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  • newWife Cleared of Murder Charges After Jury Rules Shooting Self Defense
    A Mississippi wife has been cleared of any criminal wrongdoing following a grand jury trial in the August 26, 2015 shooting death of her estranged husband, Biloxi firefighter Richard Lewis “Ricky” Moore, 45. A Jackson County grand jury cleared M…
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  • newOf Course Hillary Is Coming For Your Guns. Why Do Liberals Lie About That?
    Like so many anti-gun progressives, Alabama’s Clete Wetli simply cannot bring himself to admit the obvious truth that Hillary Clinton is indeed coming for our guns. There’s nothing that will sell guns and ammo faster than a conservative politici…
    - 2 hours ago 25 May 16, 2:49pm -
  • newWoman Refuses to be a Victim: Shoots Attacker – Tulsa, OK – News, Weather, Video and Sports – | I often talk about carrying to prevent becoming a victim, the better-to-have-it-and-not-need-it-than-need-it-and-not-have-it mentality, but stories like these illustrate jus…
    - 2 hours ago 25 May 16, 2:34pm -
  • newSoda and Shaving Cream Explosion!
    File this one under the BSU file. Our friends at Top Gun in Terra Haute, IN are making us jealous again. As part of their shoot a gun every day in May series, they’ve posted a soda and shaving cream explosion video. Since I hate soda, I love this v…
    - 3 hours ago 25 May 16, 1:57pm -
  • newArmed Masked Men Shot by Would-Be Victims
    Tucson News NowA group of armed, masked men broke down the door to an apartment building on Tucson’s South side at approximately 5:30 AM on Sunday, said Sgt. Pete Dugan of the Tucson Police Department. The targeted attack may have intended to catch…
    - 3 hours ago 25 May 16, 1:42pm -
  • newSon of NJ Senate Majority Leader Wants Trump To Blow His Brains Out
    Daniel J. Weinberg, the middle-aged son of New Jersey Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, is clearly no fan of Republican front-runner and presumptive nominee Donald Trump. The Violent May 5th post by Daniel J Weinberg was open to public view fo…
    - 3 hours ago 25 May 16, 1:23pm -
  • newKatie Couric Accused of Doctoring Interviews In Anti-Gun Film
    Producer Katie Couric and Director Stephanie Soechtig stand accused of doctoring the responses of a group of participants in their anti-gun propaganda film, Under the Gun. If substantiated, the claim will destroy Couric’s reputation as a journalist…
    - 16 hours ago 25 May 16, 12:48am -
  • newMilitary Site Threatened By Terrorists? Serviceman Denied Concealed Carry Permit
    We all know New Jersey is a bastion of anti-gun sentiment. It’s a deep-blue Democratic state that accepts carry rights, though you need to show a “justifiable need,” which has been the source of ire and mockery from Second Amendment supporters.…
    - 20 hours ago 24 May 16, 8:19pm -
  • newHusband Shoots Home Intruder Holding Couple at Gunpoint
    A husband in Detroit successfully defended himself and his wife when an intruder ordered them into their basement and held the couple at gunpoint. Detroit police said two armed men were expecting to rob Daniel McNamara and his wife Monday night, b…
    - 21 hours ago 24 May 16, 8:05pm -
  • newWith Shootings Up 50 Percent, Chicago Should Expect A Bloody Summer
    Chicago was wracked with another string of shootings this weekend that left five people dead and 40 wounded between last Friday afternoon and Monday morning (via ABC 7 Chicago): A city employee caught in gang crossfire was among five people killed an…
    - 21 hours ago 24 May 16, 7:59pm -

Western Rifle Shooters Association

Patriot Rising

  • Clinton’s anti-firearm proposals would put Americans in danger

    Clinton’s anti-firearm proposals would put Americans in danger

    With crime rates on the rise throughout the nation, 2nd Amendment supporters are pointing out that Hillary Clinton’s gun-control positions are more dangerous than ever for law-abiding Americans.   Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) is calling Clinton the…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 16, 10:41pm -
  • Hillary Clinton could topple Obama’s record for revving gun sales
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has struggled with her party’s liberal base during the primary season, as Sen. Bernie Sanders and his supporters insist she’s too cozy with Wall Street, resent her 2002 vote to invade Iraq, and cr…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 16, 10:15pm -
  • Trump Tells Hillary to Dump Bodyguards’ Guns
    “No more guns to protect Hillary!”   In the spirit of fairness, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump called on Democrat frontrunner Hillary Clinton to relinquish her bodyguard’s firearms over her anti-Second Amendment stance.   Crooked Hil…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 16, 11:27pm -
  • Anti-Gun Boxer: My Armed Security Saved Me From Bernie Voters

    Anti-Gun Boxer: My Armed Security Saved Me From Bernie Voters

    Senator praises her private security while eradicating your gun rights Anti-gun Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) said she was “fortunate” she had armed security to save her from Bernie Sanders supporters.   Boxer was at the Nev. State Democratic Pa…
    - 6 days ago 20 May 16, 1:41am -
  • Restraining Order Fails To Stop Ex-Boyfriend But Bullets Work
    Lexington police confirmed that the man who attempted to invade a woman’s home was subject to a restraining order. By the time they arrived, he was laying out in the front lawn with multiple gun shot wounds. He was evacuated to a nearby hospital in…
    - 7 days ago 18 May 16, 7:23pm -
  • Off-duty Officer Stops Mass Stabbing In Massachusetts
    Neighbors were allegedly helpless to watch as a man violently entered a woman’s home and stabbed her and her daughter. They stood by and watched as he fled the scene only to steal a vehicle and then drive it into a nearby Macy’s. The stabbing con…
    - 7 days ago 18 May 16, 7:00pm -
  • Obama administration’s payday lender attacks could extend to firearm industry

    Obama administration’s payday lender attacks could extend to firearm industry

    As the Obama administration continues to aggressively try to shut down payday lenders previously targeted through Operation Chokepoint, some watchers worry that the executive branch could use similar tactics to attack the firearm industry.   In at l…
    - 8 days ago 17 May 16, 8:12pm -
  • Missouri Lawmakers Pass “Stand Your Ground,” No-permit Concealed Carry

    Missouri Lawmakers Pass “Stand Your Ground,” No-permit Concealed Carry

    Once it becomes law, it will allow Missourians to carry concealed, if they care to… Missouri lawmakers passed a bill expanding Second Amendment-protected self-defense rights just as the legislative session was coming to a close last Friday night. T…
    - 8 days ago 17 May 16, 7:14pm -
  • Hillary Clinton Vows New Gun Grab in Secret Recording
    “The Supreme Court is wrong on the Second Amendment”   A secretly recorded speech at an unknown location features Hillary Clinton vowing to launch a new effort to ban assault weapons if she becomes president.   “So I’m going to speak out. I…
    - 8 days ago 17 May 16, 4:35pm -
  • Praise for this Hero Officer? Not from the Leftist Media…
    Something missing?   On Wednesday, an off-duty deputy sheriff was enjoying lunch with his wife at a quiet restaurant in a shopping mall in MA. Without warning, a man crashed his car into the mall entrance, then entered the restaurant and began stabb…
    - 8 days ago 17 May 16, 4:22pm -

The Armed Lutheran

  • ALR Episode 19 – Target, Trannies, and Unicorns
    We are winging it this week on Armed Lutheran Radio. All our plans fell apart. Aaron Israel is in Louisville for the NRA Annual Meetings, Pastor John Bennett is taking care of some family matters, and Sgt. Bill and I...The post ALR Episode 19 – Ta…
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  • ALR Episode 18 – American Evangelicals and Gun Control
    In this week’s episode of Armed Lutheran Radio, we’re back from the Texas State IDPA match with tips from Sergeant Bill on practicing what you’re not good at, Aaron Israel of Fundamental Defense joins me to discuss the importance of...The post…
    - 9 days ago 16 May 16, 10:05am -
  • ALR Episode 17 – The Three Estates and Self-Defense

    - 16 days ago 9 May 16, 10:10am -
  • ALR Episode 16 – Children Killing Children
    In this week’s episode Sergeant Bill talks about how and why you should get started shooting IDPA, we try to put the best construction on the most bizarre article from the Huffington Post which suggests that you have a right...The post ALR Episode…
    - 23 days ago 2 May 16, 10:05am -
  • ALR Episode 15 – Black Man with a Gun Interview
    On this week’s episode, we’re back from our third IDPA match in four weeks to bring you a look inside the range bag of Sgt. Bill, tips on how to avoid disappointing gun and gear purchases from Aaron Israel of...The post ALR Episode 15 – Black…
    - 30 days ago 25 Apr 16, 10:01am -
  • ALR Episode 14 – Reloading for Newbies
    I recently started hand-loading, so I invited Josh Ruby of North Texas Rifle Precision joins us to talk about hand-loading for newbies. Gawker thinks old people are too weak to use guns for self-defense, but we prove them wrong…with examples....Th…
    - 37 days ago 18 Apr 16, 10:05am -
  • ALR Episode 13 – Why All Christians can Back Better Gun Control…NOT!
    On this week’s episode, Sergeant Bill brings us tips on using video for self-evaluation. Aaron Israel’s Fundamental Defense tip is about safely storing your firearms. I share my embarrassing concealed carry mistakes in hopes that you won’t make…
    - 44 days ago 11 Apr 16, 11:00am -
  • ALR Episode 12 – Beating Guns into Plows
    On this week’s episode we look back at the MVSA Regional IDPA Championship, Sergeant Bill Silvia has tips on trigger control, Aaron Israel shares a personal defense tip about practicing off-balance shooting, and Pastor John Bennett and I take a...…
    - 51 days ago 4 Apr 16, 11:00am -
  • ALR Episode 11 – Easter and Sword Control
    He is Risen! He is Risen, Indeed! Hallelujah! In this week’s episode: another news story begs the question “what background check would have stopped this?” Colossians 4 and dealing with the anti-gun world. Another Ballistic Minute tip from Serg…
    - 58 days ago 28 Mar 16, 11:05am -
  • ALR Episode 10 – Anti-Gunners and the Temptation to Anger
    In this week’s episode… Applying Galatians 6 to our dealings with anti-gunners. Sergeant Bill has tips for balancing live fire and dry fire practice, lessons learned from a teenager’s gun death in New York, how the media and readers react...Th…
    - 65 days ago 21 Mar 16, 10:05am -


