Jul 10 2013

Looking for “upscale bulk” .22LR ammo?

CCI introduced #0056 in 2003, so it doesn’t enjoy the fanfare of their more recent “Quiet-22″ and “Segmented” products. Unlike regular bulk ammo, #0056 can serve as a linchpin for diverse shooting applications — especially if you own a supressor…

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Apr 06 2013

My TSA experience while flying off to war in 2003

They checked my M16 for explosive residue. (Found some, too!) Oh, and they took away my nose hair scissors. They didn’t want me to take a weapon aboard an entire plane filled with military people heading off to a war zone…

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Mar 25 2013

Buying a firearm suppressor in South Carolina

They’re legal to own and easy to obtain! Time is the only major expense…

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Dec 02 2010

Does Pentagon forbid military retirees to read stories about WikiLeaks?

My letter to USAF’s #2 lawyer went unanswered. He didn’t clarify if I’m forbidden to read WikiLeaks press coverage if those stories contain classified data…

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Jul 17 2010

2010 SIAF banquet opening speech

The written speech delivered at the Software Industry Awards Foundation banquet held in Dallas, TX.

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Apr 23 2010

ICU nurse insists cell phones not a threat to patients

You know those hospital signs that insist your cell phone can disrupt pacemakers and heart monitoring equipment? It’s not true. I’ve got the audio to prove it…

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Dec 08 2009

Twix.com customer support fail

The folks at Twix failed to respond to two online reports of a bad box of candy bars…

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Aug 30 2009

Plush toy fail

Who gives their kids a plush toy syringe to play with in this day & age?

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Aug 27 2009

I-Wireless aircards can’t reach Wikipedia

{Updated!} Routes have been down for weeks to the world’s most popular encyclopedia. As bizarre as it may sound, I may actually be the only Iowa resident who cares to surf to Wikipedia on an aircard…

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Aug 10 2009

Things OnStar® can’t do for you

I’ve got only the kindest words to say for the voices that talk to me inside my rearview mirror. But let’s face facts: the OnStar product itself isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Indeed, it lacks some “vital” features in my humble opinion…

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