Guns & 2nd Amendment

Four States, Multiple Guns, One Massacre

Several times I have heard the fact bandied about, that the Las Vegas shooter purchased guns in four states. Most recently, one talking head lamented the fact that there was not some sort of network where these different states could communicate with each other to identify these sorts of purchases. [Read More]

Second Amendment
Guns & 2nd Amendment

Bookworm Beat 10/4/17 — the Second Amendment edition

While not all of the links in this post discuss the Second Amendment, most do. There’s other stuff too, about health care, the economy, etc. It’s all good. A great book about the Second Amendment. This post focuses heavily on the Second Amendment because, once again, Progressives are using an [Read More]

Gun equalizer civilizer
Guns & 2nd Amendment

A gun: Not just the great equalizer but also the great civilizer

A gun, by making people equal in a conflict, removes the bully’s inherent advantage in size and youth, and therefore encourages civilized discourse. Progressives like to castigate guns as the great evil. To the Progressive mind, those who hide behind the Second Amendment are the antithesis of everything that is [Read More]

Gun Owners of California Gun Owners
Guns & 2nd Amendment

Attention, California gun owners with high-capacity standard magazines!

On July 1, California gun owners may no longer possess high capacity standard magazines. Learn here what you need to know about the ban. A friend just forwarded me a notice from Gun Owners of California informing California gun owners that, within two weeks, any high-capacity standard magazines they possess are [Read More]

Illustrated edition Melania and Michelle
Politics

The Bookworm Beat 5/23/17 — the illustrated edition and open thread

It’s another superb illustrated edition, with thought-provoking posters about politics, social issues, and foreign policy. You won’t want to miss it. This is first and foremost an illustrated edition post except . . . before you even look at these posters, please read Victor Davis Hanson’s “Regime Change by Any Other [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

Kevin Harvick Wins First NASCAR Pole Award

I don’t spend a lot of times on the sports page. MLB lost me with the strikes. The NFL went SJW and left me behind, so I usually don’t give the sports section more than a cursory glance. But something caught my eye yesterday: A NASCAR driver proudly holding a [Read More]

Politics

The Bookworm Beat 3/15/17 — clearing the spindle, part deux, and open thread

I’ve cleared my spindle and the articles I linked are a feast for the hungry mind — the Middle East, climate change, policing, gender, Obamacare, and more. There’s land if the Palestinians want it. Did you know that President al-Sisi in Egypt has offered the Palestinians a state that would [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

Guns: Securing The Right To Self Defense And Life, Part 8

By: Mike McDaniel    A decision to begin carrying a concealed handgun is only the beginning of a lifelong journey. Of equal, perhaps greater, importance is the knowledge about when to use one. LEGAL ISSUES: There are two bodies of law with which anyone carrying a concealed weapon must be intimately [Read More]

Education

South Carolina: Doing It Right?

By: Mike McDaniel    One of the last bastions of anti-gun sentiment remains, for the most part, American schools. This should not be surprising. Many educators not only have no experience with firearms, their political leanings–all too often, progressive–predisposes them to have very odd ideas about the carrying of concealed handguns [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

Charlotte: Guns For Sale!

By: Mike McDaniel    NOTE:  This article was originally intended to be posted shortly after the Charlotte racial uprising, about a month ago, in response to what appears to be a clearly justified police shooting.  The trends outlined in the article continue today across the country. There is little doubt Barack Obama [Read More]

Guns & 2nd Amendment

Guns: Securing The Right To Self-Defense And Life, Part 1

By: Mike McDaniel    Years ago I wrote a series of articles outlining a rationale for gun ownership. It was well received. Times and the political climate are ever-changing, but the compelling reasons human beings need firearms never change. One can easily argue those needs have never been more urgent, and [Read More]

Education

School Attacks: Feeling Good Or Saving Lives, Part 7

By: Mike McDaniel   The first six articles in this series are: (1) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 1  (2) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 2  (3) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 3 (4) School Attacks: Feeling Good or Saving Lives, Part 4  (5) School Attacks: [Read More]

Politics

The Bookworm Beat 9/7/16 — the illustrated edition with 55 (count ’em! 55!) funny, thoughtful images

A pollster called me today and asked, “What race are you?” I answered, “Human.” He said it was the best answer he’d ever heard. I pass it on to all of you to use as you will. And now those 55 posters and cartoons, with many thanks to Caped Crusader: [Read More]