702 Shooter

A Keyboard and a .45

  • New Blog
    I have started a new blog, The Primal Transplant.  Basically I'm talking about life, fitness and lifestyle changes following a bilateral lung transplant.  Hop on over and let me know what you think.
    - 77 days ago 10 Mar 16, 1:34am -
  • Democrat Leadership Trying to Close Fort Worth Gun Shows
    New York and Colorado have been at the top of the news for horrendous anti-gun legislation.  New York has their laughable 7 round magazine capacity limitation and Colorado may very well ban most pump action shotguns along with other firearms they co…
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  • Notes From the Sidebar
    The OldNFO has informative and interesting comments on A New Doctor...Live From the Alamo City has a post In honor of Texas Independence Day.Bob S. has a few Tales from the Great Ammo Shortage of ’13, well actually only one tale, but a telling o…
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  • One Last Post on Biden and Shotguns
    One last post on VP Joe Biden and shotguns, I promise.  Well, last post until he says something else stupid on the subject.Biden tells every talking head who will have him that a shotgun is all anyone, especially women, need for home defense.  His…
    - 1 Mar 13, 11:36pm -
  • Joe Biden, Vice President and Self Defense Expert
    Biden continues with his "Shotgun beats AR-15" meme, doubling down on his affirmation that a shotgun is all you need to defend yourself.As reported in the Washington Free Beacon:Biden: ‘Just Fire the Shotgun Through the Door’Do I need to say any…
    - 1 Mar 13, 12:39am -
  • Good Thing I'm Right Eye Dominant
    First thing yesterday morning I helped a friend take down a dead Post Oak in his front yard.  Post Oak trunks stay pretty thick for a good ways up there so you can picture my old rear end up a tree with my 24" Husqvarna Rancher chain saw.  Note to…
    - 25 Feb 13, 11:59pm -
  • Notes From the Sidebar
    Michael Bane has a Colorado Update that is important reading for anyone lives in Colorado, vacations in Colorado or might plan to retire in Colorado.  Even if you drive through Colorado with a firearm on your side or in your vehicle, you should rea…
    - 24 Feb 13, 6:37pm -
  • James D. Julia Extraordinary Firearms Auction
    The online auction catalogs for the Spring James D. Julia Extraordinary Firearms Auction are now available.  The hard copy of catalog 1 has arrived on my front step and it is pretty much 1 full inch thick.  I have many hours of viewing, and reading…
    - 23 Feb 13, 12:53am -
  • Smoke Pot, Buy a Gun, Become an Instant Felon
    Colorado has legalized the recreational use of Marijuana.  The Libertarians, the Druggies, and the Druggie Libertarians can celebrate.  If the United States were governed as the Constitutional Republic our Forefathers created, that would be the end…
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  • Lead by Example Mr. Vice President
    So Vice President Biden believes that the best means of defense for a woman home alone is a double barrel 12 ga. shotgun.  He also believes that stepping out the back door and firing a couple rounds into the air will deter any and all home intruders…
    - 21 Feb 13, 2:33am - News

  • newF.A.I.R. Trade Group Petitions DDTC for Reduction in ITAR Registration Fees
    The F.A.I.R. Trade Group has petitioned the State Department, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), to reduce the registration fees required under the International Traffic in Arms.....This post F.A.I.R. Trade Group Petitions DDTC for Reducti…
    - 59 mins ago 25 May 16, 3:46pm -
  • newR100 Archery Comes To Batavia, New York
    The Rinehart R100 is gearing up for another shoot as the event continues its East Coast road trip. On June 11th and 12th , the R100 will join forces with the Sportsman’s Coonhunter Association.....This post R100 Archery Comes To Batavia, New York a…
    - 1 hour ago 25 May 16, 3:39pm -
  • newEnough with Hollywood’s Pendulous Boobery
    Letting it all hang out is for apes. Want to be a better role model for young girls? Try on this retro outfit of the day: Self-respect...This post Enough with Hollywood’s Pendulous Boobery appeared first on Shooting Sports News .
    - 1 hour ago 25 May 16, 3:39pm -
  • newMore from the 2016 NRA Annual Meetings – This Week on Gun Talk
    This past Saturday, Tom Gresham's GUNTALK Radio broadcast from the NRA Annual Meetings in Louisville, KY, this time from the FN America booth!This post More from the 2016 NRA Annual Meetings – This Week on Gun Talk appeared first on Sh…
    - 1 hour ago 25 May 16, 3:34pm -
  • newApex Sponsors 2016 King of New England
    Apex Tactical Specialties announced it will once again be the presenting sponsor of the King of New England Series.This post Apex Sponsors 2016 King of New England appeared first on Shooting Sports News .
    - 1 hour ago 25 May 16, 3:27pm -
  • newState Offers $200,000 in Grants to Benefit California Habitat
    California’s Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR) is accepting grant proposals for projects that enhance wildlife habitat and environmental restoration.This post State Offers $200,000 in Grants to Benefit California Habitat appeared first…
    - 1 hour ago 25 May 16, 3:22pm -
  • newApex Offers Free Shipping Now Thru Memorial Day
    Starting today, Tuesday, May 24, and running through Monday, May 30, Apex Tactical Specialties is offering free shipping on all orders from their online store at during.....This post Apex Offers Free Shipping Now Thru Memorial Da…
    - 2 hours ago 25 May 16, 3:05pm -
  • newDoug Koenig Championship Season Out of the Furnace Presents
    Tonight on Sportsman Channel at 7 p.m. EST, Doug Koenig Championship Season concludes as Doug and Jessie Duff take on the Zombie’s in the Heartland.This post Doug Koenig Championship Season Out of the Furnace Presents appeared first on…
    - 2 hours ago 25 May 16, 2:43pm -
  • newSportsman’s Team Challenge National Championship Attracts Industry Giants
    Doug Koenig, Competition Director of the Sportsman’s Team Challenge announces an outpouring of industry support for the upcoming match June 10-12, 2016 in Grand Island, NE.This post Sportsman’s Team Challenge National Championship Attracts Indust…
    - 2 hours ago 25 May 16, 2:34pm -
  • newUSFWS Director Dan Ashe Appoints Paul Souza as Pacific Southwest Regional Director
    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe today announced that Paul Souza will be the agency’s new Regional Director for the Pacific Southwest Region beginning in August 2016.This post USFWS Director Dan Ashe Appoints Paul Souza as Pacific S…
    - 2 hours ago 25 May 16, 2:20pm -

Mississippi Gun News

  • AG Says Certain State Office Gun Bans Violate Law
    BY RICK WARD Lowndes County, followed by Oktibbeha seems to be the most flagrant violator of citizen gun rights in the state. A recent appeal to their board of supervisors fell on deaf (an ignorant/arrogant) ears. An Attorney General complaint initia…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 16, 7:31pm -
  • New Law – Think You Don’t Need A Gun Permit?
    BY RICK WARD Carrying without a permit is now true but there are some things people need to understand about the law. The gun still must be carried in a holster or bag (not stuck down in your pants). But the most important issues remain. For one thin…
    - 28 days ago 27 Apr 16, 10:22pm -
  • The New “Holster Law” and Where it May Lead
    BY RICK WARD The 2015 session of the Mississippi Legislature gave us what we call “Purse” carry or carry in a satchel, brief case, etc. But in 2016, it was expanded to carry in a holster or “sheath” falling short of allowing the carrying of a…
    - 30 days ago 25 Apr 16, 12:20pm -
  • Criswell, McMahan play key role in passing Constitutional Carry
    FROM NATIONAL ASSOC. FOR GUN RIGHTS House Bill 786 recognizes right to bear arms, removes requirement for permit.  Jackson, MS – Constitutional Carry passed the Legislature and was signed into law on April 15, making Mississippi the ninth state t…
    - 35 days ago 21 Apr 16, 2:46am -
  • What Does Mississippi’s Church Protection Act Do?
    BY DANA CRISWELL After what has seemed to many a lifetime since HB 786 was first introduced in the House of Representatives, Governor Bryant signed The Church Protection Act into law this morning.  At a bill signing ceremony surrounded by pro-gun le…
    - 40 days ago 15 Apr 16, 10:03pm -
  • Sign the Petition – Ask Gov. Bryant to Support Mississippi Churches
    HB786 called the “Mississippi Church Protection Act” provides some additional legal cover for church members volunteering to protect those worshiping. The bill extends Mississippi’s castle doctrine law to a volunteer security team member if the…
    - 52 days ago 3 Apr 16, 12:59pm -
  • Mississippi Senate Passes Bill for Constitutional Carry and Setting Foundation to Reject Some Federal Gun Control
    FROM TENTH AMENDMENT CENTER JACKSON, Miss. (Mar. 29, 2016) – Today, the Mississippi Senate passed a bill that not only allows unlicensed, “constitutional carry,” but also sets the foundation to reject and end new federal gun control regulations…
    - 57 days ago 29 Mar 16, 6:56pm -
  • Big Victory for Gun Rights in Mississippi
    FROM WTVA The unanimous ruling in the case of Robert Swindol versus Aurora Flight Sciences in Lowndes County is the first new exemption to the state’s at-will employment policies in 20 years. More importantly, it is a big victory for gun-rights adv…
    - 61 days ago 25 Mar 16, 12:59pm -
  • Mississippi Senate Voting on Gun Rights Bill
    BY DANA CRISWELL The Mississippi House of Representatives passed two bills this session that protect citizens gun rights.  The first, HB786 called the “Mississippi Church Protection Act” provides some additional legal cover for church members vo…
    - 64 days ago 22 Mar 16, 6:23pm -
  • Mississippi: Self-Defense Legislation Advances Out of Committee
    FROM NRA-ILA Despite weeks of misleading attacks by billionaire gun control advocate Michael Bloomberg and his anti-gun grassroots group, Everytown for Gun Safety, the Senate Judiciary A Committee reported out NRA-backed House Bill 786 late Thursd…
    - 68 days ago 18 Mar 16, 9:29pm -

Best Defense LLC

Cemetery's Gun Blob

  • Gun Porn
    Merwin Hulbert Pocket Army 44 with Skull Crusher grip. Over 120 years old, and still thumps full house 44.40s with authority.
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  • Six Years
    This blob has been around for 6 years. Meh.
    - 14 Sep 14, 9:44pm -
  • In NYS: Safe Act Part 2??
    Rumblings of a Safe Act 2 if Cuomo gets reelected….which he will.  People might squawk about Dem’s not liking Cuomo, but remember, they HATE Republican’s even more. Anyway, what would Safe Act 2 do?  Not much is revealed in the … Continue r…
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  • NJ Dem’s vote for gun control bill they don’t like
    Three NJ Democrats vote in support of a bill, they don’t agree with.  Why would they do it?  It’s NJ that’s why.  But, it’s really just to put Christie in a bind cause he’s a Republican….NJ politics, it’s what you … Continue readin…
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  • Wizard of ID on Smart Gun Tech

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  • Sen Harry Reid’s Family History
    Found this on the bookface….. Judy Walkman, a professional genealogy researcher in southern California , was doing some personal work on her own family tree. She discovered that Senator Harry Reid’s great-great uncle, Remus Reid, was hanged for h…
    - 23 Apr 14, 2:20pm -
  • CSGV Fail
    So while people debate the validity of the Everytown FAIL…..CSGV failed on their own, look at the projectile…..
    - 22 Apr 14, 1:31pm -
  • Photo
    What do you think?  Winchester Model 12?
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  • Friday Morning Stupidity

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  • Taking the White Man’s Guns in CT

