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by ELB
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: SAS trooper shoots 5 jihadis in 7 seconds - with shotgun
Replies: 4
Views: 179

SAS trooper shoots 5 jihadis in 7 seconds - with shotgun

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9930531/sas-hero-kills-five-terrorists-seven-seconds-bombing-attack-iraq/ SAS team raided bomb factory in Iraq. One team member used a Benelli M4 semiautomatic shotgun to deal with three jihadis, then two more that popped out of a doorway, reportedly in the space of sev...
by ELB
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In History Elsewhere: Operation Market-Garden
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: This Day History Elsewhere: Operation Market-Garden

When I was stationed at NATO Airbase Geilenkirchen in Germany, right on the border with the Netherlands, I used to go to a British history club meeting across the border in Heerlen. One night there was a British major who gave a talk on Operation Market-Garden, and he was offering a bus tour of the ...
by ELB
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In History Elsewhere: Operation Market-Garden
Replies: 3
Views: 80

This Day In History Elsewhere: Operation Market-Garden

I forgot until just now: Today is the 75th anniversary of the start of Operation Market-Garden

AIRBORNE!

by ELB
Tue Sep 17, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Saudi oil attacks didn't spark a U.S. fuel crisis. Thank Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 188

Saudi oil attacks didn't spark a U.S. fuel crisis. Thank Texas

I'm surprised that the Dallas Morning News editorial board produced this:

https://www.dallasnews.com/opinion/edit ... ank-texas/
by ELB
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: IN: Armed citizen captures fugitive
Replies: 1
Views: 110

IN: Armed citizen captures fugitive

I first read about this as a post on the Indiana gun owners forum by the father of the armed citizen. There’s now a brief news article on it as well. Media: http://www.yournewslocal.com/man-found-and-arrested-after-stealing-cars-and-evading-police/?fbclid=IwAR0JSeI0kxLmmG2kyTvHyvg0CJ1UZmBVTs33g-nuRu...
by ELB
Mon Sep 16, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX:The mean streets of Houston
Replies: 188
Views: 9423

Re: TX:The mean streets of Houston

03Lightningrocks wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:19 pm
Is it just my imagination or does Houston have one heck of a lot of violent crime?
It's a big city with a government run by Democrats.
by ELB
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Self-Defense Reports
Topic: TX: Movie theater manager kills man beating her with bat
Replies: 3
Views: 236

TX: Movie theater manager kills man beating her with bat

https://abc30.com/movie-theater-manager-kills-man-who-beat-her-with-bat-police/5542658/ Hockley Texas: Two movie theater (a drive-in! how many of those are left?) managers are at end of shift when one notices something going on in concession area. She investigates, surprises two men, one of which st...
by ELB
Fri Sep 13, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: TX: Houston kidnapping victim accidentally killed by FBI during raid
Replies: 41
Views: 2622

Re: TX: Houston kidnapping victim accidentally killed by FBI during raid

One of the kidnappers pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery and received a life sentence, eligible for parole after 30 years: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Kidnapper-of-Conroe-dad-killed-in-botched-FBI-14395336.php This article was published last month before the...
by ELB
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: This Day In Texas History - September 13
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: This Day In Texas History - September 13

... 1837 - John Rhodes King, legislator, Texas Ranger, Confederate officer, and first mayor of Seguin, … ... In the fall of 1859 he moved to Cibolo Creek in Eastern Bexar County. He was active in the movement to create Wilson County, and carried the petition to Austin. [ https://tshaonline.org/hand...
by ELB
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Today in Trump's new term as President
Replies: 3500
Views: 189331

Re: Today in Trump's new term as President

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/02/18/andrew-mccabe-60-minutes-interview-takeaways/2903347002/ Andrew McCabe selling his book to Trump haters on 60 minutes. Thought about 25 Amendment. ... BREAKING: The U.S Attorney in DC Just Gave Andrew McCabe Some Bad News United States Attorne...
by ELB
Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Gun and/or Self-Defense Related Political Issues
Topic: Four years in jail for killing police officer, no-knock raid, no drugs found, no trial yet
Replies: 22
Views: 1776

Re: Four years in jail for killing police officer, no-knock raid, no drugs found, no trial yet

Almost 6 years before he will get a trial. ... I don't know the validity of the original event (the raid), but by Texas statute trials must start within 180 days of arrest. Once an indictment is obtained, I believe the DA has to be ready to go, trial can begin in short order, so I would guess the D...
by ELB
Tue Sep 10, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: The Crime Blotter
Topic: CA: Perp takes handgun away from Deputy, she runs away
Replies: 5
Views: 241

Re: CA: Perp takes handgun away from Deputy, she runs away

I came across this at Greg Ellefritz's blog. He has some thoughts on this:
https://www.activeresponsetraining.net/ ... ber-6-2019

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