Holding the line

The Nevada Legislature An open letter to the incoming, both newly elected and returning, members of the Nevada Legislature's Republican caucus: With the 81st session of the Legislature set to open on February 1st, 2021, it is important for the incoming Republican caucus to understand what is expected by the voters who are sending them … Continue reading Holding the line

Quote of the day—Patrick J. Buchanan — The View From North Central Idaho

American politics will be even more poisoned and polarized than it has been for the last four years. Tens of millions of Americans will see themselves as disfranchised and believe that the greatest champion they have had in decades was illegally driven from power by the same deep state-media conspiracy he fought for four years.…Quote of … Continue reading Quote of the day—Patrick J. Buchanan — The View From North Central Idaho

Teach your children to shoot

A very timely article from The Tactical Professor.

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In the current political situation, if you have teenage children and haven’t taught them how to shoot a rifle adequately, you’re wrong, PERIOD.

I have taught a number of teenage boys to pass the Ohio POlice Rifle Course in just a couple of hours. Girls could do it just as easily. It’s not the greatest qualification course but it’s short, easily administered, and someone who can pass it is a force to be reckoned with, especially from a fixed position or support role.

With the exception of the reload in Stage Six, the entire Course can be done even using a tube fed autoloading .22 rifle with iron sights. The reload can still be done with a tube fed autoloader but probably not in the time frame allotted. Although many people think that a .22 rifle can only cause a bee sting, they are sadly mistaken. Rifles in .22 caliber…

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Why I Don’t Carry an Expandable Baton — Active Response Training

An outstanding article from Greg Ellifritz. My own experience with batons in police service, while not as extensive as the author's, leads me to agree with his take... batons and impact weapons really are not a good solution for private persons looking for less lethal alternatives. Written by: Greg Ellifritz   With all the violent … Continue reading Why I Don’t Carry an Expandable Baton — Active Response Training