Anti-gun Liberals

European Gun Control Laws?

by Rick Olson February 7, 2016

“The Nation that makes a great distinction between its scholars and its warriors will have its thinking done by cowards and its fighting done by fools.” – Thucydides Don’t you always love how anti-gun politicians point to the European Union as examples of how gun laws in these United States should be? “Well, in Europe…” […]

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More Gun Control Laws Needed

by Rick Olson September 21, 2015

“Gun Control: In the debate over guns, both sides are angry. The pro-gunners are angry at the ignorance, lies, and distortions of the anti-gunners, and the anti-gunners are angry with the pro-gunners for presenting facts.” ? Dave Champion More Gun Control laws are needed.  We need universal background checks. We need responsible gun laws. We […]

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Gun Control By All Other Means

by Rick Olson August 31, 2015

“Do countries with strong gun control laws have lower murder rates? Only if you cherry-pick the data.”  —Thomas Sowell New York Anti-gun liberal Democratic Representative Carolyn Maloney is leading the charge on HR 2546, a measure if enacted, forces gun owners to buy liability insurance or face a $10,000 fine. The Firearm Risk Protection Act […]

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No Advantages to Defensive Gun Use, Study Finds

by Rick Olson July 20, 2015

“Remember that it is not enough to abstain from lying by word of mouth; for the worst lies are often conveyed by a false look, smile, or act.”  —Abraham Cahan Recent polls from Gallup reveal that most Americans believe guns in the home make them safer. Americans believing guns in the home make a safer […]

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Doofus Redux: Mark Glaze Executive Director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns

by Rick Olson November 21, 2013

“Providence protects children and idiots. I know because I have tested it.” —Mark Twain You can’t make this stuff up, but first things first. Who is Mark Glaze? Glaze is the Executive Director for Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns (MAIG). He is also a wind bag and a doofus. Back in August he was […]

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The Indoctrination Of Academia And Another Poignant Reminder

by Rick Olson November 16, 2013

“The very power of [textbook writers] depends on the fact that they are dealing with a boy: a boy who thinks he is ‘doing’ his ‘English prep’ and has no notion that ethics, theology, and politics are all at stake. It is not a theory they put into his mind, but an assumption, which ten […]

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Shooting In the Londonderry Musquash: Its a War Zone Out There!

by Rick Olson April 9, 2013

“Everything is funny, so long as its’ happening to someone else.” —Will Rogers LONDONDERRY The town conservation committee had their commiseration session tonight relative to target shooting in the Musquash Conservation area.  The comments were little more than drama…many of which were likely exaggerated or perhaps grossly untrue.  “Shooting at the feet of people on […]

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What If There Were A Governmental Fee Imposed For Going “Unarmed?”

by Rick Olson March 25, 2013

“If people in the media cannot decide whether they are in the business of reporting news or manufacturing propaganda, it is all the more important that the public understand that difference, and choose their news sources accordingly.”  —Thomas Sowell First, there is this story: “Rep Fred Maslack sponsored a bill to register “non-gun-owners” and require […]

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Gun Grabbers and the Firearms Commerce Stream

by Rick Olson March 19, 2013

“A charlatan makes obscure what is clear; a thinker makes clear what is obscure.” —Hugh Kingsmill (British writer and critic. 1889-1949) USA Today: February 13, 2013: “Gun Dealers Report Shortages of Ammunition” The Inquisitor: 2/18/2013: “The Great Ammo Shortage Of 2013 Continues.” CNN Money: 3/12/2013: “Gun shops face massive ammunition shortage” Huffington Post: 1/16/2013: “Ammo […]

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Gabby Giffords Husband Buys An AR-15…NOT!

by Rick Olson March 13, 2013

“A word to the wise ain’t necessary – it’s the stupid ones that need the advice.”  —Bill Cosby On 9 March, Breitbart’s AWR Hawkins reported that Former Astronaut and Congressman Giffords husband Mark Kelly, “purchased” an AR-15 and subsequently announced on his Facebook page that he was not going to keep the AR-15, which he has […]

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Pediatricians And Guns, Part II

by Rick Olson March 8, 2013

“It is a good thing for a physician to have prematurely grey hair and itching piles.  The first makes him appear to know more than he does, and the second gives him an expression of concern which the patient interprets as being on his behalf.”  —A. Benson Cannon On Sunday, February 3, 2013 more than […]

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Scumbag Piers Morgan At It Again!

