Daily Digest: Strip and Flip

“This is the most humiliating day in my life,” the driver said, rolling down his window and looking at me with puppy dog eyes. Normally, I wouldn’t gas-up at the Sunoco at the bottom of the hill. And certainly not at night. But I was driving on fumes and my gymnastics-crazed daughter likes to be […]

DHS Advice on Active Shooters: Use Scissors

Aside from the 50’s style voice-over (same guy who did Duck and Cover) and creepy music, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Active Shooter video’s a good thing, not a bad thing. It’s chock full of helpful tips for people facing an active shooter (a.k.a., madman with a gun). What’s missing, of course: any mention […]

Is NPR Pro-Gun?

Yesterday’s Daily Digest included a link to National Public Radio‘s Armed ‘Good Guys’ And The Realities Of Facing A Gunman, a fair and balanced report on a defensive gun use. Earlier today, Morning Edition aired TTAG’s contributor rabbi’s defence of Sheriff David Clark’s call for armed citizens. Today, NPR ran a piece called Are Shooting Ranges The New Bowling […]

Black Helicopters Over Galveston, Houston. Wait. No.

  You remember our stories about black helicopters firing blanks over Miami and then Houston? Yesterday, the Army and Houston police apologized for not giving advance warning of a joint training exercise in southeast Houston. The Army said they notified Houston’s public safety director about the exercise, but the message never got out. This on the same […]

Losing the PR War: The Rabbi’s Call to Arms

Firearm rights are under unprecedented attack. Say what you want about “universal background checks” and “high capacity magazines” and “assault rifles,” even a quick read of New York’s SAFE Act reveals the simple truth: gun control advocates are shooting for confiscation. Even if you set the Constitution to one side, if the “debate” over armed self-defense […]

Mayor Emanuel to Mutual Funds: Blackmail Gun Manufacturers to “Embrace Commonsense Gun Safety Laws”

  You’d think Rahm Emanuel would have got the memo (STFU) after critics took the Chicago Mayor to task for demanding that Bank of America and TD bank divest their holdings in Smith & Wesson and Ruger. You’d think the introduction of a carry bill that will finally restore Illinois’ citizens’ Constitutionally protected right to keep […]