Monthly Archives: May 2011

helmet cam from tuscon raid on ex-marine

Shocking Helmet Video Shows SWAT’s Barrage of Bullets: I can’t hear them saying “Police” and it’s very interesting that the video contradicts what the supervisor on scene said in his sworn testimony. If he got things wrong like that the team was outside the vehicle ridding on the rails, when as we see in [Continue]


“And how we burned in the camps later, thinking: What would things have been like if every Security operative, when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family? Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example [Continue]

ditch witch v30

I may be buying an old, built in 1941(? the data plate says 11-41 on it, I assume that’s the date of manufacture) , Ditch Witch model V30 this week. I need to dig a few trenches at my house (power out to the shed and future deck & sprinklers) , and my brother in [Continue]

sks mag modification

The Marcus Magazine adapter system looks interesting. You take out the old SKS mag, put in a piece of machined aluminium, then it accepts any modified Tapco sks mag. Not permanently moded on the sks, so it still retains it’s C&R status. Does not work with AK mags as they are too wide. Might have [Continue]

obl death timeline

Telegraph, Citing WikiLeaks: Break In Hunt for Bin Ladin May Have Been Provided By Not Only Enhanced Interrogation Techniques, But by Enhanced Interrogation Techniques Performed On An Al Qaeda Operative Captured in Iraq

supply and demand

Wow. $500 pistol turned into up to $8,189.87! Yeah, he had to buy plane tickets, but still. Wow! So much for airport security: Man ‘smuggled 80 guns into Britain’ by hiding them in suitcases: “An American man is suspected of smuggling 80 weapons into the UK by hiding them in his suitcases. Former U.S. marine [Continue]


Time for Daylight: U.S. Weapons Reaching Cartel Hands a Huge Scandal “The U.S. government has effectively allowed weaponry to reach cartels, and now uses the violence they helped cause as a gun control argument.”

Lost dog

I screwed up. Last Saturday night I left the gate unlocked. We had a fairly big storm roll through that night. When I let the dogs out Sunday morning, May 1st, either the gate was open then or the wind opened it later, but by noon when I went to mow the yard the gate [Continue]