Quote of the Day

| January 15, 2013

Seen at Legal Insurrection: I’m willing to die protecting my 2nd amendment rights. Are you willing to die trying to take them away from me? I really need one of those bumper stickers.

Quote of the Day

| August 20, 2012

Protein Wisdom commenter McGehee: Academics have always thought they should be in charge. They fancy themselves philosophers, and who was it that first posited the philosopher-king? Too much tenure, not enough hemlock. In response to “Supporting the 2nd Amendment is a Mental Disorder Say Connected Physicians”

Good / Bad

| January 5, 2012

The good news — one goblin down, one under arrest. A young Oklahoma mother shot and killed an intruder to protect her 3-month-old baby on New Year’s Eve, less than a week after the baby’s father died of cancer. Sarah McKinley says that a week earlier a man named Justin Martin dropped by on the […]

Civil Rights Victory

| June 28, 2010

It appears that the Supreme Court has incorporated the Second Amendment against the states. This is a major civil rights victory, as well as a “win” for reading comprehension. Naturally, the Left side of the Court voted en bloc against it. I’m looking forward to reading the majority opinion when the decision is published. UPDATE: […]

Quote of the Day

| March 3, 2010

Tyranny should never be easy. Doc Zero, To Keep and Bear Arms


| September 21, 2009

For some reason, my referrer logs are chock full of people searching the web for pictures of “naked chicks with guns.” Said searches, of course, lead them to this post from 2005.

In case you needed to know…

| December 4, 2008

A Chainsaw Bayonet Strapped to an AR-15 Rifle is the Ultimate Zombie Killing Weapon.

Spree for thee, not for me

| November 21, 2008

There is much chatter the past week or so about the run on gun stores — people buying up weapons and ammunition which is thought likely to be banned or made prohibitively expensive under an Obama administration. The website for Classic Arms — one of my favorite purveyors of fine shootin’ iron — tells the […]

Of boom sticks and banjos

| November 19, 2008

I’ve owned and/or fired one version or another of every rifle that has been standard issue for the US Army since the 1870s. Of all this wide variety of rifles, without a doubt my favorite has been the M1A, the civilian version of the Army’s venerable M14 which, as you may already know, was replaced […]

Range day: the aftermath

| September 24, 2008

I really understand why the biathlon is an Olympic event. Racing from point A to point B, and then shooting accurately is hard. Of course, I wasn’t really racing downrange with my targets and back to the firing line — plodding is more like it — but it certainly was laborious. I really could have […]

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