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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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McClung & Kelly campaigns surge as McCain meets the Tea Party

Senator John McCain, already a shoo-in for re-election to his senate seat, redeemed his reputation with Arizona Tea Party members by throwing his considerable political weight behind two unexpectedly strong conservative candidates who are within striking distance of taking two … 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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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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NRA, don’t piss on my leg and tell me it’s raining

            The National Rifle Association’s Executive Director Chris W. Cox begins September’s American Rifleman political report quoting Harry Truman who once said that politicians seeking a friend in Washington, D.C. should get a dog.             I would suggest to Mr. … Continue reading

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Shooting is a perishable skill

            I met an interesting fellow instructing at a shooting range last Saturday who taught me a few things that convinced me I need to spend some more time in his company. Any target-shooting firearm carrier who spends some time … Continue reading

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