YouTube Accelerates Crackdown on Gun Publishers

YouTube began starving many gun-related publishers this summer. All gun-related content was initially restricted, requiring each publisher to request a review of each video after seven days. Following the resultant hue and cry, some of the more prominent content creators were excluded from the new censorship regimen. But YouTube’s community censorship guidelines are as clear […]

YouTube Begins Deleting Videos Featuring Bump Fire Stocks

Our friends at the Military Arms Channel have discovered that Google-owned YouTube (remember: don’t be evil) are memory holing anything to do with bump fire stocks. In case it’s too hard to make out from the screen grab above, here’s the first part of YouTube’s explanation of why a video titled ‘SSAK-47 Bump Fire Stock […]

Caracal C: How Quick Are ‘Quick Sights?’

Pretty damned quick. I’m only 100 or so rounds into the gun and I’m still working on the review, but this video was just too cool to sit on until the big review is done. I may have pulled one or two shots, but I think the Caracal and I had a very enjoyable first […]

Sunday Morning Funnies: The Professionals

Ah, the wonders of AlGore’s InterWeb thingy. No, I’m not talking about Mr. Global Warming’s failed attempt at creating a television network “for the rest of us.” No, I’m referring to the fact that the web has allowed just about anybody with a camera, a laptop, a broadband connection and a dream to write/direct/produce their […]

YouTube Pulls Video for “Excessive Violence”

Apparently, calling an M.I.A. video “controversial” is like calling the Pope “Catholic.” No duh! M.I.A. (nee: Mathangi “Maya” Arulpragasam) is a British songwriter, record producer, singer, rapper, fashion designer, visual artist, political activist, and artist of Sri Lankan origin. He’s also an aficionado of the Tamil Tigers, as well as their separatists efforts to create […]

Are the NRA’s Pants on the Ground?

Despite fears that the Obama administration would usher in a new era of gun control, the National Rifle Association (NRA) is having a banner year. On the meta-level, the U.S. Supreme Court looks set to strike down Chicago’s 28-year-old handgun ban—and with it every other such handgun ban in these United States. Even if the […]