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June 14th, 2022 - 2:13 am § in Schools & Colleges

“I was almost a school shooter” (video)

Is there insight to be gained by listening to someone who almost did the unthinkable? Is this man’s confession worth 7-1/2 minutes of your time? It should be, because he has a solution for school shootings. It comes at 5:45 into the video, although you should listen to what comes first. He als[...]

June 5th, 2022 - 4:27 pm § in Misc.

Why do you need an AR-15?

You don’t. The AR-15 is a civilian version of the M-16 rifle lacking the selector switch to fire automatically (unless it’s been illegally modified with a readily-available kit) and a bayonet lug. I trained on both the M-14 and M-16 in basic, and was married to an M-16 for 13 months in V[...]

May 28th, 2022 - 12:49 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Texas school shooting response manual (nsfw)

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May 27th, 2022 - 11:57 pm § in Misc.

How did Uvalde shooter get guns?

According to media reports, he entered the school with an AR-15 style rifle and a handgun, and another AR-15 style rifle was found at the vehicle he crashed near the school. The murder weapon was identified as a Daniel Defense DDM4 V7 (upper left in this page of the company’s website), which l[...]

April 24th, 2022 - 4:13 pm § in Democrats, Politics, Racism

Why you’ve gotta read candidate biographies

“Trucker Randy” Bishop is well-known in northern Michigan politics. The ex-felon hosts a rightwing radio show, is an outspoken promoter of gun rights (for ex-felons, too?), and was kicked off Facebook, a badge of honor in his circles (details here). Now he’s running for state sena[...]

December 12th, 2021 - 2:11 pm § in Democrats, Law and Courts, Politics

What happens when Democrats behave like Republicans

California’s Democratic governor has “directed his staff to collaborate with the legislature and attorney general to draft a bill” to offer cash bounties to citizen legal vigilantes who sue “anyone who manufactures, distributes, or sells an assault weapon or ghost gun kit or part[...]

November 20th, 2021 - 1:08 pm § in Law and Courts

Why it’s not safe to fly

This is why: “The accidental discharge of a passenger’s weapon in a security area of Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport caused widespread panic Saturday afternoon, prompting a brief halt of departing flights over the busy travel weekend,” CNN reported on November 20, [...]

October 14th, 2020 - 5:30 pm § in Law and Courts, Politics

Are guns legal in polling places?

It depends on where you live. States where guns are illegal in polling places Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas. Also in D.C. and Puerto Rico. Read details of state-by-state prohibitions here. States with all-mail voting where ther[...]

October 1st, 2020 - 2:03 pm § in Donald Trump, Law and Courts, Politics

Should a crazy, homicidal, suicidal wife beater have guns?

That sure sounds like a loaded question, doesn’t it? But we’re talking about Republican America, and Republican Florida, so guess what, this is a real-life question that was put to a judge. The judge said no, so the police can keep Brad Parscale’s 11 firearms in their custody for a[...]

August 25th, 2020 - 9:19 am § in Donald Trump, Politics

“They’re coming for your suburbs!”

Describing peaceful BLM protesters walking past their mansion as a “mob,” a St. Louis couple facing felony charges for threatening the protesters with drawn guns claimed Democrats want to “abolish the suburbs” in a fireside chat recorded for the GOP convention. Read story her[...]