30 Jan 21 “‘Fascism’ may be defined as political behavior marked by a maniacal preoccupation with community decline, humiliation, and victimhood and by compensatory cults of unity, revenge, and ‘purity’ in which a mass-based party of committed militants, working in uneasy but effective collaboration with traditional elites, abandon democratic liberties and pursue with redemptive […]
25 Jan 21 History! In the 1950s, Armalite was a division of the Fairchild Aircraft Co. An employee, Eugene M Stoner, coming from the aircraft industry, designed the AR-10 (7.62×51) in 1954. At the time he was chief engineer for Armalite, hence the “AR” designation. Armalite hoped to sell this rifle to NATO […]
Our First Amendment
22 Jan 21 “Our First Amendment was not designed to protect speech you love. It is there to protect speech you hate.” Larry Flynt Having and expressing “non-government-approved thoughts” is not a crime in America (see above)! But, it has suddenly been made a “crime” by the new Administration, particularly for […]
21 Jan 21 “It difficult for me to believe that, after narrowly escaping Communism in Poland thirty-two years ago, I am now back where I started, right here in the USA! Today, Poland enjoys a thriving capitalistic economy, a truly free press. Who seriously mentions socialism or Communism there is promptly laughed out […]
19 Jan 21 “We’re in charge now. You and your kind are going to get what’s coming to you.” Recent comment from a smug leftist ideologue We’ve entered a new “dark age” regarding freedom of speech! We have been aware for decades that our “mainstream media” are little more than duteous […]
18 Jan 20 No magazine! On the cover of today’s NY Post, we see a masked NG Trooper standing in the DC area (capitol dome in the background), in his digital-camo utility uniform, carrying his scoped M4, muzzle down, finger draped over the trigger-guard, manual safety “on.” Near-perfect picture of a soldier […]
14 Jan 21 Flying commercial airlines into the Washington DC area: Delta Airlines has just announced that passengers may not fly with guns (in checked baggage and otherwise within TSA regulations) on any of its flights into the “Washington DC area” This certainly includes DCA (Washington National, also called Washington Reagan), and […]
Not far away?
13 Jan 21 “Opportunities are never ‘lost.’ They go to someone who’s awake and ready to host them attentively.” Vincent Okay Nwachukwu (African Proverb) “We want our individuals to have the right to self-defense” This is from Daniel Hokanson, chief of the National Guard Bureau on Monday, reacting to last […]
“Justice,” or “Just Us?”
10 Jan 21 “It is, of course, the first recourse of every elitist to see social barbarism in others.” Graham Joyce Guns and police for me, but not for thee! On Wednesday, terrified senators and congressmen at the Capitol desperately bleated over their cell phones for police, any kind of police, […]
War and Expediency!
9 Jan 21 “‘Custom’ quickly adapts itself to expediency” Tacitus As War progresses: The desperation of World War finds expression in may ways, particularly in design and production of military small arms. We can see this phenomenon in Japan, Italy, Russia, and particularly in Germany. In the final year and […]
7 Jan 21 “Errors in religion are dangerous. Those in philosophy, only ridiculous.” David Hume Light rifles and full auto: Light autoloading military rifles (so popular today, among both military organizations and civilian gun-owners) are easy to carry and maneuver, but downsides include rapid overheating and parts breakage. When you […]
The only difference between and “Adventure” and an “Ordeal” is attitude!
4 Jan 21 “There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who are going somewhere, and those who are going nowhere!” Ben Rumson (played by Lee Marvin) in the 1969 feature film, “Paint Your Wagon” America’s 26th President (1901-1909), Theodore Roosevelt As a youth, TR was haggard and […]
1 Jan 21 End of an Era! “Out on the street, I was talkin’ to a manHe said ‘There’s so much of this life of mine that I don’t understand’You shouldn’t worry; yes, that ain’t no crime‘Cause, if you get it wrong, you’ll get it right next time” From “You’ll Get it […]