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"I must do something!" will always solve more problems than "Something must be done"

People and their guns

Posted by delta on February 22nd, 2018

“A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” We have several well regulated militias – FBI, CIA, ATF, DEA, Local Law Enforcement, U.S. Military, etc, etc, blah, blah – they watch each other pretty well and we watch them REALLY WELL… We can because there’s 309 M of us and only 1 M Sworn Law Officers (less than .5% U.S. Population) and 2.28 M Serving in the military (less than 1% of U.S. Population)…

SIDENOTE: pretty sad that only 1.5% of us are willing to serve and protect…

Total double edged sword, because… Having said that, I know in the back of my mind that the only reason no one has invaded America (from the outside) or been successful at taking it over (from the inside) is because they are afraid of all us “Crazy Americans with guns”… I mean, taking the metro into DC, I think I’m the only person on the train without a gun – everyone has a conceal permit around here…

The ultimate double edged sword: When these folks get the license to carry, they don’t get taught how to keep the gun on their person… Most people feel they need a gun because they do not know self-defense in the first place – they think it becomes their self defense… This is perfect, anyone with training does not need to carry a gun, if they need one they can simply disarm the nearest person… All these folks (who have conceal permits) really need to do is take one month of Krav Maga Classes – the first thing they teach in Krav Maga is how to disarm a person who has a gun, or knife, on you – the first week… After a month, there’s not even any thought to it, it’s second nature… The bad guy may be able to counter, but he’s going to do it without a weapon in his hand…

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NBC and Rugby!

Posted by delta on October 8th, 2017

I love…

LOVE…

L-O-V-E…

… that NBC picked up Premier Rugby!  Can watch it on the App anytime I want now…  Love it!

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Sketchy Work Enviroment

Posted by delta on October 6th, 2017

You know…

Every time I went to work since September 11th, I had it in the back of my head that what happened this last week in Vegas was going to happen…  Every event I do – whether it is a corporate conference, incentive program or a concert – is a high profile target and if someone wanted to make a “statement” and do something stupid it would be the perfect environment for it…  That’s why I never wrote about an event until it was already over…

My greatest hope is that this does not become a way for more venting…  Let’s hope that this doesn’t happen again – so much has been, is being and will be said that I don’t want to get into it…  I’m on another high profile event as I write this and let’s just not go there…  Gotta get to work…

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Rugby Virginia HS Girls Team

Posted by delta on May 30th, 2017

Rugby Virginia’s Representative Team – which will participate in Regional Cup tournament – had to move their practice/tryouts from yesterday to today (due to Memorial Day activities at the park)…

The practice/tryouts will be from 18:00-20:00 tonight at Franconia Park (approximately 1.5 hours from our home base)…

If you girls would like to go, please text me – if 3 or more of you would like to go then we’ll meet at Avery at 16:15… Bring proper rugby attire, mouth pieces, cleats and water…

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Coming Rugby Info

Posted by delta on May 16th, 2017

So, I’m not really using my blog at the moment.  I can’t write about any of the shows I do anymore cause of the proprietary info they throw around in the room.  I haven’t done a single concert, play or anything remotely imaginative since moving to the mainland – so, obviously, I have nothing to write that anyone would be interested in reading…

I’m going to start up the blog (HERE) again as I am now helping to coach the Ladies High School 7’s Rugby Side out of Winchester Virginia…  I’ll be putting up info for the ladies and their parents right here on the site for all to read…  This may get me to start writing about other stuff again, but since moving to the mainland I have simply been unmotivated – so I promise nothing…

I haven’t even written a poem since coming to the mainland – I still have more than half a book to write and have had writers block since moving out here in late 2014…

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