T&E: M&P Shield 9mm

Thanks to my friend out at Hart’s Guns in Uniontown, Ohio, I recently acquired a Smith & Wesson M&P Shield in 9mm.  I have heard much about this popular subcompact firearm and, since I have never owned a subcompact pistol, I thought I would give it a try.  After a cleaning and application of lubricant,…

The Disarming of America’s Veterans – the conspiracy that wasn’t

By now most of you have seen the headlines on questionable websites and the urgent posts on Facebook and Twitter.  It seems that the Veterans Administration is conspiring with the freedom-loathing federal government to disarm America’s veterans.  This disarming is necessary for the implementation of oppressive, tyrannical government rule because our veterans are the most…

The 1 inch group explained

  If you follow my Facebook pages (Personal and Author’s page) and this blog, you have seen me write about the 1 inch shot group in my reviews of various firearms and discussions about range practice.  I thought I would add some perspective and clarity to this discussion and explain what I mean and how…

Unneeded voices

When it comes to the 2nd Amendment and the constitution, there is a sea of voices waiting for your attention.  From politicians to talk show hosts, everyone wants to weigh in on the issue.  I contend that some of them should be rejected outright, not because of what they say, but because of their zip…

The Open Carry Question: My Bipolar Opinion

WARNING – This post may cause unintended thought and reflection. Open carry laws vary from state to state and you should familiarize yourself with your local laws before considering open carry as a viable option. Open carry of firearms, the act of simply carrying around a long gun, or having a pistol strapped to your…