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The tortures of adapting Samuel Richardson’s ‘Pamela’

The term “bestseller” is a bit of a stretch for the eighteenth century, when books were expensive (though widely shared), and information about print-runs is hard to come by. But if any early novel deserves the title, it’s Samuel Richardson’s Pamela, which on publication in 1740 rapidly caught the imagination of Britain, Europe, and indeed America (the Philadelphia printing by Benjamin Franklin was the first unabridged American edition of any novel).The author of this innovative novel was a lead...
Tags: Books, London, Featured, Theatre, America, Paris, Adaptation, Literature, Philadelphia, National Theatre, Dublin, Benjamin Franklin, Richard III, Cate Blanchett, OWC, Carlo Goldoni


Why Strategy & Tactics Matter in Defending the Second Amendment

Lyndon Baines Johnson signing the Gun Control Act of 1968 into law – but he wanted it to include a licensing and registration scheme. (White House photo) United States of America – -(AmmoLand.com)- Okay, folks, now we get to the next step after we have determined just what our present situation is. Our objective is simple: Securing our Second Amendment rights and a legacy of freedom for future generations. There is just one problem: Michael Bloomberg isn’t going to give up his dreams of disar...
Tags: England, Guns, Australia, Senate, White House, America, Reagan, Bloomberg, Democrats, Tennessee, House, Bill Clinton, Gun Control, Andrew Cuomo, Dianne Feinstein, Michael Bloomberg


President And Founder Jim Sable Retires From USA Clay Target League

Jim Sable St. Paul, MN – -(AmmoLand.com)- Jim Sable, the founder of the USA Clay Target League, has announced that he has stepped down from his roles as Board Chair and President of the League. Sable, the former owner of a Twin Cities communication agency, is a longtime clay target shooting enthusiast who started an after-school mentoring program at the Plymouth Gun Club in 2001. The success of that program led to the creation of the Minnesota State High School Clay Target League in 2008, wh...
Tags: Guns, Retirement, America, The League, Jim, League, Twin Cities, Minnesota State High School Clay Target League, John Nelson, Competitive Shooting News, Shooting Industry News, Jim Sable, USA High School Clay Target League, USA Clay Target League, Jim Sable St Paul, Plymouth Gun Club


Blind Ambition

Art by A.F. Branco Blind Ambition USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Blind Ambition. The saga continues; Speaker Pelosi and Senator Schumer are blinded by politics and their hate for President Trump in regard to border security and Protecting U.S. citizens. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA) : ww...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, America, Fox News, Trump, Nra, Pelosi, Schumer, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, Citizens Committee, Branco, James Woods Sarah Palin Larry Elder Lars Larson


To Bloomberg: White House & Constitution Aren’t For Sale

To Bloomberg: White House & Constitution Aren’t For Sale BELLEVUE, WA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms today reacted to the announcement from anti-gun billionaire Michael Bloomberg that he would finance his own presidential campaign if he decides to run by advising the former New York mayor that “the White House and our Constitutional Rights are not for sale.” “Michael Bloomberg has been bankrolling extremist gun prohibition efforts for years, beca...
Tags: New York, Guns, White House, America, Bloomberg, United States, The White House, Michael Bloomberg, Gottlieb, Alan Gottlieb, Gun Rights News, Citizens Committee, CCRKBA, Mayor Bloomberg


Is Bolton Steering Trump into War with Iran?

Is Bolton Steering Trump into War with Iran? U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- “Stop the ENDLESS WARS!” implored President Donald Trump in a Sunday night tweet. Well, if he is serious, Trump had best keep an eye on his national security adviser, for a U.S. war on Iran would be a dream come true for John Bolton. Last September, when Shiite militants launched three mortar shells into the Green Zone in Baghdad, which exploded harmlessly in a vacant lot, Bolton called a series of emergency meetings and di...
Tags: Isis, Guns, Israel, America, Iran, Syria, Nato, New York Times, Middle East, Poland, Pentagon, Shiite, Bolton, Donald Trump, Lebanon, George W Bush


Criticizing NRA Executives is NOT “Attacking the NRA”

