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Posts by Manly Warrior

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  • Dinosaur proteins and radiocarbon wreak ‘Jurassic World’ havoc. Latest creationist research...

    06/30/2015 5:28:34 AM PDT · 37 of 40
    Manly Warrior to Mean Daddy

    Well, D’souza seems like a good guy, but if he is quibbling about what is written as not being the singular truth, then he is just wrong. The term “it is written” means something. The thoughts of man on what might have been the way it happened is just that, thoughts of man. Yes, I do believe the account as it is written, otherwise, the rest of it is just as subject to risk as well.

  • Dinosaur proteins and radiocarbon wreak ‘Jurassic World’ havoc. Latest creationist research...

    06/29/2015 2:53:03 PM PDT · 34 of 40
    Manly Warrior to Manly Warrior

    correction: “then there is NO hope”

  • Dinosaur proteins and radiocarbon wreak ‘Jurassic World’ havoc. Latest creationist research...

    06/29/2015 2:50:56 PM PDT · 33 of 40
    Manly Warrior to montag813

    Because the thought that evolution occurred after God created requires death- which then requires a fallen world before the creation of man and therefore death predates God’s requirement that the woman’s seed will crush the serpents head- ie defeat Satan for the souls of (willing)men. If death and decay predates the killing of an animal by God to provide a covering (salvation, redemption from guilt)for man, then there is hope.

    Also, if man is simply a higher form of swamp pus, then what is man’s life really worth? God says He created man in His image and likeness, not that of an amoeba.

    Regards

  • Dinosaur proteins and radiocarbon wreak ‘Jurassic World’ havoc. Latest creationist research...

    06/29/2015 9:03:29 AM PDT · 14 of 40
    Manly Warrior to montag813

    Yes, if you are referring to the fairy tale that “billions of years ago, in a swamp far away, on a world made from not even pixie dust, in a universe that spontaneously sprang from nothing into untold billions of tons of matter for no reason, that a spark of static electricity formed a protein that rather than decayed continued to become more and more complex until hundreds of thousands of life forms differentiated due to positive responses to changing conditions into the diverse earth we see today.... Yes indeed. And they walk among us without warning labels, yes.

    And, worst yet, all of this construct is formulated on the premise of “science” (a body of knowledge) which has not and cannot be replicated in a rational format, which flies in the face of the very mechanism touted to prove it (the scientific method).

    Scary huh? They teach our kids.

  • Handgun waiting period is still a good idea

    06/21/2015 7:18:38 AM PDT · 16 of 41
    Manly Warrior to rellimpank

    Left and Right,the same outcome at the radical ends of each-totalitarian control by a state over an oppressed people. Liberty remains and always will at odds with either proposition.

    Our nation decided that government should exist to secure the people’s liberty-and that the people are free to determine exactly how that government is shaped. Alas, too many of the people have determined that they can best obtain wealth and temporary security by forming a government that provides for the “welfare” of individual citizens, rather than the “general welfare” of the nation of people.

  • Why I Like 9mm

    06/18/2015 11:31:00 AM PDT · 35 of 107
    Manly Warrior to w1n1

    Those pretty perfectly expanded bullets in the picture are what happens in ballistic gel. Problem solving in the real world is not done in ballistic gel. Therefore, while a 9mm may expand, a 45 certainly won’t get smaller....

    And yes, .451 -.355=.086” in greater diameter, but last I checked, area is a function of r squared and pi, so .096” IS a bigger deal than simple diameter shows.

    9mm area is .0989 sq in, 45 is .1597 sq in, or a 45 is 162% larger in area than a 9mm.

    All said, indeed a hit with a 9 is much more effective than a miss with a 4, Finally, if a 45 is so much gun that you cannot shoot it well, then so is a 9mm. A 45 produces about 350 ft lbs of energy ( the same amount deliver to the target as delivered to the shooters hand) while the 9mm produces about 310 ft lbs. Not so much difference, espc in that most 9mm are much lighter, read greater free recoil) than a heavier 45....

    Solution- use what you like, practice a lot with that choice.

