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US military stumped by box of armor-piercing grenades stolen, other reports of scores of missing military weapons

| June 17, 2021 | 19 Comments
US military stumped by box of armor-piercing grenades stolen, other reports of scores of missing military weapons

Got a two-parter here. Got this in off the wire from Jeff LPH 3. First up is this report of a box of armor-piercing 40mm grenades. They turned up in a backyard in Atlanta still in their box, covered with a pink pillowcase. The canister began its journey at Blount Island, a U.S. Marine Corps […]

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So? How is that gun control working?

| June 14, 2021 | 17 Comments
So? How is that gun control working?

Both New York City and Chicago experienced gun violence over the weekend. On Friday and Saturday, New York recorded at least 16 shootings and five homicides. On Saturday, Chicago experienced three deaths and 34 shooting related injuries. In New York, shooting incidents are up 68% compared to a similar time last year. Although Chicago reported […]

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Firearm Sales Surge

| June 4, 2021 | 11 Comments
Firearm Sales Surge

The jackbooted mandatory Corona shut-downs, along with continuous riots and looting in American cities, sparked a gun binge across the US. The uncertainty resulted in unprecedented gun sales including a wave of new gun owners. Gun sales skyrocketed 40% in 2020 compared to 2019, with a record 39,695,315 background checks conducted by the Federal Bureau […]

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“George Floyd Square”, the police no-go zone where George Floyd died, breaks out in early morning gunfire

| May 25, 2021 | 20 Comments
“George Floyd Square”, the police no-go zone where George Floyd died, breaks out in early morning gunfire

Poe sent in this tweet. Apparently the police-free zone where George Floyd died a year ago today broke out with 30 gunshots earlier this morning, the first anniversary of the man’s death. That the place he died is being venerated and beset by violent crime seems somewhat fitting for the convicted violent felon, street drug […]

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Fort Campbell soldiers’ side gig is gun running to Chicago

| May 12, 2021 | 49 Comments
Fort Campbell soldiers’ side gig is gun running to Chicago

These soldiers are entrepreneurs you see. Now, if only someone had made it illegal to do any of this. Chicago clearly needs more gun laws. Army Times reports; Chicago gun pipeline traced to three Fort Campbell soldiers Three enlisted soldiers at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, were arrested Tuesday by ATF and Army CID special agents after they […]

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Second Amendment in SCOTUS

| May 9, 2021 | 38 Comments
Second Amendment in SCOTUS

A while ago Poetrooper brought out his Good Idea Fairy with the idea having a periodic article on the Second Amendment. A weekly, perhaps. He neglected to volunteer to provide the posts, however. I didn’t hate the idea, but felt it unnecessary for any of several reasons. So to keep what passes for peace in […]

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Gun Sales Continue to Soar

| April 5, 2021 | 19 Comments
Gun Sales Continue to Soar

According to estimates from the National Shooting Sports Foundation, more than seven million Americans have become first-time gun buyers in 2020, and the trend has continued. Many new owners don’t fit the conservative stereotype. This is healthy, and will tend to put a damper on some of the more egregious civil rights limits proposed by […]

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Ninth Circus Court, Again

| March 31, 2021 | 30 Comments
Ninth Circus Court, Again

The United States Courts for the Ninth Circuit consists of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals along with district and bankruptcy courts in the 15 federal judicial districts that comprise the circuit. It is the largest circuit geographically and by population- it hears cases involving nearly 20% of the total US population. Almost 80% of […]

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