Monthly Archives: November 2009

HUCKABEE PARDONED SUSPECT IN COP KILLING

Maurice Clemmons, the primary suspect in the murder of four Washington State police officers, was a 17 year old killer serving a more than 100 year stretch when he was pardoned by then Governor Mike Huckabee. Bluntly, a criminal career … Continue reading

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NOTHING TO SEE HERE, MOVING ON

Found on pictureisunrelated.com, it would appear to be a ballerina and a bodyguard, who has donned an appropriate disguise. Would that there were more such scenes stateside. Although were it me I would prefer at least a belt gun and … Continue reading

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FOUR COPS MURDERED IN TACOMA AMBUSH

Four Lakewood PD officers were gunned down, execution style, in a Tacoma coffee shop today. The three male and one female officers were catching up on paper work before punching in, according to Fox. That sounds like the killer knew … Continue reading

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GLANCING OVER MY SHOULDER

At the reference books I must have within reach, I found I can hardly see Terman, Kraus, Duncan, Connor, or Berle for the ammunition. That’s the trouble with planning for the unknown. You don’t know what calibers will be available … Continue reading

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COAKLEY LEADS TO REPLACE KENNEDY

Polls put Massachusetts AG Martha Coakley far ahead of the field for the December 8 Democratic primary to replace Teddy Kennedy. This is one of those races one wonders whether how it is possible to find such “peas in a … Continue reading

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A PLEASANT WAY TO SPEND TWO MINUTES

But the second or third two minutes would upset most gun crank’s household budgets. Stranger

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I DO NOT KNOW HOW BAD IT CAN GET

But I remember how bad it was. At least from 1938 or so on. Amity Schlaes excellent book, The Forgotten Man, a new history of the Great Depression, brings me up to speed on events between 1929 and 1938 – … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW, INSIDE THE CRIMINAL MIND

While I have several points of disagreement with Dr. Stanton Samenow, the author of Inside the Criminal Mind, I would heartily recommend the book. As Dr. Samenow points out and generally documents, a life of crime is a career choice. … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW, ANATOMY OF EVIL

Dr. Micheal Stone’s Anatomy of Evil is an interesting work that helps one understand such human monsters as Charles Manson and John Wayne Gacey, but the even more monstrous killers like Joseph Stalin, Mao Tse Tung, and Pol Pot. It … Continue reading

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HOW MUCH IS YOUR GUN WORTH TODAY?

Or more to the point of this series of posts, how much is your gun worth to a thief? I had posted on this topic back in April, in “how much is your gun worth.” This is the latest on … Continue reading

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