Rick Perry: Shooting Sniper Rifles is My Golf

Presidential candidate Rick Perry, however, doesn’t think much about personal space.

Presidential candidate Rick Perry, however, doesn’t think much about personal space.

San Mateo Youth Gun Violence Report Fail

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It’s an unfortunate fact of today’s society that youth violence happens every day. Living around the D.C. area it seems like every week there’s another shooting. As humans, we have…

Note to Sipsey Street Irregulars: Please Shoot Down Anti-Zetas Gunwalker Analysis

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Mike Vanderboegh, one of the gun bloggers credited with keeping the Gunwalker investigation rolling, doesn’t give any credence to my contention that the ATF’s stingless sting reflected Uncle Sam’s hard-on for…

Last year, the Center for Biological Diversity’s (CBD) filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The CBD wanted to force the EPA to ban lead ammunition. To quote Sgt. Carter, diss-missed! As you’ll no doubt recall from our August 2010 post on the proposed ban, the CBD’s petition included lead ammo and fishing tackle lead on their hit list. Sportsmen responded in [symbolic] force; hunters, target shooters, fishermen and their proxies overwhelmed the EPA with comments and feedback. None of it particularly supportive. Shortly after the petition was filed, the EPA rejected the portion relating to lead ammunition . . .

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Lead Ammunition is Safe! For Now . . .

Last year, the Center for Biological Diversity’s (CBD) filed a lawsuit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The CBD wanted to force the EPA to ban lead ammunition. To quote…

When Spike TV’s Deadliest Warrior pitted zombies against vampires only the most die-hard fan knew one of the best firearms-related shows in the history of the world ever had jumped the shark. Not that I mind dumb gun questions; they’re one of the main reasons God invented cigars. Here’s one (a story) that I stumbled on earlier (fans of reality should look away now): Could a Handgun Have Taken Down a Dinosaur? I’m expecting a .50 Classic Desert Eagle for T&E any day now, so, obviously, this has been on my mind. That said, The Straight Dope must have been smoking some to think anything less than a “Goalkeeper” [above] would do-in a Rex reliably. Your thoughts? [Make the jump for some stupid stuff about shooting a T Rex from Stephen Templar’s magnum opus rexGun.]

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A Way Too Stupid Question for the Question of the Day But Fun Nevertheless: Could a Handgun Have Taken Down a Dinosaur?

When Spike TV’s Deadliest Warrior pitted zombies against vampires only the most die-hard fan knew one of the best firearms-related shows in the history of the world ever had jumped the…

Setpoint Custom Ammo: Best Promo Video Ever?

You know, other than Magpul.

You know, other than Magpul.

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Weekend Photo Caption Contest

When all else fails…

I don’t like the term “epic fail.” It’s misused almost as frequently as “awesome”—which should be reserved for something so impressive that contemplating its existence is like standing mute in the face of God. But the ATF’s Operation Fast and Furious is an epic fail. It involves at least eight major U.S. federal law enforcement agencies: ATF, DEA, FBI, DOJ, CPB, ICE, IRS, DHS, CIA. That’s because the ATF’s “guns for goons” program was part of a wider America effort to get a handle on the American-financed (however inadvertently) Mexican drug wars. You know; the wars between the cartels, both with and against the Mexican government. The Obama administration’s government-wide covert effort has been—and will be—a failure of enormous magnitude. The chickens are already come home to roost . . .

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ATF Death Watch 90: ATF Fast and Furious Epic Fail Hits Home

I don’t like the term “epic fail.” It’s misused almost as frequently as “awesome”—which should be reserved for something so impressive that contemplating its existence is like standing mute in…

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How to Screw Up a Perfectly Good AK

  Our friends at Advanced Armament Corporation are happy to sell a silencer to owners of the legendary AK series Russian rifle, provided your state doesn’t have a thing about…

Gun Tweet of the Day: The Onion Pwns Capitol Police Edition

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“Capitol Police were not amused by tweets and an article written by the satirical newspaper The Onion falsely reporting that members of Congress had taken a group of schoolchildren hostage,”…

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Irresponsible Gun Owner of the Day: Chief Charles Hurley

Miami Dade Schools Police Chief Charles Hurley seems to subscribe to Caligula’s leadership theory; “let them fear me as long as they obey me’. Sure, that may not make him…

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Gear Review: Battle Arms Development Ambidextrous Safety Selector (BAD-ASS)

When you’re building your AR you have a lot of decisions ahead of you. Some of them are relatively inconsequential, like what color you want your handguards and whether the…