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  • Original ‘Marlboro Man’ Bob Norris dead at 90 — likely because he never actually smoked

    11/09/2019 6:01:10 AM PST · by oh8eleven · 59 replies
    NY Post ^ | 9 November 2019 | Laura Italiano
    The original Marlboro Man died this week at his Colorado Springs ranch at the ripe old age of 90 — likely because he never actually smoked cigarettes. Norris quit the business suddenly — after realizing he was setting a bad example for his two daughters and two sons.
  • Rush Limbaugh Show,M-F,12NOONPM-3PM,EDT,WOR AM,October 28-November 1,2019

    10/28/2019 8:08:21 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 42 replies
    The EIB Network ^ | October 28, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    Good Morning/Afternoon,MEGARushTalksAboutPresidentTrumpTakingOutTheFounderOfISISAndOtherEventsFromTheWeekendAndHappyAllHallowsDITTOS!
  • Federal Ammo ‘Fusion’ of Performance Pricepoint

    10/16/2019 8:05:39 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 3 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/16/2019 | P Massaro
    For deer and midsized-game hunters, Federal line 'among the best projectiles available' for the job. For over a century, ammunition and bullet companies have worked diligently to produce the best hunting projectile possible. Sometimes the technology was the challenge – could you imagine if Jack O’Connor and Elmer Keith had today’s projectiles? – and sometimes it was the cost of bullet production, and thereby the cost to the consumer, which had an effect on success. Federal – who, through its Premium ammunition line has embraced many different premium bullets – has been spending lots of time tweaking and refining their...
  • Eight Barrel’s worth of 9mm Fun

    10/10/2019 5:29:21 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 12 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/10/2019 | J Dickson
    Tippmann Armory makes a modern take on the famous Gatling Gun - The Gatling gun played a major role in Kitchener's defeat of the Mahdist forces. If General with them, Khartoum would not have fallen at the start of that war. As late as the Boxer Rebellion in China, a relief column rushing to try to rescue a British outpost with little hope of finding them alive was surprised to find that a very busy Gatling gun had preserved the lot of them. Gatling guns continued in service in the U.S. and U.K. until 1911, when they were declared obsolete....
  • Will you have enough Guns when it matters the most? M3D Folding Glock

    10/04/2019 6:31:53 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 22 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 10/4/2019 | F Jardim
    Full Conceal Folding Full-Size M3D and Sub-Compact M3S Hi-Capacity 9mm Pistols - From the corner of her eye, Christina saw the lumbering man aiming his pistol at her and she knew she was about to die. She didn't close her eyes. When the shot came a moment later, the blast was deafening. She was surprised she didn't feel anything. It wasn’t until the fifth blast that she became aware the shadow of the lumbering figure was gone and she heard what she thought to be the weak tinkling of small bells. Tiny bright objects began to dance on the polished...
  • On impeachment, Trump and allies on Facebook are outspending rivals as much as 4 to 1

    10/02/2019 6:12:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Straits Times ^ | October 2, 2019 | The Washington Post
    President Donald Trump and his allies are outspending rivals on impeachment-related advertising on Facebook, demonstrating their dominance on the platform as they wrestle for control of a fast-evolving narrative that could threaten his presidency. The spending discrepancy appears to be as gaping as 4 to 1, based on recent data from Facebook's public ad archive, which reports all figures in ranges. Between Sept 20 and Tuesday morning (Oct 2), Trump allies funneled as much as US$3 million (S$4.1 million) into ads opposing impeachment or assailing House Democrats for beginning a formal inquiry, according to data analysed by Laura Edelson, a...
  • Anyone for Wilson AR9 Pistol?

