Your Hump Day Reading List for October 17, 2018

More great defensive preparedness articles for you this week!      Making your home into a fortress (?) I’ll acknowledge that the author of this article goes a little over the top at times, and that I think his mania for protecting his identity is a little silly in...

Your Hump Day Reading List for October 10, 2018

I’ve got another great selection of articles for you this week!      This happens too often, and I’m tired of it This one happened last July; yesterday I read of a 3-year-old who died when he got hold of an unsecured firearm. Too many kids are dying from accidental...

Your Hump Day Reading List for October 3, 2018

It’s the first Wednesday of October, and I’ve got some great defensive preparedness articles for all areas of your life. (Oh, and one article about an idiot with a gun that we should all avoid emulating!)     Need some help prioritizing your preparedness? If you’re...

Your Hump Day Reading List for September 26, 2018

Some great articles for the last Wednesday in September!      Keeping the family safe in public spaces Jeff Gonzales has some good advice for what to do with your family when you’re in a public space and a violent incident unfolds.      Let’s see… …you’ve got a stock...

Here’s your sign.

This story made the rounds of social media last week. For those who haven’t seen it (or the graphic video shot by the girlfriend of the man who was eventually killed in the confrontation), the story boils down to neighbors having an ongoing disagreement over trash...

The “long game” of self defense

It’s easy to think of self defense as a thing you do in response to a bad guy. After all, that’s what most self defense courses focus on: bad guy appears and you perform the indicated response. So neat. So tidy. So precise. And so misleading. Self defense doesn’t...