Gun Grabbers

Gun Permit In NY? Logon To Facebook For Police

by Rick Olson October 21, 2014

“A charlatan makes obscure what is clear; a thinker makes clear what is obscure.” — Hugh Kingsmill Watervliet, NY Police Chief Ron Boisvert asks applicants to logon to their facebook accounts, then peruses visited pages…  New York…The “Empire State.” Known to be one of the most restrictive and confusing places to own, possess firearms. A […]

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Gun Control Editorials Are Boring and Stupid

by Rick Olson September 29, 2014

“Life is tough, but it’s tougher if you’re stupid.”—John Wayne Stupid. Well, first, Boring and then Stupid. The question that challenges me most, however is where to begin? Our Esteemed Grok Chief, Skip Murphy brought you all, in a “WTF Moment,” the plight, or should I say,  “historically challenged plight” of fledgling journalist, blogger, ergo […]

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This is what the CEO of Target would have preferred to have been able to say

by Skip July 3, 2014

Moms Demand Action, the Astro-turf group funded by former NYC Mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg (Wait!  I thought US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that the Democrats didn’t “have” any billionaires??) has been going around to commercial entities like Starbucks, Chili’s, Lowe’s, Home Depot – you get the idea.  Because they and their fellow “disarm […]

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Anatomy Of The Gun Ban

by Rick Olson June 29, 2014

 “A woman who demands further gun control legislation is like a chicken who roots for Colonel Sanders.” —Larry Elder There is never a time when gun-banning liberals cease to work to completely and totally remove firearms from our society…That is, to completely remove from law-abiding citizens the right to have and own firearms. On February […]

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When an anti-gun person says it is not about a total gun ban, remember this:

by Skip June 5, 2014

I pretty much think this guy wants to implement a gun ban and take them all away: “Instead of focusing on making it harder for the mentally ill to get guns, maybe we should be making it harder to get guns, period. Something to consider before the next mass shooting.” – Joe Nocera (H/T: The […]

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Shut Out By A Bloomburglar?

by Rick Olson May 21, 2014

When Brown makes these appearances, he specifically requests that no media, no cameras or other press be present. Many have bent over to honor that corrupt request. To honor this Bloomburglar.

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Moms Demand Action forced Jack In The Box to be a gun-free zone.

by Skip May 19, 2014

The wholly owned creature of former NYC Mayor Bloomberg, Moms Demand Action, is an organization whose intent is to rid guns from lawful Americans by any means possible.  One of their “victories” of creating yet another gun free zone, Jack In The Box restaurants, has kind of backfired on them. In fact, we can blame […]

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Solipsistic Moms Demand Action

by Rick Olson May 7, 2014

“The most fundamental tragedy of my life is that the ones who I see do not exist and the one who exists I do not see.” —Kedar Joshi sol·ip·sism- 1. The theory that the self is the only thing that can be known and verified. 2. The theory or view that the self is the […]

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Gun Grabber version of the Second Amendment

by Skip March 22, 2014

Do I break Godwin’s Law right off the bat when I say “we have the children”?  I rail all the time that a lot of the problems here in the US are due to our bad educational system and the huge lack knowledge by Americans, especially those in school, about how our style of Government […]

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It’s Worse Down South – A Letter From Connecticut

by Mike March 10, 2014

Legislators just ‘doing something’, hastily crafted laws that ban popular rifles, making lawful gun-owners into felons…… And those citizens determining to quietly ignore the faulty law and keep their guns. Cries of Molon Labe are being heard in bluest Connecticut, of all places. Police Chiefs are declining, for now, to attempt any weapon seizures. Talk […]

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Michael E. Hammond: It’s time to stop the NH Senate’s gun control bill

by Rick Olson February 27, 2014

I’ve known Mike Hammond many years. Yesterday, my friend Mike Hammond took to the pages of the Union Leader to make the case of killing Senate Bill 244. I cross-post it here. Like Mike states here, I have contended that this bill will be subject to some serious and sobering amending when it hits the […]

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Ignorant Anti-Gun Pukes

by Rick Olson February 20, 2014

The most dangerous people are the ignorant. —Henry Ward Beecher Diane Feinstein attempted to resurrect the 1994 Assault Weapons Ban along with the so-called high-capacity magazine ban. Congress attempted to pass a comprehensive universal background check bill which served as a pretext to a national gun registry. Bay State Democrat John Tierney filed a bill […]

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by Skip February 15, 2014

Just thought I’d opine on something that Grokster Ed had already brought up (had problems the ‘Net going up and down during the storm earlier in the week, so I’ve been rather silent last few days).  One of my Samsphere buddies, WTH, had an opinion that he had sent along  via email as well: The […]

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What out of state money?

by Susan Olsen February 12, 2014

As the House Session begins…..

