“When you disarm your subjects, however, you offend them by showing that either from cowardliness or lack of faith, you distrust them; and either conclusion will induce them to hate you.”
by Niccolo Machiavelli


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"walls of the city" logo conceptualized by Oleg Volk and executed by Linoge. Logo is © "walls of the city".

oleg volk is the man

As if you did not already know that.  But why am I saying this right now?  Because he can make even schlubs like me look like they know what they are doing: 

The funny thing about that picture is that I was not really intentionally posing for it; I was just showing Oleg a potential pose one of his models could use, and specifically how to alleviate the rather front-heavy nature of M1As […]

the slippery slope of gun control

I would like to take a moment today to extend my sincere thanks to the legislatures of both New York State and Connecticut for proving, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that "gun control" is, in truth and fact, a slippery slope.

Anti-rights cultists come absolutely unhinged every time you mention the possibility of "gun control" itself being a slippery slope, and tend to immediately decry such mutterings as prima facie logical fallacies; it […]

the ace ltd. usa explanation

As I mentioned in the previous post, I was somewhat hamstrung with purchasing the sling mount from Ace LTD. USA – apparently Coal Creek Armory used their folding stock for my Vera (though I had to figure that out on my own, since CCA still has not bothered to provide me with a listing of parts or manufacturers), only they make the hardware that threads into the convenient hole on the folding mechanism’s side, only […]