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The Art of Manliness Discusses...The Tao of Boyd: How to Master the OODA Loop

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John Boyd is described by some as the greatest military strategist in history that no one knows. He began his military career as a fighter pilot in the Korean War, but he slowly transformed himself into one of the greatest philosopher-warriors to ever live.

Cops With War Toys: Militarizing police is the worst way to fight crime.

Alexandria, Virginia’s annual big event is its George Washington’s Birthday parade. When I lived there, I usually went. One year, as President Washington passed in his carriage, I gave him a proper 18th-century bow-and-scrape—real conservatives know how to do these things. He was so pleased he stood up in his landau, doffed his hat and bowed to me in return.

CASE STUDY: Ferguson Missouri shooting incident and aftermath by Louis Hayes

In the last few hours, I have fielded several requests to make comments on the Ferguson Missouri situation. Most of the interest arose from a revitalized post on analyzing the NYPD Glenn Broadnax incident. Here is my highly abbreviated analysis and setup of the situation in Ferguson, from a complete outside perspective.

What is Leadership?

Here is my favorite definition of strength of character I got from my friend Don Vandergriff-

“A leader that seeks out responsibility and has a fondness for responsibility as well as the making and standing by their decisions in the face of the enemy, peers and superiors.”

Do You Know How to Get Fullfillment?

“To do more for the world than the world does for you – that is success.” - Henry Ford

I had to share this outstanding video that was created by Electrik Company, with police. It has a powerful message I think we are missing in too many police departments across this country. We need to get that feeling of fulfillment back into our ranks as it honestly affects all that we do.

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