Eugene Volokh: A gun with a larger than usual capacity magazine is in theory somewhat more lethal than a gun with a 10-round magazine (a common size for most semiautomatic handguns), but in practice nearly all shootings, including criminal ones, use many fewer rounds than that. And mass shootings, in which more rounds are fired, […]
David Codrea: In a related development, this column has been following up on what should be a larger concern for gun owners, and that is how the Armatix pistol made it on to California’s “safe handgun roster” without incorporating microstamping technology months after the state certified it was a requirement for all new semi-automatic handguns […]
Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference yesterday, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Apparently, he’s a strong supporter of the 2d Amendment; “The armed citizen made this country free, and the armed citizen will keep this country free,” he said. Show More Summary
Emily Miller was on Fox News talking about why she spent four months and a couple of hundred dollars navigating the DC bureaucracy to own a gun in that city as a result of her walking in on a burglary. If you’re low on blood pressure medicine, you should probably stay out of the comments […]
No, I don’t have any Truck Nutz. I’M NOT AN MP. FAYETTEVILLE — A new study released by the Consumer Reporting Agency has found that military police officers purchase the vast majority of the world’s Truck Nutz, steroids, and penis enlargement pills. Show More Summary
The devil and a friend of his were walking down the street, when they saw ahead of them a man stoop down and pick up something from the ground, look at it, and put it away in his pocket. The friend said to the devil, “What did that man pick up?” “He picked up a piece of Truth,” said the devil. Show More Summary
The sad news comes that “Wild Bill” Guarnere has passed at the tender age of 90 years old – a month before his 91st birthday. Anyone who has watched “Band of Brothers” or read the book knows his wartime story. He was one of the two recipients of the Silver Star for his World War […]
The Washington Times reports that the Navy will deploy a laser system to use against drones and other small aircraft later this year; The Laser Weapon System (LaWS), which will be used to protect vessels from drones and other small aircraft, will be deployed this summer with the USS Ponce, the technology website Ars Technica […]
The Military Times got a hold of DoD’s new proposal to Congress for altering the military retirement system for troops who make a career out of the uniformed services. It’s pretty difficult to understand, well, more difficult than the current “50% of the average top three years of earnings” system, but a lot of it […]
Our first story this morning comes from South Carolina where a 76-year-old heard someone trying an alternate entryway to his home; Just after midnight on Wednesday morning, a 76-year-old homeowner on Edisto Avenue was awakened by someone breaking a window in the front of his home, according to a sheriff’s report. He went downstairs and […]
In case you missed NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre’s CPAC speech, I offer it here.
This might be getting into more of the political realm than we like to, but URR has laid down a fairly blistering screed (I mean that as a compliment) on what passes for our foreign policy. He links to an article on Our Very Serious-Sounding...Show More Summary
Tomorrow afternoon at 5pm EDT, I'll be chatting with Cdr Salamander and Eagle One on Midrats about Grounded. Highly recommended. Also, tomorrow morning you might be able to catch my interview with Rachel Martin on Weekend Edition, which is supposed to drop at about 815am in most markets.
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Scotty sends us his work on this lowlife POS, Steven Styblo, in Phoenix. Styblo got into the VFW with these phony documents; Yeah, POW, like that’s not hard to check. Actually, our buddy, Mike McGrath, you know, a real Vietnam POW and President of NAM-POWs says that he’s FOS, too. Now, Styblo is running for […]
For various reasons, including overall governmental slowness, the best NCO in Illinois took a little extra time being promoted to the top spot. I present to you, Command Sergeant Major Mark Bowman, Illinois State Sergeant Major: Want to see a few qualifications? How about a whole bunch... Show More Summary
Guy was motivated by the Dan sockpuppet at the post about Jim VanFleet and created a poster to honor the occasion;
Chief Tango sends us feel good story to kick off the weekend, this time it’s from Detroit where a couple of youths were prevented by the evil homeowner from climbing through his window; Thursday’s shooting happened at about 12:30 p.m. when two men allegedly broke into a home on the 8200 block of Penrod on […]
Brother Farnam sent this out today: With the ongoing situation in Ukraine, Vlad P has decided to halt exports of Russian-made small-arms ammunition to the USA. Most domestic ammunition shortages associated fears over gun-control legislation had been alleviated over the past few months. Show More Summary
Following the pattern set by Ms. Catey Hill writing at WSJ, it seemed prudent to address at least ten things that we’ve tried to tell you. Whether you’re listening is usually evident by whether you write things like Catey or say stupid things like, say Michael Bloomberg. At any rate, here are the ten things. 1. Concerning […]