Thursday, November 27, 2014


As we gather together around this dayladen with plentiful gifts of life, liberty and freedom,we are thankful.Today, let us be especially thankfulfor each other--for family and friendswho enrich our lives in wonderful ways,even when they present us with challenges.Let us join together nowin peaceful, loving fellowshipto celebrate this Thanksgiving Day.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

FBI Releases 2013 Statistics on Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted

According to statistics collected by the FBI, 76 law enforcement officers were killed in line-of-duty incidents in 2013. Of these, 27 law enforcement officers died as a result of felonious acts, and 49 officers died in accidents. In addition, 49,851 officers were victims of line-of-duty assaults. Comprehensive data tables about these incidents and brief narratives describing the fatal attacks and selected assaults resulting in injury are included in the 2013 edition of Law Enforcement Officers Killed and Assaulted, released today.

Felonious Deaths
The 27 felonious deaths occurred in 16 states. The number of officers killed as a result of criminal acts in 2013 decreased by 22 when compared with the 49 officers who were feloniously killed in 2012. The five- and 10-year comparisons show a decrease of 21 felonious deaths compared with the 2009 figure (48 officers) and a decrease of 30 deaths compared with 2004 data (57 officers).

Officer Profiles: The average age of the officers who were feloniously killed was 39 years. The victim officers had served in law enforcement for an average of 13 years at the time of the fatal incidents. Twenty-five of the officers were male, and two were female. Twenty-five of the officers were white, and two were black.

Circumstances: Of the 27 officers feloniously killed, six were killed in arrest situations, five were investigating suspicious persons or circumstances, five were ambushed, four were involved in tactical situations, four were answering disturbance calls, and two were conducting traffic pursuits/stops. One was conducting an investigative activity, such as surveillance, a search, or an interview.

Weapons: Offenders used firearms to kill 26 of the 27 victim officers. Of these 26 officers, 18 were slain with handguns, five with rifles, and three with shotguns. One officer was killed with a vehicle used as a weapon.

FBI National Press Office (202) 324-3691 - See more at:

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Military and A Prayer

This hit home because there were times when family and friends was the one being prayed for.

My love and prayers go out to you and all the military and all the vets and especially their families. It is not easy being in the military. It's just as hard sitting at home waiting and and not knowing.

Prayer request

ACLU has filed a suit to end prayer from the military completely. They're making great progress.. The Navy Chaplains can no longer mention Jesus' name in prayer thanks to the ACLU and others.

Do not breaking this one

Please send this on after a short prayer
Dear Lord,
Hold our troops in your loving hands. Protect them as they protect us. Bless them & their families for the selfless acts they perform for us in our time of need. In Jesus' name,

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Update from Michael Bane

Ruger On The Record

Just to clear things up...from Mike Fifer, CEO of Ruger, on an article circulating on numerous media outlets and firearm blogs suggesting that Ruger gave a"war  reception" to the antigun clown show seeking to promote smart guns:.

Our General Counsel met them inside our front entryway, said I was not present (I was actually out of the building at a meeting when they showed up), accepted their envelope addressed to me, said goodbye to them and that was the end of it. They left.

Perhaps "warm reception" is a relative description. While we disagree with their methods and specifics, there is little to be gained by being rude to them (which they might have preferred, given that they had Channel 3 news cameras with them). They also behaved well, did not make a fuss, and quietly left. It was a non-event, in spite of their goal of gaining publicity.
Best regards,
Mike Fifer
p.s. Feel free to post my reply.
And let me add my own comment:



Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Take a moment to say THANK YOU!

Take a minute to say THANK YOU!

