Friday, March 29, 2013

Richard Venola: Ridiculous Extremes

by Rick Olson March 29, 2013

In July 2011, Guns and Ammo’s  Richard Venola wrote this article speaking directly to the topic of those at our Sporting Clubs who make the shooting experience extremely unpleasant at times.  With the recent surge and upticks in new memberships, Venola’s observations, wisdom and experience is never needed more than it is today. I pass […]

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Efficacy Of High-Cap Magazine Bans

by Rick Olson March 29, 2013

“Foolishness is rarely a matter of lack of intelligence or even lack of information.”   —John McCarthy How come the demonstrator did not have any rubber scissors? or a tongue depressor?

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The Pushback Against Anti-Gun Legislation Continues

by Mike March 29, 2013

First, There’s the growing list of companies which won’t sell to state government or law enforcement, anything that the state’s citizens can’t legally buy. In that vein, meet Serbu Firearms, maker of bolt-action and semi-automatic .50 caliber sniper rifles, who have stated that they will not be selling their arms to the New York Police […]

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“Dana Loesch Vs. Piers Morgan and Van Jones on Gun Control” Yes: One Lady Kicked both A***s

by Skip March 29, 2013

I met Dana Loesch about a year ago at a symposium jointly held by the Heritage Foundation and The Franklin Center.  She is all but fearless, knows her stuff, and refuses to take any crap from anybody.  Conservative?  You betcha!  Fearless?  You betcha!  Knows what she’s talking about? Absatively! Making Van Jones speechless?  Rockin’!  Continuing […]

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Biden:”If it only saves one life!” Two came in – one gun forced them out (and its friend giving a helping hand)

by Skip March 29, 2013

From WRAL: An Elm City woman shot at two men who broke into her home on Tonya Road Friday morning, her husband told WRAL News. Chris Griffin said his wife, who had stayed home sick from work, heard a noise around 11 a.m. and then saw two men outside her house. When she heard them […]

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Rules of Misconduct and Conflicts of Interest

by Steve MacDonald March 29, 2013

On the matter of Governor Hassan considering Gambling Lobbyist Lucy Hodder as her next Attorney General, the indispensable Ed Mosca provides more fuel for that fire. How would it not be a violation of at least the spirit of Professional Rule of Misconduct 1.11 for Hodder to be involved with Millennium Gambling as AG; as […]

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The Curiosity rover on Mars

by Tim Condon March 29, 2013

That’s an old picture sent back by Viking or Pathfinder or one of the previous visitors to Mars. The Curiosity rover is a whole new ball game. And it’s really interesting. Go HERE to see why. (Hit the FULLSCREEN button in the upper left and use the magnifiers to get the full effect. Yikes! Cool!)

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A Bolder Kind of RINO

by Rick Olson March 29, 2013

It is the coward who fawns upon those above him. It is the coward who is insolent whenever he dares be so.  —Junius House Bill 135 passed out of the House this week. The bill repeals the stand your ground bill that was passed over the governor’s veto last year. The vote was very close […]

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Confessions of an Unrepentant Realist – Part 1

by Scott Morales March 29, 2013

It’s the precedent of the seizing of Cypriot assets that alarms me.  I’m hearing from news anchors that, “it can’t happen here”, from pundits that, “it can’t happen here” and that, “America is too strong, it’ll never happen. We’re different.” But, unfortunately for me, I’m one of those people who doesn’t believe Americans are immune […]

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The Waste List

by Steve MacDonald March 29, 2013

Courtesy of Twitter and the NRCC, we have a list of government spending defined as waste.  There is wasted regulatory spending, and then the plain old “why is the government paying for that” waste. Examples? Video game programs and studies.  Audit programs that cost more than they save. Sculpture gardens.  How about cash innovation awards […]

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Money for nuthin….

by Susan Olsen March 29, 2013

So let me get this straight, some 250 folks were trusting (nay, let’s be honest, greedy and stupid) enough to loan money to a Ponzi scheme in the hopes of making astonishing returns on those loans and when the scumbag operating it finally ran out of suckers and money and the game collapsed, these 250 […]

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