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  • Sarah Palin Saturday Double-Header

    08/07/2009 9:19:11 AM PDT · by .454Puma · 7 replies · 741+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | 8/7/09 | 7X57
    My Calguns friend and shooting buddy 7X57 wrote a great piece I though it is worth sharing with the readers of my blog. Enjoy! Sarah Palin Saturday Double-Header As some have probably noticed, watching the media wear themselves out barking and snapping at the end of their chain at Sarah Palin has become a rather good spectator sport. Sometimes I play sportscaster here, for the amusement of those who enjoy the sport. Palin has become something of a morality play about the downfall of the Left, and that's good clean fun. So it is today. We had a double-header last...
  • Twenty-three AGs tell Holder no dice on semi-auto ban renewal

    07/10/2009 10:34:49 AM PDT · by GILTN1stborn · 40 replies · 1,645+ views
    Examiner.com ^ | June 15, 2009 | Dave Workman
    On June 11, 23 state attorney generals signed and sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder advising him that they are opposed to renewal of the 1994 Clinton administration’s ban on semiautomatic firearms, erroneously dubbed “assault weapons” by proponents of the ban The 23 state Attorneys General who signed the letter are: Arkansas – Dustin McDaniel Alabama - Troy King Colorado - John W. Suthers Florida - Bill McCollum Georgia - Thurbert E. Baker Idaho - Lawrence G. Wasden Kansas - Steve Six Kentucky - Jack Conway Louisiana - James D. Caldwell Michigan - Mike Cox Missouri - Chris...
  • Lies from Lamar (Alexander, RINO-TN)

    07/03/2009 10:21:35 AM PDT · by MainFrame65 · 8 replies · 656+ views
    GOA Email alert message | 06/26/2009 | Gun Owners of America
    I am posting this week-old message from GOA because I called Alexander's office yesterday. I called to review the interminable list of frightening bills being considered by the Senate, and added that I was VERY disappointed with Alexander's votes on the "porkulus" bill AND the confirmation of Harold Koh. The staffer immediately offered EXACTLY the PREVARICATION described below. Unfortunately, I fell for it then - UNTIL I recalled this message, and was able to find it. Now I will call back Monday to let them know that trust is hard won, and easily lost. ************************************** Eight Republicans Help Confirm a...
  • Obama Pushing Treaty To Ban Reloading -- Even BB guns could be on the chopping block

    06/09/2009 3:12:11 PM PDT · by neverdem · 47 replies · 4,153+ views
    Gun Owners of America ^ | April 21, 2009 | NA
    Remember CANDIDATE Barack Obama? The guy who “wasn’t going to take away our guns”? Well, guess what? Less than 100 days into his administration, he’s never met a gun he didn’t hate. A week ago, Obama went to Mexico, whined about the United States, and bemoaned (before the whole world) the fact that he didn’t have the political power to take away our semi-automatics. Nevertheless, that didn’t keep him from pushing additional restrictions on American gun owners. It’s called the Inter-American Convention Against Illicit Manufacturing of and Trafficking in Firearms, Ammunition, Explosives, and Other Related Materials. To be sure, this...
  • Gun used to shoot officer was purchased in parking lot, complaint says

    04/20/2009 9:27:54 AM PDT · by RicocheT · 35 replies · 951+ views
    JS Online ^ | Apr. 19, 2009 | John Diedrich of the Journal Sentinel
    "The handgun used to shoot a Milwaukee police officer was purchased in a gas station parking lot by the suspect's live-in girlfriend, according to a criminal complaint." [snip] "Crespo-Marchena is the girlfriend of Louis M. Domenech, 45, a nine-time felon on federal probation. He is charged with trying to kill Officer Vidal Colón in a close-range shootout April 11. Crespo-Marchena told detectives she bought the Hi-Point 9mm handgun out of a man's trunk a month ago and she let Domenech take it, even though she knew he is a felon, according to the complaint."
  • Obama Administration Says Americans Should Fear Their Combat Veterans

    04/14/2009 11:21:59 AM PDT · by Michael Eden · 60 replies · 3,922+ views
    Start Thinking Right ^ | April 14, 2009 | Michael Eden
    Barack Hussein's new Homeland Security Director says that Americans should be afraid that our returning combat veterans will be recruited by right-wing groups and use the 2nd Amendment rights they fought to protect to attack against the country. I never thought I would hear such a profound level of mistrust and hostility directed at our greatest and noblest citizens. But that's how this administration rolls. Of course, Obama already has always thought dimly about those Americans (in the below case Pennsylvanians) who refused to support him: "And it's not surprising then they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion...
  • EDITORIAL: 'We want them registered'--Democrats are going after guns

