Monthly Archives: July 2011

Where Do I Stand On Gun Rights?

“Castledown” left a comment asking me where I stand on gun rights. It is a fair question, and as usual I fall in the cracks. Generally, I lean toward an absolute right to keep and bear anything your pocketbook can … Continue reading

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Japanese, European Suicide Rates Rise, No Link To "Easy Availability Of Guns."

The gun control industry uses suicide rates as a favorite marketing tool. It is worth making a note of the fact that virtually gun free Japan’s suicide numbers are up by almost 20 percent over last year. Briefly quoting the … Continue reading

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While It Is Hardly Great Music, I Like It!

With a swing of the Stetson to Phil, who E-mailed me the link; a musical interlude: Stranger

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It Is Official, Wisconsin Has Concealed Carry On The Lawbooks

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports Governor Walker has signed SB-93, the Concealed Carry bill. So Illinois is truly alone in denying its residents and visitors the right to defend themselves against criminal aggression. Hopefully a situation that will change soon. … Continue reading

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Did The ATF "Walk" 30,000 GunWalker Guns?

Mike Adams, in an otherwise excellent posting at Natural News, says the ATF “walked” 30,000 guns into Mexico. Obviously, there is a great deal we do not know about “Fast and Furious,” and its predecessor program, “Operation Gunrunner.” We do … Continue reading

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Mexican Media Does Not Hesitate To Speak Out On Gun Walker

Mexico’s media refuses to be silent on the ATF’s “Operation Fast And Furious,” more commonly known as “GunWalker.” Among the latest newspapers to speak out is this editorial from La Journada. While the original is in Spanish, the gist is … Continue reading

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Obama Set To Implement Gun Controls

FOX News reports Obama is ready to “unveil” his “under the radar” gun control measures. Briefly quoting the FOX news item linked above: “As you know, the President directed the Attorney General to form working groups with key stakeholders to … Continue reading

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"Percentage Of Americans Who Are Pro-Gun Rights?

Someone came by searching for “what is percentage of Americans are pro gun rights.” That depends a great deal on how you look at it. In the abstract, 97 percent of Americans say we have some right to own, keep, … Continue reading

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"Gunwalker Discovered Blogger?"

Someone came by searching for “gunwalker discovered blogger.” Actually, I beleive that it is the other way around. Gun bloggers Mike Vanderboegh and David Codrea discovered the ATF’s criminal activities and have publicized them. You can read all about it … Continue reading

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Second Amendment Foundation Seeks Illinois Injunction

In the aftermath of the Second Amendment Foundation’s victory over the City of Chicago, the SAF has filed for an injunction against the State of Illinois to stop Illinois from enforcing its laws against carrying guns in public. Illinois is … Continue reading

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