  • Why I Like 9mm

    06/18/2015 11:27:50 AM PDT · 32 of 107
    Manly Warrior to w1n1

    Those pretty perfectly expanded bullets in eh picture are what happens in ballistic gel. Problemsolving in thereal world are done in ballistic gel. Therefore, while a 9mm may expand, a 45 certainly won’t et smaller....

    And yes, .451 -.355=.086” in greater diameter, but last I checked, area is a function of r squared and pi, so .096” IS a bigger deal than simple diameter shows.

    9mm area is .0989 sq in, 45 is .1597 sq in, or a 45 is 162% larger in area than a 9mm.

    All said, indeed a hit with a 9 is much more effective ta a miss with a 4, Finally, if a 45 is so much gun that you cannot shoot it well, then so is a 99mm. A 45 produces about 350 ft lbs of energy ( the same amount deliver to the target as delivered to the shooters hand) while the 9mm produces about 310 ft lbs. Not so much difference, espc in that most 9mm are much lighter 9 read greater free recoil) than a heavier 45....

    Solution- use what you like, practice a lot with that choice.

  • St. Louis Zoo Obtains Restraining Order against the Exercise of Constitutional Rights

    06/17/2015 7:48:36 AM PDT · 21 of 21
    Manly Warrior to Crazieman

    Took the grand kids to the STL Zoo last month- saw the sign, carried as usual. The law states that entities may post against CC, but still carrying concealed is not a crime, just a citation (if somehow zoo folks learned that I was carrying), and then asked me to depart and I refuse and a peace officer is then called.

    I like MO! Now, CCW license holders may open carry anywhere other than the several otherwise restricted places, pre-empting city ordinances etc. ( I do not OC, I like to be able to be under everyones radar-its a survival thing, not a political activism thing.

  • MO: Would you Shoot a Suspect who Claimed to have a Gun?

    06/17/2015 7:41:13 AM PDT · 34 of 34
    Manly Warrior to Manly Warrior

    need to edit better- violet=violent etc.

  • MO: Would you Shoot a Suspect who Claimed to have a Gun?

    06/17/2015 7:38:38 AM PDT · 33 of 34
    Manly Warrior to LadyBuck

    Not necessarily. In MO, if you are found “justified”, then you are protected with an “affirmative defense” against civil suit. I track such situations and since 2006 when the law went into effect, thee have been zero civil suits filed against persons who were deemed “justified” in using force to protect themselves from a violet crime.

    Attorneys apparently know when they are presented a 100% probability of losing and not getting paid....

    Other states law may vary.

  • For Marine unit, a lost reputation in Afghanistan [now battles to restore]

    06/17/2015 7:15:52 AM PDT · 4 of 26
    Manly Warrior to rjsimmon

    Agreed, but....

    As a retired field grade officer I understand the complex problems many officer personnel encounter-that they serve at the pleasure of the president and the secretaries of the DOD and more senior flag officers above themselves-lots of pressure to do what they are told in order to be relevant career wise. They fail basic leadership 101- to break problems down into multiple easily defined and solvable problems, the bottom line being that they serve no one but the US Constitution-to protect and defend it from all enemies foreign and domestic, and to obey the laws (that congress passes and the administration enacts).

    Having served 23 years of enlisted & commissioned active duty (’83-’06), I can say with certainty that no training I ever encountered said what I summarized in a short paragraph. That is the travesty- the senior officers in the armed services (and all divisions of administration) are so bound in careerism and approval they forget what they signed up for (there are exceptions, however these seldom rise past O-8 (MajGen/RrAdm upper half).

    We need a congress that would reinforce the basic premise of service and demand saturation of those basic principle-but alas, we first need a congress that obeys their oaths of office first....

    Hmm, I find myself thinking of how in our form of government ( the necessary evil to protect essential and fundamental natural rights of all men)all power resides in the people themselves. Alas.

    Major, USA Ret

  • Should Unvaccinated Children Be Forced to Stay Home From School? [Parental Rights vs Public Health]

    06/10/2015 11:58:08 AM PDT · 34 of 36
    Manly Warrior to SeekAndFind

    Sooo, has anyone asked the question “so who are they gonna get sick, the vaccinated masses?”

