October 04, 2013

More Linky Goodness

I'm still swamped but it's easing up a bit. I decided to send someone's kid(s) through college drop my bike off at a shop to have the rest of the mechanical work done to it instead of knocking it out...
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September 06, 2013

Can Ten Save Two?

A story is making the rounds about how many folks were denied permission to purchase firearms in July here in Colorado (the first month the "universal background check" law was applicable). Here's one and here's another. I'm not sure if...
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May 22, 2013

Shotgun Blues Update

I wrote about an incident at a Denver gun show where a Perazzi executive (allegedly the grandson of the founder) was arrested and later released because of a "terrorism" tip from a cab driver. Now there's more. Or less depending...
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May 18, 2013

A Full Court Press

The majority of Colorado sheriffs have filed suit to stop the recently passed gun control laws. Michael Bane is all over it. The folks over at Shall Not Be Questioned have videos up. There's an article about the suit that...
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A Bayonet Would Have Helped

A Wisconsin lady used a shotgun to save her husband from a bear attack. Aside from a few stitches the husband received all turned out relatively well, but - and I hate to armchair quarterback this thing - the lady's...
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April 26, 2013

What If You Threw An Orgy And Nobody Came?

That appears to be the result when anti gun owner groups try to rally the people to spontaneously demonstrate, claiming 90% of folk insist on harsher gun owner controls. The idea was that a visible demonstration of proletariat fury would...
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April 17, 2013

Pratt Behind The Lines

Here's Larry Pratt of GOA in an interview discussing the current push for gun owner control in the u.S. senate. Here's a full segment from CNN that includes Mr. Pratt discussing the same issues with Wolf Blitzer (Pratt's interview starts...
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April 11, 2013

Not Even In The Ballpark

A local TV station did a segment on what items are prohibited from being carried to a Rockies game. While they did point out that chainsaws were verboten and that baseball bats and brooms were permissible accessories they neglected to...
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April 08, 2013

Break That Silence Girl

Public servant Degette (D-Plorable) had an intellect malfunction concerning the re-usable nature of magazines. She then doubled down by claiming it was noun confusion and she really meant clips. (I wrote about it here.) The Denver Post, which actually claims...
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March 29, 2013

Layers Of Fact Checking

I was talking with a friend a few months ago. She's in her early 20's, very bright, but new to the whole gun thing (I've been meaning to do a write up as her introduction to shooting makes for a...
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March 25, 2013

Godwin Damn It

A newspaper article attempts to provide a bit of fact checking to claims made concerning Nazi gun owner control laws. "Objectively, it might have made things worse' if the Jews who fought the Nazis in the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising...
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February 27, 2013

Mag Nificent

MagPul is going to put Colorado orders first. (h/t Shall Not Be Questioned) The deal will be up to 10 standard capacity AR mags with a flat rate $5 shipping charge and being bumped tot he head of the line....
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February 18, 2013

Virtual Carpetbaggery

A long time ago (called right now) in a state far far too close (that'd be my, the state)... Senator Barackatine, who became chancellor amidst vows to rid the Republic of the corruption that threatened to topple it, became frustrated...
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February 05, 2013

Proposing A Proposal

Well, it's about to begin. Colorado Dems held a press conference today to unveil their gun owner control package. (and of course they had the usual props - victims and kin of victims of murderers who used firearms). Among the...
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February 02, 2013


Threatened status for wolverines could launch protection in Colorado I find the headline kind of ironic. But then again I've seen Red Dawn and I know what the legislature here wants to do to us....
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On The Sly Again

He's at it again. Sylvester Stallone supports assault weapons ban No big surprise. Stallone supported the first "assault weapons" ban and has made several anti gun owner statements over the decades. But let's debunk his money quote for this news...
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January 31, 2013

Looters Gonna Loot

Sin Tax: a form of Pigovian tax which is levied against products in order to discourage their consumption. Gun sales prompt Colorado Democrat to push for fees bill to be heard ASAP...
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Guns Are Incidental

Lest ye forget, gun control is not about guns, it's about control. I'd like for y'all to meet a public servant. Dan Pabon represents House District 4, which is an area of northwest Denver, Colorado. Mr. Pabon has proposed a...
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January 30, 2013

Heckle Very Thin

That was relatively quick. Back in the day (which was actually a late evening) it'd take more than a few revolutions of the world (after a revolution of information sharing technology) to bust a mainstream media outlet on fitting the...
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A Null To Avoid?

