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Resource Of The Week: Free Access To Combat Handguns, Guns & Weapons For Law Enforcement, Guns Of The Old West, Tactical Weapons, And More Magazine Articles

Back on April 23, I named free digital editions of a number of FMG Publications (American COP, American Handgunner, GUNS Magazine, and Shooting Industry) as the “Resource Of The Week.” This week’s ROTW nomination is along those same lines. From...
by Survival And Prosperity on May 22, 2015

How To Survive A Mall Shooting

If you’ve been following the news the last couple of days, you might have heard about the threat by the terrorist group Al-Shabaab against a particular “family” of shopping malls (blogged about this Sunday). The more I thought about the potenti...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 24, 2015

Day by day by day … je suis humaine

Day by day by day … je suis humaine I’ve been attempting to work through the recent terrorist attack at Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical newsweekly—and thereby attempt, in some small way to write about it. For the French, the three days...
by Girlboxing on Jan 12, 2015

Day by day by day

Day by day by day I’ve been attempting to work through the recent terrorist attack at Charlie Hebdo, the French satirical newsweekly—and thereby attempt, in some small way to write about it. For the French, the three days of carnage beginning wit...
by Girlboxing on Jan 12, 2015

Gun ‘Control’ Forced On Boston, Chicago Cops?

I think Survival And Prosperity readers might find the following two firearm-related stories as they concern local law enforcement interesting. From the popular Chicago police blog Second City Cop this morning: There is (or soon will be) not a single...
by Survival And Prosperity on Dec 31, 2013

Winning Science December 24, 2013

Recently DARPA (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) held a robot Olympics in sunny Miami.  At stake is not only pride, but also one million dollars in additional research funding for any team that makes it through this first round.  The R...
by Therefore I Geek on Dec 24, 2013

Signs Of The Time, Part 61

Late last night I took some “me” time to watch the remake of that 1984 cult classic Red Dawn. I blogged back on August 13, 2012: “Cold Warriors” might remember the flick, which incidentally was the first film to be released with a PG-13 ratin...
by Survival And Prosperity on May 2, 2013

Gaza schoolboys being trained to use Kalashnikovs

Weekly military training classes for some 37,000 teenagers aged 15-17 sparks fears over new generation of militants by Harriet Sherwood Schools in Gaza are providing military training to teenage boys in a programme that a human rights organization sa...
by Iran Aware on Apr 29, 2013

Thieves make off with millions in brazen highway robbery in Italy

In what police called “the perfect robbery,” bandits made off with millions of Euros in an ambush Monday on two armored security vans in northern Italy. The meticulously planned attack involved about a dozen men who fired smoke bombs and...
by Mafia Today on Apr 9, 2013

Thieves make off with millions in brazen highway robbery in Italy

In what police called “the perfect robbery,” bandits made off with millions of Euros in an ambush Monday on two armored security vans in northern Italy. The meticulously planned attack involved about a dozen men who fired smoke bombs and...
by Mafia Today on Apr 9, 2013

Spain Nabs 4 Russian Mafia Suspects

MADRID – Four suspected Russian mafia members, including reputed boss Andrei Petrov, have been arrested in the northeastern Spanish town of Lloret de Mar, sources involved in the investigation said Friday. The detainees laundered some 50 million eu...
by Mafia Today on Jan 27, 2013

Spain Nabs 4 Russian Mafia Suspects

MADRID – Four suspected Russian mafia members, including reputed boss Andrei Petrov, have been arrested in the northeastern Spanish town of Lloret de Mar, sources involved in the investigation said Friday. The detainees laundered some 50 million eu...
by Mafia Today on Jan 27, 2013

Kalashnikov Arms Corp Formed From Merger Of Izhmekh and Izhmash

Fans of the Kalashnikov weapons platform might be interested to know that Mikhail Kalashnikov has authorized the Russian government to use his name as part of a newly-formed arms corporation. From the Russian News & Information Agency website las...
by Survival And Prosperity on Nov 16, 2012

Barack Obama On Chicago: ‘There’s An Awful Lot Of Violence’

To follow-up on last night’s second U.S. Presidential debate, from what I recall, the only mention of Chicago by President Barack Obama was the following: Frankly, in my hometown of Chicago, there’s an awful lot of violence, and they’re not usi...
by Survival And Prosperity on Oct 17, 2012

Barack Obama Calls For Reintroducing ‘Assault Weapons’ Ban In Second Presidential Debate

Almost on a weekly basis I read somewhere that Barack Obama and the Democrats will not pursue more gun “control” should the President be reelected. President Obama’s supposed “inaction” during his first term is brought up as “evidence”...
by Survival And Prosperity on Oct 17, 2012

‘Spam Cans’ Of Surplus Ammo Drying Up

Because my research and this blog focus partly on personal safety, I sift through a lot of guns and ammo-related material on a daily basis. Which is somewhat ironic since I’m typing from “ground zero” of gun “control”- Chicago, Cook County,...
by Survival And Prosperity on Oct 2, 2012

Izhmash, Kalashnikovs, And Saigas, Oh My!

Fans and operators of the AK (Avtomat Kalashnikova) firearm platform might find a recent article on the New York Times website about the iconic rifle interesting (no, I don’t just blog about AKs- posts about the “Black Rifle” are in the works).
by Survival And Prosperity on Aug 17, 2012

Sonny Puzikas Out With New AK Training Video

Speaking of the AK-47, the semi-automatic version of the Avtomat Kalashnikova assault rifle has grown more popular among American firearm owners over the years. This Kalashnikov variant is reportedly simple, rugged, and incredibly reliable- just like...
by Survival And Prosperity on Aug 10, 2012

Song of Freedom

Das “Freiheitslied”, das Marley hier sing, heißt “Redemption Song”, also Erlösungs-Lied, und ich finde es wahnsinnig stark. Stark erst mal im 70er Jahre Stil, also gut, cool, groovy, oder wie man heute sagt… Aber auch...
by Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott on Apr 27, 2012

Fifth Generation Kalashnikov AK-12 Unveiled

While on the topic of firearms this evening, back on September 30 of last year I wrote: Here’s an interesting bit of news for fans/collectors/operators of the Avtomat Kalashnikova, or AK, weapons platform. From the RT (previously Russia Today) webs...
by Survival And Prosperity on Feb 21, 2012


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