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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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A Husband & Father Without a Gun?

I don’t often link to other blog articles.  And, this may be the first time I’ve linked to a non-dental blog article.  But, I found this article SO riveting and compelling.  It’s a bit of a long read, but it … Continue reading

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“Conflict” Resolution – What Would You Do?

It happened to me. I was recently reminded of an incident as I read a gun blog about non-violent conflict resolution.  Sounds like a subject contradictory to a gun blog’s focus, doesn’t it?  It’s not. Some 20 years ago, I … Continue reading

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Why Armed Self-defense?

I’ve been meaning to write about this and cover it in as much detail as I can.  Armed self-defense is not a topic that can be covered in a short article.  So, I’m going to break it down into multiple … Continue reading

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Danger in the Dental Office – Part 2

Back in February, I blogged about Danger at the Front Desk.  And, I’m sure that many who read it likely thought, “that could never happen in my office.”  And, I hope it never does happen.  But, the reality is that … Continue reading

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Asteroids, Hurricanes, Earthquakes, and Civil Unrest – OH MY!

Emergency or disaster preparedness used to be dismissed as fodder for paranoid survivalists.   Today… not so much.   There’s even a new name for those who don’t fit the “survivalist” moniker but simply prepare for realistic emergency situations.  They call … Continue reading

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Nothing Good Happens After Midnight

I’m watching the news on TV about an Indiana college student that has gone missing.  A 20 year old woman was last seen walking to her apartment at 4:30 am.  FOUR-THIRTY A.M.!  By herself!  Lauren Spierer was “out with friends” … Continue reading

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Rapture Is Over… Stand By for the Zombie Apocalypse!

Last night at around 6 pm, I experienced “Rapturus Interuptus.”  For a minute, I felt myself levitating, but then realized that it was just Criss Angel playing a joke on me. 😉  So, I guess I’ll have to go to … Continue reading

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Is the Gun Loaded? It Doesn’t Matter!

Actor Tom Selleck knows about guns.  He’s currently on the board of directors for the NRA.  Back in 1999, he stood up to Rosie O’Donnell with a very well-reasoned response when she confronted him about his support for the NRA … Continue reading

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