December 29, 2005

MTV & Guns

David Hardy reports that MTV is airing an episode of True Life about young gun owners. Fast fact: I was called to be on the show. I'm kinda shocked it took them so long to air it since they initially...
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December 28, 2005

I'm Shocked!

Why I am just stunned by this news. [/sarcasm] The morning after Paul Martin campaigned in Toronto's crime-ridden Jane-Finch corridor and pledged to ban handguns, Frank Hiemstra walked in to work at Shooter's Choice gun store and range and got...
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December 27, 2005

Help Me Out, Boys

A friend gave me some venison from his harvest this year. Now I need to cook it. I have some sausage, a large steak that could easily feed two and some ground venison. There have to be a few hunters...
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December 26, 2005

Too Stupid To Own Guns Anyway

For three days now I've heard about the gun turn in program running in LA. I could fisk the AP article covering the event, but I'd be preaching to the choir and it gets old. But there's this one part...
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December 25, 2005

Handloading for the M1 Garand

No, I don't yet own a Garand. (Sigh) But those who do, or who, like me, plan to, this Guns & Ammo article on Match-grade 30-06 loads for the Garand is worth bookmarking. (Cross-posted from FreedomSight)...
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The NRA Wants Me To What?

Support the passage of yet another federal law which relegates the Right to Keep and Bear Arms to the status of a privilege conferred by the state? Please. David Hardy has reproduced a communication mentioning the Veterans' Heritage Firearms Act....
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December 23, 2005

The Gauntlet Has Been Thrown

Did you know that there are no Podcasts available that are about guns? All you tech-savvy gun geeks should see this as an oppurtunity. (Cross posted at Hell in a Handbasket.)...
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Do It Often or Do It Hard

The most accepted definition for the word "firepower", at least for handguns, is how many rounds you have in the gun before you reload. If my memory isn't leading me astray, it wasn't always like that....
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This Can't Be Right

David Hardy of the excellent Of Arms and the Law blog has just posted that USA 3000 Airlines has initiated a blanket policy that bans all firearms on any of their flights even as checked baggage in legally mandated hard-sided,...
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December 21, 2005

Just In Case

This has been floating around for a few years so you've probably seen it. If not you should refrain from drinking anything near a keyboard whilst watching it. White Trash Christmas & if you think it's safe for work then...
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I'm Getting Too Old For This...

On one hand I am a fan of very liberal immigration policies. But on the other hand I'm for shutting it down to a trickle. It's the latter hand that lives in this reality so for the sake of argument...
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December 15, 2005


Happy Bill of Rights Day. (Although I find it kind of ironic that the great socialist bastard of the 1930's & 1940's was the one to have signed the resolution acknowledging them, considering the blatent disregard he showed for them.)...
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December 14, 2005

More About Maye

Radley Balko has been doing a helluva job in researching Cory Maye's situation. He's posted (in .pdf form) copies of the search warrants for both sides of the duplex, along with some related documents. A good summary of what we...
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December 13, 2005

In Place Of Real Content

Frappr! Just thought I'd mention it once more....
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December 10, 2005

Denver Can Still Go To Hell

Via Jed. Court weighs city's ability to write gun laws "The city of Denver told the Colorado Supreme Court on Wednesday that it wants to protect its citizens by being able to write its own gun laws. But the state...
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Text Messages

I have some friends whose kids are in the public government schools around here. In a history class next week one of them will be watching Gladiator since they're studying ancient Rome. A history book was given to me by...
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Another Case Of Government Internment Camps

Even when the government tries to be benevolent things can go wrong. "The federal government was in the process of forcing 881 Aleuts to move from their homes on the Pribilof and Aleutian Islands in the Bering Sea to dank...
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December 09, 2005

21rst Century China

They don't appear much different than the 20th century version do they? "Armed with guns and shields, hundreds of riot police sealed off a southern Chinese village after fatally shooting as many as 10 demonstrators and were searching for the...
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I'm still waiting to get the site straightened out. Most notably the blogroll is not what it used to be. This is due to the template not being the most current one. When the Munu server crashed in August it...
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December 08, 2005

The Night That The Lights Went Out In Mississippi

Via Bitter who got it from Radley Balko of The Agitator. Cory Maye sits on death row. His crime? He shot the son of the police chief. Why? Cause said son of a police chief was a member of a...
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Eventually They'll Run Out Of Things To Ban

Until then though D.C. gives you yet another reason to avoid the place....
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Bork: Resistance Is Futile

"Liberty in America can be enhanced by reinstating, legislatively, restraints upon the direction of our culture and morality,' writes the former appeals court judge, now a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. 'Censorship as an enhancement of our liberty...
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December 04, 2005

Since All The Cool Kids Are Doing It

Far be it from me to buck a popular trend. (Really - all the cool kids are doing it.) Besides, I do travel from time to time & always enjoy shooting with new friends. Frappr! Just click the link &...
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December 02, 2005

Ohioans Jailed For Internet Speech

I heard someplace that it is illegal to question or undermine the character of a sitting judge &/or of his court. I've toyed with doing some research to find out if that's true or not, but I simply don't care....
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Asshatted Propagandists

Say Uncle tells us that the AP lied to Barrett Manufacturing & ran a very slanted, biased & inaccurate story about that company's firearms. In other breaking news Captain Renault was shocked - shocked - to discover that gambling was...
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December 01, 2005

Parchment Please

Say Uncle says that Wisconsin is on the way to getting a CCW permit law. Part of the agreement to get the support of state law enforcement was to have CCW info connected with a drivers license &/or tags so...
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The Thin Blue Chasm

Hell In A Handbasket discusses a news story about police departments re-thinking letting off duty cops carry. This is due to a small number of off-duty cops getting treated like you or I would getting killed by on duty cops...
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