    - 6 Mar 14, 2:33am -

Survival Gear

Firearms and Freedom

  • Common Sense Gun Laws
    Sure, I like the fact that Wisconsin made it easier for active duty military and retired police to get concealed carry permits, but what really makes sense to eliminate senseless violence perpetrated by (bad) people with guns is this: Get … Continu…
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  • I Like These Signs
    Speaking of government partnering with responsible citizens, a town in Pennsylvania is adding a line to the welcome to the town signs, stating “This is not a gun free zone.” Quote of the day is from Township Supervisor Stephen Mohr: “The … C…
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  • We Need More Sheriff’s Departments Like This
    Portage County, Wisconsin’s Sheriff’s Department is offering concealed carry permit classes. They are also teaching a basic pistol course at the department’s range. Prices are $40 for the CCW class, $25 for the Basic Pistol, or $50 for both. Ho…
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  • Proposal to Eliminate the WI 48 Hour Waiting Period
    Wisconsin Senator Van Wanggaard is looking for co-sponsors of a bill that would eliminate the 48 hour waiting period to buy an handgun in Wisconsin. This is currently the top of my list to fix WI gun laws, so it would … Continue reading →
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  • Next Time Someone Tells You CEO Pay Should go to Employees
    We repeatedly see complaints about how much CEOs are paid when the question of minimum wage hikes comes up, with the implication (or outright claim) that if the CEO and executives were paid less, the minimum wage hike wouldn’t be … Continue readi…
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  • Interesting experience at UW Madison
    I just got back from a commencement ceremony at UW Madison, and two or three times a speaker mentioned that President Obama visited the campus twice in the last year. The reaction was closer to what I would expect if … Continue reading →
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  • This is Why They Say “Never Ask a Question You Don’t Know the Answer to”
    MSNBC anchor Contessa Brewer thought she could score some points against Republican Congressman Rep. Mo Brooks by snarkily asking “Do you have a degree in economics?” while she was interviewing him. His reply? “Yes ma’am I do, highest honors.…
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  • More From My Sheriff

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  • Something New
    I just purchased my first turkey hunting permit. Looking forward to trying that, the time slot I have is for mid-May this year.
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  • Gratuitous Gun Pics
    I purchased this a while back to fill the 22 pistol slot in the Must Have Gun List. Ruger MK II with a 12 inch barrel and a Leopold 4 power scope. … Continue reading →
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DC Handgun Info

Dustin's Gun Blog

  • Save Thousands on your Electric Bill
    I'd like to welcome our newest sponsor - Solar City.  When we sat down with our Solar City Rep he created a lease package for us that is going to save us Thousands of dollars on our...
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  • Teacher Arrested in Kansas for Bearing Arms
    Do we create a "safe" environment when we disarm teachers and force them to be defenseless?  Or worse - arrest them?  I think not.  Not only is it unconstitutional to disarm our...
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  • Turn in your Arms - the Government will take care of you
    Turning in weapons worked really well for the Native Americans didn't it?  Then again, maybe not.  If you have any doubts just look up Wounded Knee.
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    The folks over at were kind enough to send me a few samples of their products to try out and review.   I am happy to say that after using the products that I received I am 100%...
    - 26 Apr 13, 4:00pm -
  • Guns in America
    The Blaze has a very cool series named Guns in America that is helping to spread truth and dispel myth.  Recent topics include Women & Guns, Gun Industry Employment, and Gun Ownership....
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  • Standing up for Free Speech
    8th grader Jared Marcum was not the first youth to be unjustifiably disciplined for wearing an NRA Shirt, but I believe he may be the first to wear the exact same shirt on the very first day...
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  • Star Parker - Standing up for Gun Rights
    Three must see videos posted by gun rights activist Star Parker:
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  • Arizona Ranked #1 for Gun Owners
    Guns and Ammo ranked all of the States to see where gun owners enjoyed the most freedom, and I'm happy to report that Arizona was ranked number 1 on the list with 49 out of a maximum of 50 points!...
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  • Equal Gun Rights!
    From the SAF. Find additional details at
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  • AZ Representative Harper Opposes War on 2nd Amendment
    Arizona Representative Harper:  The issue is Mental Health, not the 2nd Amendment:
    - 20 Dec 12, 2:58pm -

Minuteman Review

  • Aporkalypse Now
    I don't know about you but I think it should be illegal not to do this.
    - 12 Mar 13, 7:16pm -
  • MTV Warns America
    Ironic that this commercial was made during the Bush Administration, and Obama has only continued the same policies, but worse.
    - 16 Jan 13, 6:59pm -
  • Kudos to Ruger! you so much to Ruger for making it so easy for people to contact the President, Vice-President, your Senators, Representative, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State-Level Elected Officials and…
    - 12 Jan 13, 8:05pm -
  • I need help loading the bullets into the clip
    I have this clip and some bullets and I just cannot figure out how you are suppose to load them. Can anyone help?Confused? Find out what the difference is between a "Clip and a Magazine".
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  • Why Would a Gunowner Need More than 10 Rounds?
    Consider this, the woman shoots the intruder 6 times. He lays down and cries, and then gets up and leaves. What if there were more than 1 attacker? What if there were 3?
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  • Gun Grabbers Reveal Their Plan
    OK, it is fair to say that we knew their plan for a long time, if we were paying attention.We knew Obama wanted to disarm Americans and create more gun control. I knew many people throughout Obama's first term though, even gun owners, who told me tha…
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  • Gun Control Facts
    The information of this post is copied from this link at GOA, and contains more information if you click on the link below. Highlights* Guns are used 2.5 million times a year in self-defense. Law-abiding citizens use…
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  • Assault Weapon bans, Hi-Cap Magazines, and the NRA
    For starters, I don't like to call them "hi-cap" or "High Capacity" magazines, because they are really just standard capacity or full capacity magazines for the most part.A Glock 17 with a standard magazine holds 17 rounds of 9mm, and can be carried…
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  • Saiga AK Conversion 7.62x39
    These are a great price for a high quality AK if you buy them and convert it yourself. Conversion cost about $100-150 and takes some tools and an hour or two.
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  • What is an "Assault Rifle"?
    Whenever we hear politicians, media, and others who are uneducated on the subject referring to AR15 and AK47 pattern semi autos, we often hear the term "Assault Rifle" thrown about as well. Some will claim that "AR" actually stands for "Assault Rifle…
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Gears of Guns

  • I Find This Potently Interesting at 4am on a Thursday
    Why you don’t want a full auto SCAR. I’ll just leave this here
    - 6 days ago 19 May 16, 9:19am -
  • My Brightest Review Yet!
    The LED Lenser X21R.2 Review   If you think you can handle a review half as powerful as the SUN, click here to see the video review of this monster flashlight. I did finally figure out the answer to why… BECAUSE.    
    - 14 days ago 11 May 16, 9:00am -
  • Introducing Pelican Carry-on Elite Luggage
      As you might know I have a second review website for “All Things Guy”  at I am very excited to review the new 22” Elite Carry-on From Pelican. You can find the video here. Please be sure to check out and follow my second w…
    - 30 days ago 25 Apr 16, 10:00am -
  • Windham Project April Update
    The True Stock Options Checking out the latest review products for the #WindhamProject Hogue Shipped: AR-15/M-16 Kit – Finger Groove Beavertail Pistol Grip and OverMolded Collapsible Buttstock – In Red Lava Rubber Vltor Shipped: (6 Stocks in tota…
    - 35 days ago 20 Apr 16, 10:00am -
  • Atticus James Canon T5i Unboxing Video
    I am always excited to play with new camera gear and just gear in general. After a few months feeling naked without my DSLR I finally found a great deal online to replace my Canon T4i. Stay tuned for future reviews using this camera. Click here For t…
    - 36 days ago 19 Apr 16, 10:00am -
  • Quick #WindhamProject Update
    While looking for 5.56/.223 Bolt Carrier Groups (BCG) for the #WindhamProject I looked into replacing Windham Weaponry’s all black BCG with a Nickel Boron coated BCG from a few different manufacturers.  I found WMD Guns and after a few months of f…
    - 44 days ago 11 Apr 16, 10:00am -
  • Video Tuesday!!! GEMTECH Suppressed BCG
    We don’t deal with enough suppressors… I need to fix that problem. Gemtech has sold out on their website and listed the BCG for $249.
    - 50 days ago 5 Apr 16, 10:00am -
  • #WindhamProject Update
    What: The Windham Project is the new Windham Weaponry RMCS-4 which is a Multi Caliber System built on the AR-15 platform and designed after the MGI Hydra. The rifle is chambered in 1. 5.56×45/.223Remington Standard AR Mag) 2. .300 AAC Blackout (Stan…
    - 51 days ago 4 Apr 16, 10:00am -
  • Cases & Safes
    Atticus and the Gears Crew wrap up the look back at Shot Show 2016 with the photos of safes and gun cases.  Thank you for taking a look back with us.  Hope you enjoyed the scenic tour.  No photos can begin to show the enormity of this show. Again,…
    - 82 days ago 4 Mar 16, 7:00am -
  • Shotguns: Shot Show 2016
    Shotguns are our subject today as we join the Crew in Las Vegas and see the best photos from the many taken.  They are meant to show the variety of what is to be seen at Shot Show and are not necessarily a reflection of our editorial support. Browni…
    - 84 days ago 2 Mar 16, 7:00am -

God, Gals, Guns, Grub

  • We live with guns...
    Our dogs are part of our family. I've always said that we don't own them, we live with them. They live in our home and our lives fully.  Recently, our friend Melody Lauer made a comment on Facebook about living with guns. Our family is the same with…
    - 15 Dec 15, 10:14pm -
  • Six considerations to maintain perishable self-defense skills...
    Many of us are life-long learners, continuing to build our knowledge, skills, and abilities through various endeavors... but how do we maintain the previous knowledge, skills, and abilities we've acquired? This is really were balance, planning, and t…
    - 23 Nov 15, 2:00pm -
  • Over 18,500 rounds through a Ruger SR9...
    To admit my bias up-front, most people who know me know I love all things Ruger. Ruger is an innovative (especially in manufacturing), debt-free company that produces American-made guns made by hard-working Americans... and that's something that has…
    - 16 Nov 15, 12:16am -
  • Blinded by the light... shining in YOUR face!
    As I drove up the long lane to the house, the lights of a vehicle suddenly came on and momentarily blinded me. I quickly stopped the cruiser about a hundred yards from the other vehicle just as my eyes adjusted and the silhouette of a man with a shot…
    - 8 Nov 15, 6:55pm -
  • Five reasons to shoot your Every-Day-Carry Self-Defense ammunition!
    Like everyone else in a time zone that follows Daylight Savings Time... we set our clocks back an hour last night and enjoyed an extra hour of sleep. This also begins a semi-annual ritual we have in our "prepping" mindset of checking, changing, updat…
    - 2 Nov 15, 2:35am -
  • Six Self-Defense Commands and Strategies for Families…
    Every parent wants to protect their family, children, and loved ones… but few have actually taken the time to plan, prepare, and practice for emergencies and violent encounters with their families. Now please understand that preparing for the possi…
    - 26 Jun 15, 12:48pm -
  • Tactical First Aid and System Collapse Medicine instructed by Greg Ellifritz
    Over the years, my wife, daughter and I have completed various training opportunities to learn first aid, CPR, and AED usage. I had some basic "tactical" first aid as a police officer years ago and my daughter will be a senior this coming fall as she…
    - 1 Jun 15, 5:55am -
  • KA-BAR TDI Law Enforcement Knife and Edge/Equipped Sheath
    A good knife has always been an essential for me. Back in my day, carrying my Buck 110 Finger-groove Folding Hunter on my belt in a leather sheath to high school was no big deal. Later on, that same knife was on my duty belt as a police officer in th…
    - 6 Apr 15, 4:30pm -
  • Try some drive-by dryfire practice...
    A recent video posted online of the woman being kidnapped and robbed has generated a lot of discussion on the internet. Kathy Jackson over at the Cornered Cat has a great write up about that particular situation, but one question I have for those of…
    - 1 Mar 15, 2:15am -
  • Two are one and one is none...
    I have often joked that the secret to a good marriage is to marry a woman who loves guns and motorcycles as much as you do.  My gal is a fiery, sassy redhead with a mind of her own... and the Good Lord knows we've seen a lot of guns and motorcycles…
    - 15 Feb 15, 8:42pm -

