This time of year, most hunting seasons are over and training organizations are ramping up for spring. With cold weather setting in, evenings are the perfect time to complete projects you haven’t had time to get to. First up: a complete breakdown and cleaning of your firearms and other gear. Most semi-auto pistols are easy
In the late evening on Sunday, October 1, evil incarnate came to Las Vegas, Nevada. Before committing suicide, a madman killed 58 people and wounded over 500 at an open-air concert. It was the lead story on all the networks for over a week. But unlike the mainstream media (MSM), we won’t sink to mentioning
Recently my attention was brought to a paper published by the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) titled National Consensus Policy on Use of Force. One section of the paper dealt with warning shots, and read as follows: “Warning shots are inherently dangerous. Therefore, a warning shot must have a defined target and shall
Starting the day after Inauguration Day, we have seen what the popular media terms “peaceful protests.” And while many have in fact been peaceful, some would be better characterized as riots.
To begin with, I agree with most of President Trump’s stated positions on the Second Amendment. I say “most,” because one—which on the surface may look like the light at the end of the tunnel—may actually be an oncoming train. What I’m talking about is national reciprocity for concealed carry permits, and I’m totally against
When Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States, he became the first candidate to win that office with no prior experience in government since Dwight Eisenhower was elected in 1953. But that was not the only historic event that occurred. Other firsts were that following the election, people demonstrated in the
A while back I conducted a short, informal survey with 100 of my former concealed-carry class students. The questions included: Do you carry your handgun every day? If not every day, how often do you carry? What handgun do you carry? How do you carry (OWB, IWB, appendix, etc)? How often do you practice? Sixty-two
If you’re one of those who say, “Get ready, terrorism is coming to America,” you may be behind the power curve. It’s already here. Fort Hood, Texas; Garland, Texas; Chattanooga, Tennessee; San Bernardino, California; Boston, Massachusetts; Orlando, Florida; Dallas, Texas; Baton Rouge, Louisiana … hopefully by the time you read this, the list has not
As this is written, just a few days have passed since the horrific terrorist attacks in Paris. Predictably, Internet sites and my newsfeed on Facebook filled up with comments—some giving sound advice, others amounting to mere chest thumping. Two recurring themes were that France’s restrictive gun laws contributed to the slaughter, and the terrorists would
Many people in this country are so easily distracted by what’s not important I’m convinced they have ADD. Here’s a just a sampling of recent headlines that should have gotten everyone concerned, but went largely ignored: Clintons sell uranium to Russia. Tensions rise in Persian Gulf; Navy to escort U.S. ships through Strait of Hormuz.