Report from Louisiana: Is Violence the New Norm?

By:  Pat Austin  SHREVEPORT --   Is it just the 24/7 news cycle or has the world gone crazy?    It seems like every news source I look at lately is filled with reports of violence and people getting shot.  Here in Shreveport, every single day (and NO! I’m not exaggerating!), someone gets shot.  My husband now … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: Is Violence the New Norm?

Cause and Effect Being Armed edition

Noticed this interesting story from the AP & Time concerning civilian gun ownership: There are over 1 billion firearms in the world today, including 857 million in civilian hands — with American men and women the dominant owners, according to a study released Monday. The Small Arms Survey says 393 million of the civilian-held firearms, … Continue reading Cause and Effect Being Armed edition

We’re Not Disarming Fast Enough for the Left

by baldilocks The women of this country learned long ago, those without swords can still die upon them. -- Eowyn, The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (movie quote) They've been trying to get 'er done for some time. Everything we see in the media right now are just the new tactics. The attacks on … Continue reading We’re Not Disarming Fast Enough for the Left

Save our kids by giving teachers guns and banning Facebook

We need to talk about school shootings. Somehow in the past, we didn't have this problem. Somehow, kids brought guns to school all the darn time without deciding that it was a good idea to gun down their fellow students. I was guilty of leaving a bunch of shotgun shells in my book bag in … Continue reading Save our kids by giving teachers guns and banning Facebook

Why gun control of any degree must be opposed… even if you agree with it

There's a subtle move being made by the left that is pulling many on the right to consider gun control options. The use of the phrase "common sense gun control" has been making its way through mainstream media for a while, but lately we've been seeing more conservatives discussing it. This was punctuated at the … Continue reading Why gun control of any degree must be opposed… even if you agree with it

Venezuela: Misery and missiles

by Fausta Rodriguez Wertz Johns Hopkins economics professor Steve Hanke has been looking at the old misery index, that is, a simple sum of inflation, lending rates, and unemployment rates, minus year-on-year per capita GDP growth, and Venezuela's on top: When measured by the misery index, Venezuela holds the ignominious top spot, with an index … Continue reading Venezuela: Misery and missiles

Well there goes the left’s support for Ukraine’s Revolution

It's been said the Administration has been less than enthused about the revolt in Ukraine. Well if they didn't care for the Ukrainian revolt before after this bit: Today every citizen of Ukraine understands why our country has hundreds of thousands of policemen. Last illusions were crushed when riot police used rubber batons and boots at … Continue reading Well there goes the left’s support for Ukraine’s Revolution

Fulton Street Gun incident Update & Arrests

You might recall some video from last Friday concerning armed men on Fulton Street Fitchburg and my initial report that day from the scene as things developed: This week the Fitchburg Police department released the following Press release now available on Facebook On Friday January 24, 2014 at approximately 10:40 p.m. members of the City … Continue reading Fulton Street Gun incident Update & Arrests

Breaking: Armed disturbance in Fitchburg (Video)

A breaking story with armed principles in a Neighborhood in Fitchburg: Expect updates Update: At the request of police I will not be able to provide more updates at this time Update 2: I can now provide some further updates including two videos shot at the time of the events in question. In summary here … Continue reading Breaking: Armed disturbance in Fitchburg (Video)

Answer: They Arm Themselves and refuse to be Disarmed!

Question: (from Peggy Noonan via Glenn) " What does it mean when half the country—literally half the country—understands that the revenue-gathering arm of its federal government is politically corrupt, sees them as targets, and will shoot at them if they try to raise their heads?" Or phased differently: What do people in such a situation … Continue reading Answer: They Arm Themselves and refuse to be Disarmed!

Morning Joe is slowly losing me

It's no secret at this blog that I have been watching Morning Joe for years. For years it's been an entertaining & informative show. Joe & Mika are one of the best pairings I've ever seen on television in such a format. Willie Geist works very well. Barnicle is from my home town and all … Continue reading Morning Joe is slowly losing me

Honor your Oath Rally Concord NH

Yesterday I attended and Broadcast live from the Honor Your Oath Rally at the State Capital in Concord NH The rally was from 1-3 PM as my show begins at Noon I got there early and ran a few interviews My Favorite sign There were also a few vendors of various types. I talked with … Continue reading Honor your Oath Rally Concord NH

How stupid do you think we are? Red State Dem edition

Breitbart.com is reporting that red state democrats up for re-election are running away from Bloomberg and his gun grabbers: As the push to pass gun control legislation hits its peak and individuals like NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg spend millions to sway Senate votes, Democrat Senators in red states are stepping back to say they don't … Continue reading How stupid do you think we are? Red State Dem edition

Cyprus, Amazing what you can do to an unarmed populace

Two things that I'm sure are totally unrelated (maybe) Wikipedia on Gun laws in Cyprus: Cyprus has strict gun control. Private citizens are completely forbidden from owning handguns and rifles in any calber, even .22 rimfire. Only shotguns are allowed, and these require a license. Shotguns are limited to two rounds. The only shotguns typically … Continue reading Cyprus, Amazing what you can do to an unarmed populace