TaskandPurpose.com. It’s gotten about 150 comments on Facebook. And of those 150, I think only two of them actually read the article. ****************************** The headline jumped at me like a Bouncing Betty: “Department of Defense Planning to Let Illegal Immigrants Enlist.” The words evoke images of prison-tattooed […]


Like many Americans, I have strong thoughts about ISIS and Islamic terrorism. Unlike most Americans, I have extensive experience living and working with Muslims. As a United Nations police officer in Kosovo I lived on the civilian economy, worked with local Albanian Muslim police and spent most of my off-duty time socializing with locals instead […]


Unlike much of America, I’ve stayed quiet about the shooting death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. As a cop, I know initial media reports about any incident are usually wrong. I also know that many media outlets and internet commentators deliberately twist facts to inflame emotion. They’ll throw out empty, meaningless phrases like “he […]


But gosh, doesn’t it make everyone feel better? I threw this together last night. I don’t think any further explanation is needed. * * * * * * * * Line in the Valley


To all you “Sandy Hook truthers” who donated hard-earned money to Wolfgang Halbig: your money was well-spent. Because he went and did it. On May 6th Wolfgang Halbig, the alleged former cop and “Sandy Hook truther” who has been begging his followers for donations, actually went to Newtown, Connecticut to “find the truth” firsthand. And […]


Just days after the State of Georgia passed a landmark “guns everywhere” bill that dramatically expanded gun rights, the law has already caused a major criminal incident. This past week, a man with a gun permit walked through a park with his weapon visible. That’s right, a park. Where children were playing. http://www.11alive.com/story/news/local/cumming/2014/04/24/armed-man-fowler-park/8121285/ This reckless […]



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