An Act (52 Stat. 351; 5 U. S. Code, Sec. 87a) approved May 13, 1938, made the 11th of November in each year a legal holiday—a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter celebrated and known as "Armistice Day." Armistice Day was primarily a day set aside to honor veterans of World War I, but in 1954, after World War II had required the greatest mobilization of soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen in the Nation’s history; after American forces had fought aggression in Korea, the 83rd Congress, at the urging of the veterans service organizations, amended the Act of 1938 by striking out the word "Armistice" and inserting in its place the word "Veterans." With the approval of this legislation (Public Law 380) on June 1, 1954, November 11th became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Marine Dad Banned From School Over Five Pillars Of Islam Essay Protest

A Marine dad was banned from school over a “Five Pillars of Islam” essay assignment at La Plata High School in Maryland. Marine dad, Kevin Wood, an Iraq war veteran, said his daughter’s class was issued a mandatory assignment regarding the Islam religion. When he asked for an alternate homework assignment not related to the Muslim religion, he was reportedly banned from going to his daughter’s school ever again.

The La Plata High School juniors were told to write a three-page essay about the five pillars of Islam, detailing the beliefs and practices of the religion as well as being instructed to include information about the prophet Mohammed and Mecca.

The Marine Corps veteran said, “I don’t agree with it. You can’t study God or Christianity in school. You’ve got atheists suing schools for saying ‘God’ in the pledge and not being able to say prayers before football games, but we can force-feed our kids Islam.”

The Marine dad said when he discussed the Islamic essay with school officials in Maryland the La Plata High School administrators defended the five pillars essay and refused to permit his daughter to complete an assignment on a different topic.


Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Faxon Firearms Introduces Magazine Marker Bands

Cincinnati, OH - Faxon Firearms, manufacturer of the ARAK-21 Upper Receiver that fits any mil-spec AR 15 lower platform, is proud to announce the addition of two new calibers of their Magazine Marker Bands. - See more at:

Saturday, November 1, 2014

OMG: Atlantic City Bans the Sale of Guns… the Toy Kind!!!!!

Officials in Atlantic City, New Jersey, voted on Wednesday to ban the sale and possession of toy guns.

You have got to read and watch this!

Pro-gun doctor debunks American Psychological Association's anti-gun report

Psychologists on Guns
by Robert B.Young, MD

“People with guns kill people” is an apparently sensible heading for a report on “gun violence” by a professional organization that regards firearms as dangers for which availability and access should be restricted.  Gun Violence: Prediction, Prevention, and Policy was presented in August by the American Psychological Association (APA) at its annual meeting.  It rightly calls attention to the need to understand factors in development, community, culture and gender that are associated with more or less likelihood of people resorting to lethal violence.  Yet it also veers far away from the APA’s expertise in psychology, and the focus on violence-by-gun invites broader questions about the role of gun use within violence overall.  The authors and references are largely drawn from gun control proponents without regard to research that shows how more guns in the right hands can minimize violence.

It’s good to read that “exposure to violent media, in movies and television, is associated with increased aggressive behaviors, aggressive thoughts and feelings, increased physiological arousal, and decreased prosocial behaviors”.  This is a topic the mainstream media religiously avoids, but that all parents know matters.

read more

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

― Douglas Adams

   To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with money, and that is sincerity and integrity.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Is this true?

“The difference between successful people and really successful people is that really successful people say no to almost everything.”

― Warren Buffett

Friday, September 12, 2014


“Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.”

― Harry S. Truman

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Patriot Day

In the United States, Patriot Day, observed as the National Day of Service and Remembrance,[1] occurs on September 11 of each year in memory of the 2,977 killed in the 2001 September 11 attacks.

A bill to make September 11 a national day of mourning was introduced in the U.S. House on October 25, 2001, by Rep. Vito Fossella (R-NY) with 22 co-sponsors, among them eleven Democrats and eleven Republicans.[3] The bill requested that the President designate September 11 of each year as "Patriot Day". Joint Resolution 71 passed the House by a vote of 407–0, with 25 members not voting.[4] The bill passed the Senate unanimously on November 30. President George W. Bush signed the resolution into law on December 18 as Pub.L. 107–89.[5] On September 4, 2002, Bush used the authority of the resolution to proclaim September 11, 2002 as the first Patriot Day.

