Category Archives: Personal Security & Safety

Radio Interview with Shirley Gutkowski, RDH

Recently, Dental Hygienist Extraordinaire Shirley Gutkowski asked me to be on her online podcast about hobbies.  You might guess what we talked about.  It was a lot of fun chatting with Shirley about gun ownership, recreational shooting, and gun safety.  … Continue reading

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Kids & Guns (20/20 special feature)

ABC’s Diane Sawyer Presents “Young Guns” Last night, ABC’s “20/20″ ran a full-hour special (with Diane Sawyer) titled, “Young Guns.”  The premise of the show was that kids, even when they are “educated” about guns, will not follow the safety rules … Continue reading

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Speed Is Life. ACTION Is Life.

There are two kinds of people:  The kind that instinctively take action when faced with a critical decision.  And those who have had their intuition and instinct for survival dumbed-down by politically-correct nonsense.  Many people have become the proverbial “deer … Continue reading

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Violence Walks into a Dental Office without an Appointment

I try not to post multiple articles about personal safety in a row.  But, in recent days, the news has provided fodder that I can’t resist. Yep… it happens.  Just yesterday, a man entered a dental office in Columbus, Ohio … Continue reading

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THIS is Condition White.

I’ve mentioned Situational Awareness in many of my posts about personal safety and security.  Most victims of violent crime should have seen it coming.  But, they were unaware of their surroundings or the behavior of the people around them. Just … Continue reading

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Knock off the “Knockout Game!”

These sub-human, mentally-defective pieces of shit should be brought up on attempted murder and murder (in those cases that end that way).  How’s that for an opening sentence?   Watch the news clip video below.  This “game” is actually not new.  … Continue reading

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The Intricacies of Armed Self-Defense

I just came across this very interesting and excellent article about the legal maze of armed self-defense: Hot Bullets, Cold Truth - How to prepare for the investigators, lawyers, revenge seekers and media hounds after shooting an attacker in self-defense <—Link … Continue reading

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Newbie Shooters! So Much Fun!

One of the things I enjoy most about gun ownership is taking a “newbie” to the range for the first time.  Sharing the experience is a big part of the fun for me. There are a LOT of misconceptions and … Continue reading

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The Police Will NOT (necessarily) Save You

Many people conduct their lives under the DELUSION that they will be kept “safe” by law enforcement personnel.  They incorrectly believe that the police will save them in the event they are in trouble.  Worse, they think it’s the JOB … Continue reading

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Surviving is a Science

With today’s bad news coming at the speed of internet, we hear a lot more about tragic accidents, acts of violence, and natural disasters.  While it may seem that these incidents are increasing in frequency (due to increased media coverage), … Continue reading

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