Your Hump Day Reading List for May 16, 2018

Is it Wednesday again already? How time flies when I’m collecting articles to share with you!     Credit card thieves are amazingly enterprising Krebs on Security posted this article about credit card skimmers — but this time there’s a new wrinkle: they were placed on...

Your Hump Day Reading List for April 25, 2018

Spring has finally sprung in Oregon, and I’m celebrating with a great collection of articles for all aspects of your defense, safety, and preparedness!     This article is dumb. Read it anyway. Why do I say it’s dumb? Because these are five types of people you should...

Selling defense without talking about prevention

“F**k marketing. There are too many people in marketing.” — Steve Jobs A while back I saw a slick promo video for a training organization (which will remain nameless), and it’s bothered me ever since because it makes the job of teaching people how to truly stay safe...

Your Hump Day Reading List for April 4, 2018

It’s Wednesday, and this week I have a particularly good selection of articles for your perusal!     On this week’s Training Talk: Active Killers Tomorrow evening, April 5, be sure to tune into Training Talk on Personal Defense Network. My special guest expert this...

Your Hump Day Reading List for March 21, 2018

Another hump day, and another great collection of articles to improve your safety and self-sufficiency!     How’s your food storage? Having a stash of food to see you through an emergency has long been recommended (even FEMA and the American Red Cross say you should...

Once you’re in contact, the defensive problem changes

Last week I talked about the mistaken notion of seeing self defense and personal safety as a battle to be won, because such a mindset can lead to bad decisions. Today let’s look at a related topic: your view of the place for your concealed carry gun might be affected...
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