Minnesota: Let Them Eat Crow

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Minnesota's Startribune.com reminds us that today marks the start of crow hunting season. The author making the announcement is full of shit. Well, he was covered with it; as a boy; hunting crows. "In...

TWHN BS: Bring a Rifle to A Shotgun Fight Edition

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According to the Wichita Eagle, the local police wants to trade shotguns for rifles in patrol cars. It seems some members of the Kansas law enforcement fraternity are feeling out-gunned. "It used to be...

Former IRS Agent Hearts Shotguns

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Kentucky's amnews.com profile Bill Elliott, an IRS agent/tax collector turned tax adviser. Clearly, Elliott knows the value of firepower. In fact it helped start his career. Huh. Elliott talks about the government career he had...

Chilean Earthquake Aftermath: Send Lawyers, Guns and Money

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CNN reports that the rule of law is breaking down in Chile, as the government struggles to restore basic services after a massive earthquake and the resulting tsunami. "Looting broke out in parts of...

Total Recoil 4: En-Gage!

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOtGIT8auv8

UK Gun Owner Jailed for Two-and-a-Half Years for Overhead Warning Shots

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The UK's South Yorkshire Star reports that Andre John Hulse was plagued by burglars and vandals invading Low Lock Cottage, his "idyllic canalside cottage next to the River Don." Speaking to melud at Doncaster...

Police Force Swapping Shotguns for Rifles

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Another day (what already?), another police force swapping their shotguns for rifles. Panama City's wmbb.com reports that the Walton Country Sheriff's office is issuing AR-15 patrol rifles as its force's standard gear. Sheriff Michael...

False Alarm Triggers Shotgun Party at Jackson Estate

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Whyfame.com (why fame indeed) reports that TMZ.com reports that the LA Police responded to a burglar alarm at the Jackson family compound in Encino last night. "Five armed LAPD officers entered through the front...

TWHN BS: You Know You’ve Hit the Big Time Edition

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The Sun is a populist paper in The Land of Hope and Glory. It belongs to the same Aussie magnate who owns The Wall Street Journal (who served as a role model for the...

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the U.S. Border Patrol’s Firearms. Well, Almost

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I love gung-ho articles about law enforcement weaponry---especially pieces that read like a lecture from Sergeant Joe Friday. ("Maybe you think you're not hurting anyone by smoking marijuana, but you never saw a kid...

I Had A Dream . . .

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By Chris Dumm A couple of nights/mornings ago I had the Mother of All Self-Defense Dreams. First, a little background . . . I'm currently living in the house I grew up in, taking care...

Why Does the U.S. Dept. of Education Need 27 Remington Shotguns?

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Solicitation Number: EDOOIG-10-000004 Notice Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation Synopsis: Added: Mar 08, 2010 10:39 am The U.S. Department of Education (ED) intends to purchase twenty-seven (27) REMINGTON BRAND MODEL 870 POLICE 12/14P MOD GRWC XS4 KXCS SF. RAMAC #24587 GAUGE: 12...