Help A Bigoted, Gun-Hating Liberal Win an AK-47

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Gene Weingarten of the Washington Post Writers Group has penned an interesting essay. Titled, “Help a card-carrying liberal win an AK-47,” it shows the sort of hateful rhetoric we gunnies have…

Shall-Issue Prognosticators’ Crystal Balls Were Cloudy

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The DesMoines Register reports that some sheriffs are astonished that when they stop arbitrarily curtailing folks’ rights, people start actually exercising them: The number of Iowans seeking permits to carry…

Gun Lending Libraries: An Idea Whose Time has Come. Or Not.

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Bob Dickerman of the Staunton, Virginia News Leader writes: It’s reassuring, I think, that so many homes in our area have more guns than books. As the NRA keeps reminding…

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The Courts and Illegals’ Gun Rights: Double Standards R Us

If anyone had any doubts about how the courts’ view of the Second Amendment to the Constitution, it should be quite clear by the recent decision of the Eighth Circuit…

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ATF Death Watch 130: Enough With the ‘Botched Sting’ Crap Already

Brad Hoffman wrote a letter to the editor of the Cleveland Plain Dealer allegedly to correct mistakes about Fast and Furious in a previous letter they’d printed. Brad opens with:…

A Little Troll Nourishment Follow-Up

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Martin Albright, a TTAG commenter, had some questions regarding some points in my Feeding The Trolls essay. And giving the answers the justice they deserve requires a little more than…

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Self Defense Tip: Know Your Local Laws

The Culver’s Five outcome brought a similar story to mind, and this one happened to me a few years ago. There I was, peacefully minding my own business (as I…

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Le Gun Lobby C’Est Moi

Jeff Knox wrote an interesting piece the other day titled Attention Lamestream Media: I am the ‘gun lobby’. It was positively cheerworthy. I, too, get irritated with the way the…

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Feeding the Troll(s) – The Conclusion

If you waded through yesterday’s troll smorgasbord, you’ll remember that I promised to lay out my (brief) plan to solve the whole gun violence thing. Or a good portion of…

Focusing Excessively On Guns As A Survival Element

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We should probably put mikeb302000 on retainer since he seems to stimulate so many of my posts. And this is one reason I love hearing contrary viewpoints; they allow us…

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Pardon the Interruption While We Feed the Troll(s) – Part 1

 I know that conventional internet wisdom says “don’t feed the trolls,” but sometimes ya just gotta. And – like him or not – mikeb isn’t really a troll. He just…

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Lying Liars and The Lies They Tell

My grandfather was a writer and journalist for most of his adult life and had rather a way with words. One of my favorites was the phrase undulating lie. As…