Zero Tolerance 0804CF, by Pat Cascio

A famous gun writer once said “only accurate guns are interesting…”, and I certain concur with that statement. If a gun isn’t accurate and reliable, I lose interest and get rid of it. It can similarly be said that “only sharp knives are interesting…”. I have no use for junk knives. If a knife isn’t up to my high standards, I won’t waste my time testing or writing about it. For quite a few years, I collected (and designed) custom-made knives, and I really enjoyed it. Even though it was an expensive hobby, it was still fun. When we moved …

Recipe of the Week: Pumpkin Cake, by C.S.

Ingredients: 4 eggs (room temp.) 2 cups flour 2 tsp. baking soda ½ tsp. salt 2 tsp. cloves 2 tsp. cinnamon ½ tsp. ground ginger ¼ tsp. nutmeg 2 cups granulated sugar 1 cup oil 1 can (1lb.) pumpkin Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Sift together dry ingredients. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and sugar at high speed until light and fluffy. Then beat in oil and pumpkin at low speed. Add dry ingredients, mix until combined. Pour into an ungreased 9” tube pan. Bake about 1 hour. Cool, then remove from pan. Serve with whipped cream …

Letter Re: TEOTWAWKI Preps and Christianity

Dear Mr. Latimer, After reading the article, I need to add a few points. It is well that we prepare spiritually as well as temporally for whatever calamity comes our way. Proverbs 27:12 comes to mind. One thing that must be foremost in our minds when we network with others in a church-going scenario is to look and listen before speaking. I live here in Idaho not too far from the WA state line. I am a recent arrival from the Peoples Democratic Socialist Republic of Oregon. What I saw there, I am seeing here. Make sure your Pastor, Priest, …

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