Gun Free Zone

  • newAn Opinion on Gun Control
    An Opinion on Gun Control by someone experienced in the firearms industry.   Larry Correia is a man who has been around firearms for a long time. He used to be a gun store owner, firearms instructor, a competition shooter, and has done quite a few o…
    - 3 hours ago 25 May 16, 1:16pm -
  • newIt is not paranoia if they are really after you.
    Via Say Uncle. HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into a FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country. Most people entere…
    - 6 hours ago 25 May 16, 11:00am -
  • newLight blogging today.
    Taking care of some personal stuff. A couple of funnies in the meantime.
    - 6 hours ago 25 May 16, 10:59am -
  • Suspect shot, killed in failed robbery attempt in McDonald’s drive-thru. (I’m lovin’ it!)
    LEAGUE CITY, Texas – A suspect was shot and killed during a failed robbery attempt in the drive-thru of a McDonald’s Saturday afternoon, according to police. Around 2 p.m. the male suspect approached a man and his young child in the drive-thru o…
    - 1 day ago 24 May 16, 1:54pm -
  • Is it safe?
    Forty years later and this character still makes me cringe. Speaks volumes to the great acting skills of Sir Lawrence Olivier. Never liked dentists anyway, but this guy made me absolutely loath having to have any kind of dental work. I guess I shoul…
    - 1 day ago 24 May 16, 10:58am -
  • Stay classy, Gun Control. (Adult Toys Inside)
    Roy K. alerted me of this CSGV post. Well, that is something new in the fight against the Second Amendment. I checked the Cocks Not Glocks Facebook page and got some more images. The group seems to be based at the University of Texas and… well, it…
    - 2 days ago 24 May 16, 1:19am -
  • NRA versus Moms Demand (A “grassroots” organization…)
    My source from the NRA Board Meeting had reported in, and attendance this year was 80,452. This is the second highest attended Annual Meeting. Houston still holds the overall record of 86,228. Source: NRA Annual Meeting 2016 Attendance | Shall Not Be…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 16, 6:22pm -

My Gun Culture

  • newSpringfield Armory Unveils Optical Service Pistol, and More! — NRA 2016
    The big news is the launch of the Springfield Armory XD(M) 4.5” Full-Size OSP – Optical Service Pistol. As the name implies, it’s ready out of the box for direct attachment of red dot sights. Actually, the OSP goes one step beyond that. The OSP…
    - 3 hours ago 25 May 16, 1:56pm -
  • First Look: Gemtech’s New Integra Silenced AR Upper
    One of the highlights of the NRA Annual Meeting is the (now) traditional American Suppressor Association shoot. This year, the range day opportunity to shoot a boatload of suppressors all at once took place at the famous Knob Creek Shooting Range. Yo…
    - 1 day ago 24 May 16, 1:50pm -
  • Rimfire Suppressor Roundup – 10 Popular Models
    Choosing the right suppressor for a gun is challenging. After all, it’s not like you can test fire one in the store. Well, not without upsetting the sales staff. Heck, your store may not even have them in stock. So you may have to order a silencer…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 16, 3:46pm -
  • A Brief History of the AR-15
    This article originally appeared at Ammoland. By Tom McHale USA –-( According to the news media, an AR 15 Rifle is any gun that someone uses in the act of doing something bad. What is an AR-15 really? Technically speaking, AR-15 is a…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 16, 6:22am -
  • Coming Soon: Lancer Carbon Fiber Handguards for Sig Sauer MPX
    There’s always lots of soon-to-be-released products to see at the NRA Annual Meeting and Expo. This morning I stopped by the Lancer Systems booth to see what’s new. You may know them from their nearly indestructible rifle magazines, but they also…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 16, 5:15pm -
  • Smith & Wesson Expands M&P 22 Compact Pistol Series with New Cerakote Flat Dark Earth Finish
    Also new from Smith & Wesson, a new finish for a really nifty .22 pistol: SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (May 20 2016) — Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that it has added a new model to the company’s line of M&P polymer pistols with the introduction o…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 16, 12:19pm -
  • Smith & Wesson M&P SHIELD Now Available in .45 AUTO
    From Smith & Wesson: SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (May 20, 2016) — Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that it is now offering its popular M&P Shield™ pistol in .45 AUTO.  Smith & Wesson’s M&P45 Shield is a slim, concealable, lightweight, striker-f…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 16, 12:15pm -
  • How Bullets Work
    Know what drives me crazy? When certain gun people get all cranky and attitudinal about new(er) shooters using the wrong word to describe some piece, part, or technique. If you’ve visited enough gun stores, you might have been the victim of this ty…
    - 6 days ago 19 May 16, 12:50pm -
  • Optics Buying Guide: Iron Sights, Red Dots, and Scopes
    Today, shooters are blessed with a sometimes overwhelming number of gear possibilities to fir a broad range of field, plinking, defensive and competition scenarios. Even when you narrow the accessory universe down to sighting options, you’re still…
    - 8 days ago 17 May 16, 1:15pm -
  • Review: Surefire Ryder 9 Ti Suppressor
    There’s a little bit of silencer buying frenzy going on these days in anticipation of an upcoming ATF regulation change scheduled to take effect July 13, 2016. In short, if you use a trust or corporation to buy a silencer under the existing rules,…
    - 9 days ago 16 May 16, 1:09pm -

Gun Pundit

  • Meprolight M5 to equip Israel Defense Forces
    Meprolight Selected by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) to Supply Thousands of Red Dot Sights: Meprolight – a leading manufacturer of electro-optical systems, thermal and night vision equipment, Laser Range Finder systems, and Self-Illuminated sights fo…
    - 22 Nov 15, 6:29pm -
  • RISE Armament Debuts $99 Trigger Group
    The RA-140 single-stage drop-in trigger group is a high-performing, cost-effective upgrade to replace mil-spec triggers: RISE Armament, the maker of the highly acclaimed RA-535 Advanced-Performance Trigger, is pleased to introduce the Black Fallout R…
    - 21 Nov 15, 11:12pm -
  • Not Odd At All
    Black Lives Matter and Michael Bloomberg: the oddest couple? Meanwhile, the media have treated the budding partnership between the ascendant Black Lives Matter and the perennially frustrated gun control movement as if it were the most natural thing i…
    - 21 Nov 15, 2:20am -
  • Linkzookery over at Murdoc Online
    Murdoc’s trying to get back into the swing. Check out the return of Friday Linkzookery over at Murdoc Online. [ who sells generic viagra | viagra facts | dangers of viagra | canada pharmacy viagra pfizer | generic drug for viagra | viagra 25mg | ho…
    - 17 Jul 15, 5:59pm -
  • Every Time
    Expert: Chattanooga Proves That Military Must Rethink Gun-Free Zones After gunman Muhammad Youssef Abdulazeez, a Muslim immigrant from Kuwait, allegedly shot and killed four Marines in Chattanooga, Tennessee, former NYPD detective Harry Houck said th…
    - 17 Jul 15, 11:29am -
  • Guilty
    Colorado movie massacre gunman found guilty of multiple murders Colorado movie massacre gunman James Holmes was found guilty on Thursday of multiple counts of first degree murder, a verdict that enables prosecutors to seek the death penalty for the f…
    - 17 Jul 15, 1:06am -
  • Steel Will Druid Neck Knives
    Steel Will Knives, a premium brand that produces knives with the highest standards of quality, is pleased to announce the Druid Neck Knives. These knives create a comfortable opportunity to carry while providing additional personal protection. The co…
    - 16 Jul 15, 5:29pm -
  • Wilson Vickers Elite
    The Vickers Elite combines many of our time tested custom handgun features and ads some new modifications as requested by Larry to create a unique signature pistol with universal tactical appeal....This is a summary only. Visit GunPundit for the who…
    - 16 Jul 15, 11:59am -
  • Michigan Constitutional Carry
    State Representative Cindy Gamrat (R- District 80) yesterday introduced Michigan HB 4778. HB 4778 will allow for the existing pistol registration to stay in place but allow broad exemptions.In short, Michigan residents 21 and over who are permitted…
    - 16 Jul 15, 1:22am -
  • Arsenal Krink length Quad Rail system
    Krink Quad Rail from Arsenal: The Arsenal Krink Quad Rail is designed and manufactured to exceed the most stringent military specifications and requirements. This T7075-T6 rail installs easily with its precision machined tabs, vents heat very effecti…
    - 8 Feb 15, 6:02pm -

Home on the Range

  • newChapter 23 - And So We Stay Earthbound
    A Chapter from the Upcoming Book - "Small Town Roads" Sometimes you think you can fly, only to be destined to drown.And so we stay earthbound. "Should have". "Would have". Those are words in all of our hearts, at least once. We recall much of a life…
    - 16 hours ago 25 May 16, 1:11am -
  • Weekend Canon Fodder
    Angry bird blocking sidewalkThe best part of waking up.A local company was going to throw this out, and a perfectly good variac as well.  Going to ship this to Tam and Bobbie.Escape by a hareLunchRemnants of old Chicago historyYes, I sure want to d…
    - 3 days ago 22 May 16, 10:53pm -
  • Saturday Night Chuckwagon
    While Partner in Grime went and got supplies to rebuild the back porch steps,, I baked, cleaned and cooked.Call me old fashioned but I enjoy taking care of a home and a kitchen for my husband so he's got a comfortable place to come home to after a lo…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 16, 8:17pm -
  • On Strategy
    Partner in Grime had a business trip to South Africa and came back with this chessboard which is really cool.  So for tonight, just some photos and quotes as the last couple of work days were long and busy."Firmness cannot show itself, of course, if…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 16, 9:08pm -
  • Author's News - and a Sneak Peak at a Great Western
    The banner was from an Irish broadcast that featured The Book of Barkley and I thought it was so cute.After being out two years and holding #1 for six months, TBOB is still in the top 30 in sales in genre at Amazon, and donating all of it's sales re…
    - 6 days ago 20 May 16, 1:43am -
  • DIY Dining - A Kitchen Update
    With the kitchen project and working -  blogging time is limited but here's an update on the remodel while the pizza cools a bit. It was great to have my stove unwrapped and usable.I am glad we had the cabinets custom made instead of trying to craft…
    - 8 days ago 17 May 16, 10:57pm -
  • Wild Yeast Sourdough Pancakes - Preppers Breakfast
    This weekends pancakes were an experiment.  I had LOTS of wild yeast/whole wheat sourdough starter with the kitchen stove wrapped in plastic all week while my new counters were put in, which involved a fair bit of plaster work when the soffit came o…
    - 11 days ago 15 May 16, 1:17am -
  • Memory Lane - Not Always Politically Correct
    Tonight  - a walk down memory lane for any reader over 50.  Some politically incorrect, danger (look no seat belts), lard, and sugar-filled memories of growing up in the best of times.  Enjoy!Growing up in the 60's and 70's
    - 12 days ago 14 May 16, 12:08am -
  • Time and Tide
    The morning was quiet, the phone silent, outside only the cool quietness of a Sunday morning.It was Mother's Day, a  day of quiet reflection and of sorting through some old photographs that were just put quickly into a box for the move.  The phone…
    - 13 days ago 12 May 16, 10:24am -
  • Good Advice From a Canine.
    Let go of the life that was planned. Only then can you see the life that was waiting.
    - 15 days ago 10 May 16, 11:19pm -

