We all have our favorite topics here on THR. I always like to see what's going on with custom 1911's, I'm looking forward to a resurgence in 10mm pistols, and obviously I enjoy knives. Along with that, there are topics I'm beginning to dread, although those very concerns are legitimate and informative to many members. I don't "dread" black powder shooting, I'm just not into it. That's not the type of issue I mean. (In fact, I wouldn't mind owning a stainless Old Army.) For example, I grab a cup of latte' and flip on the computer. I begin to peruse the topics at THR, and a thread pops up. "Crazed bipolar mad man kills seventeen students." That's a bad day. Fully 2/3s will be innuendo, so I told hso last week I'm going to simply ignore those threads, but I implore you guys to do some serious research. I'm bracing for the next spate of motorcycle threads. A new show is coming out, "The Sons of Anarchy," and the buzz is that it's pretty good. I caught a preview, and of course, it dealt with stealing and illegal firearms. You can scream your head off that club guys are just Type-T personalities that like Harleys and pretty girls, but I can assure that Biker, Bikerdoc and myself will be shaking our heads for a week after reading some comments. Another topic is "knife fighting." Ain't no such thing. Yeah, I see all of the DVDs for sale. We all have to learn that knife fighting is usually edged tools incorporated into professional, reasonable and historic martial arts. There are definitely cutlers who build strong knives for wilderness use and the hunting of larger animals. But if you're buying knives with the childish glee for cutting someone, you need a doctor, not a knife dealer. Finally, I cringe over discussions on the military or law enforcement. This is a very hard time in America. The entire front section of today's Wisconsin State Journal dealt with the stress on military marriages. One of my neighbor's, a retired State Patrol Trooper, has severe PTSD. I am told that fully 30% of today's Iraqi veterans will seek some form of medical attention. I'm trying to figure out a fuel slush fund to get across town, and periodically we have war stories and mall ninja fantasies. Serious issues are on the wind. So how about you? Oh, I have no illusions, I tick people off on a regular basis, that's a given. But is there a subject, a slant, an urban legend or a concept that bothers or worries you here? Are you afraid misinformation will believed? Has the wide and generic discussion of an issue put you right in the gunsights? Do you simply have an idea?