Scam alert

Four times now, a commenter calling himself “Aaron Harris” has tried to leave a comment like the two below on this blog: Hello everyone reading this message I'm here to ask for your assistance in helping those poor kids out there. I want to feed 5,000 (five thousand kids) in Africans this Christmas and I want to also send them back to school and I'm asking for your help to make this possible. No amount is too small or big $50, $100 any amount will be appreciated. Contact email via (deleted) thanks.Please join me today as I make impact, as

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News and views you can use

There have been so many weird and wonderful news reports and blog articles over the past couple of days that I can’t keep up with them all.  I figured I’d post links to some of them here, and let you explore those that interest you.  In no particular order: Clint Smith, of Thunder Ranch (under whom I’ve trained multiple times), talks about ammunition and gunfights.  Money quote:  “I’ve never heard anyone complain about having too much ammunition in a fight.” I had to laugh at the Conservative Treehouse’s glee over President Trump’s most recent burst of activity.  They seem to be enjoying themselves

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Tab clearing

Several articles and posts caught my eye recently.  In no particular order, they include: On Security Clearances (The Diplomad) Pulling Their Clearances Is Only the Start – It’s Time to Stamp out Elite Privilege (Townhall) Trump Is Not Trying to Silence Brennan.  The president’s strategy is the opposite: to make the former CIA director more prominent and use him as a foil (Bloomberg) Connecting some dots (Reddit – if true, this list of people and their links uncovers the “Swamp Conspiracy” against President Trump more clearly than anything else I’ve read) Top Far Left Organizations Bragged About Working with Facebook and Twitter to Censor and Eliminate

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Some exciting blog and Web site news

For the past few weeks, I’ve had a consultant and his team working on setting up a dedicated Web site for me, and for the publishing company I set up earlier this year.  We hope to go live by the end of this month, although it may happen a little sooner than that, if all goes well. The new Web site will incorporate this blog, plus more detailed pages for my books, by genre, by series, and by individual title.  I won’t do direct sales from it, due to all the complications of sales taxes and other regulations for fifty

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