Opinion The NRA was over $30 million in the red in 2017, and had an almost $50 million deficit in its pension fund. These deficits aren't due to lack of revenue, but rather irresponsible spending. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Bless her heart, Marion Hammer just can't help herself. She just had to take a shot at me for exposing some of the financial corruption and poor decisions in the NRA and take some jabs at my dead father in the process. Don McDougal also wants to incorrectly frame my criticism...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Congress, White House, America, Irs, Chris, Trump, Nra, Board, Don, Brown, Marion, Wayne, NRA Board, Wayne Lapierre


NRA 2019 Board Candidate Lt. Colonel Willes K. Lee: Interview

Editor Note: AmmoLand News has officially endorsed Willes Lee for the 2019 NRA Board of Directors. Please consider him for your vote. NRA Board Candidate Lt. Colonel Willes K. Lee U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Later this month NRA members will receive their ballots to select members of the 2019 NRA Board of Directors. One-third of the Board's 76 seats are due to expire in April at the NRA Annual Meeting. Voting-eligible NRA members will determine which 25 nominees will receive a three-year term t...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Obama, Congress, Senate, US, America, Military, House, Marco Rubio, US Senate, John, Goa, Gun Rights, Rnc, Nra


What Real Collusion Looks Like

Art by A.F. Branco What Real Collusion Looks Like USA –-(Ammoland.com)- xxx Funny how the Democrat’s daily talking points regarding the border are in lockstep with the mainstream media, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, NYT, WaPo, etc right down to the same wording and phrasing. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle A...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, America, Fox News, Illegal Immigration, Nra, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Border Security, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, USA Ammoland, Citizens Committee, Branco, Fake News


Burris Optics Becomes Official Optics Sponsor of USA Shooting

Burris Optics Becomes Official Optics Sponsor of USA Shooting GREELEY, Colo. —-(Ammoland.com)- Burris Optics announces its partnership agreement effective immediately with USA Shooting. The partnership makes Burris the official 2019 optics provider of America’s Shooting Team. As the presenting sponsor USA Shooting will announce a monthly “Burris Best” spotlighting the top athletic performance of a USA Shooting Team athlete. The two organizations place extreme value on accuracy, durability, in...
Tags: Usa, Guns, America, United States Olympic Committee, USA Shooting, Burris, Competitive Shooting News, Burris Optics, USA Shooting Team, Kevin Neuendorf, Greely CO Burris Company, Ammoland com Burris Optics, Burris Best, Burris Director of Marketing Ryan Hennig


Open Border Democrats

Art by Michael Ramirez Open Border Democrats USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Open Border Democrats. Democrats have come clean with their intent to confiscate all guns and destroy the Second Amendment, so it is about time they also come clean on their open-border, one-world dream. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Ri...
Tags: Guns, America, Illegal Immigration, Nra, Michael Ramirez, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, Gun Cartoons, Citizens Committee


Protest songs and the spirit of America [playlist]

In a rare television interview, Jimi Hendrix appeared on a network talk show shortly after his historic performance at the Woodstock Music & Art Fair. When host Dick Cavett asked the guitarist about the “controversy” surrounding his wild, feedback-saturated version of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” Hendrix gently demurred.His performance wasn’t “unorthodox,” he protested. “I thought it was beautiful.”But Hendrix’s ominous, bombs-bursting version of our national anthem, in fact, would be interpreted...
Tags: Books, Music, Politics, Featured, White House, America, History, Jimi Hendrix, United States, Bob Dylan, Civil Rights, Ferguson, Protest Songs, Vietnam, Vietnam War, Dick Cavett


NRA Applauds Sen. Cornyn for Introducing Reciprocity Legislation

Opinion John Cornyn Fairfax, VA – -(Ammoland.com)- On behalf of our more than 5 million members across the country, the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) applauded the introduction of S. 69, The Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2019, sponsored by Sen. John Cornyn (TX). “The current patchwork of state and local gun laws is confusing and can cause the most conscientious gun owner to unknowingly run afoul of the law when they are traveling ...
Tags: Guns, America, District Of Columbia, Cox, Fairfax, Sen John Cornyn, John Cornyn, NRA-ILA, Gun Rights News, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Chris W Cox, Sen Cornyn, National Concealed Carry Reciprocity


