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Watch what you shoot at!

Today I read about VP Cheney’s hunting trip.  Apparently he shot a companion in the head and chest with his shotgun.  Fortunately, the companion is expected to live.  But let’s think about this a minute.  Our VP is surrounded by … Continue reading

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Weapons training

While I’m thinking about it, if you do decide to get a weapon for self-defense, get the proper training to use it.  And take a refresher course periodically.  And practice using the weapon safely.  I don’t mean just practice shooting, … Continue reading

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Do you feel like a Sherpa?

If so, you are not alone.  Today’s Washington Post Style Section has a big article about how much many of us carry around with us.  (Wish I could figure out how to past the link here.) http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/07/AR2006020702030.html One woman is … Continue reading

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Comment Response

Greg Broiles makes a very good comment in his response to my last post.  It is true that many people live where it is difficult or impossible to get a concealed carry permit.  My post was for people who *can* … Continue reading

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defense against a firearm

While I think about it, here is the magic secret to self defense when the other person has a firearm:  place a solid brick wall (or the equivalent) between you and the person and run like Hell!  There is no … Continue reading

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Get a Permit

It almost seems redundant but there are many people out there who buy firearms for defense and don’t get a concealed carry permit.  This is silly.  I don’t care what state you live in, or what the local state laws … Continue reading

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