“Premenstrual Syndrome: Just before their periods women behave the way men do all the time.”
by Robert Heinlein


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

not a huge fan of tapco

But this was not half bad:

Use the right tool for the job, and when it comes to zombies, a revolver ain’t it.

(Video should be fixed now.)

reclaiming the language

As a firearm owner and firm defender of our individual rights, one of the more aggravating things I stumble across on the cortex from time to time are Fudds proclaiming the demonic natures and other dangers of "evil black rifles" / "assault weapons" / etc., while simultaneously bitterly clinging to their wood-and-blued-steel bolt-action hunting rifles (aka "high-powered sniper rifles") and duck shotguns (aka "street-sweeping bullet hoses"). Obviously these narrow-minded individuals have never bothered to read […]

normalization – the commercial edition

C. J. Chivers‘s The Gun just got reviewed on Woot.com, and fairly positively at that.

If that does not constitute another example of how we are winning, I do not know what would.

I have mentioned Chivers’ work in the past, but this also serves as a reminder that I need to type up my own review of it as well at some point… The short-and-sweet, however, is, “You need to read this, […]

random observation

Of the types of firearms that have been successfully used to murder American Presidents – to wit, a blackpowder, percussion cap derringer, two revolvers, and a bolt-action rifle – none have ever been banned in America.

Of the types of known firearms that were employed in known assassination attempts – to wit, two flintlock pistols, five revolvers, three low-capacity semi-automatic pistols, and one semi-automatic rifle – only the latter has ever been banned in […]