Stop calling violent riots here in America flash mobs

Submitted by admin on Thu, 08/11/2011 - 11:09

The London Riots are just stupidness in action. But this brings me to another point ... these so called "Flash Mobs". In the USA the media likes to call VIOLENT RIOTS "Flash Mobs" I guess because it sounds safer and innocent.

Please stop. They are NOT the same thing.

Rioting in the UK

Submitted by admin on Thu, 08/11/2011 - 10:58

Why does it take 3 to 4 days for authorities in London to realize that you have to dramatically increase the police response? Why did they have to wait for the PM to make a press conference about increasing the police force...

Newsflash - 5.56mm isn't a very effective barrier penetrator

Submitted by admin on Thu, 02/10/2011 - 02:07

Any round has pros and cons. High points and trade offs. While everyone can argue the 5.56mm effectiveness as a defensive weapon, the facts are pretty clear that it doesn't penetrate barriers very well. Its too light and too fast, making it very prone to tumble and break up, which is good if the first thing it hits is a bad guy. Well just in case you don't believe me check out how this sheetrock testing.

I am setting my DVR for this series right now. Called Kidnap & Rescue on the Discovery Channel and from the trailer it looks good. Presented as a factual documentary piece, it looks riveting enough to be an action drama. It is "inside look at the true stories of abduction, rescue and recovery told in first person by the operators who risk their lives to bring these victims home". It kind of reminds me of the movie Taken.

AMBER alerts head to Facebook

Submitted by admin on Wed, 01/12/2011 - 22:16

There are lots of programs with good intentions that don't improve security (you know who you are). AMBER alerts are not perfect but personally I think the costs and occasional error are worth the benefits. Now with Facebook joining AMBER the entire system might benefit. Facebook users that subscribe to the alerts for their area will then have the information pushed to their desktops and even mobile devices.

A kick butt Kick Dummy

Submitted by admin on Sat, 01/08/2011 - 16:47

Ok so we all need to practice personal security and we need to make sure our family knows how to protect themselves too. But from the 'training' video the Kick Dummy seems like this thing is designed around crotch shots which leaves me a little puzzled.

Man tries to open door during flight on Continental Airlines flight 1576

Submitted by admin on Fri, 12/10/2010 - 21:41

Note: The media says that he may not have actual ties with an Islamic terror organization, in this article I will call him a terrorist simply for his murderous plans to crash a plane with 133 passengers.

Blast Boxers - because my boys are worth it

Submitted by admin on Thu, 10/28/2010 - 01:26

Note from our legal department: Just for clarification we are talking about "Ballistic" blast protection.

Looking for the gift that just keeps giving? Do you question the effectiveness of the GI issue OTV "loin cloth" style groin protectors? Then boy to I have a pair of shorts for you. Meet the Blast Boxers:

Go Bag time - planning steps for a new go bag set

Submitted by admin on Thu, 10/07/2010 - 23:00

I am working on my Go Kits. So I wanted to share my thought process and strategy.

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