July 31, 2013

Some random thoughts and links

Three words sum up Jackson, Sharpton and Crump - baiter's gonna bait. And when it comes to baiting, Jackson and Sharpton are masters. I found an article where an actual reverend, in NYC no less, is defending Zimmerman against the...
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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 20, 2007

Don't It Make My Brown Back Hugh?

Hugh Hewitt interviewed Mike Huckabee & Sam Brownback recently. The 2nd amendment came up in both instances & more specifically there was a discussion of machine guns. I'll spend a while discussing what I feel are Hugh's implicit objections to...
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Automatic For The Free People

The subject of machine guns has come up a few times of late & I thought it'd be useful to have a post to point folks to instead of retyping the same arguments repeatedly. So let's have a brief discussion...
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April 17, 2007

Pragmatism Of The Virginia Tech Massacre

Let's forget the politics & laws associated with this incident for a moment. What I'm going to try to do is look at what happened & what could have been done. It's Monday morning quarterbacking to be sure, but hopefully...
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April 07, 2007

No Art For The Children

Michelle Malkin has a post up on anti-gun folks trying to stop a statue of a decorated sailor killed in combat (h/t Bitter). The gist is that a statue (a bronze sculpture to be precise) of Danny P. Dietz, Gunner's...
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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 10, 2007

In The Arms Of The Angels

One of the Angels of Bataan has fallen. That leaves an estimated 3 known to be alive out of 77 freed in the raid at Cabanatuan (where many American POW's were held after the Bataan Death March). "Bataan 'Angel' nurse...
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February 06, 2007

Coming To A Patrol Car Near You

"The Defense Department is giving away free equipment the military no longer needs to state and local police..." I snipped from the article the specific items being given to local police departments:...
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January 23, 2007

Paging Juan Galt

Chavez. That boy 'bout to get on my last damn nerve: "On Friday, U.S. State Department deputy spokesman Tom Casey said Chavez's plans under the law 'have caused us some concern.' Chavez rejected Casey's statement in his broadcast, saying: 'Go...
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January 21, 2007

Squirrel Ka-bobber

I was cruising through Kim du Toit's Forum & found the following: I need a bayonet for a Marlin Model 60 Fine bunch of lads over there. & as you'll see from the pics toward the bottom of the post...
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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 25, 2006


I found this funny for some reason: "A Christmas card that bore a three-cent stamp on its first trip through the mail is still going strong, thanks to a little tape and a lasting friendship. The card has been exchanged...
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December 23, 2006


Madonna. It's one of her earliest singles & for early 80's pop it's not too bad. besides, it's title appropraite which is all I can really hope for these days. Here's the vid. Mexican Soldiers Freelancing for Drug Cartels on...
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December 14, 2006

Everything But Your Car, Your Wife And Your Gun

The title is a paraphrase of an alleged old Iraqi saying. The complete version is, "Give everything to your friend, except your car, your wife, and your gun." I found it at this piece called Second Amendment Lessons From Iraq...
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October 31, 2006

The Last Three Digits

A Rifle for Shifty. Go read. (h/t The Smallest Minority)...
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October 29, 2006


Heartless Libertarian points to this link which claims they think they've located the spot where Sgt. York (then a corporal) did his thing back in WW1. & speaking of military matters a belated congrats to Heartless Libertarian who is now...
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September 26, 2006

Go Rest High On That Mountain

A Vince Gill tune. A very sad sweet Vince Gill tune. When my mother was dying I'd well up every time I heard it & to be honest it has been known to make people well up when no one...
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September 17, 2006

Brothers In Arms

Colonel Jeff Cooper isn't doing well. Michael Bane & Say Uncle have both quoted different sources saying the good Colonel suffered a heart attack & has signed a Do Not Resuscitate order. If you're the praying sort that's about all...
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July 31, 2006

Violence Begets Violence Part Two: Ensurance

"One bleeding-heart type asked me in a recent interview if I did not agree that 'violence begets violence.' I told him that it is my earnest endeavor to see that it does. I would like very much to ensure —...
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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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April 19, 2006

Patriots Day 2006

Yesterday marked 2 years as a Munuvian. Yay! (I never did find out what the hell that means exactly...) That's out of a little over 3 years total blogging (the first year and 3 months were spent at blogspot). Many...
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September 09, 2005

Hypothetical My Ass!!!

I am trying very hard to restrain my words. Forgive me for any impolite lapses. In New Orleans they are going door to door stealing weapons. This would be the cops. Not just locals. There are rumors that Federal agents...
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September 07, 2005

That Ain't Right

I'm definitely not feeling warm & fuzzy about this. Authorities Increase Pressure on Holdouts in New Orleans. "After days of pleading with residents to leave this partly destroyed city, local officials said today that they would begin forced evacuations of...
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I'm not getting a warm fuzzy feeling about this. New Orleans Mayor Orders Forced Evacuation "As flood waters receded inch by inch Tuesday, New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin authorized law enforcement officers and the U.S. military to force the...
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September 04, 2005

Blogger On The Scene

Nicki has been deployed. She should be in Louisiana soon, if not already. I'll worry about her a little, but I'll worry much more about anyone who gets in her way. She's a good writer & generally nice person, but...
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August 16, 2005

High Power Primer

I like shooting High Power Rifle matches. That's not the same as being good at them, but I like shooting them anyway. To spread my addiction I'll try to give you an idea of what's involved. This will be a...
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February 01, 2005

How Would You Arm A Squad

Over at Kim du Toit's forum a couple of questions came up that form the basis for a friendly discussion (i.e. no blood drawn - from vital organs at least) over the basis of arming a squad of soldiers. The...
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January 31, 2005


Just some links to what some other gun bloggers are talking about....
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December 28, 2004

The Things You Learn While Look Up Older Posts

"I think you should be under house arrest.....as you are obviously deranged."...
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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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September 28, 2004

Bout Damn Time

No, that isn't in reference to me posting again (though it would seem appropriate) but to some good news I read about at Geek With A .45 & Feeted Jammies site. He has word that the M-16 series of weapons...
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August 25, 2004

The Stroop Report

JPFO has a translation of the Stroop Report. What is that you might ask? "SS Brigadefuhrer Jurgen Stroop was sent to Warsaw to remove the 56,000 surviving Jews from the ghetto. He recorded his deeds - daily killings with cold-blooded...
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August 09, 2004

The Unthinkable? It Damn Well Should Be Unthinkable.

"We do have an incredibly large number of weapons dispersed among our citizens but it's part of our liberal tradition and the great confidence that the state places in its citizens,"...
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