Pepper Spray, Stun Guns, and Tasers… Oh My!

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Entries for August, 2007

Et Tu, Brute? Actor Playing Brutus Stabs Himself

As Julius Caesar lay dead, Brutus was talking to his
co-conspirators about swords and blood. A common scene from
this famous play.
Uncharacteristically, in the middle of the scene, the actor
playing Brutus paused and excused himself, saying “I seem
to have stabbed myself.” That’s not part of the play as I
remember it.
The actor (and amusingly also [...]

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Let’s Ban all Non-Lethal Weapons? Are You Crazy?

Today, I’d just like to comment on one of the things that I
keep seeing in the news. It seems that non-lethal weapons or
less-than-leathal weapons (as they seem to be called more
commonly now) have been taking quite a bit of heat lately.
The Cops with Tasers, and the crooks with stun guns and
pepper spray are getting [...]

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About to Be Carjacked?

I was at a 2-day internet conference this past weekend. It
was supposed to be the Boston area, but ended up being at a
hotel in Lowell, MA. This ended up being fine, as Lowell is
less of a drive. When I Googled the directions is basically
told me take this road to this road, to this back road, [...]

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300 Reasons to Learn to Defend Yourself

If you haven’t seen the movie 300 yet, I would highly
recommend grabbing the DVD. It took some heat for it’s lack
of historically accurate content, but it was derived from
Frank Miller’s graphic novel. A comic book, not your high
school history book. So take it for what it was intended
for, an entertaining, action packed, epic movie experience. [...]

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Back to Campus Safety

Returning to campus or going to college for the first time
is stressful enough without having to worry about your
personal safety. We are all familiar with the details of the
Virginia Tech tragedy and other stories of needless campus
violence.
It is extremely important that you stay alert and use common
sense to protect yourself and others from becoming [...]

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Don’t Ignore Your Internal Security Alarm

One of your most powerful safety mechanisms is that little
voice inside your head. You know the one, it nags you
occasionally, keeps you up at night thinking about things,
makes you laugh makes you cry… Sometimes it makes you
anxious, curious or doubtful, occasionally it is know to
make you hesitate or suspicious. Most importantly, this is
that gut feeling [...]

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Hot Weather Theft Warning

As the hot summer weather continues, I’d like to warn you
that homeowners and apartment dwellers need to be aware
that opportunist thieves are out there looking to take
advantage of the warm and sunny weather.
It is important at this time of year to be extra cautious
while trying to keep cool, and ensure that you do not [...]

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