  • If a military newbie is sent to fetch a bucket of prop wash, or keys to the submarine...

    06/06/2015 6:12:29 PM PDT · 103 of 103
    Manly Warrior to Jack Hydrazine

    Well, I was the Battalion Commanders gunner on a Brad fr a while, and he did not know that there indeed was a can of dry air for purging the thermal integrated sight unit- PFC Achayan ad I had fun with the LTC for a bit- he had a good sense of humor- later, years later after we both had retired from the Army, I had the pleasure of working with him on a research project- he was a Northrup Grumman guy and I was a university research scientist. He had made full Colonel ( a West Pointer) and I had made Major (from PVT).

  • If a military newbie is sent to fetch a bucket of prop wash, or keys to the submarine...

    05/31/2015 8:06:36 AM PDT · 16 of 103
    Manly Warrior to Jack Hydrazine

    Oh my, now having fun is no longer politically correct. I guess the box of grid squares, a can of track tension and the like are cause for issue.

    I suppose giving our new LT ( when I was an Infantry NCO) a ball peen hammer and having him tap the armor of our Bradley for soft spots would be a capital offense.

    Going too far, as in the Maritime example, is going too far, but most is just enough to keep folks sane enough to enjoy life!

    Whatever!

  • Dad: soldier son killed in training crash deserves Arlington Cemetery burial

    05/30/2015 6:47:38 PM PDT · 35 of 44
    Manly Warrior to Kaslin

    So every Guardsman who dies during IADT deserves and exception? There is a rule for reason. Sorry, but there I stand. Once a Guardsman serves on federal active duty, he then apparently is qualified to be buried in a Natnl cemetery. Not all NG ( Army or Air) serve on federal AD. There is a difference in status per federal law, and should be. Let’s live by the laws we institute or let’s do away with thme all.

    Condolences to the Warriors family, He died serving his country and state with honor.

  • Texas hunter shoots endangered Namibian rhino for $350,000

    05/24/2015 4:44:56 PM PDT · 89 of 99
    Manly Warrior to Boonie

    No problem either way-its part of my philosophy of liberty-he bought a legal tag for a critter. The locals ate it, the animal dies anyway or is poached. Fits in with the LORDS directive to oversee/care for and subdue the world, as it was given or our benefit . Species by the 10ks or more have passed along the way of the dodo ( not necessarily by man’s hand).

    I kill and eat and display certain specimens of wild game. I would kill an inedible critter ( won’t eat a lion/cat) for trophy too, but have not for a while.

    W don’t live just for survival any longer, do we? his line of thought could extend to almost any thing not a necessary for life support....

    Finally, this guy did not just shoot it for a wall hanger-he spent $350k (plus airfare, lodging, gratuities and transport in Africa) to fund rhino conservation-that’s a bit more than a mount would cost....

    Best

  • Texas hunter shoots endangered Namibian rhino for $350,000

    05/24/2015 11:46:36 AM PDT · 79 of 99
    Manly Warrior to Boonie

    But man killing one isn’t? I guess we are part of nature only when it fits an agenda, otherwise, man is “un natural “ and therefore interfering. My, my, how nicely relative....

    Note- I have to slaughter a few chickens for the Memorial day BBQ tomorrow- gotta go “interfere” in nature’s process- oh, wait, already did- hand raised these meaty chicks 9 weeks ago....So I guess I’ll smoke that hen turkey I have left in the freezer from last fall along with some venison burgers and steaks....

    Perhaps I interfere too much?

  • Texas hunter shoots endangered Namibian rhino for $350,000

    05/24/2015 8:18:23 AM PDT · 40 of 99
    Manly Warrior to boycott

    Hunters pay 99.99% of the cost of preserving endangered species and the restoration of most others.

    Deer, bears, ducks, turtles, Mtn Lions, turkeys, Bison, Antelope, elk, Quail, etc etc all are plentiful in NA because of the monies paid by hunters to conserve.

