December 25, 2006

Call Me A Dog

It was done by Temple of the Dog on their debut (& only) album. Chris Cornell sung the tune & his current band Audioslave has added it to their live set. Here's Cornell doing the tune by himself (as part...
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January 11, 2006

Compelling Reading

We've got a CCW law here in Ohio that allows people who complete a certain amount of training to carry a concealed firearm. 2 years ago it was a felony to carry concealed no matter what your level of training,...
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Light 'Em Up!

I have written before about the role that Less Than Lethal weapons fill. The Reader's Digest version is that chemical spray is great, expanding batons are only slightly less wonderful, and electric stun guns are a waste of time. This,...
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January 10, 2006

Stream of Consciousness

Josh has a guest blogger. It might be tongue in cheek, but worth a read. (HT to Marc.)...
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Good With the Bad

The BBC has an online poll where they're talking about opinions on gun crime in African countries. The comments, as always, are hit and miss. I did rather like the first comment, though....
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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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May 31, 2005

All That's Old is New Again

During WWII, the Germans developed what is considered to be the first true assault rifle. The idea was to replace the large and heavy battle rifles if the time with something smaller and lighter. Magazine capacity was increased from an...
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May 27, 2005


One of my fellow Chicago Boyz, Shannon Love, has just read an article in a Brit medical journal calling for a ban on knives. Shannon seems to be surprised by this, saying that "the most passionate 2nd amendment advocate in...
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May 25, 2005

Interesting 9mm Handgun

Ah, those Russians, they’re always looking to make a handgun that can function in an assault rifle role. They have the Stechkin, a select-fire handgun that they issued to their pilots during their problems in Afghanistan. They were hoping that...
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May 23, 2005

Jeff is on Fire!

Jeff at Alphecca has been keeping an eye on the various legislative gun issues that are in the news. One of them is taking place in my home state of Ohio....
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May 20, 2005

Good Online Training Tool

Are you interested in teaching your good some aspects of tactical drill? If so, you should check out this online game. I know what you're thinking. It's a simple flash game where you play a bespectacled academic standing his ground...
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