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 shouldn’t listen to the “shoulds”. Or should you?

Lately I’ve been allowing myself to do something I caution others to never do: read the comments.  Whenever I’ve come across a news story that has something to do with self defense or disaster preparedness, I read a few of the comments left by others. I’ve noticed...

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…...

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...

Your Hump Day Reading List for September 19, 2018

I’ve got an interesting mix of articles for you this week, all of which I believe to be worth your time to read. Yes, even the infuriating one at the end!     Concealed carry and traffic stops How should you handle a traffic stop when you’re carrying a...

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...