    Most African species that are at risk are not due to hunting, but rather eating. Poaching for “medicinal” purposes continues to b a major factor in the slow or neutral/negative growth of certain species ( Rhino), but is remains that hunting thee as well provides nearly all of the funds to manage the critters in the fields.

    Kill eat conserve all go hand in had. Just because you don’t like it does not make it your issue. Come on, I thought I was on FR, not DKOS.

    facts, not feelings, right?

  • Special Forces Frustrated with Obama 'Hamstringing' Their Ops

    05/23/2015 1:20:38 PM PDT · 22 of 47
    Manly Warrior to diogenes ghost

    ROE, ROE. but ROI (return on Investment) has meaning for warriors of all branches too. When we leave body parts, blood and comrades on the turf which we then walk away from (giving back to the enemy), that is a poor ROI.

  • TX: Open Carry Passes Senate, with Dutton Amendment, on to Governor Abbott

    05/23/2015 6:19:37 AM PDT · 19 of 37
    Manly Warrior to marktwain

    Am I to assume that this TX open carry only applies to TX CHL holders?

    In MO, (my state of residence) any CHL holder can open carry, but non CHL holders cannot carry at all, except in vehicles etc.

    Soon I hope to see open/concealed carry w/o permit. I carry my Bible and free speech/assembly etc w/o permit....

  • VATICAN BIG GOES HARD AGAINST U.S. TEA PARTY CLIMATE SKEPTICS

    05/19/2015 5:35:09 PM PDT · 10 of 272
    Manly Warrior to ebb tide

    Think NWO, OWG and one approved religion.... It has always been about control.

  • Jade Helm: Marines train for internment of citizens under martial law

    05/16/2015 6:36:08 AM PDT · 22 of 45
    Manly Warrior to HomerBohn

    I wonder if the scenario will include the indigenous population being well armed and well trained in resistance, as most rural Americans are and would be.....

  • Cops, Prosecutors Disagree on Whether Freddie Gray's Knife Was Legal

    05/07/2015 12:09:43 PM PDT · 30 of 33
    Manly Warrior to Reno89519

    Indeed, you are correct- easy to regulate by .gov, however, arms is arms, notice in the GCA an PL, knives are included ( the ban on knives in fed gov buildings etc is in the same US code para 922 just like suppressors and handguns and body armor, all fall under “arms”). The reality is that firearms re th regulated tool of the era as they are considered most effective- early warriors used a gun, the dropped it and drew sabers, pikes, swords, knives etc, we in the profession of arms today carry much of the same tools- bayonets, fighting knives, handguns etc to do the same, we just rely on rifles and machine guns for the heavy lifting due to effectiveness.

  • Designer of 3-D-printed gun challenges feds to Constitutional duel

    05/07/2015 12:03:34 PM PDT · 33 of 40
    Manly Warrior to Syntyr

    The gent did not say one could create coordinate “systems” that depicted everything revolving around the earth. However, you could develop an XYZ system that shows how everything moves in relation to ONE point anywhere.

    The fact is that the planets do move in relation to the sun- they do indeed orbit it. However, if the earth was arbitrarily determined to be the central point, then the planets movement relative to the earth would be some trajectory, along with the sun and any other heavenly body. How do you think we get a Rover to Mars? We start with the earth and move from there, to Mars.

  • Cops, Prosecutors Disagree on Whether Freddie Gray's Knife Was Legal

    05/07/2015 8:24:52 AM PDT · 16 of 33
    Manly Warrior to Reno89519

    You are joking, right? Of course they are arms-along with any other tool or technology one can use person to person to protect self, family and state ( Constitution).

  • How do you know if a gun smith is real?

    05/06/2015 6:41:59 PM PDT · 26 of 33
    Manly Warrior to rey

    Anyone working on guns that are left overnight needs to be FFL’d. Repairs/mods that stay with the smith need to be logged in the “bound book” Repairs that can be done while you wait are not required to be logged in. Ask for references ad where the smith apprenticed or was schooled at, what makers armorer schools he is certified by.

