Book Review: Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You by Greg Gutfeld

Not Cool: The Hipster Elite and Their War on You  is a refreshing and sometimes humorous take on modern liberalism, why it is a failed ideology, and how it is destroying the very fabric of American society.  Greg Gutfeld is familiar to many conservatives from being the host of Red Eye and being a guest on … Read more

Home Defense: Good Ideas

Before you can determine the best methods and steps to take to properly defend your home you have to do a good threat assessment.  What will work to stop a burglar will probably not work to stop a determined looter or bandit.  To get an idea of what steps people took to control banditry and … Read more

Tying Knots # 5: The Fisherman’s Knot

The fisherman’s knot is a symmetrical bend made with two overhand knots tied around the standing part of the other.  A drawback of the fisherman’s knot is that it can slip when tied in nylon monofilament or other slippery lines. However, if more holding strength is required you can simply double or even triple the … Read more

Book Review: The Great Degeneration by Niall Ferguson

This review first appeared on my history blog Battles & Book Reviews on August 6th, 2013.  I am putting it up here because I think this book is important enough that every informed person should read it. If there is one book in the realm of history or political science any informed person needs to read this year … Read more