I have absolutely no problems with women serving in “combat units” in the military…
… so long as they meet exactly the same, already-established standards that everyone else serving there already met.
Simply put, having separate requirements for women and men in a combat unit is absolutely idiotic; it is not like an M240B will care whether the person humping it 10 miles over a mountain has breasts or not, and neither will [...]
(Note: I am well aware that the TLR-2 has an underslung laser and the WML does not. I will do my best to notate where the existence of that laser affects the comparison, and the laser itself was not used in any of the performance/run-down tests. Unfortunately, I did not have a TLR-1, so I had to make do with what I had.)
As a recent negligent discharge adequately illustrates, one of the most [...]
For my fellow martial artists in the audience, and without providing you any context whatsoever (intentionally, at that), please rank the following in order of importance in determining what school/dojo/etc. you would attend:
- Proximity – Class size (and which direction is preferable / ideal class size) – Specific style – Cleanliness – Cost – Separation of child/adult classes – Testing fees – Franchise membership / corporate backing – Federation/association/etc. membership – Format / [...]