June 30, 2005

A.R.T. Day

In this post I mentioned an idea. Here is the relevant excerpt: "...since prevention is one of the most important aspects of the 2nd amendment we should work with that. April 15th is Buy A Gun day. November 19th is...
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June 28, 2005

Communities And Carnivals

The Truth Laid Bear has gone through some changes. One of them is the addition of a "Communities" page. There's one called Gunbloggers. Guess what it's about? Many thanks to SayUncle for putting things together. There's also one which...
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And The Winner For Columnist Of The Year Is...

Ed Culhane of the Green Bay Press Gazette, What did Mr. Culhane write about to earn this coveted (albeit cashless) award? Here's a sample of his fine work: "The M-1 Garand, an infantry rifle, felt heavy in my hands, but...
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June 27, 2005

Fire On The Mountain

No; not The Marshall Tucker Band song. There was a made for T.V. movie that debuted in 1981 on NBC. Buddy Ebson played John Vogelin, who had property that the government wanted but he refused to sell. The government told...
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June 25, 2005

Another Field Report

Background info can be found starting here. I went to another shooting range in Boulder County in a National Forest. No signs were posted other than prohibiting vehicles. Nice area; much cleaner than Left Hand Canyon. This one was wets...
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June 24, 2005

Field Report From Left Hand Canyon

Left Hand Canyon is still open for target shooting. (For the background on this look here.) That's the entrance to the shooting area at Left Hand Canyon just outside of Boulder, Colorado. Here's a close up of the sign: If...
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June 22, 2005

More On The USDA FS BS

Michael Bane has an update on the Forest Service closing down shooting ranges on National Forest land. For the background on this look here....
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June 21, 2005

I Am Not Alone

Garanditus. Highly contagious. It can even be spread through casual contact via the internet. No known cure or immunization, nor is either desired....
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June 18, 2005

USFS Shuts Down Public Ranges In Colorado

Michael Bane first posted about the USFS closing down a shooting range near his home. We all assumed this was an isolated incident. Now it seems all public ranges in National Forests in Boulder county have been shut down by...
Read More | Posted by Publicola at 06:00 AM | Comments (3)

June 17, 2005

Yet Another Blogroll Update

Just when I thought I had this psuedonym all to myself : Publicola II (no relation) Bellicose Women's Brigade Brain Fertilizer Eric's Grumbles Before the Grave Giving Up & Giving In Life's Better Ideas Little Red Blog Of Arms and...
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Hunter Reduction Act of 2005

Colorado has jacked up fees for hunting licenses. First time in 13 years or so (for residents that is). So why am I ticked off about it? Well, the beauty of having a blog is I can explain why. In...
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June 14, 2005

Still Got Some Sand In My Shoes

I'm back, though swamped at the moment. many thanks to the fine guest bloggers Miss Annika, James, Jed & Matt (who have an open invite to post here anytime). I'll try to post a brief account of the trip but...
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June 12, 2005


Regular readers know I'm a strong proponent of the right of self-defense.  But I'm also a strong proponent of liberty of contract, which is implicated in the at-will employment doctrine.  What's why this case, linked to by Dave Kopel on...
Read More | Posted by Matt Rustler at 10:51 PM | Comments (0)

June 10, 2005


Cross-posted at Stop the Bleating!, as always. I have a couple of small formatting errors that I can't seem to work out. Deal with it....
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June 08, 2005

Gun Ban Bigots Cite "Newspaper Loophole"

US Newswire reports Daily Newspapers in Iowa, Ohio and Nebraska No Longer Accept Classified Ads for Guns, as Momentum Builds to 'Close Newspaper Loophole'. The last time I read the term "loophole" in re. gun laws, I wrote about how...
Read More | Posted by Jed at 11:56 AM | Comments (5)

Driver Delivers Pizza After Being Shot

Man Delivers Pizza After Being Shot in Leg:A robbery attempt by a masked man and a gunshot wound to the leg didn't stop a pizza delivery man from making his rounds, pies in hand. Thomas Stefanelli, 37, said dedication to...
Read More | Posted by Jed at 11:36 AM | Comments (0)

June 06, 2005

Raich and Stewart

Cross-posted at Stop the Bleating. The Supreme Court's decision in Raich is the hot topic in the blawgosphere right now.  Far smarter and better-informed commentators than I are discussing it, so I won't bother offering my own two cents on...
Read More | Posted by Matt Rustler at 11:09 PM | Comments (2)

Raich Roundup.

Well, since I just got home from work, the "power" bloggers are already all over this one. My initial take on the Raich ruling, based on what I heard on the radio news driving home from work, is this is...
Read More | Posted by Jed at 07:42 PM | Comments (1)

June 05, 2005

Colorado Gunblogger Meetup

One of the cool things about guest-blogging is I can shamelessy plug my own blog. If you're a Colorado blogger, and you're pro-gun rights, or you're a pro-gun blogger thinking about travelling to Colorado and looking for an excuse to...
Read More | Posted by Jed at 10:25 PM | Comments (0)

Forest Service Shuts Down Range in Boulder County

Michael Bane reports: ...the antigun activists from the U.S. Forest Service posted the range I shoot at in Booulder County this week. The area has been a shooting range for more than a decade, with no complaints. The range area...
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June 03, 2005


Another entry, again cross-posted....
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California Moves Closer to "Ammo ID" Law

From the L.A. Times comes an article which maybe sheds some light on why California's government is so screwed up. Legislators Pass Bills Requiring Ammo ID:California lawmakers Thursday voted to require weapons manufacturers to ensure that all bullets and cartridges...
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June 02, 2005

Spiders Get Death Sentence At annika's House

SACRAMENTO - A death sentence was declared against all spiders at annika's house today. After discovering a large black widow spider nesting under her front door, annika declared the death sentence, which will apply indefinitely. The black widow spider was...
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