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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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Winners And Losers

by Rick Olson December 17, 2013

“Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy.”   —Aristotle This is one of those stories […]

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He Will Pry Your Guns From Your Cold Dead Hands

by Rick Olson December 7, 2013

“We will pry your gun from your cold, dead, fingers. That is because I am willing to wait until you die, hopefully of natural causes. Guns, except for the three approved categories, cannot be inherited. When you die your weapons must be turned into the local police department, which will then destroy them.”—LTC Robert L. […]

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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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Mark Kelly’s ‘Assault Weapon’ Purchase Rescinded By Dealer

by Rick Olson March 26, 2013

“A truth that’s told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.”  — William Blake Fox News Reported today that Diamondback Police Supply determined that it was in the  company’s best interest to terminate this transaction prior to Kelly’s returning to the store to take possession of the rifle. Fox News says, Store […]

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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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New England College Will Not Defend Their Data in Assault Weapons Ban Poll

by Rick Olson January 26, 2013

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” —Benjamin Disraeli  On Friday the Union Leader (John Distaso)reported  that New England Colleges’ Dr. Ben Tafoya conducted  a poll of 656 “registered voters”  showing that 72 percent of Granite Staters support an assault weapons ban and 88 percent favored “universal background checks”. According to the UL […]

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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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The Absurdity of ‘Gun Free Zones’

by Rick Olson January 23, 2013

“Mountains will go into labour, and a silly little mouse will be born.” —Horace   

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Journal News Gun Permit Map May Be Reaping Results

by Rick Olson January 14, 2013

“There is one other business where the customer is always wrong and that’s the media.”  —Rush Limbaugh In the wake of the Journal News Publishing names and addresses of Gun owners, providing an interactive map, White Plains Police Department report that one of those published gun owners had a break-in Saturday night while the homeowner […]

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They Don’t Want To Take Our Guns Away?

by Rick Olson January 13, 2013

“VOX HOPLOPHOBUS”

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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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