[Part 3 of the post-Ferguson series] We each only get a piece of the elephant. – Massad Ayoob
Author Archive | Frank Sharpe
Take it from an old partisan, learn to shoot left-handed! – Russian survivor of the siege of Leningrad I don’t know about all of you, but my support-side shooting sucks. I practice it, just not nearly enough. However, we run support-side drills regularly in our courses, and I encourage my students to spend a portion […]
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. –Ayn Rand In my last contribution to the decline of Western literature [It’s Not Personal – Police and You] I mentioned that it was the first is a series of articles addressing the national controversy surrounding peace officers and their interaction with the public. My plan in […]
The subject of secondary, or “back-up”, guns has been debated to death over the years, and I’d rather not beat that dead horse. But, I’m asked about it on a regular basis and I think I might be able to throw in a few thoughts that are often left out of the debate.
“Given enough time, any man may master the physical. With enough knowledge, any man may become wise. It is the true warrior who can master both…and surpass the result.” – Tien T’ai On June 24, 2014, after a long battle with illness, Master Firearms Instructor Louis Awerbuck took his own life.
Two weeks ago, a mile from where I grew up, an 85-year-old man was brutally murdered in his home. Rumor has it he was beaten and strangled; the official cause of death has yet to be announced. Signs are the bedroom was ransacked in what appears to be a burglary/murder. Time will tell.
Like anyone, I love a good conspiracy, especially when it suggests something along the lines of dark government forces working at some level to destroy our liberty (or at least blaming them for Alar in apples). Of late, one can’t seem to log on to Facebook or any gun forum without seeing predictions of our […]
On Saturday, September 21, a group of Islamic militants entered the Westgate Shopping Center in Nairobi, Kenya, and opened fire. It is being reported that 71 people (the number may reach two to three times that once the investigation concludes), including many women and children, were murdered by this gang of evil, soulless bastards.
In the early morning hours of September, 11, 2009, David A. Flores broke into the Griffith, IN, home of sisters Kristen Kennedy (25) and Jennifer Evans (28.) Flores raped Kristen, and then stabbed both to death with a kitchen knife. He placed their bodies in a bathroom, set it on fire, shut the bathroom door […]
Need? We need not justify. When asked what I do for a living I reply: I teach people how to shoot people. I teach people how to shoot people because some people need to be shot – and they need to be shot NOW. I have found that in the long run sugarcoating reality rarely […]