Jerking the Trigger

  • newOn the Cover and on Your Rifle – Blue Force Gear Kryptek Padded Vickers Sling
    On Target Magazine recently featured a Blue Force Gear Padded Vickers Sling in Kryptek Typhon. Check out to put one on your rifle.
    - 55 mins ago 25 May 16, 3:50pm -
  • RE Factor Tactical Velocity Magazine Extension for Glocks
    The Velocity Magazine Extensions for Glock Magazines are designed and manufactured here in the USA by Falkor Defense. These aluminum magazine extensions are designed to let the shooter move quickly with the magazines and let the magazines themselves…
    - 1 day ago 24 May 16, 4:35pm -
  • THIS IS SPARTA! – Range Drill of the Day from Telluric Group
    Telluric Group’s Range Drill of the Day is a resource that you should be leveraging in your own training. If you are local to the Brunswick, Georgia area, you can become a member of the Telluric Group range and shoot the drill of the day there. If…
    - 1 day ago 24 May 16, 3:58pm -
  • The First Non-NFA CAA RONI Stabilizer Now Shipping to Distributors and Dealers
    Brace all the things! From CAA: Pompano Beach, Fla. (May 2016) – CAA, developers and manufacturers of advanced battle-tested firearms accessories, announce the long awaited release of the NON-NFA RONI®. It features an officially licensed SB Tactic…
    - 1 day ago 24 May 16, 3:13pm -
  • Fighter Design Open House 2016
    Don’t miss the Fighter Design Open House 2016 if you are Austin, Texas area and do yourself a favor. Try out a Featherlight Rifle Sling while you are there. From Fighter Design: We are opening the door for the day to our Fighter Design™ customers…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 16, 7:12pm -
  • Review: TacPack – May Edition
    Hopefully you are familiar with the concept of TacPack by now. If not, you can read the previous review of the April TacPack for some background. I recently received the May TacPack and it’s another solid one. Here are the details… Once again, I…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 16, 5:25pm -
  • GunfightersINC Kenai Chest Holster for Injury and Physical Impairment
    Since bringing in the GunfightersINC Kenai Chest Holster for review, I have received a significant amount of emails regarding it and had several discussions about its merit in situations beyond just its intended backcountry use. If you or someone you…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 16, 3:57pm -
  • Wilde Custom Gear MOLLE Tailgate Organizer
    You’ve seen Wilde Custom Gear’s MOLLE Safe Door Organizers on JTT before. Now behold the MOLLE Tailgate Organizer! It is exactly what it sounds like, a MOLLE compatible organizer for the tailgate of your truck. These are custom built so the size…
    - 4 days ago 21 May 16, 4:16pm -
  • Simple Threaded Devices Update
    Well designed linear compensators like those from Black River Tactical and Simple Threaded Devices (STD) are not always given credit for being the excellent all around muzzle devices that they really are. I have come to like them quite a bit and whil…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 16, 6:30pm -
  • Magpul Apparel
    I have purchased several t-shirts and sweatshirts over the years from Magpul – not because of the logo but because they have always had very good quality clothes with great details. Even my wife has some shirts that she likes from them. Now they ar…
    - 5 days ago 20 May 16, 3:52pm -

Arms Vault

  • newCaldwell Ballistic Precision G2 Chrono & Duramax Self-Healing Targets
    Caldwell Announces Innovative Products to Bring a New Level of Precision & Fun to the Range Caldwell® Ballistic Precision G2 Chronograph The Caldwell Ballistic Precision G2 Chronograph flips conventional chronograph technology upside-down. By invert…
    - 21 hours ago 24 May 16, 7:30pm -
  • Non-NFA CAA RONI Stabilizer (RONI-STAB)
    The First Non-NFA CAA RONI Stabilizer Now Shipping to Distributors and Dealers The RONI-STAB requires NO NFA paperwork, No Tax Stamp, and long wait. RONI-STAB improves single-hand shooting performance, while enhancing accuracy with reduced felt recoi…
    - 1 day ago 24 May 16, 4:45pm -
  • RCBS M1000 Scale for Serious Reloaders
    RCBS’ New M1000 Scale Is Feature-Packed for Serious Reloaders The New RCBS M1000 Scale Weighs 1,000 Grains with +/-0.1-Grain Accuracy OVERLAND PARK, Kansas (May 23, 2016) – ( – The new M1000 mechanical scale provides right- or lef…
    - 2 days ago 24 May 16, 1:22am -
  • Windham SRC with Samson QR MRO Mount & Quick Flip Sights
    It seems as if I spend the majority of my range time using magnified optics at 100 – 300 yard distances. Consequently, I’ve fallen a bit out of practice when it comes to using red dots and iron sights. For a while now, I’ve been testing the Wi…
    - 2 days ago 23 May 16, 11:13pm -
  • Revision SnowHawk Cold Weather Goggle System

    - 2 days ago 23 May 16, 9:12pm -

Legally Armed in Detroit

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    Notes From the American Outback

    • On Green Mountain
      Early in July, on the 1st actually, the dogs and I drove to the top of Green Mountain, in Wyoming, to spend a week or so in that very special place. I had stumbled upon Green Mountain in 1970 when on my way to the Grand Tetons and then the Pacific co…
      - 26 Jul 15, 9:16pm -
    • Running over snakes
      A few days ago I was on my motorbike going to a distant pasture and I ran over this fellow. I saw him too late and all I could do was avoid putting on the brakes. I stopped and went back. He seemed unhurt, and very angry at me. I was glad I hadn't hu…
      - 17 Jun 15, 8:30pm -
    • Mus kingtutticus
      I am working on cleaning out and rearranging my shop building. This deceased citizen was in the bottom of one of the boxes I am triaging and discarding. There was a kind of macabre beauty to him and so I had to photograph the corpus. Few small corpse…
      - 15 Jun 15, 11:28pm -
    • Another branding
      On Friday I went to a roundup and branding that I have attended for almost a decade now. It's always a good event, attended by a fine group of riders and ropers. And of course the BBQ at the end is worth the trip alone!These events are the 'social ev…
      - 15 Jun 15, 11:12pm -
    • Jack Report
      I am very happy to report-- ecstatic would be more like it!-- that Jack is doing fine. The vet prescribed a one-month of antibiotics and at the end of that, late last week, his x-rays showed no signs of the spots that had appeared on the first set. T…
      - 15 Jun 15, 11:04pm -
    • This is getting ridiculous
      Rain, rain, and more rain. Not the insistent downpours my friends in Texas are getting, but a steady, day by day rain that keeps you inside while the grass grows, and grows, and grows.  It may be good for ranchers (who are, after all, grass farmers)…
      - 25 May 15, 6:13pm -
    • My Jack is Sick
      How sick remains to be seen.He developed a cough on our trip. Not extreme, but intermittent. At a recent routine exam/vaccination visit to my vet, he thought some x-rays might be in order. The radiographs revealed spots on his lymph nodes.Since we ha…
      - 23 May 15, 2:28am -
    • The Two-wheel Solution, Part the Second
      Later we camped for a few weeks in the Prescott National Forest. The urge to explore and reach out into the countryside got even stronger. There were miles and miles of NF roads and trails and ranch roads that begged to be ridden, explored, photograp…
      - 21 May 15, 6:20pm -
    • Western Arizona & The Two-wheel Solution
      Sunrise from our camp west of Quartzsite. Quartzsite is a very strange place indeed. It has the air of a carnival, and the overall feeling is that you will come back in the morning to find everything, and everyone gone, nothing left but a few tent pe…
      - 21 May 15, 6:01pm -
    • Late May on the High Plains
      About three inches yesterday and overnight. For this I returned from Arizona? Shouldn't complain though, as we have had killer blizzards later than this.
      - 20 May 15, 1:52pm -

    Of Arms and Law

    • newWin in PA Commonwealth court
      It's Doe v. Franklin County, handled by Joshua Prince. The court held that any official who discloses, other than to law enforcement, information from a license to carry application is subject to a civil penalty and not shielded by official immunity…
      - 37 mins ago 25 May 16, 4:08pm -
    • newMike Vanderbeogh's valediction
      Right here. As he says, "Don't write my obituary just yet, but these words needed saying."
      - 18 hours ago 24 May 16, 10:43pm -
    • A novel idea
      Does the Second Amendment cover encryption? It covers "arms," after all, and when the private encryption tool PGP made its way outside the US, the government investigated the creator on charges of exporting munitions without a license.
      - 9 days ago 17 May 16, 12:43am -
    • Great ruling from the 9th Circuit
      It's rare that I can say that, especially on 2A matters, but Teixeira v. Alameda County meets that description. Basically, the county adopted and interpreted a zoning ordinance so that it in effect prohibited all new gun stores, and the 9th Circuit…
      - 9 days ago 16 May 16, 6:10pm -
    • Judicial nullification and arms rights
      Joyce Malcolm has thoughts on the subject.
      - 13 days ago 12 May 16, 2:58pm -
    • Mike Vanderbeogh's headstone
      David Codrea has it, and is seeking contributions toward its cost. Its back side sums things up well.
      - 19 days ago 6 May 16, 3:46pm -
    • Waco: military memo of FBI meeting with Janet Reno
      Before authorizing the gassing at Waco, Janet Reno received a briefing, and she or someone else requested that military advisors be present. The advisors chosen were reluctant to advise a law enforcement operation, but had little choice.Here's the me…
      - 22 days ago 4 May 16, 3:39am -
    • Waco: fire and firetrucks
      Here are two pictures made from the air during the fire of April 19:In the first, you see the Davidian home almost entirely destroyed by fire. There are no firetrucks present. In the second, you see the fire engines after they were allowed in, at a…
      - 24 days ago 1 May 16, 8:11pm -
    • RIP Joe White
      I read in the May American Rifleman that Joe White passed on--I knew him since the late 70s, and was in touch within the last few months. He passed on at age 95. He served as NRA's deputy EVP, the only deputy EVP NRA has ever had, being one of the Bo…
      - 26 days ago 29 Apr 16, 4:58pm -
    • The destruction of the Davidian residence
      Here's a pic taken late in the process. The forward wall has been crushed in at three places, and in the center the tank entered almost its entire length. The previous photo shows how the right side had been torn open. And at the rear another CEV ha…
      - 27 days ago 29 Apr 16, 12:22am -

    Gun Politics NY

    • newYet another White House gun control push
      President Obama is making yet another push for more gun control.  It looks like Vice President Biden is leading the charge and he made this pronouncement: “… “There is a 2nd Amendment,” Biden said. “It’s real. It exists and it must be up…
      - 18 hours ago 24 May 16, 10:29pm -
    • NRA endorsement
      NRA endorsed The Donald yesterday.  From what I have seen gun owners are not jumping for joy over the choice between him and Hillary. Trump’s record on guns can at best be called mixed.  NRA is making Justice Scalia’s replacement the issue and…
      - 4 days ago 21 May 16, 8:45pm -
    • Judge strikes down D.C. “may issue” law

      - 8 days ago 17 May 16, 9:24pm -
    • 9th Circuit rules 2A applies to gun sales
      A three-judge panel for the 9th Circuit Court issued a ruling that “the right to purchase and sell firearms is part and parcel of the historically recognized right to keep and bear arms.” Link to Second Amendment Foundation’s press release. Lin…
      - 8 days ago 17 May 16, 2:25pm -
    • Clinton/Warren ticket?

