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July 16, 2018

Mass murderers, spurred by lust for publicity from an American media that seems to dance in the blood of the innocent, have done more to bring down hate on legitimate gun owners than any other focal point.  It is important … Read more
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Published on July 16, 2018 07:00 • 5 views

July 12, 2018

On April 11, 1986, a gunfight occurred between two heavily armed robber-killers and a squad of FBI agents.  In a battle to the death that lasted for minutes and went into a three-figure count of shots fired, the two criminals … Read more
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Published on July 12, 2018 07:00 • 8 views

July 9, 2018

You know how the prohibitionists have been claiming that 90% or more of NRA members want to ban so-called “assault rifles” and “high-capacity magazines” and are in favor of universal background checks? And you’ve noticed that virtually none of the … Read more
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Published on July 09, 2018 07:00 • 13 views

July 7, 2018

Today is my seventieth birthday. Hell, I’d need a fire extinguisher to blow out that many candles. It’s been a fun ride, and I’m thankful to still be rolling forward, if not quite as fast as I used to. Got … Read more
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Published on July 07, 2018 07:00 • 6 views

July 5, 2018

People ask me how an old fart like me can handle traveling to teach and testify all the time. It’s simple, really. My generation grew up with the mantra “Live fast, die young, and leave a good-looking corpse.” It’s already … Read more
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Published on July 05, 2018 20:17 • 6 views

July 3, 2018

With Independence Day in the middle of this week, folks are spreading their holiday time between the weekends, it seems.  Sunday, driving home from a MAG-180 in Wisconsin (where staff and students alike were AWESOME!) we witnessed a spectacular fireworks … Read more
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Published on July 03, 2018 17:10 • 6 views

June 28, 2018

The Evil Princess and I were married last week.  I hope you’ll be happy for us. It was a simple ceremony in Chicagoland. She’s a native of Chicago (I maintain I rescued her, though she still says “kidnapped”) and since … Read more
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Published on June 28, 2018 18:47 • 6 views

June 25, 2018

What shooters, with what guns, won Pin Shoot 2018?  The answers might surprise you.  Technology popular in the 1890s did surprisingly well. Shotguns One-Person Shotgun requires the shooter to blast eight bowling pins completely off the three-tiered table with only … Read more
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Published on June 25, 2018 06:00 • 10 views

June 21, 2018

I can’t find a better description of this event than the one I came up with in the ‘70s: a carnival midway of live-fire games where you’re knocking over the targets with bullets instead of thrown balls, and winning guns … Read more
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Published on June 21, 2018 14:43 • 15 views

June 17, 2018

Evil Princess and I are still basking in the afterglow of several great days at Pin Shoot 2018 in Central Lake, Michigan. That quaint little town is a wonderful vacation spot, made better for us in the gun culture by … Read more
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Published on June 17, 2018 20:32 • 17 views

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