Wednesday, June 1, 2011


Long commutes cause obesity, neck pain, loneliness,divorce, stress, and insomnia (Rebecca Martin, Sweden Today)

Does Ann Arbor care more about public art than public safety? View the poll. (Paula Gardener,

I've never understood the point of a "scout rifle" myself. (KenK, ROAWS blog)

Ruger Scout Rifle
Ruger's new offering seems to fit Jeff Cooper's criteria. But can just as easily obtain a rifle that does everything the Ruger scout rifle does at a Internet-based gun auction or a local gun show for a lot less money. The only real advantage the Ruger seems to offer over a used but still quite serviceable mil-surplus Lee-Enfield,  Springfield 1903, Mosin-Nagant or any of the numerous kinds of Mauser-type service rifles is that it comes in the relatively cheap and plentiful .308 Winchester caliber.