President Trump Has to Win the Border Security Fight

Opinion USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The one thing neither the liberal media nor the Democrats have taken into their calculations about the government shutdown is that President Trump has to win on the border security issue. He has no choice. If it takes six months, it will take six months. If it can be done next Monday, it will be done next Monday. As commander in chief, President Trump has said controlling the southern border is a genuine national security issue and that failure would mean Americ...
Tags: Guns, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, America, Democrats, Gop, House, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Newt Gingrich, Tea Party


Interview: Allen West, 2019 NRA Board of Directors Candidate

Allen West is running for reelection to the 2019 NRA board of Directors. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- AmmoLand News had a chance to catch up with our friend Allen West to talk about his run for reelection to the NRA board of directors in 2019 and about the organization itself as well as the current political outlook for gun owners in the face of a hostile Congress. Fredy Riehl: Hello Allen, thank you for taking the time to talk with AmmoLand News I know you have a busy schedule. Can you start by l...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Guns, Congress, Colorado, California, US, America, Tennessee, New Jersey, Army, States, Vietnam, Andrew Cuomo, US Army


Ohio Hunters Harvest More Than 14,000 Deer During Muzzleloader Season

Ohio Hunters Harvest More Than 14,000 Deer During Muzzleloader Season COLUMBUS, OH – -(AmmoLand.com)- Hunters checked 14,182 white-tailed deer during Ohio’s muzzleloader season, Jan. 5-8, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). During last year’s muzzleloader season, 13,268 white-tailed deer were checked. Hunters still have opportunities to pursue deer this winter, as archery season remains open through Sunday, Feb. 3 2019. The ODNR Division of Wildlife remains committed...
Tags: Guns, Washington, America, Williams, Fairfield, Athens, Warren, Miami, Ohio, Knox, Jackson, Madison, Delaware, Ross, Montgomery, Hamilton


Fake News CNN’s Jim Acosta Proves…. Walls Work

Art by Michael Ramirez Fake News CNN's Jim Acosta USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Fake News CNN's Jim Acosta Proves…. Walls Work. Fake News CNN's Jim Acosta was mocked across social media for posting a video that was meant to downplay President Trump's claims of a border crisis, but ended up supporting his argument that border barriers improve security. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joi...
Tags: Guns, America, Cnn, Trump, Nra, Michael Ramirez, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Jim Acosta, Gun Rights News, Gun Cartoons, USA Ammoland, Citizens Committee, Fake News, Fake News CNN


Kid Konnection: Waiting for Pumpsie

Every weekend, I host a feature called Kid Konnection -- a regular weekly feature about anything related to children's books. This week I'm going to share with you a picture book biography that's tells a very important story. Summary: "Change is coming real soon." In 1959 the Boston Red Sox was the last team in the Major Leagues to integrate. But when they call Elijah "Pumpsie" Green up from the minors, Bernard is overjoyed to see a black player on his beloved home team. And, when Pumpsie's fir...
Tags: Books, America, United States, Boston Red Sox, Civil rights movement, Red Sox, Publishers Weekly, Bernard, Kid Konnection, Julie P, Blue Slip Media, Major Leagues, Barry Wittenstein, PUMPSIE, London Ladd, Elijah Pumpsie Green


Feinstein Ban on Semiautos Deliberately Undermines ‘Security of a Free State’

It's not unfair to wonder just what she's swearing an oath to. (Dianne Feinstein Facebook photos) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) today led a group of senators in introducing the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019, an updated bill to ban the sale, transfer, manufacture and importation of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines,” a Thursday press release from the senator’s lair threa...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Senate, America, Harvard, United States, House, Dartmouth, Nancy Pelosi, Resistance, Dianne Feinstein, Miller, Second Amendment, Richard Blumenthal


