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The Myth of “Moderate Islam”

I’ve always spoken to you straight from the hip.  I’m not scared or intimidated by anyone or anything. So, let me continue by stating the following.  “There is no such thing as “Moderate Islam.”  You are a true follower of the faith or you are not.  Islam is a cut and dried proposition.  It is […]

“Ehr Kumt” Sermon

Dear Readers, Here is something that we should all read from someone far more eloquent than myself. But it’s still, “The Way I See It.” Best Regards, Ernest R. Emerson

Our Terrorist Opponent’s Possible Plans For Future Attacks

Some things I feel need to be seen and read. Here is an article from HumanEvents.com by a friend and colleague who also writes for the site, Lt. Col David Grossman. Some of you already know who he is. For other articles that I have written for them go to Guns and Patriots and read “The Coach” and archived […]

Hope and Change?

In this edition of “The Way I See It,” I will simply ask this question. Do you think humankind would be better off if Western, Judeo-Christian values prevailed in the world or, do you think humankind would be better off if the world were ruled by the values of Islam? If you think that the […]

Who Deserves the Credit?

Now that several days have gone by since the killing of Bin Laden I’ve had a chance to step back and look at the broader picture.Here is the way I see it.  Osama Bin Laden has been on the run since the towers were hit.  He knew we would be after him and he knew […]

Surviving the Deadly Attack

“One who stands with his convictions never stands alone” The Twelve Principles and Strategies That Will Save Your Life   Over the next 12 weeks I will be discussing 12 basic principles applied to the most intimate and deadly of all human interactions, Hand-to-Hand combat.  These principles are distilled from decades of experience and thousands […]

The Warrior Mentality

Developing the Warriors Spirit “Once you learn to quit, it becomes a habit.” – Vince Lombardi Since time immemorial warriors have always held a revered honored and respected place in society.  In spite of all political meanderings and the ebb and flow of societal values, this has never changed and it never will. In terms […]

Extreme Violence Part I

What Will Happen to You and What to Expect A pretty young flight attendant starts up the aisle to respond to a call light above a seat in row 23.  As she passes the fourth row a man stands up steps behind her and grabs her from behind.  No one even notices his actions.  Her […]

Know Your Attacker

The Attributes of the Sociopathic Predator “Wherever you are, death will find you, even if you are in towers strong and high!  So what is wrong with these people, that they fail to understand these simple words?” – Mohammed (Qur’an: 4:78) How do you prepare yourself for an attack by your enemy?  Lets first take […]

Extreme Violence Part 2

It’s not only your choice I am sure that all of us have heard of and aware of the “fight or flight” reaction.  Did you know that there was more, much more, to it than just those two words? When the brain is triggered by a spontaneous, unexpected and surprising stimulus, certain autonomic functions go […]