There's a story about a bill in Colorado that'd negate any federal gun control laws. (a .pdf of the bill can be found right here.) The bill would protect firearms made in Colorado that stayed in Colorado, as well as...
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January 25, 2013

A War of Words

To start, may I present Carlin? (If this is safe for work you have a really cool job...) See a pattern? Alter a name & something can seem better or worse than it actually is. "the doc's gonna poke you...
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January 24, 2013

Strategia Aliquis?

Strategy has always been an issue. Hell, more like a subscription....
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May 05, 2007

Sign Sealed Delivered

An old Stevie Wonder Tune. Not my favorite but a good one none the less. Vid Here. I found the following over at Freedomsight: "Delivery man fights gun charge It violates his rights, he says, in seeking case's dismissal" Needless...
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May 04, 2007

Republican Presidential Debate Number 1

I was going to just watch the Republican Presidential Debate & see what I could gleem from it. I got about 4 minutes into it & decided to just go ahead & write down my impressions as they hit me....
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May 03, 2007

Do Tell

If you know anyone in Switzerland you might want to give them a call. seems like they're about to get hit hard with what we've been through for a few decades over here so any insights you have would help...
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April 29, 2007

Linkage Minus Thinkage Part 3,986

Still swamped. Med Valley High's Grand Rounds (basically a carnival of med blogs) has a few posts dealing with the Virginia Tech Massacre. (On a semi-related note there's an amusing post called "raodmap for the emergency department"). "Cellist Mstislav Rostropovich...
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April 24, 2007

NRA Pushes For More Gun Control Again

In this post called "Crazy" (where I argued against an expansion of mental health records in the NICS system) I pointed to The Liberty Zone & The War On Guns for more information on rumors that the NRA was talking...
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Book Me Brother Dave

Hugh Hewitt did an interview with Professor John Mark Reynolds of Biola University and Professor David Allen White of the United States Naval Academy where they discussed 30 books they think every freshman should read during the first year of...
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April 22, 2007

Nope, No Way, Hell No

That was Governor Brian Schweitzer's response to the "real i.d." program on behalf of Montana as he signed state legislation opposing the federal act. & if you think it might be just a turn of a phrase to say Gov....
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April 19, 2007

More Links On Virginia Tech Massacre

Rushed yet again. In the extended entry I'll list a bunch of links that you may find interesting. All are concerning or related to the Virginia Tech Massacre &/or the calls for more gun control in its wake....
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April 18, 2007

Stanley Arrested Again

Via The War On Guns. Rick Stanley was arrested when he & his wife were coming out of a bank. A SWAT team used stun grenades & hit Stanley with a bean bag gun in order to arrest him, though...
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Help Wanted

Due to recent events several major media news providers have found a shortage of key personnel. Positions open include: Violence Policy Center Press Release-To-News Article Transcriptionist Brady Campaign Press Release-To-News Article Transcriptionist Americans For Gun Safety Press Release-To-News Article Transcriptionist...
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April 17, 2007

Politics Of The Virginia Tech Massacre

There are two aspects I wish to discuss. Of course one is the political side of things as this will be used as a rallying cry by the anti's in the next few weeks &/or months. The other is the...
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April 13, 2007

Anti Social Patient

Jed was kind enough to post about the attempt to socialize medicine in Colorado. Aside from the automatic revulsion of anything Marxian being proposed let alone considered my objections to socialized medicine are pragmatic. No matter how the scheme is...
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March 30, 2007

Dirty Diana

Feinstein of course. & guess what babygirl has been up to? If you guessed about 1.5 billion dollars worth of unethical conduct then you'd be right. "Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., has abruptly walked away from her responsibilities with the Senate...
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March 17, 2007

Fisking Erwin

(After I had finished the bulk of this post I took a break & noticed that The Smallest Minority had seen fit to fisk Mr. Chemerinsky's article as well. By all means go read his post.) A law professor of...
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March 14, 2007

Blaming Bush For Cancer

Sigh. First the actual news: Shortage of cancer doctors in coming years Well actually that's not news; that's a prediction. But you get the point. Now aside from the ominous tidings (that you can get the gist of from the...
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February 12, 2007

