Archive for the 'Gun Control' Category



‘Prohibited Person’ Eminem’s Hypocritical Gun Stance as Vapid as His ‘Music’

BY Herschel Smith
4 days, 5 hours ago

David Codrea.

Speaking of which, if he really wants the state to go big on “gun control,” how about we start with him? If he is prohibited from even touching a gun, I’d be curious to see if the one he’s holding on that album cover is a real one or a prop. As such things are thoroughly accounted for by corporate records in order to comply with IRS filing requirements, there’s no doubt an “accounts payable” invoice from an armorer that could tell us if 18 U.S. Code § 922 requirements for “receiving a firearm in interstate or foreign commerce” have been observed.

It seems to be all the rage, from idiot rappers to NASCAR and Walmart and Publix.  Everybody thinks taking this stance is going to win them favors.

Everyone I know rolls their eyes and looks for somewhere else to shop or some other product to buy.  Then again, I don’t know anyone who listens to rap “music.”

Speeches At Richmond Rally

BY Herschel Smith
4 days, 13 hours ago

This Facebook link is a video of the speeches at the Richmond rally.  The speeches begin at about 2:09 (that’s two hours and nine minutes into the video).  Before that it shows helicopter video surveying the scene, along with rooftop snipers.

Rooftop snipers.  How ridiculous.

Sheriff Sheriff Scott Jenkins of Culpepper County speaks.  To him, it appears that his promise to deputize thousands means they get to keep their firearms because they are now LEOs, not because he might need them to keep agents of the state from infringing on the rights of citizens in his county.

I suggest that someone in Culpepper County take him out for coffee and have a long conversation with him.

Democrats Say Rally Won’t Impact Their Plans For Gun Control Legislation

BY Herschel Smith
5 days, 5 hours ago

It’s nice to see that rally day in Richmond went off without a hitch.  No infiltrators, at least, none who could really do any damage.  The best part of all of this was the lack of false flags.

Rex Tibor said in one video that this was happening, and it’s time to act.  I disagreed then and I do now.  Don’t get me wrong.  I sincerely appreciate the folks who could make it today.  I had initially intended to go despite my belief that it was a perfect opportunity for a false flag event.  I changed my mind when I found out about the cages.  I reconsidered when I saw that the rally was big enough to accommodate armed folks outside the cages, but I had to work today.  I think it would have been nice to be there with like minded folks.

But this isn’t the end.  It’s only the beginning.

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Tens of thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday to protest plans by the state’s Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation — a move that has become a key flash point in the national debate over gun violence

The size of the crowd and the expected participation of white supremacists and fringe militia groups raised fears that the state could see a repeat of the violence that exploded in 2017 in Charlottesville. But the rally concluded uneventfully around noon, and the mood was largely festive, with rally-goers chanting “USA!” and waving signs denouncing Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam.

An estimated 22,000 people attended, according to authorities, who said one woman was arrested on felony charge of wearing a mask in public.

But Democratic lawmakers — including House Speaker Eileen Filler-Corn and Senate Majority Leader Dick Saslaw — told AP the rally wouldn’t impact their plans to pass gun-control measures, including universal background checks and a one-handgun-purchase-a-month limit. Democrats say tightening Virginia’s gun laws will make communities safer and help prevent mass shootings like the one last year in Virginia Beach, where a dozen people were killed in a municipal building.

Ignore the lie for a moment – it’s irrelevant.  The point is that the communists are unpersuaded.  The safest prediction, since the democrats own the House Senate and gubernatorial mansion, is that gun control passes, including a ban on MSRs and magazine capacity limits.

Now the real battle begins.  It’s going to be vitally important in the very near future for Virginians to know where their county Sheriff stands, or where there city police stands, and to know where their neighbors stand.  The real work will be taking local county commissioners and Sheriffs out for coffee, fisking their true intentions, personal training, organizing a militia, and making sure that communities stand together when the time comes to defy the laws.

Defiance of the laws means no state agent arrests citizens for ownership of MSRs or standard capacity magazines.  It means counties are sincere, clear-headed and intentional in their opposition to unconstitutional laws, and it means that they know the cost and are willing to bear it.

This will have to be done by Virginians, while everyone else tends to life back in their own communities and presses forward with the same sorts of plans.  It was always going to be this way.  A rally was never going to stop the controllers.

But what it does do is prepare the ground.  When the state is surprised that there is armed opposition to enforcement of the gun laws, your community can honestly say, “We warned you and you didn’t listen.  The warnings are finished, and froggy time has begun.  Lie in the bed you made.”

Ralph “Kill The Babies Give Me All Your Guns” Northam Response To Rally Day

BY Herschel Smith
5 days, 6 hours ago

Ralph “Kill The Babies Give Me All Your Guns” Northam had a response to rally day.

Okay.  Tell us Ralphie.  What teams?  What did you de-escalate?  How did you do it?  How could this have been a volatile situation?

Tell us, Ralphie.  We’re listening.

Criminals & Politicians

BY Herschel Smith
5 days, 6 hours ago

Via Insty.

But I’m being redundant.

Sights And Sounds In Richmond

BY Herschel Smith
5 days, 14 hours ago

From Deepclips.com.

Including Sheriffs standing with everyone else, many good pictures, and other videos.

Richmond Live Stream

BY Herschel Smith
5 days, 15 hours ago

The View From Richmond

BY Herschel Smith
5 days, 15 hours ago

Via Insty.

FLIR Discontinues All Civilian Sales

BY Herschel Smith
6 days, 4 hours ago

International Sportsman.

According to an anonymous source that spoke to the BurstReview YouTube channel, FLIR will discontinue civilian sales of optics this Monday, January 20th.

According to BurstReview’s sources, FLIR’s board of directors and shareholders are anti-hunting and believe that only military and law enforcement should have access to thermal optics. This source also stated that FLIR allegedly laid off everyone in their civilian and hunting sales departments.

The sources stated this was further supported by recent events surrounding Armasight. Allegedly following FLIR’s acquisition of Armasight, they laid off all hunting prostaff and instructed social media personnel to never show any kill shots going forward.

This is very interesting news, and could turn the market against FLIR. Especially given rising tensions between civilians and militarized police that are seen as overstepping their authority.

But this is all hearsay until the alleged reveal date of Monday the 20th. Be sure to stay tuned for the latest information on this and other stories coming out of SHOT Show 2020.

And it seems like sources are confirming this.

This is continued movement towards and us versus them approach.  It’s not just automatic weapons, it’s not AP ammunition, now it’s FLIR.  When will it become magnifying scopes?  I think Matt Bracken has an essay using state control over scopes as an example, yes?  To a hunter, a good scope is a necessity.  To a collectivist, it’s the tool of a sniper.  To a competitive shooter it’s absolutely required.  To a statist it’s something that can be used against the status quo.

I’ll say that I don’t have any FLIR capable equipment, but I’m interested whether readers do, for what they’re used, and if there are any alternatives to the company FLIR.  This is a single company, not the entirety of the technology.

Special Operations Surveillance Aircraft Circling Richmond

BY Herschel Smith
1 week, 1 day ago

At this hour, there is a USAF U-28A aircraft circling the Capitol.

Make of it what you will.  I know what I think.


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