      - 10 days ago 15 May 16, 3:40pm -
    • SAFE didn’t help Skelos
      Former Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos was convicted of corruption. His claim that he showed “courage” in passing the SAFE Act apparently did not move the judge as Skelos received a 5 year prison sentence plus $500,000 fine. Junior got a 6.5 y…
      - 12 days ago 13 May 16, 4:45pm -
    • Parting shot
      Assemblyman Steve Katz is not running for re-election so he lets fly with his opinions on Albany politics: Steve’s comments are right on the money. One note, with respect to all the junk bills that come up, the Republicans should learn something fr…
      - 15 days ago 10 May 16, 12:50pm -

    Romeo Tango Bravo

    • NRA Annual Meeting 2016
      The National Rifle Association's Annual Meeting is upon us again with the appearance of some new products. Below you will find some of the more noteworthy additions to the market. This post will be updated as the meeting progresses.Heckler & Koch SP5…
      - 4 days ago 21 May 16, 5:09pm -
    • Long Range Shooting Handbook - A Range Bag's Best Friend
      Like most people that get into shooting I've made several missteps. The ones that I've learned most from were the ones that cost me the most money. This happens to many beginners when they've been bitten by the 'bug'. We go out and buy the gear we th…
      - 85 days ago 1 Mar 16, 6:59pm -
    • Griffin Armament NEW Products :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSGriffin Armament Webpage
      - 23 Jan 16, 3:55am -
    • Blue Force Gear :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSBlue Force Gear Webpage
      - 22 Jan 16, 2:22pm -
    • Maxpedition :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSMaxpedition Webpage
      - 22 Jan 16, 2:18pm -
    • Battle Arms Development :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSBattle Arms Development Webpage
      - 22 Jan 16, 2:15pm -
    • Kimber Hunter :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSKimber Hunter Webpage
      - 22 Jan 16, 1:24am -
    • Aimpoint :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSAimpoint Webpage
      - 21 Jan 16, 11:48pm -
    • Colt NEW Products :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSColt Webpage
      - 21 Jan 16, 11:46pm -
    • Magpul NEW Products :: #SHOTShow2016
      Be sure to visit our SHOT Show Coverage Collection Point for more of the show!LINKSMagpul WebpageThe Firearms Blog - Glock Magazines
      - 21 Jan 16, 2:27pm -

    Rustmeister's Alehouse

    • Facebook Page
      So, will Facebook revive the Alehouse?I'm not sure, but it sure is easier to use than this old thing.Putting it here.
      - 4 Dec 15, 11:49pm -
    • CMP Update - Slim Pickin'
      via emailLIMITED INVENTORY AT CMP STORES(March 2013):RIFLES: The CMP currently has over 12,000 unfilled orders for rifles, ammo and other items. We also still have thousands of M1 Garands. These rifles all require inspection and repair and grading be…
      - 20 Mar 13, 3:04am -
    • CMP Update - IH Garands
      via email AGUILA .22LR AMMO. As is the case with many other sellers of .22LR ammo, the CMP has been sold out. We had posted information that we were expecting a resupply in April or May. The distributor has just informed us that the manufacturer…
      - 12 Mar 13, 12:04am -
    • CMP Update - Ammo Rationing
      Aguila .22LR Ammunition.  The CMP is sold out of caliber .22 rimfire ammunition. The manufacturer, Aguila, has advised that the earliest we can expect resupply is late April, 2013, at slightly higher pricing. We are still accepting orders and wi…
      - 5 Feb 13, 1:09am -
    • CMP Update - New Yorkers Pay Attention!
      As a result of the NY SAFE Act of 2013, effective immediately, all NY customers purchasing any CMP rifles, to include the M1 Garand, to be delivered in NY must have the rifle shipped to a NY licensed FFL dealer in NY for compliance with SAFE Act…
      - 31 Jan 13, 2:53am -
    • The Newest Example...
      ... of "Beclowning Oneself"  HAS to go to Piers Morgan after his Twitter exchange with Dana Loesch, and others. Here's my favorite:Sorry. For exposing your lack of knowledge of guns. He said that after incorrectly using the term "assault rifle"*, ma…
      - 14 Jan 13, 1:36am -
    • Thank You, David Gregory...
      ... for proving to the world that laws against ammunition magazines exceeding 10 rounds is one of the stupidest and most useless laws on the books. You shouldn't be arrested for having one on your show, in blatant violation of Washington DC's law aga…
      - 14 Jan 13, 1:19am -
    • CMP Update
      via email:The Board of Directors and the CMP staff take this opportunity to thank all our customers and competitors for their support in 2012 and wish everyone a very prosperous year in 2013. Order and email backlog. Although the staff worked man…
      - 5 Jan 13, 1:40am -
    • Michael Moore is a Big Piece of Shit
      Here's why (this time) - Michael Moore's New Years Resolutions: 4. Stop saying, "I support the troops." I don't ... why would anyone sign up for this rogue organization? Because they - aww, never mind. You wouldn't understand. You're so far remove…
      - 1 Jan 13, 9:33pm -
    • RIP Stormin' Norman
      My commander: .
      - 28 Dec 12, 1:21am -

    Semi Automatic Heart

    • House Democrats to Ban manufacture of so-called "Assault Weapons" (Semi-Automatics)

      House Democrats to Ban manufacture of so-called "Assault Weapons" (Semi-Automatics)

      Here we go again, War without end!...(S9) recipients should redirect to full website at
      - 18 Dec 15, 4:28am -
    • AR-15: Phony outrage over ad with armed Santa (Video)

      AR-15: Phony outrage over ad with armed Santa (Video)

      Local news story from Chico, California; riding the wave of media fueled obsession over semi-auto Armalite pattern rifles - (S9) recipients should redirect to fu…
      - 11 Dec 15, 10:23pm -
    • Majority of Americans OPPOSES ban on (so-called) "Assault Weapons"

      Majority of Americans OPPOSES ban on (so-called) "Assault Weapons"

      Patrick J. Egan tweeted this information.... (S9)E-Mail recipients should redirect to full website at
      - 11 Dec 15, 9:49pm -
    • AR-15: Savannah Police considering obtaining AR's, public uneasy...

      AR-15: Savannah Police considering obtaining AR's, public uneasy...

      Of all places, Savannah is the last I would expect the public would be nervous about the Police deploying semi-automatic long guns (they have some low-down dirty criminals down there, they need em')...So...Go fig'...(S9)…
      - 24 Nov 15, 7:26am -
    • California Tyranny: Bloomberg Buck$ and Political hunger for Newsom to go with anti-gun B.S. ...

      California Tyranny: Bloomberg Buck$ and Political hunger for Newsom to go with anti-gun B.S. ...

      He cares not for anything but his own "career", taking a page from mentor Diane Feinstien, appear to "do something" to bolster yourself in the public eye, but have a "no-lose strategy" i.e. If he wins this, it makes him look like a "hero", if he lose…
      - 19 Nov 15, 9:34am -
    • Apologia Bar Sinister...

      Apologia Bar Sinister...

      Don't let her good looks fool you: She is a Bytch in real life!!!Please, I feel that sometimes I am lucky just to get back into this blog to post(!!!). Ever since "Google" has decided that there should be one universal login to get to, for example, B…
      - 19 Nov 15, 9:07am -
    • AK-47: Funky Looking Hungarian AMD's confiscated by Police in Brazil...

      AK-47: Funky Looking Hungarian AMD's confiscated by Police in Brazil...

      these Morons have obviously bee watching FB videos of the MX cartel idiots...AK-47 Hungarian variant "AMD's" confiscated by Police in Brazil. "Pimped" AMD basically looks stupid, but it is apparent the owner has no viable brain cells to begin with. P…
      - 19 Nov 15, 9:03am -
    • This is how AK-47's get to Paris

      This is how AK-47's get to Paris

      Folding stock AK's on display"Guns soon became a major export commodity in the Balkans. Western Europe is the target market. “Many firearms trafficked in Europe come from the western Balkans after being held illegally after recent conflicts in the…
      - 17 Nov 15, 1:09am -
    • Cruz gets it right yet again.....

      Cruz gets it right yet again.....

      Nail on the head... recipients should redirect to full website at
      - 13 Nov 15, 8:08pm -
    • Full-Auto Pushback (USA)

      Full-Auto Pushback (USA) recipients should redirect to full website at
      - 13 Nov 15, 7:53pm -

    The Bluff

    The Defensive Handgun Blog

      We've Moved! Our new blog address is Please update your links!Also, Defensive Force Instructors LLC has a new home on the web: CLICK HERE for information about our upcoming courses and dates.*NO…
      - 28 Jan 11, 6:10pm -
    • CLE for Virginia Gun Law
      I am happy to announce that we are filling out the forms for CLE credit for Virginia. If you want to register for the October 23rd seminar, and want CLE credit for it, the fee is $125. We are submitting an application for 2.5 hours of CLE credit. Sor…
      - 29 Sep 10, 1:21am -
    • Where Even Prosecutors Can't Carry
      Uncle links to a story about a man who fires some warning shots because a gang of, well, gang members was threatening him. The comments discuss the wisdom of warning shots and legal implications.Here's some additional background. The Nassau County DA…
      - 9 Sep 10, 12:22pm -
    • Required Reading for Concealed Carry
      Here is a good write-up of a self-defense shooting that went to court twice. HT Snowflakes in HellThe defendant, Mr. Hickey, was involved in a self-defense shooting when he was attacked by three neighbors in his own driveway. He was charged with aggr…
      - 7 Sep 10, 1:18pm -
    • SIRT Pistol for Training
      Caleb has a post up on the SIRT pistol, a dedicated dry-fire handgun that shoots a laser out the barrel whenever the gun is "fired."While this seems like a good way to train, I'd be afraid that it would make me look for the laser and not call my shot…
      - 7 Sep 10, 12:42pm -
    • Malum Prohibitum
      The NY Times reports that Chicago's gun ordinance, as well as state gun laws, aren't successfully used to deter violent crime. HT Uncle.“We do bypass our ordinance because the penalties are more serious under state laws,” Ms. Hoyle said. “But t…
      - 1 Sep 10, 11:38am -
    • Chesapeake Shooting Ruled Justified
      The shooting in Chesapeake earlier this month has been ruled justified. Decent coverage here and here. Sumdood fired shots at armed citizen while said citizen was standing outside his family's home. Armed citizen, a concealed handgun permit holder, r…
      - 31 Aug 10, 2:17am -
    • Reloading Shotgun for 3-Gun Competition
      Here's a good video from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit on speedloading your shotty for 3-gun. Looks like a good gig if you can get it.Here's another good video with a breakdown of the shooter's technique.Permalinked for future reference.
      - 28 Aug 10, 10:22pm -
    • Getting Out of Traffic Ticket by Carrying a Gun
      Extreme Tolerance relates his story of getting out of a ticket by virtue of legally carrying a gun. The officer that pulls you over will know as soon as he looks up your license plate that you have a concealed carry permit, which with many cops is a…
      - 27 Aug 10, 11:25am -
    • Galil Ace and Krebs AK
      Galil Ace Rifle over at The Firearm Blog.As he puts it, "the consumer AK accessory industry is sure to start producing handguards, pistol grips and stocks for dressing up a AK-clone as an Galil Ace."That already exists. Here is the Krebs Custom AK ri…
      - 26 Aug 10, 12:49pm -