We'll Get Right On That Felipe

"Mexico demands U.S. inquiry into migrant shootings" "Mexico sought a full investigation by U.S. authorities on Friday into a shooting on the U.S. border that left three illegal migrants dead and two injured. Mexico's Foreign Ministry said it had told...
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We Understand Too

This article tells a lot more about Giuliani's view of the Right to arms than he might have thought. "Rudy Giuliani addressed a potentially troublesome issue with conservative voters, saying his policies as mayor to get handguns off the street...
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February 05, 2007

Vehicles Stripped From HB 1011

From an article in the Montrose Daily Press.: "House Bill 1011, which passed the House judiciary committee Wednesday, would allow business owners to use deadly force against intruders, in certain circumstances, without fear of prosecution. A provision that would have...
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February 04, 2007

No Need To Read The Denver Post

I mentioned a few days ago that the Denver Post had an editorial up condemning the proposed expansion of Colorado's use of force laws. Let's go ahead & give it a proper fisking shall we? "No need to expand home-intruder...
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February 01, 2007

Denver Compost Opposes Self Defense Expansion

Say Uncle comments on a story in the Denver post that condemns the proposed expansion of the self defense laws here in Colorado. I'll try to do a more in depth treatment of the law & a proper fisking of...
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January 27, 2007

Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Again

The Platters. I did a post with the title of the tune before I discovered the joy that is Youtube. It's such a nice tune (plus I did a gig with them once & they're really nice guys) that I...
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January 22, 2007

So That's How They Do It

Via No Quarters we see another reason why living in Denver proper is not a pleasant experience. "When 60-year-old Cynthia Roberson got a citation to for having snow on her sidewalk, she could not believe it. And it's not because...
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January 20, 2007

Kiss My Ash

Update: 01-20-06 20:02 I realized I neglected to link to the article I was quoting from. Corrected. This will be an unpleasant one. I edited out most of the foul language & toned down my sentiments a bit but this...
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January 03, 2007

Most Of The Dems & Some Of The Repubs Must Have Fooled Them

Bernie's not the first. Just the most open. "Socialism will get its first-ever face in the US Senate when veteran Vermont politician Bernard 'Bernie' Sanders takes a seat in the powerful upper house of the legislature." Being the militant libertarian...
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January 02, 2007

Paper Campaign Trail

I found this kinda of interesting... "The presidential campaign strategy for former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani ó complete with a $100 million fundraising target for this year ó is out of the bag. The 140-page schedule for the Republican's...
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December 31, 2006

To Make It Clear

Here's a perfect example of what I was refuting in my post The Root Of Homeland is Home. It's a statement from a retiring Republican congressman in an article from Pantagraph.com. "And Hyde said that although he supports a personís...
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A Busy Year Ahead

From The Herald News' article. This is an excerpt which was taken from a letter written by Richard Pearson, president of the Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA): "The following are the Brady Campaign's agenda for the 2007-2008 legislative session. 1....
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December 30, 2006

The Root Of Homeland Is Home

How many times have we heard, as a justification for an "assault weapons" ban that certain semi-automatic firearms had no use as a sporting or defensive tool? Well it won't change much for those who scream that BS the loudest...
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December 27, 2006

Well I'll Be...

Reader DM clued me in to this (I knew I should check my mail this week for some reason). NPR did a segment on the .30-06 on account of its centennial. It's actually not a half bad piece especially considering...
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December 23, 2006

Mass AWB?

Freedomsight discusses Romney's lack of Republican street cred in a recent post of his called Mitt Romney - RINO Socialist. In that post he links to a story about Romney signing & praising a Massachusetts "assault weapons" ban. But it...
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December 19, 2006

No Such Thing

Another John Mayer tune. Here's the vid. From the chorus: "I wanna run through the halls of my high school I wanna scream at the top of my lungs I just found out there's no such thing as the real...
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December 17, 2006

I Hope He Got A Decent Tip

TFS Magnum as well as Clayton Cramer covered the story about a month ago. I'm mentioning it now just because I am only now stumbling on to it. A reporter (& I use the term oh-so-loosely) by the name of...
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December 09, 2006

Suddenly I See

I must be in some sort of Scottish mood today. Suddenly I See is a KT Tunstall tune released in late august of 2005 but it didn't get a lot of airplay over here till this past summer. It's a...
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December 08, 2006

