A Short Sabbatical

I realize that I have been a bit off schedule for the past couple of weeks, and I apologize for that. Beginning today, I will be taking a week or two sabbatical to undergo some back surgery. Last fall I went out, eager to get into some roosters with my setter Lily. The walking wasn’t
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The “Good Old Days”

When I was young (How I regret that phrase), the old guys used to bore me with stories of how much better the hunting was, how much better the guns were, how much better—and simpler—cars and trucks were, or even how much prettier the girls were. Now that I am among the old guys I am s
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Holsters

The concept of having a pouch to carry a personal weapon is an old one. David slew Goliath with a stone he carried in a leather pouch on his waist. As the first handguns became popular, men often carried their pistols in a sash about their waist—a stylish and elegant method of carry b
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Pure Genius

This story is about 3 years old, but since my blog was not accepted by the NRA at the time, I still would like to share it. Milwaukee, WI, police were called to Froedtert Hospital to interview one Otis Lockett, who was being treated for a gunshot wound to his…ummm…well…junk. Mr. Locke
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BATFE Retreats From M855 Ammo Ban

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) has done a temporary about face in its attempt to infringe on our Second Amendment rights via banning the M855 ammunition. I’m sure that most of my readers already know of the proposed ban, but for those who may not, here
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Judgment…or a Lack Thereof

I got into a discussion with a hunter recently regarding the ethics of shooting running game. His position was that there are no circumstances where it would be appropriate to shoot at a running game animal. I asked him whether it was proper to shoot at a running animal if it was alre
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Obama’s Petulant Punishment

Our fearless president—you know, the guy who likes to “lead from behind”—is mad at the country for not blindly embracing his Regressive policies. (If you want to understand why I call it “Regressive,” read my Preamble.) While Obama dithers on the world stage—playing golf right after a
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Dedication

By now you realize that I am a dog lover. Nearly all of my friends are as well. But this little story is a bit different than most dog stories. Some folks around Cody got a little yellow Lab puppy. Turned out the puppy had a congenital liver disorder. Repairing it would cost big bucks
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