THESE are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Heaven knows how to put a proper price upon its goods; and it would be strange indeed if so celestial an article as FREEDOM should not be highly rated. Britain, with an army to enforce her tyranny, has declared that she has a right (not only to TAX) but “to BIND us in ALL CASES WHATSOEVER” and if being bound in that manner, is not slavery, then is there not such a thing as slavery upon earth. Even the expression is impious; for so unlimited a power can belong only to God.
On December 26th 2014, I received a box from XS Sights. I was awarded the Good Guy package for a question I posted and was read on StudentoftheGunRadio.com (Jarrad, Paul, if you know the episode, feel free to post it in the comments below, I forgot).
In the second installment I want to cover Bug Out Bags and Get Out Of Dodge bags.
Bug Out Bags (BOB) are for getting from point A to point B. Usually these are “3 day” bags. Their primary purpose is to get you from where you are to home in about 3 days. So you should build your bag accordingly. These should be backpacks so you can carry your needed items and have your hands free. Personally I use an old Woodland Alice pack with frame that I paid $35 for. I highly recommend the pack have great padded shoulder straps and a hip / waist belt. Continue reading Bug Out Bags, Get Out Of Dodge and Bailout Bags – Part 2→
This week we have another article by our guest writer Dan McNeil, this time it is his take on gangster flicks.
If you like gangster flicks with lots of gritty atmosphere, check out a superb Netflix program call Peaky Blinders.
Ya gotta love gangster flicks. They were especially huge back in the 1930’s when Al Capone and the boys were shooting up Chicago. Actors like Jimmy Cagney made a living off of them. Continue reading Peaky Blinders→