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Guns are like politicians. You hope you get a straight shooter, but you never really know what’s going on inside.

It’s a coin toss as to which is worse—a rotten politician or an unreliable firearm, because either way you’re screwed. So while a gun is manmade and will therefore break sooner or later, until the actual moment of mechanical failure, a firearm has to work flawlessly every single time. If it doesn’t, it is unreliable—period.

If it malfunctions once out…

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Well, I hope you’re happy: the EMP event has finally occurred, widespread looting and race wars have started, zombies have risen from the grave, Canada has invaded the U.S., dogs and cats are living together in sin, and your mother-in-law just announced she’s moving in for six months.

It’s time to bug out.

You quickly but carefully gather up all your supplies, medications, communications gear, assorted family members and lesser animals, a sack full of gold sovereigns, and enough firepower…

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Whether formally declared by our “leaders” or not, make no mistake that the world is at war.

Police officers have been assassinated while sitting in their patrol cars, and publishers have been murdered for having the audacity to print a caricature.

And race baiters continue to drive a wedge between private citizens and peace officers while padding their own checkbooks. While the mainstream media was oh so politically correct, lumping all the gatherings together as demonstrations, there were also riots—and…

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Bad advice is replete throughout the shooting industry. I caution individuals not to adhere to advice rendered by those not qualified to do so.

This would seem to follow along the lines of common sense in just about any profession one could envision. Yet it does not seem to be the case when it comes to tactics, shooting techniques and, more importantly, the application of deadly force itself.

I have been in this game for some time now. I have…

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