Category Archives: General Info

SITREP From The Farm (And What’s Left Of Free America)

Just a quick situation report.  Nope, I haven’t abandoned the blog and yes I am literally busier than a one legged man in an asskicking contest.  I have so many irons in the fire right now the prioritization is kind … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Thoughts

I haven’t had a lot of free time to do much of anything but this afternoon I finally managed to sit down and get some work done.  Look for the next entry as soon as I finish getting my list … Continue reading

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So WTF happens Now?

OK, election madness behind us and the powers that be “status quo” has been maintained.  And of course as usual the markets dropped like led zeppelins this morning (with the exception of S&W and Ruger – god bless the industry). … Continue reading

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My Predictions For The El/Rection – Cynicism

  Here’s my dos pesos and tequila soaked prediction:  No clear winner right away, lots of lawyers, Chris Matthews has some form of stroke (one can hope), followed by the obligatory reverend Al and Jesse with their racebaiting screed.  Meanwhile … Continue reading

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The Death of Freedom

  Hat tip to Bracken for this one:  Tommy Robinson incarcerated in England.  After sitting around this morning at ye old waffle house the conversation was of course on the final presidential debate last night and what laughably passes nowadays … Continue reading

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On Colonels, Sergeants, and Privates

  A lot of folks think that I had died, fallen off a cliff, or been stampeded.  Thanks for all of your concern and if I didn’t answer your email I’m sorry – the internet connections where I was at … Continue reading

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A Little Weight List

There’s been a lotta talk about load weights lately (pic stolen from CA @ WRSA by the way). Years back there was a soldier loads study done in Afghanistan by the folks at the Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL).  … Continue reading

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The Not So Heavy Load

I’ve gotten a half dozen emails asking about what I carried during the Arkansas trip since I posted the AAR and rather than answer those and future emails individually I’ll post it here.  Keep in mind one thing – I … Continue reading

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Arkansas AAR

Welp the Arkansas After Action Review (AAR) is done and sent off and I’ve pulled a few of the more relevant notes together and coupled those with my paraphrased comments below.  I was originally contacted in June to spend a … Continue reading

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Back, Beat, And Ready To Rock

Well the “little” 24 hour gig in Arkansas morphed into a full blown almost 72 hour long ordeal that kept me hopping and I’ve got one helluva an AAR to finish out.  Once I send it off I’ll sanitize it … Continue reading

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