With the horrific shooting that recently took place in Las Vegas, debates over gun control have been given center stage in our media and politics once again. And while every pundit seems to have their own surefire way of combatting gun violence, they all gloss over the elephant in the room. Which is, although mass … Continue reading Gun Violence Would Plummet If We Just Called off the Drug War
The surprisingly malleable timeline of the Las Vegas shooting reminds me of this quotation from George Orwell’s 1984: “History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right.” This timeline keeps changing for reasons unexplained, and each update is creating the appearance (without the admission) that something went very … Continue reading Will the Timeline of the Vegas Shooting Ever Stabilize?
Law enforcement authorities identified the shooter at the GOP congressional baseball practice as James T. Hodgkinson (above, left) of Belleville, Illinois. There is a Twitter profile for a James Hodgkinson from Belleville, Illinois. The account was created in January 2014. The account was little used, but it does suggest the user was deeply interested in politics and was a fan of … Continue reading GOP baseball practice shooter in March: ‘It’s Time to Destroy Trump & Co.’
Defenders of civil liberties have won big victories against gun control in the United States. The fight certainly isn’t over, to be sure, but most Americans have some degree of freedom to own guns, carry guns, and protect themselves with guns. By contrast, the situation in Europe tends to be grim. Many nations strictly limit … Continue reading A Glimmer of Hope for Gun Rights In Europe
The horrifying scene at a practice field in Alexandria, Virginia, at which Congressman Steve Scalise was shot in a shocking flurry of gunfire, could have been much worse. Rand Paul pointed out that “it would have been a massacre” had a member of the House leadership not been there. His presence guaranteed that the heavily … Continue reading It Would Have Been a Massacre
This article is presented in the hopes of giving you a method for being able to practice your marksmanship both on the cheap and (logistically) under “friendly” surroundings. There are a host of different air rifles to choose from. I must state there has been a marked deterioration in the quality of air-powered (or pneumatic, … Continue reading Shoot Like a Sniper: Simple Tips to Hone Your Marksmanship
This segment is going to cover five weapons in particular that you should familiarize yourself with and train up on. You don’t necessarily have to buy these weapons or even know a private individual that has them, although either case would benefit you. One of the suggestions I make will depend heavily on the state … Continue reading 5 Prepper Firearms to Have When Trouble Comes