Monthly Archives: August 2009

WHICH CAME FIRST?

My last post outlined some whys and wherefores of the entertainment industry’s support for gun control. But the subtext at the top of the blog implies gun control is the major cause of high violent crime rates. Which is it? … Continue reading

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GUN CONTROL AND THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY

The late 1950’s and early 1960’s were both the best of times and the worst of times for the entertainment industry. The best of times because business was booming. National TV advertising had grown slowly when stations outside the Chicago … Continue reading

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THE MARK OF CAIN?

As we all know, Federal and most state laws bar convicted felons from gun ownership or possession. Like many things, that was thrashed out rather thoroughly in the 1930’s. Along with gun registration and other similar matters. Eventually Congress passed … Continue reading

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HOW MANY AMERICANS OWN GUNS?

That’s a precise question with an indefinite answer! To start, how do you mean “own?” Do you mean how many Americans have plunked down the money and filled out a 4473? That would eliminate everyone who has inherited or otherwise … Continue reading

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HOW MANY GUNS?

How many guns and how many gun owners are there in America? That’s two good questions. Two good questions, at that. I wish there were easy answers. The most direct way to settle the question, polling – calling people up … Continue reading

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WHY KEEP A GUN IN YOUR HOME?

Because home invasions are all too common. Especially in gun control jurisdictions. While some home invasions are “targets of opportunity” all too many are well planned operations that go down like this nightmare: The difference between facing an intruder with … Continue reading

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LOUISIANA TAX HOLIDAY

The “Pelican State,” sometimes better known as “Sportsman’s Paradise” will have a tax holiday on guns, ammunition, and hunting supplies. The so-called “Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday” was authorized by the state Legislature and will become an annual … Continue reading

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LOUISIANA TAX HOLIDAY

The “Pelican State,” sometimes better known as “Sportsman’s Paradise” will have a tax holiday on guns, ammunition, and hunting supplies. The so-called “Louisiana Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday” was authorized by the state Legislature and will become an annual … Continue reading

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PRAVDA WEST

An unattributed “editorial” in the 20 August, 2009 New York Times rants about – well, read the key sentence: “It is hard to know what is more shocking: the sight of a dozen Americans showing up to flaunt guns outside … Continue reading

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CROCODILE TEARS!

Gun Owners of America’s Larry Pratt has correctly pointed out the fact that Obama’s “health care” initiative would combine all Americans medical data into a single, government accessible database. Anyone with anything on their medical record that some bureaucrat does … Continue reading

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