Tag Archives: hoplophobes

Gun lies

“There are lies, d*** lies, and statistics.” Mark Twain attributed it to Benjamin Disraeli. It is a fundamental principle of government. Consider the BATFE or ATF. And consider one of the BATFE’s allies in their effort to disarm Americans, a … Continue reading

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Guest commentary: Why have an AR-15?

By Scott Dismukes, with thanks! Editor’s note: Scott answered the title question very well a few months ago and his answer deserves wider distribution. Why do gun owners need AR-15s? If they want to defend themselves, a handgun will be … Continue reading

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A Baker’s Dozen ™: Lies about guns and self-defense

As always, the media is full of lies – of omission, commission, and half-truths – about weapons, people, and society. Here are a few to watch out for. The lies are intended to enflame fear and motivate those who are … Continue reading

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Band-Aids and public schools

In the past several months, especially after the horrific events in Uvalde, the concept of “school safety plans” has been raised and discussed a lot. As far as we can tell, virtually every school, public and private, from Preschool to … Continue reading

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Mass killing – no gun required

As the United Kingdom has found out over the years, now the Dominion of Canada knows. It does not take a firearm to allow mass murderers to achieve their nightmare dreams of notoriety, revenge, and evil. This is again demonstrated … Continue reading

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Guns – the canary in the mine

If you are not familiar with Oleg Volk, visit some of his websites (see below) and enjoy his photography of people and weapons. And share his work with your family and friends who may be hoplophobes and hoploclasts but whom … Continue reading

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Ignorance isn’t bliss – it’s fear

The question has appeared in various forums over the years. A recent version goes: I found an unfired bullet (live round) in my backyard. How do I dispose of it? Fortunately, an Air Force vet with a sense of humor … Continue reading

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“Going viral” – more “established law” at risk?

A long time correspondent and reader alerted me several days to a newly-filed lawsuit which seems to be rapidly promoted and both praised and condemned across the nation. Many of us have long protested that the 1934 National Firearms Act … Continue reading

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Quaking in fear

The assassination of FORMER Japanese Prime Minister Abe yesterday by a man with an “undocumented” (homemade) gun without a doubt has a lot of politicians and so-called world leaders in a panic. No matter how calm they present themselves. (No … Continue reading

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Guns and statistics – liberties and lies

A guest column by Don Robinson Some time ago (back in 2017), Don answered a question, and his answer is worth reading. The question: What statistics would convince “pro-gun people” (who love guns) that less access to guns and certain … Continue reading

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