    09/18/2019 5:27:13 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 39 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 9/18/2019 | D Justin
    Pistol caliber carbines have become extremely popular for the last few years with the plinkers and prepper crowd. During the ammo shortage, the prolific Wilson Combat company produced their 9mm rifle the AR9. This was supposed to let people enjoy shooting one caliber in a carbine or pistol. At first glimpse the Wilson AR9 has the similar appearance of an AR-15, so obviously an AR clone. It’s a quality-built 9mm AR with a quality AR price of $2,095. The idea is nice utilizing one caliber across platforms. Unfortunately, that price is what's killing it in the eyes of many buyers....
  • The Ideal Conceal IC380 Cell Phone Pistol

    09/05/2019 7:59:22 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 39 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 9/5/2019 | F Jardim
    The Best Gun is the One you Have with You - What would you think of a gun that you could carry in plain sight, was easily accessible in your back pocket or a belt holster, and wouldn’t attract the slightest attention? Nobody would look twice at it, even if you were in a T-shirt, with no jacket, and they were standing right next to you in the supermarket check-out line, or even if you were wearing only shorts and sneakers playing Frisbee at the park. This invisible gun could save your life in a desperate situation, when its appearance...
  • Hoo boy. The UK “gender stereotype” rules are up and running

    08/15/2019 4:40:36 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | August 15, 2019 | JAZZ SHAW
    Following complaints from the public over the past couple of years, the UK Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) has implemented new rules for television and print advertising. The purpose of these regulations is to eliminate “harmful gender stereotyping” in ads. If that phrase leaves you scratching your head, don’t worry. You’re not alone.In any event, the first two “harmful” ads have been banned from the airwaves. They were from Volkswagen and Philadelphia cream cheese. So what were they depicting? Child abuse? Violence against women? Racism? Nope. One was a shot of a woman sitting in the park next to a baby...
  • The Gun Sox Ankle Holster

    08/02/2019 5:20:36 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 36 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 8/2/2019 | J Dickson
    The need for a back-up or hide-out pistol goes hand in hand with holsters made for out of the way places, like ankle holsters. I have used ankle holsters that ranged from wearable to painful but I have finally found one that you can actually carry the gun in without noticing it. These are intended for maximum concealment, not fast draw, but ankle holsters are never very good for fast draws. The Gun Sox Stretx Holstering System from Cheata Tactical consists of a well padded stretch sock-like section that goes between the ankle and the knee. It comes in the...
  • This Shark has Bite - LumaShark Hardened Arms Review

    07/25/2019 5:09:06 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 7/25/2019 | A Quackenbush
    Haredened Arms Handguard for AR-Platform Rifles Shines - Combining powerful lighting technology and T-6061 aluminum, and bearing a made in the U.S.A. stamp, the LumaShark from Hardened Arms is one of the best upper receivers for AR-15 platform rifles. As a Second Amendment supporter, hunter, husband, father and a homeowner, I wanted to see how well the LumaShark would perform in different situations. Fortune shined her eyes on me when I was given the opportunity to field-test one of the patented units for the past couple months. A GREAT MATCH The LumaShark is a 12-inch free float handguard that eliminates...
  • Dickinson Greenwing 12-Gauge Over/Under Shotgun

    05/31/2019 4:57:26 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 15 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 5/31/2019 | S Comus
    Performs like a True Champ - Tim Bailey and the folks at Dickinson Arms in Southern California continue to out-do themselves and raise the bar when it comes to delivering value in shotguns with the introduction this fall of the Greenwing 12-gauge over/under shotgun. "This isn't just a great value gun – it's a great gun, period," said Bailey, co-owner of Dickinson Arms. "Working with our factories in Turkey, we are able to provide a level of features, quality and performance one would only expect from a gun costing much more." The Greenwing is built with the same handcrafted construction...
  • New Source for Top-Line Bolt Rifle Parts

    05/28/2019 5:01:09 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 3 replies
    Am Shooting Journal ^ | 5/28/2019 | Y Hill
    Within the firearms industry, the name Yankee Hill Machine is almost unavoidable when it comes to quality, affordable, American-made modern sporting rifles, components and accessories. For over 65 years YHM has proven itself as one of the leading developers of suppressor technology and modern sporting rifle accessories that will stand the test of time without breaking the bank. Now, having established themselves in that market, YHM is branching out with a new division, one that focuses on a premier product line and a particular customer. Enter Graham Brothers Rifleworks, the premier product line for the precision marksman. This new brand...
  • This will make your blood boil… (Dems advertising "free stuff" to immigrants?)

