Daily Archives: March 27, 2009

I’m Meeting Alan Gura

…as he’s speaking at Santa Clara University next Wednesday, April 1st, from noon to 1pm. Click the link for details. If I can arrange a long lunch break that day, I’m there.

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Boomershoot Picture of the Day No. 1

From Boomershoot 1999. Photo courtesy Joe Huffman. Click to embiggen. One can identify the stakes for the numbered shooting positions, ground cloth, shooting mat, spotting scope, chair, rifle case, equipment bag, and sundry accoutrements. But I’m not sure what the … Continue reading

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Boomershoot Picture of the Day No. 2

Note the wind as evidenced by the streamer at center. Gusts are common and the bane of many an unpracticed Boomershooter. From Boomershoot 1999. Photo courtesy Joe Huffman. Click to embiggen.

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Boomershoot Picture of the Day No. 3

Looks far, doesn’t it? The closest targets are no longer placed along the “creek” near the van as in the photo above; instead they’re at the treelined berm, 385 yards out. And it gets tougher from there as they go … Continue reading

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Head up ass

Nickels goes full speed ahead Mayor Greg Nickels is going forward with a controversial executive order which would ban “dangerous weapons” – including firearms – on Seattle owned parks and properties. An exact date has not been set yet for … Continue reading

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RNS Quote of the Day: 03/27/09

Forest murderers! Whenever someone makes an epic attempt to reduce their environmental impact, they always write a book about it. Tim Blair Yep.

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When seconds count

The Schenectady PD might not even be minutes away Schenectady Police Chief Mark Chaires said, “This is unprecedented – all these officers getting in trouble at the same time for all these different reasons. Five Schenectady police officers recently accused … Continue reading

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She’s a real winner!

The 16yr old who was hit and kicked while in a holding cell by a King County Sheriff’s Deputy last month has made the news again. Unsurprisingly, it is not in a good way A teenage girl known for a … Continue reading

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