Tag Archives: Guns

Technology for liberty 3 – Firearms and not-firearms

This news appeared a few days ago in Field & Steam: GOEX black powder may disappear because Hodgdon is shutting down its sole plant. To quote the article: “Given the fact that GOEX black powder is generally regarded as the … Continue reading

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Do crime stats show the value of increased gun ownership?

As Uncle Joe and all his supporters and managers scream more and more about violent crime, lets step back and look for a moment. Back in September of 2020, a year ago, the FBI’s annual report confirmed what the Washington … Continue reading

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Not stupid? Or stupid: a baker’s dozen points

A Baker’s Dozen ™ Things we learned (or should have) during the First 18 months of the Pandemic (and how we can see if we are stupid or not stupid). I’ve learned a lot from the Coronavirus epidemic: I think … Continue reading

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Second class citizens

“Some animals are more equal than others.” A fact of life, not just George Orwell’s fiction (and “how-to manual”) 1984. Which is why I perked up at the Police Tribune article. An nazgul appeals panel decided 2 to 1 that … Continue reading

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Facts about guns and using them here in the Fifty States

We can talk a LOT about “Freedom Technologies” as we did in a recent commentary, but one of the very foundational technologies to support and promote is an old one, constantly updated. Firearms. Guns. Personal weapons that do NOT require … Continue reading

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What are people scared of? (Guest column)

This was the question a friend asked a correspondent of ours, a few days ago: ‘Why are people scared to the point where they are buying up all the guns and ammo in the USA? Marty Bugg’s reply is worth … Continue reading

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The next phase of the Forever War is here

With all due respect to Joe Haldeman (author of the SF novel Forever War), we have just entered the next phase of the Forever War being fought by the FedGov under various names and for various reasons. Apparently, virtually immediately … Continue reading

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Outgunned

According to a friend, here in the Fifty States, 9 billion rounds of small-arms ammo are manufactured every year, of which 5 billion are centerfire and 4 billion are rimfire. The military has 1.5 billion rounds of small-arms ammo in … Continue reading

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Help for new gun owners #2 – protecting your family during this panic

Rob Morse, over at his webzine Slow Facts continues publishing a series of help articles for the millions of people who have purchased guns (many for the very first time) in the last few weeks. Please credit Rob and share … Continue reading

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Help for new gun owners

Rob Morse, over at his webzine Slow Facts is publishing a series of help articles for the millions of people who have purchased guns (many for the very first time) in the last few weeks. Please credit Rob and share … Continue reading

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