BACK TO SERIOUS STUFF

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Media hysteria did not abate much over the holiday, and is still in full sway. Here is a voice of reason from the left: http://kontradictions.wordpress.com/2012/08/09/why-not-renew-the-assault-weapons-ban-well-ill-tell-you/ Now comes a claim from Israel that their school security program is...

REFLECTIONS ON FORT HOOD REDUX

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I’ve waited this long to comment on the latest atrocity at Fort Hood, to allow the investigation to play out. A few days prior to the incident, my friend and colleague John Farnam had...

IN THE NEWS

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Another American beheaded by the jihadis.  RIP, Peter Kassig.  And another announcement of holy war against us and our countrymen, everywhere including here. On the main page of the Backwoods Home website is posted the...

A SILVER LINING

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Back in the grim days following the Columbine High School atrocity, I pushed hard for the “Israeli model” of armed school personnel. After the Maalot massacre, an all-volunteer program was put together for school...