  • Hidden Camera Catches NYPD Cops Arresting Man For No Reason, Making Up Purpose for Stopping Him

    05/06/2015 6:34:34 PM PDT · 58 of 84
    Manly Warrior to miss marmelstein

    Is that number higher, lower or about equal to the national rate of police killings? One LEO killed by a criminal is too many, but lets remember there are some 30 k plus cops in NYC, while in my small town there are two FTE cops, plus a dispatcher, and a few posse types like me. One of ours would be 50%, while 5 of NYC finest is a much smaller per capita rate....

    I support good policing and good society, and I support and defend the US Constitutional against ALL enemies, foreign and domestic....

  • Why Do Christians Worship on Sunday and Not Saturday?

    05/04/2015 7:16:13 AM PDT · 19 of 102
    Manly Warrior to Gamecock

    Constantine combined worship days to consolidate his control over all religions in the Roman Empire.

  • Are Christians Under the 10 Commandments?

    04/12/2015 11:51:25 AM PDT · 16 of 280
    Manly Warrior to Fido969

    Well, no man other than Jesus has, hence the stumbling block to those under the law....

    Me, I m not under law, I have died to the law when I was redeemed by Jesus and His acceptable substitution in my place-He kept the law for me, and now, legally, God the Father sees me as “paid for in full” by the One who is perfect and paid the price that I could never.....

    I am supposed to live by the Spirit, however, I am not able on my own to live w/o error, commission or omission. Since Christ’s Blood was efficacious then, and now and ever more, I am seen as still paid for. My effort is not win earn or purchase salvation, but to live worthy of it ( that which was paid for in my name). The big Ten are reminders of what was expected of me to enter into Heaven, and to remind me that I cannot on my own.

    Best;

  • NASA | A Story of Ozone: The Earth’s Natural Sunscreen

    04/09/2015 12:14:42 PM PDT · 17 of 19
    Manly Warrior to Rodamala

    Ozone has health impacts, hence the ozone warnings around cities, ozone in the upper atmosphere reflects UV radiation back into space (albedo effect) so it helps keep the lower atmosphere cooler and blocks UV .

    Ozone can be a two edged sword....

    AFA CFCs depleting upper ozone, who knows, science is always finding out how much it really did/dopes not know, at least with rational scientists at the controls...

    MS in Env Sci (and no, I did not swallow the pills they handed out at the outset of the program- I barely graduated, but earned a 3.95 GPA, but was the only candidate asked to defend my thesis before the department-earned an A minus in Environmental Processes concerning Lead on firing ranges, at age 52).

  • Six More Female Soldiers Qualify for Army Ranger School

    04/09/2015 12:05:40 PM PDT · 64 of 65
    Manly Warrior to MSF BU

    No, the USMC Infantry Officer course just closed to women after 18 mos of unsuccessful attempts by woman Marines. They kept the bar high, as do all special forces type programs. The US Army Ranger school has a lot of prestige at stake, I doubt the Army will roll over so easily, the USMC did not either.

    I doubt any females will make it. If they do, I do not see any real value for them- they will be an anomaly in a support field anyway.

  • Six More Female Soldiers Qualify for Army Ranger School

    04/09/2015 12:05:22 PM PDT · 63 of 65
    Manly Warrior to MSF BU

    No, the USMC Infantry Officer course just closed to women after 18 mos of unsuccessful attempts by woman Marines. They kept the bar high, as do all special forces type programs. The US Army Ranger school has a lot of prestige at stake, I doubt the Army will roll over so easily, the USMC did not either.

    I doubt any females will make it. If they do, I do not see any real value for them- they will be an anomaly in a support field anyway.

  • Six More Female Soldiers Qualify for Army Ranger School

    04/08/2015 2:15:33 PM PDT · 20 of 65
    Manly Warrior to glorgau

    Yes, that is the pre-requisite PT, then there is a list of infantry tasks including a 12 mile ruck march in sub 3 hours with a fairly moderate kit load, all sorts of weapons tasks, first aid and such which must be certified by the owning unit. Then of course the first days at Benning include a nonstop make you die or quit physical assessment ( Darby Queen ring a bell?) A lot of attrition there, then about a 60% success rate for a non-recycle graduate (1st time go), about 50% of recycles make it subsequent classes- they jump in where they broke off for med or admin issues. Only one retest for a task failure, no option for integrity violations ( oh no, congress couldn’t attend!).