    The Swiss Gun Blog

    • Wahlempfehlung
      Am 18. Oktober 2015 finden in der Schweiz die Wahlen in das Schweizer Parlament statt. Die Haltung eines Politikers zur Waffenfrage ist zugleich Ausdruck seiner Haltung zur persönlichen Freiheit des Bürgers. Aufgrund von liess sich er…
      - 21 Sep 15, 8:26pm -
    • Pick up a rifle…
      “Pick up a rifle and you change instantly from a subject to a citizen” – Col. Jeff Cooper, The Art of the Rifle, chap. 1 (Image taken from the poster of the 1939 shooting tournament in Lucerne)
      - 8 Apr 15, 7:59pm -
    • The Right to Keep and Bear Arms.
      Le droit de posséder et de porter des armes découle du droit naturel, tout comme le droit de propriété, la liberté expression, le droit à l’autodétermination sexuelle, etc. La constitution ne crée pas de tels droits, elle ne peut que les…
      - 5 Apr 15, 10:17am -
    • Say No to Gun Registration
      L’enregistrement des armes vient avant leur confiscation. Non au désarmement des citoyens. Zwangsregistrierung von Waffen ist der letzte notwendige Schritt vor der Konfiskation. Nein zur Entwaffnung der Bürger.    
      - 4 Apr 15, 5:02pm -
    • Opération Vercingétorix: Il faut désarmer le citoyen
        Dans le canton de Vaud, les citoyens les contribuables peuvent rendre leurs armes à César à la police. Opération Vercingétorix: collecte d’armes prolongée en 2015 Après deux ans, le bilan satisfaisant de l’opération Vercingétorix enco…
      - 1 Apr 15, 5:09pm -
    • Swiss Revolver 1882
      Cal. 7.5mm Via SwissRifles:  The Model 1882 proved popular enough to continue it’s use, despite the fact that the Luger had been in service for many years.  The Model 1882 had the advantages of being easy to load and operate, they were easy to fi…
      - 6 Feb 15, 8:25pm -
    • Zerreissprobe
      “Je suis Charlie”  – überall stösst man gegenwärtig auf ihn, diesen vermeintlich solidarischen, vermeintlich mutigen Spruch, den so viele Leute aufsagen, predigen, geradezu hinunterbeten, den sie auf Facebook als Profilfoto, oder auf Twitte…
      - 16 Jan 15, 10:48pm -
    • Les islamistes menacent la Suisse
      via 20minutes: Dans une nouvelle vidéo de propagande tournée en Syrie, un membre de l’organisation terroriste a appelé ses «frères» à frapper, notamment, la Confédération helvétique. La vidéo en question est notamment sur Memri et vocati…
      - 14 Jan 15, 9:44pm -
    • So then I said…

      - 11 Jan 15, 5:45pm -
    • “If it saved only one life…”
      The islamist attackers of Charlie Hebdo had obviously been trained and prepared to carry out their military-style raid against journalists in the middle of Paris. Such terrorists will always go against unarmed civilians. As long as we as a society r…
      - 8 Jan 15, 9:30pm -

    The War on Guns

    • newThat Championship Feeling
      State Department sets new single-day record for Syrian refugee approvals [More]Rigorous!
      - 2 hours ago 25 May 16, 2:51pm -
    • newRyan's and Ryan's Alone
      BIPARTISAN VICTORY!!! [More]You know, for the place that's not even a state and is dominated by the New Progressive Party and the Popular Democratic Party...Dang, that's exciting news! Just the other day, I was agonizing over Puerto Rican debt restr…
      - 2 hours ago 25 May 16, 2:48pm -
    • newBrought to You By Government Policies
      At today's panel, government health officials said they are concerned about local transmission of Zika if travelers spread the virus to mosquitoes in the U.S., which can then infect other people who have not traveled to countries with Zika epidemics.…
      - 2 hours ago 25 May 16, 2:37pm -
    • newAnother Low
      Really, what possible relevance could being an enabler for a sexual predator have for a candidate's moral qualifications to wield power? [More]
      - 3 hours ago 25 May 16, 1:49pm -
    • newSpeaking of Just in Time for Summer...
      'Roots' Reborn: How a Slave Saga Was Remade for the Black Lives Matter Era [More]Stoke those grievances!  What's the worst that could happen?I remember during the LA riots, MTV played a rock video where some white guy in what I recall as a white tux…
      - 3 hours ago 25 May 16, 1:44pm -
    • newThe Shape of Things to Come
      The mob, holding anti-Trump signs and Mexican flags, began throwing rocks and bottles at police on foot and horseback. [More]Brought to you by the Pathway Vote/Cheap Labor Alliance. It's gonna be a long, hot summer. Maybe enough Americans will be ho…
      - 3 hours ago 25 May 16, 1:31pm -
    • newWe're the Only Ones Honest Enough
      “As the motorist yielded, the driver sped past him, laughed, and flipped him the middle finger,” police wrote at the time. “The complainant observed this occur three other times with the same results.” [More]It's nice to see a representative…
      - 4 hours ago 25 May 16, 1:11pm -
    • newIntent Behind WaPo ‘Patriots’ Piece Masked But Still Discernible
      “Dangerous, delusionaland sometimes violent”?Perhaps it would have been relevant to let the readers know Seidman brings his own biases to the table, having penned an op-ed for The New York Times where he urges “Let’s give up on the Constituti…
      - 18 hours ago 24 May 16, 11:09pm -
    • newAre You Going to Scarborough Shoals?
      Everybody who wants to die or end up in a VA facility, raise your right prosthesis. [More]My litmus test, in addition to a declaration of war so representatives can be held accountable: Would I personally be willing to die defending it? If not, how c…
      - 22 hours ago 24 May 16, 6:21pm -
    • newOpposite Day 'Progressives' Champion Women's Rights
      Got caption?
      - 23 hours ago 24 May 16, 6:02pm -

    Traction Control

    • newToday’s New Additions: 5/25/2016
      JRTXF670 $898.00 Tikka T3x Forest Bolt Action Rifle, 7mm Rem, 24.3″ Barrel, Blue Finish, Walnut Stock, Matte Oil Finish, Roll Over Cheek Piece, One 3 Round Detachable Box Magazine, Adjustable Trigger, Sling Swivel Studs, Comes with Scope Rings, No…
      - 9 hours ago 25 May 16, 8:03am -
    • newValediction of a Three Percenter by Mike Vanderboegh
      - 18 hours ago 24 May 16, 10:21pm -
    • Today’s New Additions: 5/24/2016
      JRTXE352 $628.00 Tikka T3x Lite Bolt Action Rifle, 7mm-08 Rem, 22.4″ Barrel, Blue Finish, Black Modular Synthetic Stock, One 3 Round Detachable Box Magazine, Adjustable Trigger, Sling Swivel Studs, Comes with Scope Rings, No Sights JRTXE341 $628.00…
      - 1 day ago 24 May 16, 9:35am -
    • Too Good Not to Blog:
      Drunk man hitched ride on Dallas Fire-Rescue truck responding to disturbance A man was arrested on a public intoxication charge after hitching an unauthorized ride on a Dallas Fire-Rescue truck early Monday. Note to readers: It wasn’t me, this time…
      - 2 days ago 23 May 16, 9:31pm -
    • Today’s New Additions: 5/23/2016
      JRTXB316 $748.00 Tikka T3x Lite Bolt Action Rifle, 308 Win, 22.4″ Barrel, Satin Stainless Steel Finish, Modular Synthetic Stock, One 3 Round Capacity Detachable Box Magazine, Adjustable Trigger, Sling Swivel Studs, Includes Scope Rings, No Sights J…
      - 2 days ago 23 May 16, 12:02pm -
    • Today’s New Addition: 5/22/2016
      AUT1SB $1,625.99 Auto Ordnance 1927A1 Deluxe Semi-Automatic Short-Barreled Rifle, 45 ACP, 10.5″ Barrel, Black Finish, Walnut Stock, Adjustable Sights, One 30 Round Stick Magazine, Carry Case * All NFA Rules Apply * The Thompson .45 ACP models produ…
      - 3 days ago 22 May 16, 1:07pm -
    • Today’s Medical Phone Call Moment
      Clinic: We are calling to confirm your appointment Me: Yes, 2:30 PM is good. Clinic: Would you like to have a Colonoscopy? Me: Of course not! (Appointment was made for possible broken bone in right foot.)  
      - 4 days ago 22 May 16, 1:05am -
    • Today’s Internet News: Level Achieved
      - 4 days ago 21 May 16, 11:04pm -
    • Today’s Question: Who was that Damsel in DisDress?
        Hint: It was Grace Johnston  
      - 4 days ago 21 May 16, 9:29pm -
    • Today’s Cool Car: The 1963 Lola GT
      Precursor for the Ford GT-40?  I’d say yes!
      - 4 days ago 21 May 16, 6:57pm -

    Virginia Shooting Sports Association

    • newWashington Post: Felon Voting Rights Ease Gun Ownership
      On Friday, Jenna Portnoy had this article in the Washington Post about how Governor Terry McAuliffe's executive order restoring the voting rights of over 200,000 felons also eases their ability to get their gun rights restored:Gov. Terry McAuliffe’…
      - 23 hours ago 24 May 16, 5:36pm -
    • Hawaii Considering Legislation to Add Gun Owners to Federal Database
      ABC News has the story here.Hawaii could become the first state in the United States to enter gun owners into an FBI database that will automatically notify police if an island resident is arrested anywhere else in the country.Most people entered in…
      - 1 day ago 24 May 16, 4:44pm -
    • Virginia Based Tactical Walls at NRAAM 2016
      On Saturday, I visited a lot of the smaller booths at the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits.  One of the really popular exhibitors was Tactical Walls.  It is a Virginia based family owned business that started out three years ago with three employe…
      - 1 day ago 24 May 16, 1:55pm -
    • Team Springfield's Two Newest (and Youngest) Members at NRA Annual Meetings
      I happened to walk by the Springfield Armory Booth on Saturday at the NRA Annual Meetings as Gun Talk Radio's Tom Gresham was interviewing Team Springfield Captain Rob Latham and two bubbly pre-teens.  These young ladies were Jalise and Justine Wil…
      - 2 days ago 23 May 16, 3:57pm -
    • NRA Endorses Trump
      Well if you watch the news you have probably heard that likely GOP Presidential Nominee Donald Trump picked up the endorsement of NRA yesterday.  You'll note that a couple of those linked sources also made sure to mention things like "but do their m…
      - 4 days ago 21 May 16, 3:46pm -
    • Greetings from the NRA Annual Meetings and Exhibits
      The Exhibit Hall is open and there is already a crowd of folks walking through the 11 acre hall. Several hours before the start of the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum, there were people waiting in line to get in to Freedom Hall where likely Republican P…
      - 5 days ago 20 May 16, 2:00pm -
    • Upcoming Match at Quantico Shooting Club
      The Quantico Shooting Club is holding the Remember the Brave Rifle Match May 27-29.For more information you may contact the match director: David Duitsman  at .  Also, due to unforeseeable circumstances Quantico Shooting Club…
      - 6 days ago 19 May 16, 5:42pm -
    • Former Head of Interpol Says Armed Citizens Can Save Lives
      Independence Institute Director of Research Dave Kopel had a great piece at the Volokh Conspiracy this week on former Interpol Secretary-general Ron Noble's new video examining the Westgate Mall mass shooting in Nairobi and how armed citizens saved h…
      - 6 days ago 19 May 16, 5:33pm -
    • VSSA Endorses State Senator Tom Garrett for 5th Congressional District GOP Nomination
      The Virginia 5th Congressional District Republican Nominating Convention will be held this Saturday, May 14, at Nelson County High School.  There are four candidates vying for the nomination to replace retiring congressman Robert Hurt.  Those cand…
      - 13 days ago 12 May 16, 4:11pm -
    • Reason: Hillary Clinton Picks a Doomed Fight With Americans Over Guns had this piece yesterday about Hillary Clinton's campaign against guns and gun owners.  What caught my eye was the premise of the article is that while Clinton may win and impose new restrictions, it doesn't mean Americans will abide by h…
      - 14 days ago 11 May 16, 5:06pm -

