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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 […]


I just wanted to drop a quick note and share this. A couple of weeks ago a soldier friend of mine went to a club and saw this guy. If you’re thinking, “That’s one badass Major Sergeant Major Special Forces Desert Storm veteran Physical Training Master,” you’re right! My friend, at right, asked the man […]


I need to address a persistent myth. I’ve seen this myth written in editorials and heard a well-known news commentator repeat it. I’ve had friends repeat it to me during polite conversations. This myth is blatantly ridiculous. Numerous news articles about the debate surrounding this myth have been published in the last few days. These […]



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