The Myth of Police Protection & the Importance of Gun Ownership

The riots clearly showed that the police cannot protect you. I don’t say that to demean the police in any way. It’s just a numbers thing. There aren’t enough police to deal with the mob if the mob decides they want to attack. The mob did attack here in New York City. They looted andContinue reading “The Myth of Police Protection & the Importance of Gun Ownership”

A short note about the ability to join this blog as a “user”

A few months ago, I decided to enable the setting that allows “anyone” to register as a user of this blog with a default role of “subscriber”. I had previously had it turned on but it was a long time ago and I couldn’t remember why I had turned it off. Today, I disabled theContinue reading “A short note about the ability to join this blog as a “user””

Things to be grateful for 4/26 – 5/1

So, last week was pretty low key. That in itself is something to be grateful for given the circumstances. We’re still in one of the worst outbreak areas of COVID-19 in the world and no one in my family has gotten sick yet, thankfully. I’m a little concerned about how things are going to goContinue reading “Things to be grateful for 4/26 – 5/1”

Signal to Noise Ratio Online

This week was much quieter than previous weeks. It’s not that there isn’t as much going on. I suppose it’s just that I’m tuning it out more and focusing on my own issues. Caring about other people’s problems is a luxury and a burden, and sometimes that burden just gets tiring. What I mean isContinue reading “Signal to Noise Ratio Online”

Things to be grateful for 4/19 – 4/25

1. Our cats are still happy and healthy. 2. We did not get wrecked by a tornado on Tuesday. 3. We finally stopped getting the “Payment Status Not Available” error and were able to enter our direct deposit information with the IRS for the stimulus deposits. 4. I talked to our ISP and got anContinue reading “Things to be grateful for 4/19 – 4/25”