Tag: 2nd amendment

RED FLAG on Red Flag Laws

The rising tide of red flag laws does not bode well for the United States of America.  Not only are they fraught with many potential avenues of failure and abuse, they’re also highly ineffectual, stopping less than 1/10th of 1% of their intended targets  — a statistically and absurdly tiny fraction of the problem. For […]

Quantico, our Second Amendment, and Reality

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In the latest episode of Quantico, a (very) fictitious portrayal of life for new FBI field agent recruits at Quantico, an equally fictitious Senatorial Bitch gave a short speech that is all too real in our nation’s capital: “I’d like to acknowledge the brave men and women who defend our campus today. That includes one […]

Shall Not Be Infringed

The term “infringement” doesn’t mean “prohibition.” It means “an encroachment or trespass on a right or privilege.” If I were to move off the sidewalk and walk through my neighbor’s grass, I would be infringing. It does little direct damage, but over time, that section of grass would die. If I then moved over to […]

Cleared hot? Or not? Self Defense 101

This is why police shoot guys brandishing knives who refuse to follow lawful orders to put the knife down.  Knives are deadly.  A single nick of any one of dozens of key arteries or veins may result in death in minutes.  A stab to the heart or major artery can kill you in seconds, even […]

Jeapordy: “Trayvon Martin” — “What ties Obama, Holder, Corey, and Zimmerman together?

Repeat after me: “It is lawful to use deadly force in cases of self defense. It is lawful to use deadly force in cases of self defense. It is lawful to use deadly force…” …particularly when you’re defending yourself against aggravated assault.  In case you’re wondering what that means, it means if you don’t defend […]