Sunday, November 27, 2022


The Good Guy With a Gun…

Once again, a single good guy with a gun ended a potentially horrific active shooter situation in Indiana. What can we learn?

Self-Defense Under Attack!

This week we talk about self-defense in the macro sense…is the inalienable right of self-defense under attack by the progressive left? Michael argues that yes, it is, and it goes far beyond “gun control.”

Normalcy Bias Kills!

This week Michael brings everyone up to date on several projects, then, on a serious note, the importance of reality-based situational awareness. Plus, The Great Independence Day Mouse Attack!


This week we talk about the landmark Supreme Court decision in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, a ruling that Michael never expected to see in his lifetime.

The Longest Hottest Summer!

This week Michael talks about the terrifying wave of violence washing over America and what that means to your own training.

Thoughts from the Wyoming Outback

This week we talk about Michael’s Wyoming Tactical class in Riverton, Wyoming, plus some thoughts on the Rock Island VRF14.

Taurus’ G3 Platform Expands Up

Regular sponsor Taurus had two major releases at the NRA Show in Houston— the Executive Grade 856 Defender revolver we cover on this week’s TRIGGERED and the G3 Tactical, a major expansion/upgrade of the best-selling G3 9mm line. Michael touches on the history and the reasons behind the success one of the best-selling guns in America.

NRA Houston!

This week Michael covers the NRA Convention in Houston last weekend, including the introduction of the Taurus Executive Grade 856 Defender revolver, an upgrade of a gun Michael thought was almost perfect! Also, the 8.6 Blackout revolution…maybe…

More Thoughts on Buffalo Shooting

This week we’re talking about more of the lessons learned from an increasingly violent America…why you need a “space in your head” to accept that violence could indeed happen to you!

Monsters Rise to the Bait

This week we look at the consequences of years of “chumming for monsters,” as monsters of all varieties rise to the taste of blood. We also take a more indepth look at Rob Pincus’ Intuitive Defensive Shooting concepts.