Lupe Valdez, TX Democrat Candidate for Governor, Loses Department-Issued Pistol

UPDATE: According to nbcdfw.com, Ms. Valdez’s pistol has been found in the sheriff’s department property room: The sheriff’s department said Tuesday the Beretta 9mm pistol issued to Valdez and reported last week to be missing was found during a “thorough inventory of every weapon” in the property room. “After a previous audit failed to locate the weapon, […]

Florida GOP Attack Ads Appear to Support ‘Common Sense Gun Safety’

The Florida Republican Party, in support of incumbent Rep. Vern Buchanan, has released a blistering ad campaign against his challenger; Sarasota Democrat David Shapiro. Shapiro says he supports “common sense gun safety laws“. Nothing unusual there. It’s exactly the kind of boilerplate talking points you’d expect from a south Florida Democrat running for a seat in […]

Breitbart to Coalition to Stop Gun Violence: “Bring it on!”

I love this guy. No namby-pamby, wishy-washy, “let’s all sing Kumbayah” and share our feelings with the group crap. Andrew Breitbart calls ’em as he sees ’em. And what he sees is an assault on gun rights, specifically because many of those in groups espousing gun “control” share an agenda that includes disarming the opposition. Wow. […]

ATF Death Watch 26: Acceptable Losses.

In Vietnam, I understand the official term was “friendly fire.” The grunts called it “fragging.” Killed by your own troops. It happens. Generals don’t like to lose anybody, but as realists, they have to talk about things in terms of “acceptable losses” and “collateral damage.” But when it is leaders taking the bullet, and not […]

What…Me Vote?

Okay TTAGers. November 2nd is fast upon us. For those of you busy reading our site (and thank you for that, by the way) and not paying attention to politics and current events, November 2nd is Election Day around the Nation. If you haven’t voted already, I’m here to nag you into doing your civic […]

The Scariest Words in the English Language.

If you’re a guy in a relationship with a woman, you might answer the question “what are the scariest words in the English language?” with the phrase “we need to talk.” If you frequently fly without a net (if you know what I mean, and I think you do) they might be “Honey…I’m/We’re pregnant!” But […]