Arizona Daily Sun: Open Carry Means “Arming a bunch of amateur civilians in place of passing gun laws”

The internets are abuzz re: this morning’s Frank Rich editorial: Axis of the Obsessed and Deranged. The New York Times’ liberal extremist builds on a previous Sunday magazine piece painting the Tea Party movement as a bunch of loons. Rich launches a dietribe [sic] linking the populist protest with terrorists and, well, deranged people. The […]

Gun Bribes Highlight Afghan Corruption

And it’s one, two, three, what are we fighting for? Don’t ask me I don’t give a damn. I’m going to Afghanistan. A country whose rigged elections and endemic corruption was the focus of the Obama Administration’s pre-surge anxiety—until it wasn’t. And now it is. Well, for the western media. OK, for a few news […]

Question of the Day: Are Modern Guns Ugly?

Personally, I don’t think so. When form follows function, all is well. Well, except for the Stoeger Double Defense. This is not a viewpoint shared by the unnamed author of Beauty is in the eye of the beholder when it comes to rifle stocks at Pennsylvania’s “In one of my winter boredom stupors I […]

How Not To Report a Gun-Related Story: Iowa’s New Domestic Abuse Gun Confiscation Law

According to KIMT reporter Natalie Tendall’s official bio, “she loved to play news reporter as a child.” Judging from her article Domestic Abuser Gun Bill Reaction, she’s still playing at being one now. Tendall (or someone) has crafted a by-the-numbers editorial masquerading as a news story supporting an Iowa bill authorizing the state to confiscate […]

With Gun Metaphors Like These . . .

Sports writers have a lot more leeway than reporters covering any other topic. They’re about as likely to provide straight reporting as a gay man is to masturbate to a picture of Marissa Miller. But there are limits, and I think Yahoo! Sports writer Dan Wetzel has found them. VANCOUVER, British Columbia – There was […]

Irony Alert: Toy Gun Recall

The feds require orange tips for all toy guns so that law enforcement can identify them as toys. Safety first! The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) has announced recalls of the following products. Consumers should stop using recalled products unless otherwise instructed. For a complete list of recalled products, visit Units: About 9,600 […]

Vintage Bullets? Why Didn’t I Know That?

The Truth About Guns went live ten days ago. Truth be told, I’m at the base of a long learning curve. As with The Truth About Cars (sold to the Canucks), I’m starting this site as an enthusiast, looking to become what the Brits call “a swot.” Or, in this case, “a gun nut.” So […]