    04/13/2009 5:14:23 AM PDT · by Scanian · 165 replies · 6,422+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | April 13, 2009 | Editorial
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, California Democrat, announced last week that she wants to register guns. Her next move will be to try to confiscate them. The speaker picked a television show with a viewership of 4.6 million to float the Democrats' coming gun-control push. Questioned on ABC's "Good Morning America" about the prospect of new gun-control laws now that "it's a Democratic president, a Democratic House," she responded, "We don't want to take their guns away. We want them registered." Politicians and bureaucrats routinely claim that registration helps solve crimes. If a registered gun is used in a crime and...
  • The gun lobby's flawed logic is riddled with bullet holes

    04/13/2009 10:12:45 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 110 replies · 3,480+ views
    New York Daily ^ | Monday, April 13th 2009, | Stanley Crouch
    If John Travolta, an avid user of his private jet and a reported Republican, were to be stopped by law from purchasing an armed fighter plane, would the film actor suddenly be surrounded by the same people who sanctimoniously claim that the Constitution protects the private citizen's right to buy and own an assault rifle? That seems an absurd question, but we often find ourselves in absurd circumstances when we get to the gun issue. A hard fact leers before us: on the subject of guns, constitutional meaning and misinterpretation have been mixed together for so long that far too...
  • Pelosi made it official to ABC: ‘We want registration.’

    04/09/2009 10:06:19 AM PDT · by ebiskit · 237 replies · 8,268+ views
    http://www.examiner.com ^ | April 8, 2009, 9:53 AM | Dave Workman
    Democrat House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dropped a verbal bombshell in the middle of an interview on Good Morning America April 7, and surprisingly, neither the press nor a majority of gun rights activists seemed to notice. Responding to a question from ABC’s Robin Roberts, Pelosi said that while Congress apparently does not want to take anyone’s guns away, “We want them registered.” Roberts: Under the Bush administration, you pretty much said the ball was in their court when it came to reinstating the ban. Now, it's a Democratic President, a Democratic House. So, is the ball in your court where...
  • Shooting Back Works

    03/18/2009 9:19:40 AM PDT · by ElKafir · 1 replies · 885+ views
    So true...but the gun hating liberals will just ignore logical arguments like this until they're blue in the face. Read on
  • Another Pro-Gun Democrat Politician Standing on Principles

    03/08/2009 2:21:53 PM PDT · by ElKafir · 6 replies · 1,230+ views
    Transsylvania Phoenix ^ | Transsylvania Phoenix
    Times Union: "Gillibrand backs gun control bill" -------- Another Pro-Gun Democrat Politician Standing on Principles But...but...but...there are Democrats who are pro-Second Amendment and they will stand against their Party and will not allow Obama to pass a new Assault Weapon Ban. So don't you worry T.P., anti-gun Democrats will not have enough votes from their own Party to even try to pull another AWB. Yeah right. And my name is Mother Theresa. Read on
  • Video: A History of Gun Control in California

    03/08/2009 9:32:53 AM PDT · by ElKafir · 11 replies · 475+ views
    A MUST WATCH AND PASS ON. Part 1,2 and 3 at the link.
  • Obama To Seek Weapons Ban (And violate your 2nd Amendment Right)

    02/26/2009 6:30:49 AM PST · by ArmyBratproud · 40 replies · 2,023+ views
    ABC News ^ | 2/26/09
    The Obama administration will seek to reinstate the assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 during the Bush administration, Attorney General Eric Holder said today. "As President Obama indicated during the campaign, there are just a few gun-related changes that we would like to make, and among them would be to reinstitute the ban on the sale of assault weapons," Holder told reporters.
  • REP. ENGEL URGES PRESIDENT OBAMA TO ENFORCE BUSH 41/CLINTON RESTRICTIONS ON IMPORTED ASSAULT WEAPONS

    02/16/2009 1:19:50 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 64 replies · 2,280+ views
    http://engel.house.gov ^ | Feb. 12, 2009 | Congressman Eliot Engel
    REP. ENGEL URGES PRESIDENT OBAMA TO ENFORCE BUSH 41/CLINTON RESTRICTIONS ON IMPORTED ASSAULT WEAPONSChairman of the House Western Hemisphere Subcommittee Leads Letter with 53 Members of Congress Washington, D.C.--Congressman Eliot Engel, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, wrote a letter signed by 53 Members of Congress urging President Obama to “return to enforcement of the law banning imports of assault weapons, which was previously enforced during the administrations of Presidents George H.W. Bush and Bill Clinton.” The letter was also led by Congressman Michael Castle (R-DE) and Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY). “The alarming prevalence of...
  • Gunman uses AK-47 - Evil weapons are attacking people before Democrats introduce legislation.