    I broke a femur in the desert phase, in ‘85, had the option to return, never did- never healed quite right nor did I have the motivation to do that again!

    Major, Engineer, Retired; former SSG of Infantry

  • US Citizens Who Boarded Flights When Rockets Targeted Ben Gurion Airport Sue Hamas

    04/02/2015 5:51:53 AM PDT · 14 of 14
    Manly Warrior to SJackson

    No, the correct response is to identify the shooters, obtain actionable intell and send in a delta team to eliminate such terrorists wherever they are....

  • Well, I would have finished my first AR15 build, but.....

    03/28/2015 7:51:34 AM PDT · 37 of 61
    Manly Warrior to RandallFlagg

    Flagg;

    Get the next bbl nut to 30-35 ftlbs, then dremel the offending spur down so the gas tube passes through cleanly. Forget trying to get to the next notch-usually it takes 2-3x more torque-hence your initial problem anyway.

    Use a good moly grease or anti-seize compound on the inner surfaces o the upper, outer surface of the bbl extension, nut threads and seating surface- just a little, not slobbered on.

    Trust me, it won’t come loose until you want to rebarrel.

    Best;

  • I'm confused about this Cruz Citizenship thing

    03/23/2015 3:08:45 PM PDT · 149 of 463
    Manly Warrior to Jim Robinson

    Jim;

    With due respect to your forum; I believe that Cruz is a great American legislator. A fine conservative voice in time so liberal silliness. I would vote for him if I was in his state- for senator, for representative etc, but as far as for president, only after a federal court ruled that persons born of non-US parents indeed are Natural born citizens. I care not about native or naturalized issues- they are moot in this equation.

    Now, If it comes down to it and Cruz is the GOP nominee for POTUS, then I will vote my conscience after deep thought and consideration.

    This item won’t be devise to us in my opinion, but the discussion ought to be encouraged and brought to full light rather than simply pushed as a non-question.

    If John McCain had to get the senate to make a statement, then by golly anoyne born out of the country espc on other than official government duty ought to be scrutinized a bit as well..

    God Bless America.

  • I'm confused about this Cruz Citizenship thing

    03/23/2015 1:59:46 PM PDT · 92 of 463
    Manly Warrior to bigdaddy45

    BD45,

    I brought that subject up a while back- seems the power the is (singularity, I suppose)said to back off, Cruz was his boy and no logic or rhetoric seemingly would stop FR support of another Manchurian....”ours”.

    Sigh....

  • How Many People Forget they have a Gun at the Airport?

    02/20/2015 10:57:19 AM PST · 10 of 33
    Manly Warrior to Crazieman

    Yeah, me too. I no longer go where I cannot carry. With exceptions of course- had to leave the pistol in the truck when I had my colonoscopy....although my Doc was not concerned when I had it concealed for the check up prior and after.

    I also leave my pistol at the local gun shop when I enter the nearby military installation for groceries, but I do feel nekkid.

  • How Many People Forget they have a Gun at the Airport?

    02/20/2015 10:57:02 AM PST · 9 of 33
    Manly Warrior to Crazieman

    Yeah, me too. I no longer where I cannot carry. With exceptions of course- had to leave the pistol in the truck when I had my colonoscopy....although my Doc was not concerned when I had it concealed for the check up prior and after.

    I also leave my pistol at the local gun shop when I enter the nearby military installation for groceries, but I do feel nekkid.

  • Supreme Court decides police don’t need to obey the law, don’t need to know what it says

    02/17/2015 8:31:26 AM PST · 36 of 38
    Manly Warrior to pgyanke

    “Cops don’t need a reason to make a stop...; but the stop itself can be performed simply because the cop saw a reason.”

