Sunday, August 10, 2008


We may find in the long run that tinned food is a deadlier weapon than the machine-gun.
George Orwell
I think the ,45 acp gave Mr. Target a headache.


  1. I would really like to have one of those. Current Gun lusts are: Sig P220 .45, Fulton Armory Titan FAR .308 and a Browning 12 gauge.

  2. Well, he shouldn't have been pointing a revolver at you in the first place.

  3. Nice shot group....

  4. I love those targets! The Mrs found some last time we were at the gun shop. Had a good time with 'em!

    Thanks for the holster advice, I'll check it out.

  5. You know...I do not understand that George Orwell quote. Anyone want to explain it to me?

  6. That is a beautiful sight. The haircolor, I mean, although the gun is quite lovely as well.

    I thought of you the other night. My husband and I had TiVo'd an episode of 30 Days in which an anti-gun zealot went to spend 30 days with a former-Marine-2nd-Amendment-true-believer. She was freaking ridiculous. He was awesome. I wish I had the episode on DVD because I think you'd get a kick out of it.

  7. Looks like a silenced MP5 in the top frame, shooting one of those is on my list of "things to do before you die".

  8. "I think the ,45 acp gave Mr. Target a headache."

    Not for very long.

    .45 ACP works on all sorts of headaches.

    Applied correctly, it cures all headaches instantanously an permenantly.

    The side effects are,somewhat spectacular and messy. Please consult your physician.

  9. Odd. Isn't Mr. Target using the old FBI approved "crouch, spray, and pray" stance? Are you sure he was a bad guy? Maybe he was only misunderstood?

  10. As far as the quote, one of the great limiters (and weak points) of a large army is the logistics. The ability to bring your own food rather that forage is an actual force multiplier. It also allows you to conduct warfare at any time of the year, without worrying about what is in season.

    All those men you were using to go out and find food get back to carrying a rifle. Not to mention the locals are generally better at hiding the food than you are at finding it. And for every successful find of a food stash, you get a bonus crop of resentful locals.

    At least, thats my interpretation.


  11. Thanks Anon, I had my mind wandering off in all kinds of different directions. It's been a looong time since I read Orwell.

  12. Mr. Orwell's comment: I thought that tinned food was a major cause of suicide. It all tastes the same: awful.

    Imagine, the current "Meals, Ready-to-Eat" are thought to be an improvement on C-rations, themselves an improvement on WWII K-Rations.


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