Seven Days

It's a tune by Gordon Mathew Thomas Summer, & it's no wonder he prefers to go by Sting. I used to do it with a very hot little 4 piece band back in the mid-90's. It went over just as...
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December 03, 2006


Mariah Carey doing a beautifully soulful little number. It's from her 1990 debut album & was co-written by her & Ben Margulies. Piano & voice seem to be all that's needed as it works rather well on this track. I...
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November 29, 2006

The Morning Papers

Another Prince song (here's the vid). When I first heard it the lyrics kinda got me though it took years to figure out why. Ya see Prince is weird. He can be freaky as hell & - well I damn...
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November 01, 2006

Cult Of Personality

Living Colour. Here's the video. Not my favorite tune by them (for example Broken Hearts, Broken Hearts [acoustic], What's Your Favorite Color?, Open Letter To A Landlord, Funny Vibe & Love Rears Its Ugly Head get more play on my...
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October 19, 2006

Colorado Bulldog

Mr. Big. Helluva tune if you dig the hard/progressive rock thing. Matter of fact here's them doing it live courtesy of YouTube.com. I used to love playing that stuff when I was a kid (though my fav was "Addicted to...
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October 17, 2006

Get The Funk Out

Extreme. Nice little funk'n'roll tune. This will be a fisking. Just cause. & h/t to Say Uncle (who already took down one of the arguments made in the article). Get the guns out of your homes by Mary Sanchez. Personally...
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October 02, 2006

Hell Is For Children

A Pat Benatar song that deals with child abuse. Again not exactly spot on as far as the song's content goes but the title sums up things pretty well for this post. I was at a friend's the other day...
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September 20, 2006

The Morning Papers

Another Prince tune. Semi-obscure but nice nontheless. McCain may alienate some conservatives May? May? Wouldn't it be news if there was a conservativ ehe didn't alienate. Hell the guy ticks me off & I'm a libertarian. I wonder what the...
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June 21, 2006

UN Press Release On Small Arms Conference

Well that's what it seems like to me. Small arms: the global trade in life and death By Jeremy Lovell Tue Jun 20, 8:26 AM ET "LONDON (Reuters) - From Africa to Bosnia, back to Africa and on to the...
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May 02, 2006

Between An Anvil And A Hard Place

Just when you thought things were cheery enough following Bolivia's announcement that it had forsaken economic reason I'm afraid I have more bad news, via Cowboy Blob. This is from a Las Vegas gun dealer on the rising cost of...
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Too Many Marx

I trust everyone made it through the May Day protests alright? I didn't make it into Denver proper. Something about their doggie genocide & wanting to put me in jail because my magazine has too many cartridges makes me quite...
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March 10, 2006

Innocent Until Proven Gun Owner

The gist is that Angel is out & has lawyered up. Gary Marbut has a page up that is archiving all the info on Angel's ordeal & there is a defense fund you can contribute to if so inclined. But...
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March 01, 2006

Well It Is About Barrels At Least

Again, not a directly gun related post but I couldn't pass this up. A maker of whisky on the island of Islay will make 12 barrels of 184 proof whisky this year. That's 92% alcohol. Now this is nothing new....
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February 24, 2006

Chicago's War On Guns

Say Uncle has this post about a guy arrested for having arms. There was also a dig thrown in about the ATFU's old fallback - "attempting" to convert a semi to full auto as well as allegations of having a...
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February 23, 2006

The MySpace Kid

Say Uncle has a post about a kid who posted pics of himself with handguns on the net. Here's the initial story that prompted his post. It only says that after being ratted out a kid was arrested because he...
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February 19, 2006

And They Thought I Was Kidding

"These must be the dumbest ATF agents in the entire agency,' [Rep. William Delahunt (D-Mass.)] said. 'I am absolutely shocked that they could be that stupid.' 'It's almost to the point that it's difficult to believe,' he added. 'I have...
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February 10, 2006

MSM, The Shooting Sports And The Olympics

I grew up in the south. I can still point you to communities where school attendance is less than 50% on the opening day of deer season & dove season. Field trials weren't something that only dog breeders & trainers...
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February 04, 2006

But It's The Thought That Counts

Matt is joining the growing list of folks that urge people to buy something Danish as a counter-protest to the protests of a percentage of Muslims who aren't happy with cartoons in a danish paper. Well I've been recommending buying...
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February 01, 2006

Okay...But How?

