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Get Some Skin in the Game

Trap shooters describe people taking tactical carbine courses as “Tactical Timmys” or “Tacticool.” Those taking carbine courses say that standing in one spot to shoot a clay bird is a huge waste of time. Precision rifle shooter believe cowboy action shooters have not grown up and are still playing “cowboys and Indians.” The cowboy action shooters think that the PRS guys take themselves too seriously and have lost their sense of humor. Hunters are not [...]

By |October 2nd, 2020|
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We’re at a Turning Point

On May 25, 2020 Derek Chauvin a 19-year veteran of the Minneapolis, Minnesota PD knelt on the neck of George Floyd for eight minutes. Chauvin’s actions may have contributed to Floyd’s death, but his autopsy [...]

Doing The Right Thing

I was watching a short lecture video on TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design, www.ted.com) and it really got me thinking about my career. More importantly, it got me taking a hard look at the bigger picture of life. The lecture — or as they’re called on TED, “TED Talks” — is entitled “Should you live for your résumé … or your eulogy?” The talk is presented by New York Times columnist David Brooks and is only five minutes long.

Too Much Stuff?

A previous column (“Can Something Be Too Good?”, December 2013) prompted a lot of e-mails, most of which were in agreement with my opinion. My concern was that the amount of equipment carried by officers, [...]

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Maybe a truck would be a good idea?

We've all had a similar call: "All units, rolling road hazard, I-65 Southbound...." The vehicle in the photo was recently purchased a wide selection of high-quality raw lumber from a auction and decided to take [...]

Sign? Oh, You Mean Those Signs!

In Yellowstone National Park, it’s getting difficult to see the animals because of all the signs warning morons that wildlife is wild. Some are brief, while others go on about how bison can stand 6 [...]

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