    If cops use that cyclical reasoning/tautology and get away with making stops for no reason because they saw a reason, judges ought to have then decertified as LE and certified as threats tot he people as unstable and dangerous.

    Seems your “long line of cops” lineage has made it an “us versus them” pathology in your mind(s).

    We often feel that way too, BTW.

  • Supreme Court decides police don’t need to obey the law, don’t need to know what it says

    02/17/2015 8:26:37 AM PST · 35 of 38
    Manly Warrior to Political Junkie Too

    With your reasoning we have no need of any BOR protections- the government can do anything w/o constraint- not the state I would like to live in....

    Stalin said “show me the man and I’ll show you the crime”- is he your role model?

    LE has no reason to stop anyone unless they observe a violation or have sworn information about a crime about to be or being committed-probable cause, reasonable suspicion etc, at least last time I checked.

  • Judge: Police takeover of Henderson homes not covered by Third Amendment

    02/17/2015 8:22:05 AM PST · 11 of 16
    Manly Warrior to Above My Pay Grade

    If police are soldiers then they are effectively neutered by posse comitatus-

  • Supreme Court decides police don’t need to obey the law, don’t need to know what it says

    02/03/2015 9:30:20 AM PST · 17 of 38
    Manly Warrior to pgyanke

    That is exactly the issue- the person was not in violation of any law- nor was his vehicle “unsafe” (whatever that may mean). So, the stop was entirely w/o reason/cause IF the law is being used as the standard ( which it apparently was not).

    It is a poor decision to say that the fruit of a poisoned stop is useful is to completely veer off the course of jurisprudence and case law.

    Simply because the following events led to discovery of a crime, even though the stop itself has no merit, is to declare all stops valid FI the end result is discovery of a crime.

    No restraint left, we are all subject to unmerited interference by LE simply because they “may” “discover” a crime.

    While I am glad the coke dealer is now a convict etc, I think the ends should not justify the means. Hitler thought that way.

  • What 'American Sniper' Got Right and Wrong, According to SEAL Who Helped Train Chris Kyle

    01/24/2015 6:58:12 AM PST · 19 of 19
    Manly Warrior to TalonDJ

    See, I told you so. Selfless service is at a premium ,as it has always been....

    “Our Country, Not Ourselves”

    Motto of 1st Battalion 5th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division....

    That said, I do respect your choice, I only offer that so much has been levied on so few, and they volunteer for that burden.

    Therein you have it.

  • What 'American Sniper' Got Right and Wrong, According to SEAL Who Helped Train Chris Kyle

    01/23/2015 9:19:17 AM PST · 6 of 19
    Manly Warrior to EveningStar

    I don’t watch docu-dramas about real life warriors anymore.

    Portraying anyone on film in an entertainment format is a hard if not impossible thing to accomplish.

    From a boot recruit to a GO, the experiences men at arms face from day one till the end, is a whole ‘nother animal than a non-military or naval type can ever really appreciate.

    Any one of a million in uniform has a story full of wonderful and horrible things, in perspective, the lives of heros ar eno different, only more visible.

    I think the young private of Army or Marines or seaman or airman has as much a story as anyone else, self included.

    To really know why and what warriors know, ask a person young or old why they DIDN’T enlist or commission in the armed services.....

    God bless sour troops

  • What 'American Sniper' Got Right and Wrong, According to SEAL Who Helped Train Chris Kyle

    01/23/2015 9:18:43 AM PST · 5 of 19
    Manly Warrior to EveningStar

    I don’t watch docu-dramas about real life warriors anymore.

    Portraying anyone on film in an entertainment format is a hard if not impossible thing to accomplish.

    From a boot recruit to a GO, the experiences men at arms face from day one till the end, is a whole ‘nother animal than a non-military or naval type can ever really appreciate.

    Any one of a million in uniform has a story full of wonderful and horrible things, in perspective, the lives of heros ar eno different, only more visible.

    I think the young private of Army or Marines or seaman or airman has as much a story as anyone else, self included.

    To really know why and what warriors know, ask a person young or old why they DIDN’T enlist or commission in the armed services.....