Via Instapundit (like you've never seen those two words side by side on a blog before) there's a link to a video shot by Andrew Marcus. It's of anti-Bush protesters in Chicago. Here's the WMV link & here's the QT...
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December 21, 2005

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 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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December 02, 2005

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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November 22, 2005

MSM Headlines

A headline proclaims "Iraq Bomber Kills 17; U.S. Toll at 2,100" So we've lost 2,100 troops in Iraq since we invaded. Let's do a little comparison....
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October 03, 2005

Guns Aren't Evil; Except For Those Damned Machine Guns?

Alphecca found an interesting editorial. It's by Meghan Blalock & is entitled Owning firearms should be a protected right. Seems promising, no? Well Ms. Blalock has a few contradictory positions. Let us fisk:...
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September 27, 2005

New Orleans Restraining Order & The NRA

Clayton Cramer has published part of the restraining order barring New Orleans from stealing any more guns. Mr. Cramer was kind enough to let me take a peak at the order itself but unfortunately there's a "Not For Publication" disclaimer...
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June 28, 2005

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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May 10, 2005

You Retreat Whilst I Overcome

Dani Newsum wrote a piece that appears in The Denver Posts' bloghouse. It's an attempted critique of Florida's no duty to retreat law. Let us fisk....
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April 24, 2005

Big "L's" & Little "L's"

Reading Walter In Denver I'm occassionally surprised. He's a golfer but I try to not hold that against him. He's also a Libertarian that lives in Denver (hence the catchy title). He has two fairly new youngin's to take care...
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April 07, 2005


If a newspaper had constantly referred to Michael Jackson as a pedophile they'd have risked not only the loss of their reputation (or what's left of it) but possible legal action. Same if they'd have called OJ a murderer or...
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March 22, 2005

Q & A

This is in answer to a question posed by Hugh Hewitt on his show today. I couldn't make it to a keyboard but then again that's why the good Lord gave us audio blogger. :) Oh, the question was why...
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February 28, 2005

Didn't They Learn This Already?

There’s a news article about the shootings in Tyler, Texas last week that deserves some attention. For starters I'm getting very tired of this. I thought that after the fuss over the "assault weapons" ban that newspapers would have learned...
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February 21, 2005

Criminal News Network?

Or how about Conspiracist News Network? Whichever you prefer it damned sure ain't the Constitutionalist News network....
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February 16, 2005

Insert Catchy Title Here

Alphecca has his Weekly Check on the Bias up. In case you didn't know he moved it to Tuesdays. But that's no excuse to not see what he's up to every day. I suspect many people just look to him...
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February 10, 2005

Wrong & Felonious

Triggerfinger has a post up about a man who stole a rifle. Did the man get caught? Nope; he freely admits it though. Was he prosecuted? Nope; in fact he's been lauded for it - even by the victim of...
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February 02, 2005

You'd Think They'd Have Learned By Now

Say Uncle has a post up that might seem familiar to you. Local cops put on a "demonstration" for the press involving firearms. They start off with shooting handguns at a bullet resistant vest & finish by shooting rifles at...
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January 10, 2005

Jean-Baptiste Lully's Spirit Lives On In The Firearms Industry

Jean-Baptiste Lully was a 17th century composer who stabbed himself in the foot with his conducting staff & died from complications (gangrene)....
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December 28, 2004

Gun Bloggers & The Year In Review

Alphecca isn't doing his Weekly Check on the Bias this week. Instead he's doing the Yearly Check. Of course it's a wrap up of what has occurred this year that concerns firearms. It's by no means exhaustive; he just sticks...
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December 24, 2004

He's Been There And Done That Before Your Grandaddy Was Born

I often joke around about certain older gents still being grumpy cause they had to turn in their Krags for those new fangled Springfields. Well Homer Anderson is damn near old enough for that to be an accurate statement. He...
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December 21, 2004

Weekly Check & Florida AWB?

Alphecca has The Weekly Check up. Also he has the scoop on a proposed "assault weapon" ban in Florida, including the text of the bill. If you've never done it before tell him thanks for all the hard work he...
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December 17, 2004

"Live Free Or Die"? Doesn't Ring A Bell...

