Originally posted November 18, 2016. When the NRA endorsed Donald Trump for president, there was some backlash among members who didn’t trust Trump’s record on gun rights and from those who preferred other candidates. Ultimately, of course, Trump would win the presidency, but not before adding Gov. Mike Pence to the ticket as his Vice […]
Originally posted July 2, 2015. Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of NRA, writing in America’s 1st Freedom, tells readers that documents obtained from the U.S Department of Homeland Security show that as of April 2014 the Obama administration had released this group, including many convicted of violent crimes such as homicide, sexual assault and kidnapping. […]
Are you moving in retirement? If so, look back at this piece I wrote on January 22 of 2016. Don’t move to one of America’s “Tax Hells.” Is your state a tax hell? Some states pile on the tax burden, adding double digit percentage demands on top of their residents’ federal tax loads. New York, […]
Originally posted May 19, 2015. Henry Repeating Arms Company is the U. S. manufacturer of over a dozen .22 rifles owned by Debbie and me and all members of our family. (See our favorites the Survival AR-7 and the Lever Action Youth). The ammunition of choice is CCI Stinger (Hypervelocity) 22LR Long Rifle Copper-plated Hollow Point […]
Originally posted May 6th, 2015. As part of your family’s defense arsenal, does a tactical rifle make sense? The short answer is yes. If you are a pro, you know that a shotgun ranks number one on your list, whether it is semi-auto or pump. Shotguns, however, are the dreaded enemy of the midnight-awakened amateur. Go […]
UPDATE: I originally posted this on January 23, 2015. Since then, Hurricane Irma hit the Florida Keys with brutal winds and rains, and Houston was nearly drowned by Hurricane Harvey. Puerto Rico has been sent back to the stone age by Hurricane Maria. If you’re living in areas prone to natural disaster, and especially isolated […]
The scholars at Cato Institute have narrowed down the Top 5 freest states in America.
No one knows the history of gun control better than Stephen P. Halbrook. Here Mr. Halbrook remembers the Night of the Broken Glass. Halbrook’s new book is a must for all Second Amendment supporters. Stephen Halbrook on His New Book “Gun Control in the Third Reich” Originally posted on December 3, 2013.
Dick and I are heading back to Paris late in April. A good part of the fun of our planning is the reading, studying, and dreaming of all things francaise. David Lebovitz’s video of a visit to one of Paris’s wonderful open markets always inspires. We’ve stayed often at the Hotel Lutetia on Blvd. Raspail […]
Originally posted November 3, 2016. Pre the presidential election, Debbie and I will spend five days driving between Newport, Rhode Island, and Key West, Florida. Unscientific for sure, but an amusing activity is to measure popular voter sentiment by keeping a count of lawn signs. Yesterday through three heavily Democrat states and swing state Pennsylvania, […]