    God bless sour troops

  • What is Social Justice? (VIDEO)

    01/19/2015 8:18:27 AM PST · 6 of 10
    Manly Warrior to WhiskeyX

    SJ is simple- take money from those who are willing and actually earning it and give it to those who are not willing and won’t earn it.

    Of course, color is the classifier, as any form of justice other than “blind” justice is predicated on the premise that whites owe minorities....

  • NRA slams Missouri gun-tax plan to pay for police body cameras: This is ‘unmerited’

    01/13/2015 11:44:57 AM PST · 24 of 26
    Manly Warrior to US Navy Vet

    Whoa there Sailor!

    MO actually happens to have some of the most permissive firearms laws in the nation. No database sharing, no central registry of CCW licensees ( county issued), preemption laws, clearly written updated state constitutional amendment regarding arms and defense. Shall issue, castle and stand your ground affirmative defense, no restriction ( other than Fed) on Class 2/3 arms.

    On the other hands, we do have KC and STL to drag us down in so many ways....

    10 years ago, not so much though....

  • Missouri: Lawmaker Seeks to Tax Gun Owners and Sportsmen to Fund Law Enforcement Equipment

    01/12/2015 5:40:33 AM PST · 33 of 38
    Manly Warrior to smokingfrog
    Missouri Revised Statutes ✉  Chapter 144 Sales and Use Tax ←144.063 Section 144.064.1 144.069→ August 28, 2014 redbar Firearms or ammunition, limitation on sales tax levied. 144.064. No sales tax levied under this chapter on any firearms or ammunition shall be levied at a rate that is higher than the sales tax levied under this chapter or any other excise tax levied on any sporting goods or equipment or any hunting equipment. (L. 2011 H.B. 294, et al.)
  • Colonel, United States Army, Retired

    01/05/2015 5:42:07 AM PST · 20 of 34
    Manly Warrior to Kaslin

    Colonel;

    Thanks for your service from one OCS source officer to another. B 3/11, ‘93. Enlisted DEC ‘83, served as 11B3P, commissioned 21B retired DEC 2006.

    A few notes- an OCS enlistment option type, you really never were an enlisted man. 26.5 years as an officer, plus 6 months, then some snowbird time waiting for OCS (14 weeks) to start. Just to clarify for the readers.

    As for the DADT comments, you surely are insulated from what the effects have been. The open season on straights who have those standards you mention, by those at every level, command to peer, who would and are forcing acceptance of behaviors that are, well, perverse and un-Soldierly. Net result of that policy change (not a law change) is the very erosion of discipline you allude to.

    Your comment about the Lesbian who likes hot Latinas bespeaks of your loss of cardinal direction and an institutionalized azimuth error. So called “tolerance” is the last virtue of a dying culture.

    What happened to your attention to the officers code of “not lying, cheating, or stealing or tolerating anyone who does”?

    Good on ya for extolling the virtues of the Private and his NCOs as being the real heavy lifters in any armed service. They truly are and more!

    I see newly enlisted Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen daily at Fort L Wood, and I can attest to their mettle and potential. Our nation is in good hands provided they are enabled and guided with good strong moral leadership. Also, they are not so blessed as you and I were in the Army of the ‘80-10’s. We are losing the culture war on the home front, while winning foreign campaigns with aplomb (although unless we conquer those lands, we lose them in the long run as the populations of those countries hate or at least dislike our freedoms as much as they enjoy our sacrifice to free them- a true conundrum for certain-and no longer worth an ounce of American blood or treasure to me).

    Our Oath of office- Yeah, forgot the key words- “So Help me God”.

    Note that there is no oath of fealty or allegiance to any government-only to the US Constitution so much a key in these times. We must remind our Warriors and Sailors of this critical aspect of allegiance- to none, not a single or collective person is our faith pledged, but to the Constitution its principles a guiding light of freedom and equality under law, before God and the His providence; especially in this time of lawless behavior by those charged or appointed or elected to the highest positions among us.

    Again, Thanks for your service.

    Duty, Honor, Country; This We’ll Defend!