Bristlecone Shooting Center – Members Only Day

So today was the soft opening for the Bristlecone Shooting, Training and Retail Center. Being a charter member, I was able to attend this event and shoot a few (50) rounds at the brand new range. And I plan to return tomorrow.  Continue reading Bristlecone Shooting Center – Members Only Day

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Time to Upgrade Your Android – Or Ditch it Altogether?

So Google’s Chief of Android Security, Adrian Ludwig, wrote in a Google+ post that there is a vulnerability in the WebKit browser engine – you know, the part that connects that browser to pretty much everything else in the phone – but only in Android phones running 4.3 and earlier.

(Some details of Webkit and its vulnerabilities can be found in this blog post)

What’s worse is that Google has gone on record this past Saturday to state they will not fix it.

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Pocatello, ID Residents Alive Because They Had a Firearm…

…and used it. The lawyers are also weighing in.

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Florida Concealed Carrier Attacked – Attacker Charged

This past Tuesday (Jan 20th, 2015), a a man carrying a gun was attacked and subdued by a another customer in a Wal-Mart in Brandon, Florida. The man with the gun was the victim, not the aggressor. Now, his attacker is being charged with Battery.

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Female soldiers Going to Ranger School

It’s about time. Females in combat roles other than airplanes or ships.

Starting this coming April 2015, the first women soldiers will be allowed to attend the fabled Ranger Induction Program (also known as Pre-Ranger) at Fort Benning, then on to the actual Ranger School – also at Fort Benning.  Continue reading Female soldiers Going to Ranger School

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Scammers are Harvesting LinkedIn Credentials

Okay, so here’s the security pundit coming out of me (again). Even people who aren’t on LinkedIn should pay attention to this. Especially if you’re breaking a cardinal password rule, and re-using your password everywhere. Or if you’re a LinkedIn user who doesn’t have two-step verification turned on.

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BREAKING NEWS: Windows 10 WILL be Free for Most Current Windows Users

Ending months of rumors, Microsoft has revealed on their Windows blog that Windows 10 will be free for Windows 8.1 users. And that’s not the end of it.

It will also be free to Windows 7 and Windows 8 users, as well. It is conditional upon hardware requirements, and the upgrade has to be taken within the first year of Windows 10’s release. Also, updates to the system will be free for the support life of the computer. Continue reading BREAKING NEWS: Windows 10 WILL be Free for Most Current Windows Users

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Facebook Doing Their Part to Fight Active Ignorance

Well it’s about freakin’ time. Facebook has announced that they are going to add functionality to report posts as misleading, hoax, or patently false.

And you have all the power.

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Alabama school plans to protect students with canned food

Ugh, seriously? So an Alabama middle school asked that the parents send their kids to school with an 8-oz. can of…whatever…so that they could be used as “projectiles” in case of an attack.

Original Article – http://personalliberty.com/alabama-school-plans-ward-unwelcome-guests-food-just-stuff-cafeteria/

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Should the U.S. Revoke Citizenship from ISIS Defectors?

So I came across this news story the other day, and it brings up some thoughts in my brain. Dangerous, I know.  Continue reading Should the U.S. Revoke Citizenship from ISIS Defectors?

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