Tag Archives: Arizona

Tactical shotgun story

One of things I’ve done recently during my hiatus from the Internet was to attend a tactical shotgun training course taught by Ed Chavez of R&A Tactical in Tucson. It was an enjoyable and enlightening experience. Here’s a link to … Continue reading

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Time to fight a smarter war on drugs

This Washington Post story points to one of the major flaws in the United States’ war on drugs—law enforcement agents deeply involved in the smuggling business, and the enforcement agencies’ inability or refusal to crackdown on corrupt agents.  “La Estrella” … Continue reading

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Border security does not require unmanned drones and high technology

A story in Tucson’s Arizona Daily Star details a court ruling overturning a conviction for littering against a member of a group placing water jugs in the desert for border crossers. More than 2,000 bodies of illegal immigrants, most, but … Continue reading

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A musical interlude courtesy of Ray Stevens

Ray Stevens is known for his quirky ballads and humorous dittys. I’m told be a couple amateur musicians that he’s a darn good guitar player. His latest music video, God Save Arizona, is on a more serious note, but the guitar … Continue reading

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Guns and shooting training piece up at Guns & Patriots

I wrote a short piece about firearms coach Ed Chavez a couple weeks ago. An expanded version is now up in the Guns&Patriots section at Human Events.

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A few photos from the Border Rally

More to come later after I recover from the heat and sunburn of Sunday’s border rally, but I did stop by the old office and a sarsaparilla at Big Nose Kates.

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Outrageous photos from an anti-SB 1070 rally

These photos were sent to me by a good friend who served proudly under the American flag. These types of insults say more about the content of the perpetrators’ character than they do about the SB 1070 controversy. The commentary … Continue reading

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Why are neo-Nazis doing the federal government’s job in Arizona?

            Pinal County Sheriff Paul Babeu admits that parts of Arizona have been surrendered to Mexican smuggling cartels. Babeu’s request for additional aid from the federal government has gone largely ignored for political reasons. The danger to American and Mexican … Continue reading

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Arizona held hostage, Missouri gets a pass

          Over at the American Thinker blog, Timothy Birdnow writes about Missouri’s immigration regulations that went into effect unchallenged while Arizona’s SB 1070 which is very similar in wording and intent became a national controversy. No boycotts, no marches featuring Nazi … Continue reading

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For Arizona it is politics before security

          An Arizona Republic story states that securing the border is an impossible task, so unfeasible that comprehensive amnesty is the only solution. The U.S. cannot stop all illegal immigration so why try. His example that drugs and criminal acts … Continue reading

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