Frame of reference

On Twitter: Donald Arant‏ @darant3 Replying to @NRATV @MrColionNoir More poisonous gun rhetoric and PROPAGANDA! Since you brought up the idea of the evolution of guns…let’s allow all Americans the right to own tanks? Many other people pointed out that … Continue reading

Quote of the day—SunuvaBeach

I’m also tired of associating the mental illness of gun culture with some kind of “all American” regular folks.They’re sick. SunuvaBeachOctober 27, 2017Comment to Finding common ground on gun control[This is what they think of you. My guess is if … Continue reading

Those we pay to preach to us

I won’t call it “irony”, exactly, for that would be unfair. AHA speaker has heart attack. Heart disease is real. People die from it. I get it. It’s just that I’m remembering a lifetime of being preached to, agitated, made … Continue reading

Quote of the day—Ramesh Ponnuru

What motivates the passionate gun-controllers? If saving lives is the goal, then directing more police resources to high-crime areas might have a bigger impact than any push for gun control, as Robert VerBruggen discusses elsewhere in this issue. So might … Continue reading

Quote of the day—David Scharfenberg

If gun-control advocates really want to stanch the blood, there’s no way around it: They’ll have to persuade more people of the need to confiscate millions of those firearms… David ScharfenbergNovember 10, 2017Hand over your weapons[Don’t ever let anyone get … Continue reading

Quote of the day—Heather Wilhelm

In the wake of Sunday’s horrific Texas church shooting, America’s chattering classes promptly responded with silent, respectful, and somber reflection, holding off on divisive and caustic political debates for the day. Unfortunately for all of us, that was over on … Continue reading

John Vlieger won the Indiana Section Championship

From Ammoland: John Vlieger won High Overall in the Open Division at the 2017 Indiana Section Championship, held at the Riley Conservation Club in Riley, Indiana, Oct. 28 – 29, 2017. Video here. This was a USPSA (action shooting) match. … Continue reading

Edmund Fitzgerald Day

Happy Edmund Fitzgerald Day to all. “The legend lives on from the Chippewa on down Of the big lake they call Gitchigumi The lady, it’s said, never gives up her dead When the skies of November turn gloomy…” #GordonLightfoot #EdmundFitzgerald

Quote of the day—David Kopel and Joseph Geenlee

For decades researchers have found that many Americans do not understand how strict gun control laws already are. Some elected officials and journalists are similarly misinformed. Widespread ignorance about existing law makes things easier for anti-gun lobbyists who always insist … Continue reading

Stack ’em up nearly 500-feet tall: Chicago gun-related homicides hit 600+

Gun-related homicides in Chicago have reached a new high in 2017, surpassing a body count of at least 600 dead human beings. If you were to stack those bodies one on top of the other, a graphic graph would look … Continue reading

Quote of the day—David Frum

Americans die from gunfire in proportions unparalleled in the civilized world because Americans own guns in proportions unparalleled in the civilized world. More guns mean more lethal accidents, more suicides, more everyday arguments escalated into murderous fusillades. David FrumOctober 6, … Continue reading