Hoplophobia

More From the Hoplophobic Anti-Gun Lexicon

by Rick Olson March 27, 2014

“False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil.” —Socrates The Gun debate. “Sensible Gun Policy.” “The public health crisis of gun violence.” “Assault Weapons” “Clips” “Magazines” “Bi-partisan.” The buzz words and phrases are awash…ignorance abounds. This is easy for me. My mind is made up. I’ve picked a side. […]

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Easter Tomfoolery With Guns

by Rick Olson March 31, 2013

“I’ve had great success being a total idiot.”  —Jerry Lewis tom·fool·er·y  (Noun) Foolish or silly behavior. Synonyms: foolery – silliness – foolishness – buffoonery. Yesterday, four individuals stopped their vehicle along Interstate 93 North, near the 293/93 fork, parked, unloaded some guns and proceeded to engage in target practice along side the highway, along the […]

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Buffalo Wild Wings Refuses Service to Police Officers…Because They were Armed

by Rick Olson March 27, 2013

Nonsense is so good only because common sense is so limited. —George Santayana Welcome to the UK! no, just kidding…actually, one might have thought this joint was in the UK. This food chain would not serve armed Police Officers. MANASSAS, VA — Eight police officers were refused service at Buffalo Wild Wings on Wednesday, apparently […]

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Misnomers

by Rick Olson January 30, 2013

“Life is tough, but it’s tougher when you’re stupid.”  —John Wayne  As·sault   /ê sôlt/ (Verb) To make a physical attack on.  ex. “She assaulted that child!” (Noun) A physical attack. ex. “His imprisonment for an assault on the film director”; A series of “sexual assaults”. Weap·on /´wepên/  (Noun) A thing designed or used for

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Just How Shrill Can You Be, Kathy Sullivan?

by Rick Olson January 24, 2013

“Never argue with a fool – people may not notice the difference.” —Mark Twain Kathy Sullivan may have topped Tuesday in the Union Leader where she writes, “The NRA stirs up fears by not telling the truth.” She starts off by calling the  NRA’s response to the Newtown Massacre, “ridiculous,” despite the fact that prior to […]

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Of Hand Wringing Hoplophobes, and Hollow Points

by Rick Olson January 9, 2013

“Freedom isn’t for wimps.” —Neal Boortz On Sunday, January 6, The Nashua Telegraph featured a, Letter to the Editor from Andrew Mazer of Hollis. Ordinarily, letters like Mazer’s are piss-poor subject matter for any edifying blog. But painfully, the nation is rife with Middle-aged sensitive new-aged progressive guys like Andy Mazer. We use to call them, “Whiners,” […]

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LA Gun Buy-Back Yields Rocket Launchers!

by Rick Olson January 5, 2013

“There is more stupidity than hydrogen in the universe, and it has a longer shelf life.” —Frank Zappa Yeah! not so much…Forgive my side-splitting laughter, but this is one of those, “gotcha moments” when the Lame Stream Liberal Hoplophobic Media gets sucked right in and then, “Punked.”…But one guy is not laughing because back in the hood, a […]

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Portsmouth Herald Editorial Board Has An Integrity Deficit

by Rick Olson December 21, 2012

“A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is putting on its shoes.” —Mark Twain Hoplophobia —n. Irrational, morbid fear of guns (c. 1966, coined by Col. Jeff Cooper, from the Greekhoplites, weapon; see his book Principles of Personal Defense). May cause sweating, faintness, discomfort, rapid pulse, nausea, sleeplessness, nondescript fears, more, at mere thought […]

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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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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

by Rick Olson October 9, 2011

        &nbsp  &nbsp “Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” ~Barry Goldwater The RINO of the week is House Representative Richard B. Drisko, Hillsborough District 5. Rep. Drisko’s voting record contains a few of the typical rank and file RINO votes such as […]

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Londonderry Seeks to Ban Shooting on Public Land

by Rick Olson September 20, 2011

“A critic is someone who never actually goes to the battle, yet who afterwards comes out shooting the wounded.” —Tyne Daly  Londonderry Town Councilors drafted an amendment to an ordinance that already prohibits activities such as smoking on town-owned property to include a ban on target or skeet shooting, reports the Derry News. Councilors invited […]

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Another Anti-Second Amendment Publication Heard from: Seacoast On-line Editorial decries Open Carry

by Rick Olson August 2, 2011

“Remember the first rule of gunfighting… ‘have a gun’.”  ~Jeff Cooper founder, the American Pistol Institute The opening paragraph of the Portsmouth Herald Editorial reads, “A Portsmouth police detective was recently lauded for defusing a July 4 incident in which Stawbery Banke Museum officials asked a couple openly carrying pistols to leave a ceremony attended […]

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