In this Episode:
-Erin interviews Eric Friday, lead counsel for Florida Carry about the recent detention of Florida Carry members by Miami Beach police for lawfully open carry of firearms.
-Connie gives us the background on the “Flag Situation” in the Summit between the US and North Korea in Singapore through a fascinating history of Diplomatic Protocol.
-I fisk Levi Tillemann’s campaign ad where he pepper sprays… himself?
-The Egghead gives us a primer on High Frequency Radio Propagation.
-and David discusses how gun owners can be our own worst enemy.
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In listening to Weer’d’s fisk of the anti-gun guy trying to make the case for pepper spray, I couldn’t help but think of a little thing to remember when trying to come up with a safe cryptography system to use for your own purposes: just because *you* can’t break something, doesn’t mean it’s easy to break! Your security measures are useless if you think you have come up with something unbreakable, but a cryptography expert can break it in a matter of minutes.
And so it is with pepper spray: just because *you* can’t fight against the effects, doesn’t mean that *no one* can fight against the effects!
Also, I can’t help but wonder (and I don’t recall that Weer’d brought this up…): don’t you need to get within a few feet of an active mass murderer, to spray the stuff in the shooter’s face? Whether the murderer is trying to shoot you or stab you, I would think that it’s advisable to get as far away from the person as possible.