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Saying Goodbye To A Good Friend / Instructor

Posted on April 2, 2017 at 6:25 PM Comments comments (0)

NRA Certified Firearms Instructor Mark Murphy.  Mark was a good friend.  A Trusted Friend, one with which was trusted enough to visit us without reservations.  On March 23, 2017 Mark passed away unexpectedly.  Your humor, professionalism, and knowledge was liked by all.  Rest In Peace Mark, you will be missed frequently.

Business Ethics: There are none these days

Posted on October 10, 2016 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Wow ..  new Dell with Windows 10 installed.  MS does an update for W10 ......... the new Dell dies.  $146 to buy the password from MS ($40), then to load all the data .... $106 (includes sales tax) ...  trouble is this is the 3rd time with this computer and a the W10 updates. 

     The computer guy said MS acknowleged that the last update crashed many computers across the world ;...  yet MS still charging $40 to resend the password requ...

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Back on Line with the Blog, Window 10 sucks

Posted on April 24, 2016 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)

   We installed new computers and as you probably know, all software must be reinstalled.  Windows 10 caused the failure of 2 laptops, twice.  Windows 10 is another failure, just like Windows 8, both being released without all the designed operations NOT operating.  If you are thinking of installing W10 as an Upgrade ............. DON"T.  It will cause a total failure of your computer.  It happened twice here.   It was very expensive.  One of our h...

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VETERAN'S DAY IN THE U.S.A.

Posted on November 11, 2015 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

I am a veteran.  My family has a long history of serving in the Miltary, as far back at the Revolutionary War, 1776 and before.  Veteran's Day if for military vets, not any other public service.  Thank Our Vets ... hand shake, buy a meal, treat them with respect.   A friend of mine posted this and I feel it says a lot.  We have so many freedoms that many take for granted.  Don't do that, FREEDOM IS NOT FREE.

To the men and women of the United Sta...

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Emergency Revocation of Treaties and Rights?

Posted on October 30, 2015 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)

“All politicians will allow, and most philosophers, that reasons of state may, in particular emergencies, dispense with the rules of justice, and invalidate any treaty or alliance, where the strict observance of it would-be prejudicial, in a considerable degree, to either of the contracting parties. But nothing less than the most extreme necessity is confessed, can justify individuals in a breach of promise, or an invasion of the properties of others.

David Hume, An Enquiry Con...

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1700's Islam described as violent

Posted on October 29, 2015 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)

This quote about Islam from 1703-1791 by John Wesley. “Ever since the religion of Islam appeard in the world, the espousers of it … have been as wolves and tigers to all other nations, rending and tearing all that fell into their merciless paws, and grinding them with their iron teeth; that numberless cities are raised from the foundation, and only their name remaining that countries which were once as the garden of GOD are now a desolate wilderness; and that so many once numero...

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Technology and the users

Posted on October 28, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)

“Technology is a blessing for those who understand it and can develop and maintain it. It can be a nightmare for those who can only depend on getting it “off the shelf”. If it malfunctions they are lost. Tools, supplies, and technological equipment should play a part in anyone’s survival plans, but they should not play a part that overreaches the person’s ability to deal with it.”


Karl Hess, A Common Sense Strategy for Survivalists, ...

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The German Kaiser and the Swiss Soldier

Posted on October 28, 2015 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Shortly before World War 1, the German Kaiser was the guest of the Swiss government to observe military maneuvers. The Kaiser asked a Swiss militiaman: “You are 500,000 and you shoot well, but if we attack with 1,000,000 men what will you do?” The soldier replied “We will shoot twice and go home”. Historian Stephen P. Halbrook, as quoted by Bill Buppert in ZeroGov: Limited Government, Unicorns and Other Mythological Creatures.


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Introducing Myself, CDS, and the Blog.

Posted on October 27, 2015 at 11:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Thanks for joining us today.  My name is KNOX.  I have extensive firearms instructor certifications, an NRA Training Counselor, extensive military training (USA Special Forces), and a lot of experiences in Law Enforcement.  This blog will be sporatic af first as the research and lesson planning expands and requiring more posts.  You may publish comments, which should remain on the topic and productive posts.

Thank You.


Knox.  Training Counselo...

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