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SHARPE: Catherine Genovese & Real-life Monsters

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April 29, 2016
SHARPE:  Catherine Genovese & Real-life Monsters

“That was the thing to remember about all monsters, They love to frighten people, but the minute you stare them down, they turn tail and run.” - Jeannette Walls by Frank Sharpe Fortress Defense Consultants On March 13, 1964, 28 year-old Catherine “Kitty” Genovese was attacked and murdered in her Kew Gardens, NY, neighborhood...
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RED ALERT (ILLINOIS): Call now. Expose the “HB-3160 Lethal Violence Order of Protection” sham

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April 14, 2016
RED ALERT (ILLINOIS):  Call now.  Expose the “HB-3160 Lethal Violence Order of Protection” sham

by John Boch The anti-gunners (primarily the Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence, and the other also-rans) are working hard to push their signature bill for this session:  HB-3160 – The “Lethal Violence Order of Protection”. The gun haters claim HB-3160 is a harmless, “common sense” bill to deal with mental health and guns.  They...
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JOIN US FOR A GREAT CAUSE ON SATURDAY, APRIL 30: Volunteer at Timber Pointe Camp near Bloomington, IL

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April 12, 2016
JOIN US FOR A GREAT CAUSE ON SATURDAY, APRIL 30:  Volunteer at Timber Pointe Camp near Bloomington, IL

Gun rights activists aren’t single-dimensional people.  We’re real Americans who love baseball, apple pie, America’s favorite rifle and all things American – including volunteering to help others in need and worthy causes. Timber Pointe Outdoor Center in Hudson, IL is honored to have been selected as a 2016 National Comcast Cares Day partner for...
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GSL MEETINGS! Champaign Tuesday: Bill Martin (infantry major and Krav Maga instructor) and Charleston Wednesday: David Biggerstaff (hydrographics)

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April 11, 2016
GSL MEETINGS!  Champaign Tuesday: Bill Martin (infantry major and Krav Maga instructor) and Charleston Wednesday: David Biggerstaff (hydrographics)

  Bill Martin, who served as an infantry major in the US Army and today spends his spare time teaching others empty-hand combatives through Krav Maga, will be our featured speaker at the GSL Champaign, IL meeting Tuesday evening. The meeting will be held at Fluid Events in Champaign, 601 N. Country Fair Drive. ...
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BOCH ON EOTECH REFUNDS: My experience returning EOTech Halographic Weapon Sights

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April 2, 2016
BOCH ON EOTECH REFUNDS:  My experience returning EOTech Halographic Weapon Sights

by John Boch EOTech, makers of top tier halographic weapon sights, ran into a little problem last year. It turns out their famed HWS allegedly had some problems that the company allegedly concealed.   Soldier Systems has a nice, dispassionate description of what’s going on: USSOCOM Issues Safety of Use Message for EOTech Enhanced Combat...
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YES, THERE IS A FREE LUNCH: Role-players and aggressors needed for Critical Threat Management

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March 30, 2016
YES, THERE IS A FREE LUNCH:  Role-players and aggressors needed for Critical Threat Management

What are you doing April 9 & 10 weekend? Do you want to have some fun learning about personal safety?  And help others learn the same?  Including how not to be a victim, and get a free lunch too? We’re looking for about a dozen plus role-players and a handful of aggressors for the...
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BOCH: Don’t lie to the cops, but ask for that ambulance ride

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March 25, 2016
BOCH:  Don’t lie to the cops, but ask for that ambulance ride

by John Boch At the Rangemaster Tactical Training Conference, some of my fellow GSL Defense Training instructors attended a seminar by nationally-known instructor Massad Ayoob titled “Lessons from Recent Trials“. In that session, Mr. Ayoob counseled against automatically asking responding officers for an ambulance ride to the hospital to get checked out following a...
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SHARPE: Requesting Medical Attention After a Defensive Shooting

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March 24, 2016
SHARPE:  Requesting Medical Attention After a Defensive Shooting

“Self-preservation is the first law of nature” – Samuel Butler by Frank Sharpe Fortress Defense Consultants For decades there has been controversy in the defense community with regard to the notion of asking for medical aid when one is involved in a shooting. In the category of ‘Defensive gun use wives tails’ there has...
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BOCH: Rangemaster Tactical Training Conference review and photos

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March 20, 2016
BOCH:  Rangemaster Tactical Training Conference review and photos

      by John Boch The Rangemaster training group in Memphis held their 2016 Tactical Training Conference held March 11-13 at the Memphis Police Academy.  The event saw nearly 200 cops, trainers and firearms aficionados learning all manner of material to be better prepared for criminal and terrorist violence. Each participant could tailor...
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ENTHUSIASM GAP GROWING: Say hello to “President Trump” while Democrats suffer a bloodbath come November

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March 16, 2016
ENTHUSIASM GAP GROWING:   Say hello to “President Trump” while Democrats suffer a bloodbath come November

by John Boch On March 2nd, we explored the enthusiasm gap between Democrats and Republicans in this primary season.  READING THE TEA LEAVES: Hillary’s in for rough sledding, as are all Democrats in November. In it, I wrote: “The interest in the primary races this year have been quite telling.  Republicans have been turning...
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