Quote of the Day: How a President ‘Raises an Army’

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“How do you raise an army? You do that by dividing America into tribes and, as ‘president,’ aligning yourself with the most extreme tribe, all the while promoting militarization among people…

Bruce Willis’s ‘First Kill’: The New York Times Is Not Impressed

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First Kill (trailer below) looks like a terrific, if predictable movie. Given the lack of buzz surrounding the film (the trailer only has 384,000 hits) and Mr. Willis restrained performance,…

Blue Force Gear Quote of the Day: The Funhouse Mirror World of the New York Times

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“(T)he NRA, in its own words, ‘doesn’t oppose the development of ‘smart’ guns, nor does it oppose the ability of Americans to voluntarily acquire them.’ Only in a New York Times editorial could you construe an…

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Springfield Armory Daily Digest: The Clown Contingency, the Spousal Suspicion, and Fun Without Guns

  What caliber for clown? Some Florida parents plan to arm themselves while going trick-or-treating over clown concerns – “Kimberly Kersey told Florida Today that she plans to carry a gun while…

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Springfield Armory Daily Digest: Hollywood Gun Hate, Spreading the Infection, and Marketing Genius

Oh look…another Hollywood mogul who doesn’t like guns: ‘How to Get Away with Murder’ Producer Launches Campaign to Defeat NRA – “How to Get Away with Murder executive producer Bill D’Elia just…

Beginner’s Guide To Media Interviews

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  The mainstream media industry isn’t your friend. Even your local newspaper or television station, unless it’s a small market, probably isn’t all that supportive of gun rights. (One litmus…

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OMG! New Yorkers Resist Armed Robbers! OMG!

“From any perspective of rationality, the thing to do with a robber is to cooperate politely.” So sayeth Franklin E. Zimring in The New York Times article Robbed at Gunpoint,…

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Fun Fact: As Gun Control Clamps Down, Knife Crime Ramps Up

Perpetually on the prowl for news and data of interest to knife and gun owners, I just ran across this hidden little gem in the archives of the New York…

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Book Review: Left Turn

What if you had the power to change history? What if you could influence the future? How ’bout an election or two? Let’s assume that’s possible for the nonce. Would…

AP: Loners Hard to Catch. In Other News, Water is Still Wet.

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Yep. The crack reporters at the Associated (de)Press(ed – hat tip to Mark Levin) are rested, ready and a-rarin’ to go, with coverage on the Jared Lee Loughner phenomenon. Well,…

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New York Times to Gun Lobby: STFU

The New York Times reckons that the National Rifle Association (NRA) should keep its big yap shut. More specifically, the gun rights group should have been shamed into silence (re:…