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New York Gun Control Activist Arrested Carrying a Gun

by Rick Olson February 11, 2014

“A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.”   —Adlai E. Stevenson Gun-Grabbing, anti-second amendment activist who vocally advocated for New York’s SAFE Act was arrested February 6…for carrying a firearm on school premises. Despite the fact that Ferguson, […]

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Granite State Progress Speaks (Lies) On HB1589

by Rick Olson February 9, 2014

“A charlatan makes obscure what is clear; a thinker makes clear what is obscure.” —Hugh Kingsmill (British writer and critic. 1889-1949) Below is an email sent to legislators by Zandra Rice Hawkins of Granite State Progress. (Response is at the bottom) My name is Zandra Rice Hawkins and I am the executive director of Granite […]

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Can we get this guy to testify for HB 1589? “Citizens for a REALLY Safe Ashland”

by Skip February 9, 2014

The gun grabbers have a “tell” – when presented with plans to eliminate things and events that REALLY cause harm, they become quite demur and always seek to change the subject or call those bringing up those more dangerous things “off-topic”.  In doing so, the masks slip down and the true nature comes out snarling […]

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“Background Check” Charlatanry

by Rick Olson February 1, 2014

“It seems to me sad when … you give a platform to the charlatans. It is doing great damage to the struggle. It sows confusion and uncertainty where there should be no confusion and uncertainty.” —Stephen Lewis There is a bill right now in play. HB 1589…and amended version. The bill seeks to require all […]

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Obviously, Foster’s Daily Democrat is showing the same philosophy of its namesake

by Skip January 27, 2014

It is clear that the Editors have not really read the bill on which they are trying to opine: HB 1589.  But that is not the bigger weakness of their editorial.  Their words (emphasis mine, reformatted): …Other bills such as House Bill 1589 seem to overreach but raise issues worth legislative discussions. This bill would […]

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Notable quote – Niccolo Machiavelli

by Susan Olsen January 25, 2014

  “When you disarm the people, you commence to offend them and show that you distrust them either through cowardice or lack of confidence, and both of these opinions generate hatred. “

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Pretty much

by Susan Olsen January 21, 2014

HB 1589, Universal Background Checks, Representatives Hall, 1:15 pm. Today.

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Why I Don’t Watch Football

by Rick Olson January 17, 2014

“Kids have what I call a built-in hypocrisy antenna that comes up and blocks out what you’re saying when you’re being a hypocrite.”  —Benjamin Carson

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The SB 244 And NICS Problem

by Rick Olson January 16, 2014

“If I were a magician, I’d hand out broken compasses. It’s all about misdirection.?”  —Jarod Kintz The Hearing on Senate Bill 244, “[R]equiring the names of certain persons to be reported to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System Index,” came to hearing Tuesday before Senate Judiciary. The hearing process puzzled me. As is the […]

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s Gun Double-Bind

by Rick Olson January 1, 2014

“Principles have no real force except when one is well-fed.”  —Mark Twain   New Jersey has some of the toughest gun laws in America. Citizens in New Jersey are virtually unarmed. Issuance of licenses or permits to carry a pistol concealed are the exception, not the rule. In order to do so, one must have a […]

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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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Zoning: The New Anti-Gun Context

by Rick Olson November 13, 2013

If we desire respect for the law, we must first make the law respectable.  —Louis D. Brandeis The Londonderry Fish & Game Club is best described as, “the little club that could.” There was a time not so many years ago when access to club property was challenged and an expensive and costly lawsuit threatened […]

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New Hampshire’s Very Own Moonbat

by Rick Olson November 12, 2013

“Wow! You’re brighter than Las Vegas at Christmas time!” —Daffy Duck On October 6, our esteemed Grok Chief Skip informed the Grok audience of one Moonbat from Hampton Falls who had submitted LSR’s seeking to ban assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines, require registration for each firearm a person owns or possesses and requiring background […]

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A Nutter Gun Mall Shooting

by Rick Olson November 5, 2013

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me. —Hunter S. Thompson 20-Year-old Richard Schoop entered the Westfield Garden State Plaza Mall in Paramus and started shooting up the place. Shoop, known to the Police, was a drug user. Nobody was killed in the shooting. Police found […]

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Sometimes the best answer is ‘because…’

by Susan Olsen October 30, 2013

I couldn’t help myself.H/T Bearing Arms  

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Firearms and the Media… Red Faced Again

by Scott Morales September 17, 2013
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With the soot of exploding cigars still powdery on the reddening faces of gun control pouncers like good ol’ Piers the-living-skidmark Morgan, Dianne torch-the-constitution-it-hurts-my-head Feinstein, and a myriad of others in the media that prematurely wet themselves in anticipation of yet another anti-gun debate trundling its way into public with fresh evidence of an “assault […]

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