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Confronting “The Enemy Within…” American Gun Owners?

Confronting “The Enemy Within…” American Gun Owners?

I typically ignore the Los Angeles Times as a source of news or opinion, but I did happen to stumble across an op-ed called “America needs to study the enemy within” by UCLA geography professor […]

The Fifth Amendment for Innocent People

The Fifth Amendment for Innocent People

Thirty years ago, Bernie Goetz made a terrible decision to waive his Fifth Amendment right after he shot four teenage criminals who tried to rob him on a New York City train. The bonafide hoodlums […]

Voter Fraud & The Second Amendment Remedy

Voter Fraud & The Second Amendment Remedy

When I instruct at Project Appleseed events—something I don’t get to do as often as I would like—the shoot boss typically gives a benediction, reminding us of the bloody sacrifices that that first generation of […]

Kasie Strickland is an op-ed writer, but isn't much of a scholar.

Is This The Most Ignorant Gun Control Op-Ed In American History?

I have to thank Sean Sorrentino of An NC Gun Blog* for pointing out this opinion article from one Kasie Strickland in the Pickens, SC Sentinel. Typically, we do not re-post entire editorials from other […]

A scaled-down 1919 in .22LR, fired from a tripod with the traverse and elevation mechanism engaged to keep it safely on target.

After A 9-Year-Old Shot A Range Employee With An Uzi, Responsible Parents Move Their Children to Crew-Served Weapons

Yes, this is said somewhat in jest… but only somewhat. By now I think most of us have had a chance to read the story and see the video of the 9-year-old New Jersey girl […]

The storage building where Paige Hamm confronted a burglar.

Zimmerman 101: Move Away From the Threat

A recent justified-self-defense shooting in Goldsboro, North Carolina, will not likely attract gun grabbers’ national outrage, at least not publicly. However, normal people should juxtapose this incident with the dubious portrayal of the George Zimmerman […]

Willful 2nd Amendment Blindness At The New York Times

Willful 2nd Amendment Blindness At The New York Times

I consider myself an “average” gun owner. In my 43 years, I’ve owned a number of different pistols, a handful of rifles, and even a couple of shotguns. I’ve hunted both deer and doves.  The […]

Keep It Classy, Ladies

Keep It Classy, Ladies

We’ve all seen the pictures that float around the internet, the advertisements in magazines, or perhaps the YouTube videos of the scantily clad women (usually slathered in baby oil) either posing with or shooting firearms. […]

Tragedy in Kiev: An on-going experiment in what happens when rogue government outguns the citizenry

Tragedy in Kiev: An on-going experiment in what happens when rogue government outguns the citizenry

Ukrainian government officials are stating that their killing of more than 80 people during the civil unrest in Kiev over the past few days is, of course, lawful. Ukraine’s Interior Minister has backed the use of firearms […]

Frum-Dum: The Catch-22 of gun control

Frum-Dum: The Catch-22 of gun control

Former conservative David Frum continued his leftward conversion on Twitter last night, using the muddle-headed “logic” that made satirist Joseph Heller famous with his book and term “Catch-22.” A Catch-22 is: 1. a problematic situation for […]