The Flag of the United States is flown at half-staff at the White House and on all U.S. government buildings and establishments throughout the world; flags are also encouraged to be displayed on individual American homes. Additionally, a moment of silence is observed to correspond with the attacks, beginning at 8:46 A.M. (Eastern Daylight Time), the time the first plane, American Airlines Flight 11, struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Hard Work:

 “Nothing in the world is worth having or worth doing unless it means effort, pain, difficulty... I have never in my life envied a human being who led an easy life. I have envied a great many people who led difficult lives and led them well.”

― Theodore Roosevelt

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Sheriff Jim Wilson

Sheriff Jim Wilson @sheriffjim
THIS JUST IN: The ability to speak several languages is an asset, but the ability to keep your mouth shut in any language is priceless!!!

Saturday, August 16, 2014


 “Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of others' opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition.”

― Steve Jobs

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Remington R-51 update/recall?

From Gear Scout:

Remington Arms Company put out a statement today that addresses issues with the Remington R51 pistol. The company acknowledges performance issues and explains that the problems customers may have experienced resulted from the process of transitioning the pistol from prototype into mass production.

“These problems have been identified and solutions are being implemented,” reads the press release, “with an expected production restart in October.”

Remington says anyone who purchased an R51 may return it and receive a new R51 pistol, along with two additional magazines and a custom Pelican case, by calling Remington at (800) 243-9700.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Carry firearms ='s lower crime?!

“When you allow people to carry concealed handguns, you see changes in the behavior of criminals," said the center’s president, John R. Lott, a Fox News contributor. “Some criminals stop committing crimes, others move on to crimes in which they don’t come into contact with victims and others actually move to areas where they have less fear of being confronted by armed victims.”
- John R. Lott, Crime Prevention Research Center

Wednesday, July 9, 2014


 “Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.”

― Mark Twain

Friday, July 4, 2014

Independence Day

“This year, as we celebrate the anniversary of America's independence, please remember the symbols that are sacred to this country. Fly Old Glory high and show your respect and admiration for this great nation and the values we hold dear.”

― Kenny Marchant

Tuesday, July 1, 2014


“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.”

― Bryant H. McGill

Friday, June 27, 2014

Work Smarter

1. Take more breaks: Respecting our natural attention spans.On average, our brains are only able to focus for 90 minutes and need at least 20 minutes rest thereafter. Another way to implement breaks--especially when you’re busy--is to work in small bursts. Just set a timer for 25 minutes, and when it goes off, take a short break.

2. Take naps: One of the most efficient ways to boost your brain function. Research has shown that naps lead to improvement in cognitive function, creative thinking and memory performance. In particular, napping benefits the learning process, helping us take in and retain information better. So when should you be taking a nap? Well, if you pay attention to your body’s natural circadian rhythm, you’ll probably find that you have a dip in energy levels in the early afternoon. Our bodies are made to sleep for a long period overnight and a shorter stint during the day, which is why our energy levels drop and we felt sluggish or sleepy in the afternoon. Even if you don’t have a nap, this is a good time to listen to your body and have a rest.

3. Time outdoors or with nature. Spending time in nature, however, lets our minds fully relax and unwind, helping us to focus for longer when we return to work.

Saturday, June 21, 2014


“Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”

― Vince Lombardi

Friday, June 20, 2014


 All the adversity I've had in my life, all my troubles and obstacles, have strengthened me... You may not realize it when it happens, but a kick in the teeth may be the best thing in the world for you.

― Walt Disney

Wednesday, June 18, 2014


True courage is being afraid, and going ahead and doing your job anyhow, that's what courage is.

― Norman Schwarzkopf 

Friday, June 13, 2014


 A friend is one that knows you as you are, understands where you have been, accepts what you have become, and still, gently allows you to grow.

― William Shakespeare

Thursday, June 12, 2014


The highest levels of performance come to people who are centered, intuitive, creative, and reflective - people who know to see a problem as an opportunity.

