Category: safety and security

Death Of A Nation

     In 1915, a man named D. W. Griffith made a movie that – as we like to say these days – excited some controversy. It was titled Birth of a Nation. It was a Civil-War movie – that’s the War Between The States for any Copperheads in the audience – that was mostly about …

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A New Kind Of “Mistake”

     I think we’ll be seeing this more often:      Sunday’s fatal shooting in a Minneapolis suburb was the 18th time in the past 20 years that police officers used a gun when they said they intended to use a Taser, according to a use-of-force researcher.      By comparison, police kill about 1,000 people each …

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The Fearful And What They Fear

     Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity They seem more afraid of life than death. – James F. Byrnes      There was no security in this world and only damn fools and mice thought there could be. – Robert A. Heinlein, Glory Road      These past two days, I’ve encountered several …

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