Opinion

EveryFAIL: When Parody Perfectly Mimics Reality [Updated]

EveryFAIL: When Parody Perfectly Mimics Reality [Updated]

Michael Bloomberg’s “Everytown” roll-out has been a colossal failure, from the egotistical Bloomberg’s arrogant (and theologically-challenged) claim that he’s “earned” his way into Heaven for attempting to oppose the basic human right to self defense, […]

Gun Crime, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Mikey on the Hamster Wheel

Gun Crime, Pabst Blue Ribbon and Mikey on the Hamster Wheel

Gun Crime makes me sick. But just the “crime” part, not the “gun” part. If I hear someone say “gun crime” or “gun deaths” one more time, I’m gonna start puking up bearded Llama puppies. […]

A $50 Million “Grass Roots” Howler

A $50 Million “Grass Roots” Howler

New York City’s miniature former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a very important man. Bloomberg is so important, and so smart, that he spent most of his time in office attempting to tell New Yorkers what […]

The Cancer, The Militia, And Cliven Bundy

The Cancer, The Militia, And Cliven Bundy

I’ve been inundated with opinions on the legality, morality, and constitutionality of the Bunkerville, Nevada public lands standoff between the ranching family of Cliven Bundy and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the FBI, and […]

The “Assault Weapon” Rebellion

The “Assault Weapon” Rebellion

In addition to riding the editor’s desk at BearingArms.com, I contribute a Bearing Arms column to the print edition of Townhall magazine. My April column, The “Assault Weapon” Rebellion, is currently featured online at Townhall. Please […]

The Common Sense Language of Gun Control

The Common Sense Language of Gun Control

Words have more power than just about anything. Words can get us married. Words can get us thrown out of bars. Words (in the form of outrageous lies) can get people elected to political office. […]

Ex Post Facto – Connecticut’s “Assault Weapon” Ban Is Blatantly Unconstitutional

Ex Post Facto – Connecticut’s “Assault Weapon” Ban Is Blatantly Unconstitutional

As regular readers—and other sentient beings—know, the “Constitution State,” the state of Connecticut, has recently passed a law outlawing firearms and accessories—particularly magazines with greater than ten rounds capacity—that were previously entirely unremarkable and lawful.  […]

Heavily armed civilian police officers (not soldiers) guarding the East Rancier Gate At Fort Hood, April 3, 2014.  Photo by Jay Janner/Austin American-Statesman

FORT HOOD FALLOUT: The Ban On Military Personnel Carrying Weapons On Duty Isn’t New… And It Isn’t Right.

The Attack Yesterday afternoon, U.S. Army Specialist Ivan Lopez brought a recently-purchased handgun onto Fort Hood and opened fire upon his fellow soldiers. Three soldiers were killed in the attack, and 16 others were wounded. […]

The LAPD Doth Protest—And Shoot—Too Much

The LAPD Doth Protest—And Shoot—Too Much

It has been nearly 15 years since I carried a badge. In that time, I’ve been disheartened to watch police philosophy devolve in far too many places from one of service, sacrifice and selflessness to […]

Shoot/Don’t Shoot: A Matter of Honor

Shoot/Don’t Shoot: A Matter of Honor

Bearing Arms Editor Bob Owens’ article on the shooting of 70 year old Bobby Canipe by York County Deputy Terrance Knox asks if the shooting is “A Law Enforcement Training Failure?” It is that and more. […]