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“Besides the advantage of being armed, which the Americans possess over the people of almost every other nation, the existence of subordinate governments, to which the people are attached, and by which the militia officers are appointed, forms a barrier against the enterprises of ambition, more insurmountable than any which a simple government of any form can admit of. Notwithstanding the military establishments in the several kingdoms of Europe, which are carried as far as the public resources will bear, the governments are afraid to trust the people with arms.”
by James Madison

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coal creek armory gets new digs

… on the internet, that is.

Anywise, check out he new shininess here; I am not sure if it is an informational improvement, but at least it is prettier.

That said, Brick found something interesting – remember the concerns we had about CCA buying and attempting to operate a range/gun store right across the road from an already existing one? Seems those concerns were well-founded – the […]

piggybacking on others’ legwork

My schedule has been absolutely crazy of late, and shows no indications of letting up any time soon, so I have not had the opportunity to go down and take a look at Coal Creek Armory‘s new Outpost in Kingston. Thankfully, Brick did exactly that, and shares with us his observations. Unfortunately, his on-the-scene reporting only served to cement the concerns I had about the expansion from the very beginning, but, […]