Monthly Archives: July 2009

TOO MANY THINGS TO BLOG ABOUT

Someone tracked me down to ask why I have so many blogs. Well, it’s thisaway. I have too many interests. No shooty type wants to read through a full discussion of Yagi-Uda element spacings, or upper ionospheric conductivity. Much less … Continue reading

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I MAY HAVE BEEN WRONG

I recently stated that a bitterly cold winter had knocked homicide numbers down, but the turf wars between the gangs started back as soon as the weather warmed. I will stick to that, but there have been several suggestions of … Continue reading

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BACKGROUND CHECKS AT A MILLION A MONTH

So it’s a reasonable supposition that a million guns a month change hands. Not that means a million NEW guns are made and sold each month. Just that a million 4473’s are filled out and the transactions are completed. Of … Continue reading

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SOTOMAYOR VOTE NEXT WEEK

According to The Hill (thehill.com) the vote on Sonia Sotomayor will be “debated” next week. While Senate leaders “are determined to hold the debate to two days it may be extended to four days.” Now, first, I believe that it … Continue reading

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GUNS AND WHEELS!

Not the shooty kind – the steadying the firearm kind. Strong arms, “guns,” aren’t made the way a lot of amateur bodybuilders think. The biceps are relatively small muscles. The real mass is in the triceps, the muscles that extend … Continue reading

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FUNNY ABOUT THAT NRA THING

I attended a meeting with 25 NRA life members in attendance today. It looked like a bankers convention. 25 lifers, 23 neckties; 16 suits, 9 blazers; you get the picture. Between us, we could buy a considerable amount of whatever. … Continue reading

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SOMEONE WITH TALENT

WARNING, THIS IS A POLITICAL DIATRIBE. But someone with talent really should re-write Joe Hill’s classic song, best known as “Pie in the Sky.” Something like this would fit today’s situation quite nicely: Oh, the long haired libbies come out … Continue reading

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THE TALE OF THE TAPES, CHICAGO STYLE

My friend in Lemont says at least 22 people were shot in “gun free, crime free” Chicago last night. A half dozen are listed as critical and there may be more. She has not finished tabulating all of the tapes … Continue reading

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BUNNING OUT – PAUL RUNNING?

Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning has announced that he will not run for re-election in 2010. A Bowling Green eye surgeon, Dr. Rand Paul, has a website up that makes it appear he’s running for the seat. Here’s a link to … Continue reading

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BUNNING OUT – PAUL RUNNING?

Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning has announced that he will not run for re-election in 2010. A Bowling Green eye surgeon, Dr. Rand Paul, has a website up that makes it appear he’s running for the seat. Here’s a link to … Continue reading

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