The Guardian Broadcast is a free, 15 to 25 minute weekly message crafted for the Concealed Carry American, with the purpose of helping to keep their Warrior-Edge sharp. All topics related to armed Self-Defense are covered in a happy, balanced, personal manner.
EPISODE #10: Carrying Less? Confidence vs. Complacency
December 30, 2014
Duration: 12:45 | Size: 10.69 MB
Are you happy with how often you carry concealed? This week’s FOB seeks to help us make sure that if we’re carrying less often, it’s for a well-thought-out reason. In this week’s broadcast, we discuss “Systems Carry” vs. “Solution Carry,” and the difference between Confidence and Complacency.
Fear. Hesitation. Second-Guessing. . . . Whether you’re flying heavy in a B-17G above Germany as ‘109s begin to form up, or in an alley when you hear, “Yo man, hold up!” your greatest asset in a potential life-and-death situation will be a crystal-clear head and nerves of steel. Begin building your iron nerves today!
In this broadcast, we detail one man’s fast-paced home invasion account, which ended in a lethal use of deadly force against the violent individual. We study his awareness level, readiness level, reaction time, use of force, and the aftermath.
EPISODE #7: Home Defense Guns, Over-Penetration, & the Lessons of Ferguson
December 9, 2014
Duration: 22:06 | Size: 17.22 MB
In this week’s Broadcast, we discuss the use of AR15 rifles for home defense and the concerns of over-penetration. We then move into a discussion of the failures by both Michael Brown and Officer Wilson that led to Brown’s shooting death.
EPISODE #5: The $20,000 Lesson of Situational Awareness & Open Carry Complaints
November 25, 2014
Duration: 22.02 | Size: 17.13 MB
Pat discusses the $20,000 lesson of situational awareness, which relates to the way the attitudes and body language of us armed Americans can either help deter OR instigate an attack. Pat also recaps the 7-day Open Carry Challenge he embarked on, and addresses the three biggest complaints he received from Forward Operators regarding the use of terms such as ‘liberal’ and ‘assault rifle.’
EPISODE #4: Ferguson Fallout & an Argument Against Open Carry?
November 18, 2014
Duration: 18:51 | Size: 10 MB
Along with some news and expectations about the Ferguson grand jury decision and its fallout, Pat puts forward an argument against open carry demonstrations while submitting the 4 Rules of Open Carry. Finally, Pat accepts a 7-day, 24/7 Open Carry Challenge.
NOTE: At some point in this broadcast, I use the term “assault rifle.” Regrettably, it seems that the media’s use of this redundant and unnecessary phrase has even forced its way into my vocabulary. To be clear: any object (or word) can be used to “assault” someone. My apologies for this mistake!
EPISODE #3: The Concealed Handgun Acclimation Challenge and Concept
November 11, 2014
Duration: 24:44 | Size: 16.9 MB
This broadcast contains several “Big Ideas”: Pat introduces the ‘Handgun Acclimation’ concept and discusses the way our skin, muscles, and nerves adjust to the discomfort of a concealed handgun (and how to ‘hack’ this process to work toward comfortably carrying a BIGGER handgun if you so desire). He then moves into the Defensive Carry vs. Offensive Carry Concept. Finally, he guides the Forward Operator through the soul-searching necessary to decide which sort of armed American they want to become: Defensive or Offensive.
EPISODE #2: Concealed Carry Handgun Selection Made Simpler
November 4, 2014
Duration: 18:48 | Size: 12.9 MB
In this broadcast, Pat discusses the importance of separating “guns as hobbies” and “guns as tools” in our minds, and then puts forward a 4-Question method of ensuring a GOOD CHOICE in a defensive handgun.
EPISODE #1: Let Your Gun Therefore Be Your Constant Companion
January 6, 2015
Duration: 18:25 | Size: 14.92 MB
We all know the institution of concealed carry has far-reaching benefits regarding the safety of our communities. But are you aware of the individual benefits in overall wellness that you’ll experience simply by carrying your gun regularly?