― Deepak Chopra

Monday, June 9, 2014


We don't seem to be able to check crime, so why not legalize it and then tax it out of business? - Will Rogers

Friday, June 6, 2014


“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”

― Abraham Lincoln

Thursday, June 5, 2014


“Both desire and imagination are stored in the mind of the individual and when stretched, both have the potential to position a person for greatness.”

― Eric Thomas

Wednesday, June 4, 2014


Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.

― Norman Vincent Peale

Saturday, April 19, 2014

"The regulars are coming" Or should it be the Obama'a or Bloomberg or the haters against the constitution?

Quoting from M. Bane's blog of Friday April 18th:

So through the night rode Paul Revere;
And so through the night went his cry of alarm
 To every Middlesex village and farm,
— A cry of defiance and not of fear,
A voice in the darkness, a knock at the door
And a word that shall echo forevermore!
For, borne on the night-wind of the Past,
Through all our history, to the last,
In the hour of darkness and peril and need,
The people will waken and listen to hear
The hurrying hoof-beats of that steed,
And the midnight message of Paul Revere.

— Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Paul Revere's Ride"

I greatly fear we have once again arrived on the eve of April 19, 1775. I hope I'm wrong, but tonight, when you close your eyes, listen for hoof-beats.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Remington Arms Announces Voluntary Recall, Urges Model 700 and Model Seven Owners to Take Immediate Action

Remington Arms Company, LLC ("Remington") today announced a voluntary recall of Model 700TM and Model SevenTM rifles with X-Mark Pro® ("XMP®") triggers, manufactured from May 1, 2006 to April 9, 2014. Senior Remington engineers determined that some Model 700 and Model Seven rifles with XMP triggers could, under certain circumstances, unintentionally discharge. IN THE INTEREST OF SAFETY, THESE PRODUCTS ARE BEING RECALLED. Remington's investigation determined that some XMP triggers might have excess bonding agent used in the assembly process, which could cause an unintentional discharge. Therefore, Remington is recalling ALL affected products to fully inspect and clean the XMP triggers with a specialized process. Remington has advised customers to immediately cease use of recalled rifles and return them to Remington free of charge. The rifles will be inspected, specialty cleaned, tested, and returned as soon as possible. Do not attempt to diagnose or repair recalled rifles. Remington established a dedicated website and toll-free hotline to help consumers determine whether their Model 700 or Model Seven rifle(s) are subject to recall: • Website: • Toll-Free Hotline: 1-800-243-9700 (Prompt #3 then Prompt #1) Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EDT. The website and hotline provide guidance on returning recalled rifles free of charge. - See more at:

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

R.I. State Senator on 2nd Amendment: “Go F*ck Yourself”

Q: What happens when gun-grabbers are backed into a corner by a question they cannot answer?

A: They resort to personal attacks.

Rhode Island State Senator Josh Miller and his camera man were much more direct with their comments. After Bidondi said, “The second amendment shall not be infringed, you people need to understand that,” both told him to “Go f*ck yourself.”

Sunday, March 30, 2014

New and improved technology in regards to suppressors.

Are they more improved today to take the bang out?

If you have not noticed that a firearm is loud, and in some cases very loud. This is not only an individual problem, but one that can effect everyone, possibly sometime in their life.

Suppressors, often called silencers (though they do not make the gunfire completely “silent”), reduce the decibels of a gunshot to levels that are safe—or at least less prone to damage—human hearing. Some are better than others, and some cost considerably more than others, with units ranging from a few hundred dollars to several thousand.

Around 70 to 95 decibels is where the “risk” of damage starts to be a problem. Once you get above 100 dB, you are in the danger zone. You get to 140 dB, and you are going to have damage if you are not wearing hearing protection.

Okay now here comes the issue. The federal government forces you to file paper and pay a tax fee of $200. Guess what - it takes almost a year, yes one whole year, for them to process the paperwork and issue you the certificate. Talk about efficiency and technology in the federal government. Wow.

