Monthly Archives: April 2011

media bias again

I heard four words on the radio this morning thanks to today’s release that four years and probably forty lawsuits never managed to do by themselves. Those four words were “long-form birth certificate”. All as a result of a third-rate … Continue reading

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Gaddafi can haz compound

Oh sh!t, when the US government says you have a compound, usually the end is nigh. Tanks with incendiary tear gas (because we need to save the infants and children), full-auto fire rained down from helicopters, predator drones, SWAT teams, … Continue reading

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Catalyst for a sick idea….

While writing up the post on “cut loads”, I had a sick idea. What would happen if you did this with either the much maligned Taurus “Judge” or a M6 survival rifle? Both of these take the .410 sized shotgun … Continue reading

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Great Recession skillz: improvised shotgun slugs

a/k/a “cut shells” or “ringed load” or “ringers”. Apparently this was an old Depression era trick one could do in the field to convert a birdshot load into a slug. It’s easy to do outdoors with a pocket knife and … Continue reading

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Anyone out there have any “Totemic Gadgets” handy?

Maybe I don’t understand the question. What exactly would a totemic gadget be? A crucifix with a utility blade and nail file? A jar of earth from your home country that you also use to crack walnuts? A purple heart … Continue reading

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