You'd think after all those years of running license plates that a New Hampshire cop would at least be familiar with the concept. "We don't want gun battles in the street over this,' Lt. Tim Brownell said. 'It's better if...
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December 11, 2004

Workplace Violence v. Workplace Defense

This is interesting. Not just because of the subject matter, but because it's an unusually balanced piece for the mainstream media. There are a few things that should be brought out & discussed more in depth....
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October 17, 2004

Need A Laugh?

This is perhaps the funniest thing I've seen concerning Rathergate, but don't take my word for it....
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September 16, 2004


I made an error in the post titled Get A Grip. In the comments section Bruce of mASSBACKWARDS points it out. I thought about denouncing Bruce as he probably wrote that while in some form of sleepwear & then issuing...
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September 14, 2004

A Taxing Poll

Matt at Stop The Bleating posted about a CNN poll on the "assault weapons" ban....
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Alphecca's Weekly Check

Jeff has his Weekly Check on the Bias Report up. Its' the End of the AWB edition. & Cam Edwards will be intervieiwng Jeff this Wednesday sometime between 2p.m. & 5p.m. on Cam's NRA radio show....
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September 13, 2004

Hell Hath No Fury, Nor Does It Look As Good In Heels...

The lovely & talented Miss Annika is a very intelligent young lady. Her writing is as entertaining as it is well crafted. She is one of the few of my non-gun nut daily reads. As a matter of fact she...
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September 09, 2004

The Press Is Using Panic While The Blogs Are Using Facts

The mainstream media is starting to unravel over the AWB. For a while they had made an attempt at seeming impartial (granted, not a very good attempt, but the effort was occasionally visible). Now they're back to warning of the...
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September 03, 2004

Coors Has Seen The Light?

The Rocky Mountain News has a piece on Pete Coors' views concerning gun control. It was written by Gwen Florio....
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August 05, 2004

An Ohio CCW Holder Is Dead

This thread at The High Road points to this news release from Ohioans For Concealed Carry. Bill Singleton is dead. He was an Ohio CCW holder who had his name published a few times in the last few weeks. One...
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July 31, 2004

Not Again

I've previously posted about Ohio newspapers publishing the information of individual CCW holders. I'm afraid this is going to be a continuation of that....
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July 17, 2004

Us Hillbillies Has Gots Tu Stik Tugeder

Matt at Stop The Bleating has a fine fisking of a Washinton Times article. The article decries the practice of openly carrying arms. Put down your chaw & go study on it a spell. (Redneck to Instapundit translation - Heh....
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July 10, 2004

Naming Names in Ohio Part II

Previously I posted some info about reporters & their respective newspapers after they published the names, dates of birth & county of residence of Ohio CCW holders. This will be a continuation of that theme, but this time it concerns...
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June 29, 2004

This Is Getting Too Predictable

I refer you to the post below on the rifle used to kill three Alabama cops. I commented on how fair the piece was 9relatively) & that there'd be more articles about it with more obvious bias. I was ready...
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June 28, 2004

More On The Deadly SKS used in Alabama

Take a look at the previous post on the three oficer's killed in Alabama with an SKS. Now there's another article with a bit more detail. Not about the shooting, but about how people feel about the SKS....
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It Was The Gun's Fault

An "accidental shooting" in Alabama was balmed on the gun, not the negligence of the operator. The operator in question is a cop, which I'm sure factors into things. If a mere peasant had been the subject of the story...
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June 23, 2004

It's Gotta Be Something In The Ohio Water....

Another Ohio paper has published the names, countie of residence, & dates of birth of concealed permit holders. I'm in a rush so check out this link for the article & some commentary on it by Ohioans For Concealed Carry....
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June 21, 2004

Ammo For The AWB Renewal?

In Alabama 3 cops were shot & killed with an SKS. First a fisking of the article & then some thoughts on what this means for us:...
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June 11, 2004

Will the Idiocy in Ohio Never Cease?

This time it's in Shelby County, Ohio. According to this article a sheriff has given the names & addresses of concealed carry permit holders to a local paper & they published them!...
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Naming Names in Ohio

Two Ohio newspapers felt they should publish the information of concealed carry permit holders. After all, it is a matter of public record. So I'm sure they won't mind if I publish their info. The Warren Tribune Chronicle published the...
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May 04, 2004

Help Needed in Ohio

I found something disturbing over at Alphecca: According to Ohioans For Concealed Carry two newspapers have started to publish the names of concealed carry permit holders in two Ohio counties. The newspapers in question are the the Warren Tribune Chronicle...
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