Walking Into The Back Blast.
A ‘back blast’ is the blast cone behind certain weapons that utilize the back blast to minimize recoil. ‘Walking into your own back blast’ is a term for just plain stupidity. When I was in the Marine Corps, walking behind a 106 recoilless rifle would get you dead if you were close, or just knock you on your ass and maybe blow out your eardrums | Read More »
Admiral Ackbar knows what the Marianne Gingrich interview is . . .
It appears the long-suspected theory many of us have held is correct . . . that it is no mere coincidence with the similarities of these two dreaded objects of doom. With the “breaking-but-not-yet-broken” “story” (yes, that’s a lot of air-quotes . . . for good reason) of Marianne Gingrich’s career-ending interview regarding her ex-husband, our worst fears have been confirmed. To our great surprise, | Read More »