Angela Ricketts was sitting in her Colorado home reading a book when she received the unimaginable. A Facebook message from someone she didn’t know threatening to harm her family.
This week’s rundown of must-read articles examines looming threats from all over the globe. But first, I’d like to address a risk you could run into on any given day — right in your own home.
I know a lot of people are feeling helpless right about now, but one thing you can ALWAYS do is exercise good situational awareness — and keep in mind Jeff Anderson’s four recommendations here.
If you engage in a knife fight, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll die. Of course — none of us would ever choose to be in a knife fight, but in the unpredictable world we live in, sometimes the choice isn’t ours. Today I’ll show you how to walk away from a surprise attack — without getting a knife in the back.
“Everything is proceeding as I have foreseen.” — Emperor Palpatine, The Return of the Jedi Jon Stewart made great comedic hay during the Bush Administration out of the enormity of Dick Cheney’s “Sith Lord” malevolence. Events in Iraq in the past week have made especially palpable Cheney’s Palpatine-like quality. As Iraq unravels, you may suspect that Cheney …