    04/16/2019 5:35:47 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 10 replies
    This will make your blood boil… Posted by Kane on April 16, 2019 12:32 am Categories: Breaking Infuriating clip from CBS 4 Texas local coverage… This is infuriating! These illegals say there are 24/7 advertisements on the news, & in newspapers telling them that if you come to America, we will take care of them & give them free stuff. The Democrats behind this should go to prison for treason! pic.twitter.com/hSmjz3mbOc
  • Budweiser Gets Roasted After Reimagining Classic Ads ‘To Better Portray’ Women

    03/09/2019 9:14:58 PM PST · by SoConPubbie · 47 replies
    Western Journal ^ | MARCH 9, 2019 | MALACHI BAILEY
    Budweiser celebrated “International Women’s Day” on Friday by rewriting history to “better portray balance and empowerment” in their old advertisements.The company partnered with “an organization devoted to the accurate portrayal of women in media” to rework their advertisements from the 1950s and 1960s.But the new “accurate portrayal” of the 50s and 60s completely removed one of the biggest cultural phenomenons of the era — traditional gender roles.Take a look for yourself. The company posted its head-scratching new advertisements on Twitter alongside the old advertisements. This year, in honor of #InternationalWomensDay, we are reimagining our ads of the past to better...
  • Washington state spending $4.4 million to market the Highway 99 tunnel

    01/31/2019 8:15:47 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    The Seattle Times ^ | January 24, 2019 | Mike Lindblom
    If you’re desperate for a smile while stuck in Seattle-area traffic, just look toward the billboards where Washington state has launched a $4.4 million marketing campaign that promotes the new Highway 99 tunnel as resembling a happy face. The messages remind motorists this four-lane tunnel goes completely under downtown, from the stadiums to the Space Needle. Television ads depict people performing a swooping “under” gesture — for instance, while ordering a chicken sandwich with meat beneath the lettuce. Viewers are encouraged to check www.99tunnel.com. The shape resembles the trademark smile of Amazon, which dominates several blocks near the tunnel’s north...
  • GOOGLE’S ANTI-BREITBART PLOT: Employees Targeted Site’s Ad Revenue in 2017

    12/10/2018 9:33:59 AM PST · by ptsal · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Dec 2018 | Allum Bokhari
    Emails leaked exclusively to Breitbart News reveal that a group of Google employees, with encouragement from the tech giant’s director of monetization, began plotting the downfall of this website shortly after the 2016 election. The group sought to strike at Breitbart News’ revenue by kicking the site off Google’s market-dominating ad services. Although their efforts ultimately failed, the discussion featured senior Google employees speaking frankly about their reasons for targeting the site. These included unfounded allegations of “hate speech” and “fake news.” In the leaked emails, Google employee Richard Zippel advised a fellow employee that Google would act against Breitbart...
  • Who has best ads like adsense

    09/12/2018 6:05:23 PM PDT · by navysealdad · 15 replies
    Who has best ads without malware for a website. I know adsense is best who would you consider is the next best.
  • Web & TV Scripts for Republicans (Vanity/Activism)

    09/17/2018 4:46:55 PM PDT · by Sarcasm Factory · 17 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 13 September 2018 | Kimberley A. Strassel
    A long, thoughtful article on the 2018 battle for Congress got me thinking. Is it possible for the good folks at Free Republic to whip up a few short, punchy scripts for election commercials aimed at television and webcasting audiences? Perhaps excerpting the aforementioned article would be helpful: How Republicans Could Still Win A forthcoming poll suggests ways they can persuade voters in swing districts. This was a week of gloomy midterm polls for the Republican Party, with a wave of results projecting a Democratic takeover of the House and maybe even the Senate. But not all polls are created...
  • NFL TV Networks: Possible Lower CPMs In Early Season Games (advertisers fear Trump tweets)

    09/04/2018 12:34:09 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 21 replies
    Media Post ^ | Sept 4, 2018 | Wayne Friedman
    The ongoing national anthem controversy -- and NFL players potential continuing protests -- might influence TV networks ad pricing in the early part of the season. Jeff Greenfield, COO C3 Metrics, a media measurement company, said in an email: "NFL CPMs [cost per thousand viewer prices] will likely drop in the first quarter of "Sunday Night Football" and "Monday Night Football" because large advertisers want to avoid controversy on those high-profile nights at all costs as [President] Trump will likely beat his twitter drum.” He added: “[This] will free up the inventory surrounding the national anthem, causing CPMs to drop...