by Rick Olson January 30, 2013

“A word to the wise ain’t necessary – it’s the stupid ones that need the advice.” —Bill Cosby  That Wanker Piers Morgan is at it again. He berates Sheriff Clarke. Clearly, Piers again injects a disarmed UK paradigm on American Citizens…Is there nobody that can put this arse in his place? Knock him off that high horse. Sick of […]

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Piers Morgan Versus Larry Pratt

by Rick Olson January 23, 2013

“No psychologist should pretend to understand what he does not understand… Only fools and charlatans know everything and understand nothing.”  —Anton Chekhov 

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NH Police Chiefs Have a Gun Raffle To Raise Money

by Rick Olson January 15, 2013

“If we try to engineer outcomes, if we overturn tradition to make everyone the same, we ruin society. If we upset tradition to allow for an equal shot at the starting gate, everyone wins, except for the charlatans and would be dictators…” —Ben Stein Not being a fan of the New Hampshire Association of Chief’s of […]

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No Firearms Ban Coming? Think Again.

by Rick Olson December 27, 2012

“If I could have banned them all – ‘Mr. and Mrs. America turn in your guns’ – I would have!” —California Senator Diane Feinstein, appearing on NBC News’ 60 Minutes, February  5, 1995 When reading the above quote, which time was Senator Feinstein being sincere? When she said this in 1995? Or, when she said recently, […]

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Connecticut And It’s Tough Gun Control Laws

by Rick Olson December 16, 2012

”The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will lose.”—James Earl Jones The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence rated Connecticut as the fifth toughest state for its gun laws.  The Brady Bunch scores states numerically and […]

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Bob Costas: The Sportscast World’s Own Personal Douchebag

by Rick Olson December 4, 2012

“Let’s have a toast for the douchebags, Let’s have a toast for the a**holes, Let’s have a toast for the scumbags, Every one of them that I know.” —Kanye West DID YOU KNOW…Bob Costas hires his own personal armed security? In the world of man-make-up, bad hairpieces and dudes who get facials, manicures and other, less […]

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Londonderry Country Club Seeks to Ban All Outdoor Shooting

by Rick Olson September 14, 2012

“If you can keep playing tennis when somebody is shooting a gun down the street, that’s concentration.” —Serena Williams DISCLOSURE: I am the current President of the Londonderry Fish & Game Club, Inc., in addition to being a writer for Granite Grok.  Todays Edition of the Union Leader treated us to the pithy headline, Fairways Firing Ranges […]

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Editorial Second Guessing And Blind Hypocrisy

by Rick Olson August 1, 2012

“A liar begins with making falsehood appear like truth, and ends with making truth itself appear like falsehood.”   —William Shenstone The Keene Sentinel , last Thursday, featured an editorial, positing the question, “Could an armed citizen have stopped the shooter?  But they never really answer the question and instead make an argument that we should […]

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Anatomy Of Gun Range Neighbors

by Rick Olson July 21, 2012

“Complainers change their complaints, but they never reduce the amount of time spent in complaining.”  —Mason Cooley Here we go again. Same old story. Same old lame complaints. The Monadnock Rod and Gun Club was established in 1947. This 65-year old club continues to do what it always has done: Operate shooting ranges. And, like […]

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An Airsoft Gun-Free Zone?

by Rick Olson April 1, 2012

“Don’t carry a gun. It’s nice to have them close by, but don’t carry them. You might get arrested.” —John Gotti An Airsoft gun can be dangerous. Dangerous because if one gets hit in the eye with one of those plastic BB’s, an eye could be lost. Like the old saying goes, “It’s all fun and […]

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Hoplophobes To Oppose Three Gun Bills

by Rick Olson January 2, 2012

”Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples’ liberty’s teeth.”—George Washington Governor Lynch and his hoplophobite cronies at the New Hampshire Police Chiefs Association are ramping up once again to put the kibosh on three Gun Bills slated to taken up this week by the legislature. House Bill 334, relative to […]

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Armed Citizen: 1, Criminals and Anti-gun Liberals “0”

by Rick Olson December 13, 2011

“Gun bans disarm victims, putting them at the mercy of murderers or terrorists who think nothing of breaking the gun laws.” — Michael Bednarik Yesterday at approximately 9:30 AM, an unknown person kicked in a locked door of an apartment residence in Merrimack As reported in the Union Leader… A forced entry. The female resident […]

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