Monthly Archives: June 2009

THE ONE GUN A MONTH PLAGUE HITS MASS.

Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick is hot on the trail of a one gun a month law. Along with other assorted idiocies. Of course, the STATED purpose is to keep all those people who are going to gun shops and paying … Continue reading

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IF YOU CAN'T DEFEND WHAT'S YOURS

WHERE ARE WE? Today’s Mail Online story tells of a 72 year old man who defended himself against criminal aggression – without going to prison. Copy and paste the link to see the well bruised face of a criminal who … Continue reading

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LIGHT POSTING DAY

A man does not own a business, a business owns the man. And to add to the reason for posting lightly today, a nasty cold is making me feel like I have been rode hard and put away wet. No … Continue reading

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HUNTING GETS ANOTHER BAD RAP

One of the more prominent anti-gun advice columnists just linked sport hunting to the passing of the passenger pigeon. Which makes about as much sense as the tirades against the mass slaughter of clay pigeons. So let me lay it … Continue reading

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MORE ON ENGLISH GUN LAWS

Up to 1970, the definitive work on British gun laws remains Chief Inspector Colin Greenwood’s “Firearms Control.” It is available on the ‘net at Google Books, or copy and paste tinyurl here: http://tinyurl.com/nxm6bo Scroll down to the index, and then … Continue reading

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GUN CRANKS AND GUN NUTS

I prefer to refer to myself as a “gun hobbyist,” “collector,” or “gun crank” “Crank” has been synonymous with fanatic for more than four hundred years – and while the UFO nuts have caused it to be used disparagingly of … Continue reading

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MORE FROM PR CHICAGO

Private gun ownership has been virtually banned in Chicago for years. But while browsing several police officers blogs this afternoon I see Second City Cop is reporting 108 people wounded and seven homicides in Chicago in the last week. That … Continue reading

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BILL TO STOP POCKET KNIFE BAN FAILS

The House has rejected attempts to rein in the Obama regime’s plan to expand the “switchblade ban” to almost every type of folding knife. Representative Bob Latta, (R,OH) teamed up with Rep. Walt Minnick (D,ID) to add a rider to … Continue reading

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UPDATE ON "THE PROJECT"

I am making progress on the digitizing project. I realized a few days ago that some of the material I was scanning looked familiar, and it was. More stories on an event I already had nailed down. So I will … Continue reading

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LAUTENBERG TO FILE BILL TO END MOST GUN SALES

Congress watchers say New Jersey Senator Frank Lautenberg is set to introduce a bill that would bar gun sales to anyone on the “no fly list” in the next week. Gun owners will remember Lautenberg’s “Gun Ban for Individuals Convicted … Continue reading

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