Category Archives: Observations

The Electoral College

The reason we have the Electoral College is the same reason our Congress has two houses.  They keep large population centers in a few States from influencing our laws or deciding who will be president. A quick history lesson for … Continue reading

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How Many Guns Fit in a 48 Gun Safe?

We’re talking long guns, of course.  The common sense answer would be 48.  And that could be true if you owned 48 Winchester lever action rifles.  They are very narrow compared to most rifles, don’t have protruding pistol grips or … Continue reading

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Split Second, Life or Death Decisions

I took the time to read all 587 cases of police involved (or caused) deaths for 2016 listed on  The Counted website.  Old, retired people have nothing but time.  It’s amazing how many people were shot and killed by police because … Continue reading

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Michael Moore – Wrong Again

Michael Moore shoots off his mouth (if only) about the Orlando Club shooting and gets nearly every “fact” wrong.  His misinformation (i.e. lies) is immediately exposed by gun journalist Bob Owens. Gun journalist Bob Owens, the Editor for Bearing Arms … Continue reading

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“I want to take your guns”

Liberals like to parse words.  Remember Bill Clinton’s famous “It depends on what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is.”  The words, “I want to take your guns” have probably never come out of Hillary Clinton’s mouth as the liberal … Continue reading

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H.R. 2469: Assault Weapon Ban of 2015

The latest version of an Assault Weapon Ban, H.R. 2469, does not specifically ban the weapon used by the Orlando Club shooter, the SIG SAUER MCX. Read H.R. 2469 This Bill bans firearms as assault weapons using three methods: By … Continue reading

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Improving the Background Check System

The National Instant Background Check System (NICS) has prevented many disqualified persons from buying firearms from licensed dealers.  But the system isn’t perfect.  To fix some of the known problems, three Democrat and eight Republican Senators co-sponsored  Senate Bill S.480 … Continue reading

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Universal Background Checks – The Truth

Universal background checks for all firearm transfers aren’t the common sense solution that liberals paint it to be for two reasons.  One, it requires 100% gun registration to work;  two, they get to define what a transfer is. After the … Continue reading

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Stun Guns and Tasers

A woman in Massachusetts who uses a stun gun to fend off an ex-boyfriend whose last brutal attack put her in the hospital, is arrested and convicted of possessing an illegal weapon. I remember when the very first Taser was … Continue reading

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Hold on There Bernie!

I was listening to Leland Conway on WHAS 840 AM the other day and he made a very interesting point about the New Hampshire Primary and Bernie Sanders that I hadn’t thought about. Bernie Sanders beat Hillary Clinton by 22.4 … Continue reading

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