Dan’s kidney stone is in a hazardous waste receptacle somewhere, destined for the same treatment my entire body will receive in due course. Meanwhile, the chances of running out of firearms-related news are somewhat less than the odds that I’ll spend part of the New Year dating Mor Maman. In the midst of this malevolent maelstrom of unconscionably unconstitutional assaults on the firearms freedom created by our Founding Fathers comes . . . the SHOT Show. Hundreds of exhibitors flogging a farrago of guns and gun-related gear. At the risk of suicide by alliteration . . .
The SHOT Show should be a welcome reprieve from the disarmament disaster planned by America’s legislative lagomorphs. But it probably won’t. Be. I have this sneaking suspicion all hell will continue to break loose even while we’re bringing you all the inside dope from the gun industry get-together (e.g. a “multi-impact shotshell” from the mavens above).
Oh well. C’est la guerre. And here’s today’s dispatch from the front . . .
Emily Miller wants David “Here’s An Illegal AR-15 Magazine What Do You Think about THAT Wayne” Gregory arrested. Put under a light and smacked with a leather glove. His swanky digs tossed. Yes, well, he could still be charged.
“Over the years we have been very purposeful about striking the right balance between serving hunters and sportsmen and ensuring that we sell firearms responsibly.” Uh-oh. news.walmart.com ahead of civilian disarmament meeting at the White House.
Silencero was one of my childhood heroes—not that I told anyone about it. (I was sworn to silence.) Or was he . . . Speaking of keeping things on the DL . . .
U.S. solders get a new system to qualify on their M-16 or M-4. army.mil
“if that officer needs to be fired, I assure you he will be fired.” Colo. Police Chief Addresses Killing of Elk by Officer. I dated a girl who lived at Towering Elks. Just sayin’ . . . officer.com
People who don’t want guns shouldn’t have them. “The presence of guns in my house is a sinister whisper in the back of my head, a reminder of this lethal power.” Why I’m giving up my guns csmonitor.com
But we know why Molon Labe thinks it can have yours: PMAG’s looking at a one million unit backlog for their 30-round magazines. armoryblog.com
Et voila! “Police say a man flourishing a gun and threatening a group of people in the 4800 block of Dr. Martin Luther King Drive overnight, had the tables turned on him by one of the people he was threatening.” kdsk.com
Actually, I prefer it when they don’t work. Go gridlock! But here’s someone who is working. For gun rights. In Arizona. Brewer: I’ll oppose any new gun curbs azstarnet.com
Speaking of pro-gun states, a Florida Democrat’s proposing a bill that would give “local governments . . . the authority to ban concealed weapon permit holders from bringing their guns to public events such as football games and concerts.” No chance. Thankfully. cfnews13.com
General “.223′s Too Lethal for Thee” McChrystal is officially my Least Favorite General in the History of the World, Ever.
If you want some pro-gun sarcasm, try Dear Mr. Secretary westernrifleshooters.com
Click here to bone-up on Alan Gura and the Second Amendment Foundation’s Kachalsky Cert Petition. It’s a concealed carry case that might make it to the Supreme Court.
“Just got a robocall, in violation of the Do Not Call Registry, from a home-security company citing ‘new gun laws taking away Americans’ right to self defense’ as a reason to buy home alarm systems.” Now what do you make of that?