“He’s seen a lot, done a lot and wished he hadn’t done a lot. Here are Dave’s musings about all things gunny, hunting and life in general. First-time readers are urged to read the Preamble –I Believe–first so that they will have an understanding of how and why Dave thinks and says the things he does.”

 


Constitutional Carry Part 2

Earlier we took an initial look at the notion of so-called constitutional carry. There are some among us who say something along the line of, “Sure, I’m for constitutional carry, but I think there should be some kind of training requirement.” A right is not conditional, except where c
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Constitutional Carry Part 1

First, a quick update: Yep, I’m back, and the surgery was a success. Virtually no pain now, but I was considerably weaker than I thought so it is taking longer for me to get back my stamina. I would like to thank each and every one of you for your good wishes and prayers. Seems I had
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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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