Monthly Archives: March 2011

Melson Fails To Respond To Issa's Demand

As most long time ATF observers expected, the ATF’s Acting Director, Ken Melson, has failed to provide Gunwalker information to Congressman Darrel Issa. David Codrea has much more at his regular Gun Rights Examiner column. Mike Vanderboegh has a great … Continue reading

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"Conviction Rate England"

Someone came by looking for “conviction rate england.” That is something I would like to be certain of, myself. The British Police routine is this. Let us say a cyclist finds a body lying near a country lane. The police … Continue reading

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"Best Concealed Weapon Caliber?"

Someone came by looking for “best concealed weapon caliber.” That depends on how you intend to conceal it. A lady with a large purse can get away with something quite large, while a man who insists on tucking in a … Continue reading

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"Old Bulls To Defend Their Seats"

The Hill reports a number of Democratic “Old Bulls”

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"Is A .22 A Good Defense Caliber?"

Someone dropped by looking for “is a .22 a good defense caliber?” Welllll…… If you are defending yourself against a charging rat, a .22 is a very good caliber. Against a human, if that’s what you have, use it. But … Continue reading

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"Gun Control Can Help Control Gun Trafficking?"

Someone came by looking for “gun control can help control gun trafficking.” I am afraid they will be disappointed. In theory, gun control with rigid restrictions on the movement and transfer of firearms, could help stop gun trafficking. BUT most … Continue reading

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"The Right Gun For?"

Someone came by searching for “the right gun for?” While I appreciate Bing’s confidence in the site, that reminds me of the bride who told her mother “Henry is wonderful to me. He gives me everything I ask.” “Dear, that … Continue reading

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"Rizzo Did Not Reduce Crime"

Someone came by searching for “rizzo did not reduce crime.” Assuming the rizzo is former Philadelphia Police Commissioner and Mayor Frank Rizzo, rizzo definitely did not reduce crime. Rizzo was Philly’s anti-gun police Commissioner from 1968 to 1972, and anti-gun … Continue reading

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The Cartel's Heavy Artillery Comes From….

I posted today about the sources of the NarcoCartels weapons. While the Mexican Government is itself a major source of weapons for the Cartels, by far the greatest number of Cartel weapons come from Central and South America. Columbia’s FARC … Continue reading

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Home Team 1, Intruder 0

Chicago Breaking News reports an intruder struck an off duty Chicago police officer with a “cutting instrument.” Chalk up one for the good guys. Well done, officer. Now if the Chicago machine would allow all law abiding citizens to defend … Continue reading

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