TTAG Daily Digest 3.31.16

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We’ve suspected for a while now that it’s only a matter of time before Facebook’s Mark “Fight ISIS With Love” Zuckerberg pulls the plug entirely on all gun-related content. They…

Boundary Violation: Gun Politics in Doctors’ Offices in 2016

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By Dr. Timothy Wheeler Well before Florida’s Amber Ullman incident in the summer of 2010, gun control activist doctors had been poking and prodding a sore spot.  The American Academy of Pediatrics…

Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day: Dara Holsters

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It should probably come as no surprise that Dara Holster’s marketing maven totes his her big Walther PPX in a…wait for it…Dara Holster. No clue how he she carries that Beretta…

H.L. Mencken didn’t suffer fools gladly. He liked to hand out free financial advice, too! Like when he wrote that you’d never go broke underestimating the intelligence of common people. We tend to disagree and find that the majority of Americans — and most gun owners, in particular…just read the comments around here — put the lie to Mencken’s maxim. Then again, people like Jeuriel Acevedo and Ricardo Arevalo (above) make you weep for the future . . .

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TTAG Daily Digest 03.30.16

H.L. Mencken didn’t suffer fools gladly. He liked to hand out free financial advice, too! Like when he wrote that you’d never go broke underestimating the intelligence of common people. We…

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Gawker: Old People are Too Weak and Slow to Own Guns

“The Wall Street Journal reports that interest in guns among retirees is booming. In just the last five years, more old people are buying guns, training with guns….” Good news, right?…

Author of Guns at GOP Convention Petition a Dem Lefty…So?

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“The author of the online petition calling for an armed Republican convention turns out to be an Internet troll. He was unmasked Monday by CBS News. Jim, as he called himself,…

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Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day: Clayton Goodspeed

As a geology student, Clayton Goodspeed must find himself in the field a lot. Not one to leave himself in the lurch, he totes the popular Smith & Wesson M&P…

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Blue Force Gear Quote of the Day: Will the GOP Walk the Walk on Guns?

“The party is no doubt counting on the U.S. Secret Service to take the blame for prohibiting guns at the convention. So the gathering of embittered factions, including the Trumpistas who are…

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Court Strikes Down Last Handgun Ban in the United States

“The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands is part of U.S. sovereign territory, but it bans handguns, bans importing handguns into the commonwealth and limits possession of any guns by non-citizens,…

Everyday Carry Pocket Dump of the Day: Ayub Rubnawaz

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Ayub is what one of my business school professors called a bizzie student. And he’s one who obviously means business, toting that Norinco CF-98 in what he IDs as a…

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Blue Force Gear Quote of the Day: When ‘Time-To-Crime’ Isn’t a Bug, But a Feature

“When you build a bunch of inexpensive, shitty guns, time-to-crime hits record lows. And when you warranty replace them for any reason — including ‘theft’ — you give criminals an…

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BREAKING: Shots Fired in Capitol Visitors Center, White House Locked Down

“Gunshots were reported in the U.S. Capitol Visitors Center on Monday, U.S. Senate sources said. Workers in the Capitol were told to ‘shelter in place.’” So reports cnbc.com. The White House…