Category Archives: CAUTIONS

Homeowner Vs Two Intruders

This is not exactly the right way to do this. “Mousetrapping” the exit in such a way you have cover and they do not is the recommended way. But since any confrontation you walk away from is a success, the … Continue reading

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TIME FOR "VICTORY GARDENS" AGAIN?

I have mentioned this several times, but Pravda West, the New York Times, has finally deigned to warn its readers about a serious problem. Crop failure and resultant famine. There are a variety of reasons for this, including “stationary Carrington … Continue reading

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CHOLERA; ITS BACK

Cholera, caused by the vibrio cholorae bacteria, is back. And once it was re-introduced to the US, it may be hard to get rid of. The symptoms are vomiting and severe diarrhea. So severe that an infected person can lose … Continue reading

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Security Guard Struck by Bullet Fragments From a Gatling

In a news item that would seem topical during the 1890’s, an Oak Ridge, Tennessee, security guard has been struck by bullet fragments from a Gatling gun. There is a nice picture of the type of Gatling at the link, … Continue reading

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CRIME REPORT OF THE WEEK

Although it is unclear if this is an invitation to participate in a crime to be committed, or a warning to watch out for criminals. Judging by the sign – the location is a very scenic area. Stranger

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AS EXPECTED, EARLY RELEASE A FAILURE

The Washington Post quotes Illinois Governor Pat Quinn as saying a secret policy change that set some inmates free early was a very big mistake. From the item; “At least 18 men released early from prison under a secret program … Continue reading

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