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HateMachine – It’s a pistol!

Per the PSA Marcus posted below. I couldn’t get the SigTac pistol brace fully seated…she’s sort of stuck where she’s at. Range report to follow soon. Edit:  Click pic for close-up. -BLT

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Busy winter…and an update

Spring has sprung, but winter sure ended with some serious shit on everyone’s plate. It’s been a month for all of us here at JBM. Marcus has been herding cats in a generally eastern direction. Quilly…well…frozen pipes and circumnavigation always … Continue reading

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Man work

Today was quite the education at work.  The last three weeks have been something of a trial…but today was definitely the “final exam, with a Machiavellian twist.” All is good (in fact, in many ways: GREAT), but today was certainly … Continue reading

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Because

I thought we’ve seen this before.  In any case, it deserves this post. Badassitude in Botswana (CNN) —Botswana may not be the first country you’d associate with head banging and shredding guitar solos, but in recent years its heavy metal scene … Continue reading

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Mental Genius

I know it apparently takes superhuman intelligence to realize certain things. Things like “having diplomatic personnel run around post-Qaddafi Libya without protection is just terrorism bait.” So I’ll share some more superhuman intelligence for y’all:  The Sochi Olympic Games are … Continue reading

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The Land of the Morning Calm

The Venn diagram of “Interesting Shit Happening In North Korea” overlaps significantly with “Odds I’m Headed To Korea.” Our Dearest Marcus seems to catch the same sort of coincidence. Most interesting of all on this trip, however, is that I … Continue reading

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The Chinese Test

China has been swinging their dick around lately. They tend to do this when they perceive our president as weak.  The last time was after the USS Cole bombing and the contentious 2000 election. We’ll see how this develops…but drawing … Continue reading

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Comic relief

I was going to post about how David Uberuaga, the NPS superintendent of the Grand Canyon (i.e. the chief ranger), is a corrupt douche…I got the spider sense he was real slime when he told protesters at the gates of the … Continue reading

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And…my official health care premium increase is in.

26% increase in 2014 over 2013. Thanks, ACA. -BLT

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Climate rant…

Reposted, with additions (and vodka), per the Chicken Little thread… I’m an engineer…and I don’t need to convince anyone of the science and “truthiness” of my shit, because my shit speaks for itself by working Now, we have these “special” … Continue reading

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Sometimes…just sometimes…

...the USMC figures it out. In an action unprecedented during 12 years of war in Afghanistan, the commandant of the Marine Corps is firing two top generals for failing to protect troops and their base in southern Afghanistan from a … Continue reading

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OK, time to up our game

We have History Channel’s “Top Shot.”  After a bit of “reality” bullshit, the show settled into something genuinely enjoyable and manly. The Russians, however, have “Tank Biathlon.” I’m not Army smart (or Army strong), but I’m certain the U.S. Army … Continue reading

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Mandatory Levity…

A Yankee/Bawston take on one of my favorite tunes.  You’re welcome. -BLT

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This administration…

...is so transparent, it’s like it isn’t even there!

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Hypocritical scum

Give this video about 40 seconds, and see where it is going.  I love what they do to expose these hypocritical shit heads.  I wish such vicious hypocrisy hurt -BLT

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On a lighter (but relevant) note…

Das Eiserne Glock. Not only is this guy a badass, he has that magical sort of smart aleck oratory skills that us at JBM truly appreciate. -BLT

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Jayne Cobb

I’m a few months behind, but…damn.  I love this guy more and more as I learn about him. http://www.breitbart.com/InstaBlog/2013/01/11/Godwin-s-Gun-Grabber-Salon   -BLT

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Quick PSA

-BLT

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They’re baaaack

German kevlar vests I’ve ordered some more, as I intend to do some destructive testing this time around.  More pistol rounds (including a .44 magnum), shotgun, then rifle.  We’ll find out exactly what these babies can and can’t stop.  I’m … Continue reading

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I am a shit-heel, and it bothers me…

I’m not a dumb guy.  In fact, I’m pretty smart.  I’m either ACTUALLY smart, and get paid for being smart…or I’m awesome at faking being smart, and get paid on the fraudulent assumption I am actually smart. In any case: … Continue reading

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