“I do believe that, where there is only a choice between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence... I would rather have India resort to arms in order to defend her honour than that she should, in a cowardly manner, become or remain a helpless witness to her own dishonor.”
by Mahatma Ghandi




"walls of the city" logo conceptualized by Oleg Volk and executed by Linoge. Logo is © "walls of the city".

slight scheduling change

Due to the impressively overwhelming response to Tam’s various fundraisers (the last numbers I heard bandied about for the total amongst all of the various projects was well into the five digits range), the impending Christmas season, the only-slightly-less impending "fiscal cliff", and all of the various other ways people and families have been losing/spending money in the recent past and will be in the near future, I will be putting my intended […]

plan these things out in advance

Courtesy of Better Half’s far too hyperactive, realistic, and highly-detailed unconscious, I have a somewhat interesting question for all of the police officers, former police officers, friends of police officers, and folks who have gone through similar circumstances themselves.

Say you are at home, in bed, when your home alarm system goes off / you hear breaking glass / some other occurrence alerts you to an illegal presence in your home. You and your […]