Suppressors are covered under the National Firearms Act of 1934, and as such the paperwork necessary is much like that for legally obtaining a fully transferable machine gun. Unlike legal machine guns (the fully transferable number of which was frozen in 1986), new suppressors can be made by licensed manufactures and transferred to individuals through properly licensed dealers. According to BATFE data, as of April 2013 there were 494,452 suppressors legally registered in accordance with National Firearms Act in the United States, and that number continues to increase each year.

The process starts with the BATF Form 4. Dealers typically know exactly how the paperwork should be filled out. They’ve done it before. If you are applying as an individual, you must get the signature of your area’s Chief Law Enforcement Officer (CLEO), as well as supplying two sets of the forms with two photographs and two fingerprint cards. Then you put the package together with a check for $200 and send it to the BATFE. This is for the “tax stamp,” literally, a $200 stamp that looks like it should go on an envelope, likely printed in 1934, that is affixed to your paperwork. Once you pass the BATFE’s background check and your forms are processed, they are shipped back to your dealer. Once the dealer has the paperwork back from BATFE, you fill out a Form 4473 at the dealer and the suppressor is transferred to you.

Technology at it finest.

This review is to show that improvement in one field of technology may not influence or support other and older technology. If the new technology works, why not use it?

Friday, March 7, 2014

Batten down the hatches, America

Batten down the hatches, America


Batten down the hatches, America, for the latest monster has reared its ugly head, and its name is . . . Facebook.

This, at least, is the premise of a new gun-control petition, in which the entertainingly neurotic founder of Moms Demand Action, Shannon Watts, complains that “Facebook and Instagram are currently being used to facilitate sales and trades of firearms between private sellers.” In consequence, Watts and her cohorts are calling for the company to “ban gun-themed fan pages on the site,” technology website VentureBeat confirmed yesterday. Thus far, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a few drearily predictable celebrities, and nearly 100,000 Americans have added their names to the supplication.

Shunning Gun Owners


Starting awake from a sound sleep by the explosion of your door being smashed open and the heavy stomping of booted feet, you stumble down the stairs and into the hallway. As you turn toward the sounds, you’re blinded by multiple bright lights and hear many people screaming at you, but their words are unintelligible. You raise your hands to shield your eyes, but you have your cell phone in your right hand. As soon as it comes into view, you’re overwhelmed by a tidal wave of explosive sounds and feel the first bullets rip into your body. There are stars, so many stars, winking and suddenly, everything goes silent and black and your last conscious thought is a feeling of falling.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Wilson Combat Hackathorn Special


Ken Hackathorn has been one of the most influential experts in the field of practical pistol shooting since the mid 1970's. His practical knowledge of firearms and training is unsurpassed and so is his well known love for the timeless 1911 pistol. When asked to develop his dream Wilson Combat custom 1911 pistol Ken drew upon decades of practical experience and his vast collection of custom handguns to develop the "Hackathorn Special". This model is geared towards the needs of the serious defensive shooter and has "Everything you need and nothing you don't". The "Hackathorn Special" is destined to be a Wilson Combat classic handgun selection. From the 5", full size construction to Ken's preferred sights and options, The Hackathorn Special is a unique combination of our time tested best features like full size slide and frame, one piece Bullet Proof® magwell, concealment hammer/grip safety and the versatile medium length trigger which is suited for shooters of all hand sizes. Each pistol will have Ken's signature and logo on the slide. - See more at:

Saturday, February 8, 2014


Interesting slant on things

Pretty Amazing!

A blogger added up the deer license sales in just a handful of states and arrived at a striking conclusion:
 There were over 600,000 hunters this season in the state of Wisconsin ..
Allow me to restate that number:  600,000!

