Report 26, Thoughts on the Tenth Amendment

Friends, I am in a quandary. As a strong 10th Amendment supporter I definitely want to see the feds stay out of the business of the states. For instance, the feds have no business getting into the education systems of the states, even though they have injected themselves through the Department of Education. I have […]

Report 25 Chicago, How’s that Gun Control Thing Working Out For You?

This is going to be a short piece to talk about the intelligence of gun control. Now, there’s an oxymoron for you. Yesterday it was reported that Chicago police reported that there were 90 homicides in August, yes, last month. Well, that’s not so bad considering that there were 472 shooting victims for the same […]

Report 23, Thoughts on the Second Amendment

Today President Obama announced that he was taking unilateral action of tightening up controls on guns. He is of the opinion that he can take whatever action he wants without congressional action. This is just the latest in a long list of illegal and, pointedly unconstitutional actions he has taken, but that is a conversation for […]

Report 22, Gun-Free Zones, Are They Safe?

This morning, 9 November 2015, “Authorities in New York City say three people have been shot, one fatally, in midtown Manhattan near busy Penn Station.” Bearing in mind that New York City is basically a gun-free zone, what does this event have to do with gun-free zones? In this case, there are two points that […]

Report 20, Ruminations on the 4th of July

Today is the 239th anniversary of our founding. We Americans are going through some of the toughest times we have seen since the Civil War. From recollection of my study of history the Civil War did more to fundamentally change the way the United States conducted business than any other time in our history up […]

Report 19, Why Support the National Rifle Association of America

There are a number of politicians that blame the NRA for many of the ills we are experiencing in America. They look at a home invader who gets shot and killed by a homeowner as the “victim.” They look at the dead home invader as the victim because the homeowner owned a gun, and is […]

Report 18 Why Do We Continue Training?

Why did you first seek firearm training? Is it to get ready to shoot a National Match course at the National Competition at Camp Perry, Ohio, or to be prepared to defend yourself and your family? It is admirable to be trained in the use of any tool but why do we continue training? The […]