UK and US Hoplophobes: “Only Cowards Carry”

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It started out with mild curiosity sparked by a SHTFPlan.com headline: With Knife Murders Spiking After Gun Ban, UK Urges ‘Save a Life–Surrender Your Knife. After all, this is the country…

EDC For CCW: Benchmade 484

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It doesn’t look too mall ninja-esque, but Benchmade’s new 484 folder has all the right moves for an EDC for CCW knife. It’s bombproof-strong and fully ambidextrous. And it’s not…

Irresponsible Gun Owners of the Day: Unidentified Fresno County, CA Shooters

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And always be sure of what’s behind your target. A Fresno County sheriff’s deputy is lucky to have avoided serious injury last weekend. He was responding to a report of…

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EDC For CCW: Chris Reeve Sebenza (Full Review)

Chris Reeve makes some legendary knives and the Sebenza is his masterpiece. This amazing knife is sharp enough to shave with and tough enough to stand in harm’s way. But…

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EDC For CCW: Cold Steel Hold Out III

Cold Steel’s Hold Out is aptly-named: it’s incredibly slender and lightweight. It also brings the heat in the blade department (three inches of it,anyway) with full flat ground AUS 8…

Defensive Gun Use Of The Day: Gun Beats Knife. And Bat

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Deranged thugs can cause all kinds of mayhem with knives and bats, but alleged robber Derrick Mosely discovered that the gun is still the ne plus ultra of defensive armament….

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EDC For CCW: CRKT “Tighe Dye”

A defensive-oriented EDC knife will have different features from an EDC knife that will spend most of its time shaving kindling, sharpening pencils, or opening boxes. Despite its name, Columbia River…

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TSA and Logic. Do These Things Go Together?

Travel is kind of a pain in the ass, nowadays. In America (the largest developed nation without reliable, efficient passenger train service) you’ve got three choices – automobile, bus, and…

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The Massad Ayoob Chronicles, Part III

Massad Ayoob is The Man, in more ways that one. On the job with Law Enforcement since 1972, he’s the go-to guy for the straight skinny on personal defense. This…

Sunday Morning Funnies: 10 Ways to Kill a Pumpkin.

One of my favorite arguments coming from the Lunatic Left, KoolAid-drinking gun-grabbing Progressives,  gun-control advocates is that if you take away private ownership of guns, violence would be virtually eliminated. Um . . . not so much. Consider the humble pumpkin . . .

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One of my favorite arguments coming from the Lunatic Left, KoolAid-drinking gun-grabbing Progressives,  gun-control advocates is that if you take away private ownership of guns, violence would be virtually eliminated. Um…

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Chinese Hammer and Meat Cleaver Attacks Prove Gun Control Doesn’t Work

Here we go again.  Last week I reported on the inefficacy of China’s strict gun control laws to prevent mass slayings of children in schools.  Unfortunately, that was not the…

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Chinese Knife Attacks Prove Gun Control Doesn’t Work

China’s Ministry of Public Security announced today that police have been given emergency shoot-to-kill authority in response to a series of deadly knife attacks at schools across the country. China…