New From Charter Arms: PITBULL 9mm Rimless Revolver

TTAG’s had its issues with Charter Arms. Or vice versa. Charter really, really didn’t like it when we pointed out that the Son of Sam spree killer (a.k.a. the “.44 caliber killer”) made their Bulldog famous. We also gave their Target Mag Pug one star. And so on. Now the all-American revolver maker’s gone and […]

IL Gov. Pat Quinn: Ban Assault Weapons, High Cap Mags

“Gov. Pat Quinn is renewing a push in Illinois to ban assault weapons in the wake of the killings at a Colorado theater that left 12 dead and dozens more wounded,” chicagotribune.com reports. “The Democratic governor also revealed plans today to propose a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines in Illinois.” The Governor Tweeted his intentions […]

Texas Trucking Company Wants Compensation for DEA “Botched Sting”

“The DEA is running neck-and-neck with the ATF for the title of most dangerous federal law-enforcement agency; in my view, both should be dissolved and their responsibilities handed over to some more responsible party, such as a group of drunken rodeo clowns or ADD-addled teen-agers.” That’s National Review blogger Kevin D. Williamson’s reaction to one […]

Vincent Hancock Takes Men’s Skeet Gold

Successfully defending his Olympic title – not to mention making it a clean sweep for the US – Vincent Hancock won the gold medal in the skeet competition today. He dusted 148 out of 150 birds, set a new Olympic record and beat Denmark’s Anders Golding by two targets. At 23, Hancock was the youngest […]

Karl Lippard Doesn’t Win Marine Contract for 12k M1911s

  Fox News reports that the U.S. Marines have placed a $22.5 million order with Colt Defense for sidearms. The pistol maker will supply as many as 12,000 of the 200,000 U.S. Marines with semi-automatic, tan-colored M45 Close Quarter Battle Pistols, and they will include spare parts and logistical support.” Gerry Dinkel, CEO and president of […]

The Stupidest Thing I’ve Ever Read About Gun Control

  “Mexicans commenting on the Aurora shooting believe the series of mass murders in the U.S. reflects a culture hungry for fame with the vehicle being glorified violence. If that’s what they, our neighbors to the South—who live in areas where decapitations and shoot-outs are the norm—believe, shouldn’t Americans ask themselves what values are most important to […]

Bin Laden Shooting Was Obama’s “Greatest Failure.” Or Not

“At the urging of [Presidential advisor] Valerie Jarrett [above], President Barack Obama canceled the operation to kill Osama bin Laden on three separate occasions before finally approving the May 2, 2011 Navy SEAL mission.” That’s according to The Daily Caller, who’ve read an advance copy of Leading From Behind: The Reluctant President and the Advisors Who Decide for Him. According […]

Gear Review: GSA Navigator Watch

When I started the training to be an EMT, the one requirement they set for equipment was a watch with a second hand or display. At the time I didn’t wear a watch, so I headed on over to County Comm and picked out the cheapest watch they had. Little did I know I had […]

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