Monthly Archives: October 2009

RINO DIERDRE SCOZZAFAVA HAS SUSPENDED

Her campaign for the House seat for NY District 23. That leaves the field to Bill Owens (D.) and Doug Hoffman, a lifelong Republican running as an Independent. Why does this matter to the shooting community? Because Doug Hoffman at … Continue reading

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CRIME VS. GUN CONTROL

One of the things I am working on as I digitize and index the results of existing gun control laws is a scatter graph much like the Hertzsprung-Russell stellar magnitude charts. Here is one form of the HR chart, showing … Continue reading

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HOUSE ETHICS COMMITTEE LEAK

According to Capitol newspaper The Hill, the House Ethics Committee has more than 30 House members under investigations. The names placed on the net by a “low level staffer” include some of the most virulently anti-gun members of Congress, and … Continue reading

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"WOE UNTO YOU, WHEN ALL MEN SPEAK WELL OF YOU."

Said Jesus, “For so did their Fathers speak well of the false prophets.” (Mark 6:26) While I try to avoid religious quotations, there’s some chat around the web about a pro-crime activist who did a poor photoshop and insulted gun … Continue reading

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COYOTES KILL FOLKSINGER

That is another headline that’s hard to believe. But according to the AP, two coyotes attacked and killed Miss Taylor Mitchell, a Montreal folksinger, In the Cape Breton Highlands National Park in Nova Scotia. This is contrary to everything I … Continue reading

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A NEW PATTERN TARGET?

Someone at “NCTV” sent me a notice that a new satellite TV channel is up. Described as: “NCTV (New Channel TV) is the Voice and the picture of the Revolution!” “NCTV, New Channel TV, is the first 24/7 TV station … Continue reading

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MASSAGING STATISTICS

Just a reminder that England’s habitual under reporting of crimes reported to the police is just common practice. Not that many jurisdictions take that particular route to improving the crime statistics. For example, just looking around the FBI Uniform Crime … Continue reading

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SOME FOLKS!

I stopped by a gun dealer on the way home last night and found a certain officer of the law I know slightly gun shopping. Now, neither the clerk nor the LEO are the sharpest knives in the rack, so … Continue reading

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REGISTER NON-GUN OWNERS?

This is not the first time a fine or other penalty for those who willfully fail to arm themselves has been proposed. The Vermont Legislature appointed a committee to study the issue of gun controls in 1968, in the aftermath … Continue reading

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U.K. "Gun crime goes up by 89% in a decade"

The headline from the Daily Mail online merely validates my 1997 prediction. But this is a tricky one since the Brits do not classify or even admit that most violent crime occurred until someone has been tried, convicted, and all … Continue reading

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