More Capitol officers injured, 1 dead. WTF is wrong with people in this country?

It's still too new and we don't know enough yet, but it seems clear to me folks are either high on meth and other psychosis-inducing crap, or high on hate. I'm leaning toward both, considering the past year and change (and the past four before it). I just saw this a bit ago and was … Continue reading More Capitol officers injured, 1 dead. WTF is wrong with people in this country?

Q #138: Why do some folks at a stop light stop a full car length (or more) away from the painted stop line?

This is one of my biggest puzzlements (and occasional pet peeve) that I've seen when driving around. I understand keeping a car length of distance if you've been taught that for safety when you are behind a vehicle, and maybe about two or three feet at a stop light in case someone rear ends you … Continue reading Q #138: Why do some folks at a stop light stop a full car length (or more) away from the painted stop line?

#030–Why would anyone who is NOT a peace officer want to “open carry” a firearm?

January 1st, 2016--I spent the morning and afternoon in Starbucks, looking at everybody who came in the door to see who had a handgun holster. That day, the open-carry law in Texas was in effect, and out of curiosity, I left the house to see it (and work on some research project of mine in … Continue reading #030–Why would anyone who is NOT a peace officer want to “open carry” a firearm?