    Yankee Gun Nuts

    • Charter Arms Pitbull – Update
      Many moons ago, we tested the Charter Arms Pitbull revolvers, which fire rimless cartridges.  We tested both the .40S&W and 9mm versions: http://www.yankeegunnuts.c…
      - 3 Jul 15, 2:51pm -
    • Condition Yellow: Nature or Nurture?
      Most shooters are at least dimly aware of the “color codes” of awareness (White/Yellow/Orange/Red) that Jeff Cooper popularized. If you read Jeff Cooper’s wikipedia entry, it defines Condition Yellow by quoting The Carry Book: Minnesota Edition…
      - 28 Jun 15, 12:00pm -
    • Bob Owens Can Go Fuck Himself
      What the hell is going on here? First, Jim Dumbo Zumbo shoots his career in the foot by going full-Fudd. Then Dickless Metcalf starts carrying the anti-gunners’ water for them, and his mealy-mouthed editor at Guns & Ammo helps him do it. Now Bob Ow…
      - 12 May 15, 11:39pm -
    • Another Bad Week for Gun-Grabbers
      Pity the anti-gun zealots.  Actually, no I don’t.  I am glad they are hitting every pothole on the road to the future. First, Sarah Brady dies, reducing the number of bloody shirts they can wave.  One less deceptive liar in the world.  And one…
      - 23 Apr 15, 12:40am -
    • The Pressure Builds
      The late, great character actor Strother Martin had many memorable lines in Cool Hand Luke.  Among them: “What we’ve got here is… failure to communicate. Some men you just can’t reach. So you get what we had here last week, which is the way…
      - 22 Apr 15, 11:58pm -
    • Little 9mm Pistols: Most Recent Update
      The popularity of 9mm handguns continues to grow. And the rights of Americans to carry concealed handguns for self-defense are becoming more entrenched across the country.  Even if some areas only try to pay lip-service to them. In light of recent p…
      - 29 Mar 15, 3:22pm -
    • CT Gun Control Update
      When the headline-hungry CT legislature passed Public Act 13-3, and it was signed into law by the stuttering dipshit Gov. Malloy, CT gun owners were legally obligated to take action with regards to any newly-redefined “assault weapons” that were…
      - 8 Feb 15, 9:31pm -
    • What You Gonna Do When They Come For You?
      “Bad Boys” doesn’t quite do them justice, these ignorant terrorist cavemen that attacked the Charlie Hebdo headquarters in Paris and killed 12 people and wounded 7 more.  It takes a special kind of backwardness for a religion to be born in the…
      - 9 Jan 15, 2:45am -
    • Happy New Year!
      Welcome to 2015! 2014 was certainly an interesting year. SigArms and HK released their first modern striker-fired pistols. (Not HK’s first striker design, which was the P7, but their first modern, market-focused design). Glock released their first…
      - 1 Jan 15, 12:19pm -
    • Gun Ownership in a time of Civil Unrest
      The aftermath of the Darren Wilson grand jury wasn’t a surprise to you was it? While not discussing the merits of the case, the many clear signs leading up to the announcement all pointed to two conclusions: that a decision not to indict would be f…
      - 28 Nov 14, 3:18pm -

    The State of Guns

    • Proposed Bill Would Allow Guns on Wisconsin’s School Grounds

      Proposed Bill Would Allow Guns on Wisconsin’s School Grounds

      A bill proposed by a Republican leader in the Wisconsin Legislature would allow residents with concealed weapons permits to carry guns on school grounds. Senate President Mary Lazich and Rep. Robert Brooks unveiled their bill Wednesday and hope to ge…
      - 14 Jan 16, 9:55pm -
    • Nevada prisons add tools to avoid shootings, but keep guns

      Nevada prisons add tools to avoid shootings, but keep guns

      Nevada prison officials say they’re adding more guards and training officers how to use rubber bullets in an effort to end deadly shootings behind bars. But they defended the presence of shotguns in prisons during a meeting today of the Board of St…
      - 14 Jan 16, 9:38pm -
    • California Bill Would Require Police Officers To Keep Guns Secure In Cars

      California Bill Would Require Police Officers To Keep Guns Secure In Cars

      A bill introduced to the California Senate Tuesday would step up safety measures for handguns left in vehicles by law enforcement, according to state officials. Senate Bill 869, introduced by state Senator Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo and Santa Clara Coun…
      - 13 Jan 16, 7:17pm -
    • Marlboro man accused of pulling stun gun at Hudson restaurant

      Marlboro man accused of pulling stun gun at Hudson restaurant

      A Marlboro man was arrested Friday after police said he threatened another man with an illegal stun gun during a dispute in the parking lot of a Chinese restaurant. Police received a call around 7 p.m. Friday from a man who claimed that a man with lo…
      - 13 Jan 16, 5:04pm -
    • Ex-cop must give up guns but gets no further punishment for Cicero road-rage shooting

      Ex-cop must give up guns but gets no further punishment for Cicero road-rage shooting

      49-year-old Mark J. Miller, the former Oswego police officer was forced to surrender his guns tonight after a road-rage shooting in December on East Circle Drive. Miller was sentenced to a one-year conditional discharge by Cicero Town Justice David B…
      - 12 Jan 16, 10:41pm -
    • Mary Wolfe says Obama’s gun order won’t have great effect

      Mary Wolfe says Obama’s gun order won’t have great effect

      While tighter gun restrictions are underway nationwide, Iowa citizens shouldn’t see much of an influence when it comes to buying weapons. State Rep. Mary Wolfe, D-Clinton, said the gun rules that President Obama plans to implement are going to re-d…
      - 12 Jan 16, 3:37pm -
    • Father of Washington school shooter gets 2 years on gun charges

      Father of Washington school shooter gets 2 years on gun charges

      Raymond Fryberg, the father of a teenager who used his dad’s gun to kill four classmates and then himself at a Washington state high school was sentenced Monday to two years in prison on firearms charges. Fryberg apologized for his son’s actions…
      - 11 Jan 16, 7:22pm -
    • Two Live Oak Men Arrested for Gun Theft and Housebreaking

      Two Live Oak Men Arrested for Gun Theft and Housebreaking

      Two Live Oak men arrested in connection to a burglary where several firearms were stolen, according to reports. 21-year-old Richard E. Touchton and 21-year-old Dylan Troy Pennington were booked into the Suwannee County Jail for a Jan. 6 burglary on…
      - 11 Jan 16, 5:11pm -
    • Two Florida Lawmakers Propose Allowing Guns In Airport Terminals

      Two Florida Lawmakers Propose Allowing Guns In Airport Terminals

      Two lawmakers from Florida have filed bills which would permit people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry their firearms in airport terminals. The identical bills, filed by Sen. Wilton Simpson of Trilby and Rep. Jake Raburn of Lithia, will be co…
      - 8 Jan 16, 3:41pm -
    • Walmart Sued in Sale of Ammo Used in Pennsylvania Murders

      Walmart Sued in Sale of Ammo Used in Pennsylvania Murders

      Wal-Mart Stores faces a lawsuit in Pennsylvania claiming store employees negligently allowed an underage, intoxicated customer to buy a box of bullets used to commit three murders. The lawsuit, filed in Philadelphia by families of the victims, seeks…
      - 8 Jan 16, 3:20pm -

    Knife Up

    • Fiscars X7 Hatchet Reveiw

      Fiscars X7 Hatchet Reveiw

      When you are in the woods or at home there is always a need for a little multi purpose hatchet.  Hatchets are great for chopping smaller pieces of wood, as well as prepping kindling.  The Fiscars X7 is a great hatchet for an even better price on am…
      - 1 Mar 15, 2:31am -
    • Top 5 Survival Knives!

      Top 5 Survival Knives!

      You are out in the woods alone, (this is not advised) and you have nothing but your survival knife to accomplish all of you basic needs to survive.  You build a shelter, start a fire and kill a bear to eat.  The next morning you hike out and find c…
      - 1 Mar 15, 12:42am -
    • Cold Steel True Flight Thrower Review
      Throwing knives are cool right? Every kid has at least thought about throwing a knife at someone or something in their life time.  Its a great hobby that tons of people enjoy.   Plus it is at least as safe as skydiving.  No but really it is.  Tha…
      - 21 Feb 15, 11:33pm -
    • Cleaning and Caring for your Knives

      Cleaning and Caring for your Knives

      When you buy something, you probably want it to last for a while.  Especially if you put a lot of money and work into getting it! The same goes for knives.  Every outdoor enthusiast knows that taking care of your equipment is key because you never…
      - 21 Feb 15, 9:46pm -
    • What is a Balisong?

      What is a Balisong?

      “Ive been Hearing a lot about these knifes, balisongs, but what the heck are they?!”  I’m sure at one point or another we have all asked this question.  This should help answer some of the most common questions surrounding balisongs.    Bal…
      - 17 Feb 15, 8:25pm -
    • Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp Pocket Knife

      Victorinox Swiss Army SwissChamp Pocket Knife

      You get a sliver, you need to open a can of soup or you need to write a check.  No matter what your need is, you will find that the SwissChamp Pocket Knife by Swiss Army is the perfect fit for you.  To fulfill all your needs while you are hiking, f…
      - 10 Feb 15, 11:41pm -
    • The 10 Things I’m Bringing to the Collapse of Civilization

      The 10 Things I’m Bringing to the Collapse of Civilization

      Everyone has their own list of items for a bug out bag, but few have a special bug out bag for the collapse of a civilization.  So when Russia and China combine forces and nuclear war destroys everyone except you… it’s time for the collapse of c…
      - 15 Jan 15, 3:46pm -
    • Benchmade 556 Mini Griptilian (Unbiased Review)
      Put simply, this is one of the best and most popular EDC (“Every day carry”) knives on the market.  It has become popular among knife enthusiasts for its smaller size, ability to hold an edge, and excellent strength.  Perhaps its biggest weakne…
      - 13 Jan 15, 8:39pm -
    • Watch Two Russians Fight It Out With a Knife and Shovel
      When someone cuts you off on the road, what do you do? I often just let it go because, where I live, most drivers are nice. In the final days of 2013, a new YouTube video emerged that quickly got hundreds of thousands of views. The video was taken fr…
      - 6 Jan 14, 6:05pm -
    • Addicted to Extreme Knives? You’re Not Alone
      Microtech, makers of really cool knives, recently produced a 32.25″ version of their Halo V knife. Halo stands for High Altitude, Low Open and is the first out the front knife the company has ever made. The normal size Halo is 10.5″ long. This ma…
      - 18 Dec 13, 9:05pm -