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Obama Reacts to the Senate’s Vote on Gun Control

Yesterday, the US Senate voted on the amendments to the S. 649, the gun control bill that you have most certainly heard almost non-stop media coverage about for the past month or so. We’re not completely out of the woods yet, but all of the amendments to the bill failed, which is a good thing. After the voting, President Barrack Hussein Obama threw a temper tantrum at the Whitehouse, continuing to use the worn out …

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Cheaper Than Dirt! Propaganda on Toomey-Manchin

Online retailer Cheaper Than Dirt!the online retailer most recently known for jacking their prices sky high, and stopping the sales of modern sporting rifles after Sandy Hook¬† has released a post on their blog called “I Support Toomey-Manchin and You Should Too!”. This smells of propaganda to me. They go through portions of the bill, and only point out the “good” parts, neglecting to tell us that under this bill, “online gun sales” has an …

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Uncle may I?

On the Reason blog, a look at the actual text of the “compromise” to not require a background check for personal sales: [T]he bill requires that all sales at gun shows be handled by federally licensed dealers, who are required to conduct background checks no matter where they sell firearms … The bill imposes the same requirement on all sales “pursuant to an advertisement, posting, display or other listing on the Internet¬†or in a publication¬†by …

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It’s a Christmas Tree, We Just Hung a Bunch of Ornaments on it.

A friend sent me a link to this article a few minutes ago, and I thought it was an interesting read. On one hand, I like the idea that we may expand some of our rights that have been taken away previously, like selling guns across state lines and whatnot, but on the other hand, I don’t believe we should be compromising our rights. Not one inch. What do you think, did Alan Gottlieb “snooker” …

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Sen. Burr Talks About His Vote

Earlier today, Sen. Burr talked about his vote on the Senate gun registration control bill with Bill LuMaye from WPTF. You may remember Mr. LuMaye as speaker from the GRNC Freedom Rally earlier this year. It’s worth a listen, but don’t expect Burr to get into a real deep discussion about it. Bill LuMaye talks with Sen. Burr on Gun Control vote. Sean mentioned over on his site that he isn’t worked up about this, …

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Sen. Richard Burr (R) NC Changes His Mind About Guns

Last week Sen. Burr pledged support of the Rand Paul fillibuster in the Senate. Well, it appears over the past couple of days that he has decided to change his mind, and vote along with Democrats like Harry Reid, and Diane Feinstein. Just minutes ago, Mr. Burr, the supposed pro-gun Senator from NC voted to advance the gun registration universal background check bill in the Senate. I found the following on the National Association for …

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Podcast Bonus Episode Wednesday Night!

If you missed Episode 22 of the Triangle Tactical Podcast, I’ll forgive you, but you should join our Google+ Hangout at 8PM EST on Wednesday, April 10th, 2013. We’ll be talking about USPSA scoring and classifiers, and we’ll try to get to some of your shooting questions as well. The cool thing about the Google+ hangouts is that it allows you to join us live on the air to ask questions and join the conversation. …

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Local Media Fear Mongering

In the video below, ABC11 does a story about counterfeit gun “parts” that were part of a raid conducted by federal authorities in Cary, NC. Notice how they interview neighbors, the classic “my children play on that street” line, etc. The fact of the matter is that these counterfeit parts were most likely knockoff molded buttstocks, AimPoint, and EOtech copies, foregrips, etc. Certainly it’s a crime to sell them as the real deal, but it’s …

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