Daily Digest: A New Direction at Justice, Missed Disarmament Opportunities, and Chicago’s Competition

The NRA’s Chris Cox on Trump’s AG nominee . . . Sen. Jeff Sessions will fight for the Second Amendment: Column – “Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch’s politicization of the Department of Justice over the last eight years will not be reversed overnight. But in Jeff Sessions, we can look forward to an attorney general who will focus the Department’s […]

Chicago Shooting Range Welcomes the President to Town

President Barack Obama graced Chicagoans with his presence this past weekend. On his approach in Air Force One to O’Hare International, America’s greatest gun salesman flew right past a nearby shooting range. We don’t mean the city of Chicago…the nation’s largest open-air shooting range. Instead, the President flew past series of billboards like this one for […]

5.56 Ammo Drought Almost Over…But Don’t Buy Yet!

Ever since the Dark Days of December, 2012, 5.56mm ammo has been scarce as as TTAG post without a link to an Israeli supermodel. Through this past winter and spring, shoppers would arrive hours before opening to wait in at local sporting goods stores on the rumor that a few cases of 5.56 might briefly […]

BREAKING: Woman Arrested For Ricin Letters To Obama, MAIG; Guns Not Involved

FBI agents arrested Shannon Elizabeth Guess Richardson (pictured) this morning in connection with the ricin-tainted letters sent to the White House and the offices of Michael Bloomberg and Mayors Against Illegal Guns. According to NPR (yes, that NPR) her husband and original person of interest Nathan Richardson has been cleared of suspicion. The FBI now believes […]

Eric Holder: The Backstory

Eric Holder. How many times have you read that name lately, on TTAG and elsewhere? In the history of U.S. Attorneys General, I’d bet you a subpoena or six that Holder’s gotten more ink and recycled electrons than any AG since John Mitchell. Yet not many people know how Eric Holder came to be the United […]

ATF Death Watch 97: President Obama: Was “Not Aware of” Operation Fast and Furious

[HTML1] I know nothink! NOTHINK! That’s Sgt. Schultz catchphrase from the Hogan’s Heroes, as the WWII prison guard dodged responsibility for doing his job. The White House might as well have loaded the catchphrase into President Obama’s TelePrompTer during today’s press conference, as the Commander-in-Chief eschewed any prior knowledge of the Solyndra and Fast n’ Furious […]

ATF Death Watch 95: The Pot Calls the Kettle Black.

I swear to God the title of this essay is NOT in any way, shape or form, some kind of racist thing – overt, covert, implied or otherwise. But what are you gonna call it with the Attorney General of these United States gets caught lying to Congress, and the best thing they can come […]