Over the last several months,  Wisconsin 's hunters became the eighth largest army in the world.
 (That’s more men under arms than in Iran .   More than France and Germany combined. )
These men, deployed to the woods of a single American state, Wisconsin, to hunt with firearms,

 That number pales in comparison to the 750,000 who hunted the woods of Pennsylvania and
Michigan 's 700,000 hunters, ALL OF WHOM HAVE RETURNED HOME SAFELY.

Toss in a quarter million hunters in West Virginia and it literally establishes the fact that the
hunters of those four states alone would comprise the largest army in the world.

And then add in the total number of hunters in the other 46 states.
It's millions more.

The point?

America will forever be safe from foreign invasion with that kind of home-grown firepower!

Hunting... it's not just a way to fill the freezer.

 It's a matter of national  security.  

That's why all enemies, foreign and domestic, want to see us disarmed.
 Food for thought, when next we consider gun control, whether you agree with it or not.

Overall it's true, so if we disregard some assumptions that hunters
don't possess the same skills as soldiers, the question would still remain...
What army of 2 million would want to face 30 million, 40 million, or 50 million armed citizens???
For the sake of our freedom, don't ever allow gun control or confiscation of guns.

Friday, January 31, 2014

Winchester Recalls Two Lots of M-22 Rimfire Ammo


Olin Corporation, through its Winchester Division, is recalling two (2) lots of M*22™ 22 Long Rifle 40 Grain Black Copper Plated Round Nose rimfire ammunition.

Symbol Number: S22LRT
Lot Numbers: GD42L and GD52L

Winchester has determined the above lots of 22 Long Rifle rimfire ammunition may contain double powder charges. Ammunition with double powder charges may subject the shooter or bystanders to a risk of serious personal injury and/or death, or cause firearm damage, rendering the firearm inoperable.

DO NOT USE WINCHESTER® M*22™ 22 Long Rifle RIMFIRE AMMUNITION WITH LOT NUMBERS GD42L or GD52L. The ammunition Lot Number is imprinted (stamped without ink) on the left tuck flap of the 500-round carton as indicated here. The 1000-round intermediate carton does not have a Lot Number.
- See more at:

Thursday, January 30, 2014

The last round you'll ever need!!!! ????


The invention of the G2R's projectile R.I.P.™ is related to the ability to control the way the projectile reacts as it passes through different mediums by control of the mfg process, geometry and the rate of failure at different zones along its axial length.

G2R's relentless study and applied physics have derived a radically invasive projectile that outperforms the rest.

A devastating new bullet designed to 'take out all your vital organs' has been released - aimed squarely at women who worry about protecting their own homes. Produced by Georgia based, G2 Research, the Radically Invasive Projectile or R.I.P, has been dubbed 'the last round you will ever need.' Intended to splinter into eight inviscerating shards, the R.I.P was launched at the Las Vegas Shot Show in January and footage of the devastating impact of the bullet has gone viral.

Thursday, January 23, 2014

New Variable Tactical/3 Gunsight from Trijicon

Trijicon, Inc.

Trijicon has a loyal following with its tactical/combat sights, and the new VCOG 1-6×24 is sure to be a popular addition to the lineup. VCOG stands for Variable Combat Optical Gunsight. It’s the result of demands from Trijicon users who wanted a variable power scope with bullet drop compensation for the .223, .308, and 300 BLK rounds. The bullet drop reticle is marked for each specific round.

Black Hills Introduces Two New Bullets Designed to Improve Downrange Trajectory and Terminal Ballistics

Black Hills Ammunition

Black Hills supplies all of the 5.56 match ammo to the US Military’s Service Rifle Teams and counts a host of gun manufacturers among its customers. The company’s mantra is precision made ammunition at a reasonable price. No other ammunition manufacturer makes as many calibers as Black Hills. Black Hills has teamed with Sierra Bullet Company to make two new rounds. They both feature Sierra Match King tipped bullets for increased bullet coefficient. That means better aerodynamics for a flatter trajectory and more retained energy downrange. The 5.56 round uses a 77 grain tipped bullet, where the .308 uses a 175 grain tipped bullet.