    01/24/2009 10:40:29 PM PST · by azdesert · 24 replies · 1,029+ views
    CNN ^ | 01/24/2009 | CNN
    MIAMI, Florida (CNN) -- Miami police issued a plea for information Saturday after at least one person with an assault rifle opened fire on a crowd of people on a streetcorner Friday night, killing two teens and wounding seven other people. Evidence markers dot the Miami street where nine people were gunned down with an AK-47 Friday night. Evidence markers dot the Miami street where nine people were gunned down with an AK-47 Friday night. .... ... "These are weapons of war, and they don't belong on the streets of Miami or any other street in America," Mayor Manuel Diaz...
  • Military-style guns will no longer be imported

    12/19/2008 3:23:25 PM PST · by marktwain · 28 replies · 1,271+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | 19 December, 2008 | Alison Rehn
    GUNS resembling military weapons and designed to appeal to young men will be banned from being imported into Australia. The Federal Government will change import regulations to tighten controls on firearms that have a "military-style appearance". Home Affairs Minister Bob Debus said handguns and paintball markers resembling guns with fully automatic firing capabilities were already subject to higher import controls. "Manufacturers have now begun developing firearms that look more like machine guns in an attempt to appeal to a younger market," he said. "These firearms could cause unnecessary fear and apprehension in the community, which is why the regulation has...
  • Free Plaxico Buress (NYCs Gun Law is Unconstitutional)

    12/04/2008 5:34:20 AM PST · by St. Louis Conservative · 397 replies · 3,998+ views
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | December 4, 2008 | David B. Kopel
    New York Giants star receiver Plaxico Burress is facing a mandatory 3½ years in prison and the end of his football career. His crime? Not having a license, which New York City never would have issued him, for the exercise of his constitutional right to bear arms. Plaxico Burress is led to his arraignment in Manhattan. To be sure, Mr. Burress got caught because of what appears to have been stupid and irresponsible behavior connected with the handgun. But he does not face prison for shooting himself. His impending mandatory sentence highlights the unfairness and unconstitutionality of New York City's...
  • Freedom is Only for Those Who Have the Guts to Defend It!(What Our Future Could be?)

    11/21/2008 1:49:19 PM PST · by Lilpug15 · 14 replies · 856+ views
    Could this be things to come?? Maybe people should open their minds and their eyes to what has happened in other countries!
  • Gun ownership will be as high as in US without 'radical' reform - Minister (Ireland)

    11/21/2008 11:26:02 AM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 30 replies · 1,323+ views
    Irishtimes.com ^ | 11/20/08 | Conor Lally
    THE REPUBLIC faces gun ownership rates as high as the United States unless decisive action is taken to curb the "alarming" number of legally held handguns in circulation, Minister for Justice Dermot Ahern has said. The present gun ownership regime posed a public safety risk and would be unjustifiable if Ireland experienced a "Dunblane- type incident" or if stolen weapons were used to kill innocent people. Outlining a programme of "radical" legislative reform on the granting of handgun licences, Mr Ahern said there would be a ban on new licences being issued. Existing licensees would face "radically tightened" controls before...
  • 40 Reasons for Gun Control (Snarky!)

    11/18/2008 5:34:28 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 28 replies · 1,178+ views
    GeoffMetcalf.com ^ | Geoff Metcalf
    40 Reasons for Gun Control 1. Banning guns works, which is why New York, DC, & Chicago cops need guns. 2. Washington DC's low murder rate of 69 per 100,000 is due to strict gun control, and Indianapolis' high murder rate of 9 per 100,000 is due to the lack of gun control. 3. Statistics showing high murder rates justify gun control but statistics showing increasing murder rates after gun control are "just statistics." 4. The Brady Bill and the Assault Weapons Ban, both of which went into effect in 1994 are responsible for the decrease in violent crime rates,...