Teaching New Shooters

One of the things I enjoy doing is taking new shooters to the range.

It's a thing that was common when I was a kid. Everyone had guns, everyone taught their kids. My Elementary school even had an indoor rifle range and every 6th grader was taught safety and target shooting.

If you want to give shooting a try I will be happy to take you for the first time. Memorize these before we go:

The Four Rules

1) Treat all guns as if they are always loaded
2) Never point a gun at anything you are not willing to destroy
3) Keep your finger OFF the trigger until your sights are on the target
4) Be sure of your target and what’s beyond it

The Two Disciplines

1) Muzzle Discipline:  Watch where you are pointing that damn thing!
2) Trigger Discipline: Keep your booger hook off

--Let's go shooting!

Guns of Christmas

My wife loves me.

Every year she puts up nine Christmas trees in the house. This year I think she will be sneaking in a tenth!

Every year she buys me a new Christmas ornament that relates to shooting!  This year she found these three early!

One day I might even rate and entire gun related Christmas tree!!

--Maybe I will get a Red Rider BB Gun this year!!

Quotes of the Week

Observe that in all the propaganda of the ecologists.... man is treated as if he were an *unnatural* phenomenon.
- Ayn Rand Bot

It takes a special sort of man to understand and enjoy liberty – and he is usually an outlaw in democratic societies.
– H.L. Mencken

It is easy to be conspicuously “compassionate” if others are being forced to pay the cost.
– Murray N. Rothbard

If you restrict people less, interesting stuff happens.
– Nick Gillespie

The answer to environmental problems isn't to expand the reach of government, but to shrink it.
– Harry Browne

Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government’s purposes are beneficent.
– Louis D. Brandeis

Sons of Guns Cancelled Hard

I was always amazed that the post on this blog that got the all time most hits was: Sons of Guns Season Starts Tonight

That post alone got 28,000 views.

“Sons of Guns” star Will Hayden has been arrested for aggravated, repeated rape, of a minor, according to documents sent to FOX411 by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

The Discovery Channel immediately cancelled his series. “Given the serious and horrific nature of the charges against Will Hayden, we have decided to halt further production of 'Sons of Guns' and cancel the series," the network said in a statement.

I will remind the universe that the accused should be considered innocent until proven guilty. That said, it does not look good for him. I hope it's not true. For the little girls sake.

I confess the show jumped the shark for me a couple seasons ago. Too much drama and not enough guns.

--Well now the Hayden's have more drama than they wished for.

Noir Next Week

I got to talk to Colion for a bit this year at the NRA Annual Meeting. He is a really good guy.
I always think of him when people talk about the NRA as a bunch of old, fat white guys.  He is NONE of those things! What he is, is smart, fun, and full of common sense!
His show is set to start up again next week on September 3rd. The show also has Amy "Not an old, fat white guy" Robbins

--I also always think of the night club Tech Noir on Pico.


The price of Tactical Bacon keeps going up. Increase in demand is to blame!

Why the increased demand? Here is the reasons as stated by Amazon!
  • Tactical bacon in a can
  • Fully cooked and fully prepared
  • 10+ year shelf life
  • Perfect for camping, hunting, zombie standoffs, end of the world scenarios
  • Net weight is 9 oz.
 --Capitalism at it's best!

9-year-old girl accidentally killing the shooting instructor with Uzi.

This is kind of hard to watch.

Warning: This video shows a 9-year-old girl accidentally killing the shooting instructor with Uzi.

-- This should never have happened. For so many reasons.



Chicago crime rate drops as concealed carry applications surge

It is down 20% percent already? Since January?

There are fewer homicides, robberies, burglaries, and car thefts.

As of July 29 the state had 83,183 applications for concealed carry and had issued 68,549 licenses. By the end of the year, estimates, 100,000 Illinois citizens will be packing.

--They said there would be MORE blood in the streets! NOT LESS!

Shaving Gear

One day soon I will find myself a really nice straight razor. But in the mean time I want a shaving brush.

I thing I may have found the one I want! A Six Shooter Shaving Brush!

--Check em out! 

Quotes of the Week

'For your own good' is a persuasive argument that will eventually make a man agree to his own destruction.
– Janet Frame

There comes a time when a moral man can't obey a law which his conscience tells him is unjust.
– Martin Luther King, Jr.

To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all law into contempt.
– Elizabeth Cady Stanton

He who seeks to regulate everything by laws, is more likely to arouse vices than reform them.
– Spinoza

There is no such thing as a collective brain.
-Ayn Rand

Most of the major ills of the world have been caused by well-meaning people who ignored the principle of individual freedom.
–Henry G Weaver

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving. 
- Albert Einstein

Women and Guns: A 'Great American Tradition'

It's good to see stories like this on the main stream media. I am surprised!

--Education and positive experiences.

Libertarians, John Stossel, and the Over Militariazation of the Police

I believe that the media is complicit in this because it makes for better TV. I swear they way they  cover these stories it is to rile up the riots when they could be bringing reason and calm to the situation.

--As we see more and more of these we need this coverage.


I found some more good concealed storage solutions on Pinterest!

I want to find a handy solution for storage that is in my living room.

Yesterday, I had to leave early for work because I had a doc appointment in the afternoon. I forgot to set up the coffee timer. I never got ANY coffee all day.

--Remind me never to to that again!