The Left’s Strategy to Disarm America

Opinion by Allen West My right inner forearm has a simple tattoo with the words “Molon Labe.” My message to the progressive socialist left, “Come, Take,” because I will not surrender to you. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- If you cherish your individual freedom and liberty, please read this entire missive, and share its warning. This last week was the National Rifle Association (NRA) winter board meeting. As you should know by now, reading these pages, the NRA is the nation’s oldest civil rights orga...
Tags: Florida, New York, Guns, Congress, US, America, Washington Dc, Liberty, House, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Andrew Cuomo, Michael Bloomberg, Cruz


Hypocrat Tears

Art by A.F. Branco Democrat Hypocrites USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Hypocrat Tears. Democrats are more worried about Government workers getting their checks on time than they are about American citizens being killed and victimized by criminals coming across the border. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Asso...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, America, Fox News, Nra, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, USA Ammoland, Citizens Committee, Branco, James Woods Sarah Palin Larry Elder Lars Larson


What, If Anything, has Congress Done to Curb Possession of “Bump Stocks?

Opinion What, If Anything, has Congress Done to Curb Possession of “Bump Stocks? New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- Apart from Trump’s rash, incorrigible action, what, if anything, has Congress done to curb possession of “bump stocks devices?” Curiously, Congress did attempt action to ban “bump stocks,” albeit unsuccessfully. On October 31, 2017, about one month after Paddock’s murderous assault on innocent Americans, Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), sponsored a bill, called, “Closing the Bump-Stock Looph...
Tags: Guns, Congress, America, Eu, United States, Bill, Doj, Trump, Congressional, ATF, Fitzpatrick, Brian Fitzpatrick, USCS, Gun Rights News, Arbalest Quarrel, Roger J. Katz


Queen Nancy

Art by Michael Ramirez Queen Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Queen Nancy. Nancy Pelosi and the new freshman crop of socialist Democrats in Congress seem to have the senior Senator by the short hairs. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA) : www.membership.nrahq.org S...
Tags: Guns, Congress, America, Nancy Pelosi, Nancy, Illegal Immigration, Nra, Chuck Schumer, Michael Ramirez, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, Gun Cartoons, USA Ammoland, Citizens Committee, Nancy Nancy Pelosi


Senate Democrats Introduce Assault Weapons Ban of 2019

Senate Democrats Unveil the Assault Weapons Ban of 2019 Washington D.C. –-(Ammoland.com)- Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) have introduced the “Assault Weapons Ban of 2019.” “Last year we saw tens of thousands of students nationwide take to the streets to demand action to stop mass shootings and stem the epidemic of gun violence that plagues our communities. Our youngest generation has grown up with active-shooter drills, hiding und...
Tags: Facebook, Maryland, Guns, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, America, Democrats, Gun Control, John, Department Of Justice, Republican, Dianne Feinstein, Justice Department, Clinton


The Wall, Then and Now

Art by A.F. Branco The Wall, Then and Now USA –-(Ammoland.com)- The Wall, Then and Now. Democrats were for the wall until Trump made it a campaign promise. Now they ignore the death and destroyed lives illegal immigration is bringing on American citizens. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, America, Fox News, Trump, Illegal Immigration, Nra, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, A.F. Branco, Gun Cartoons, USA Ammoland, Citizens Committee, Branco, James Woods Sarah Palin Larry Elder Lars Larson


Electronic Invasion of Privacy

Art by Michael Ramirez Electronic Invasion of Privacy USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Electronic Invasion of Privacy. Apparently, big brother is not the only one watching, say hello to big Google, big FB, big Alexa, big refrigerator, big microwave and on and on. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (N...
Tags: Google, Guns, America, Alexa, Nra, Michael Ramirez, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, Gun Cartoons, Citizens Committee, Invasion of Privacy, Electronic Invasion of Privacy USA Ammoland


Mossy Oak Break-Up Country, America’s No. 1 Camo, Displayed at the 2019 ATA Show

Mossy Oak Break-Up Country, America's No. 1 Camo, Displayed at the 2019 ATA Show    WEST POINT, MS – Mossy Oak, the Official Camo of Conservation, introduced Break-Up Country in 2014. Since then, it has remained the no. 1 pattern of choice for deer hunters across North America for three consecutive years. This pattern offers incredible effectiveness for concealing hunters in all types of terrain where deer reside. In addition, Mossy Oak is extremely proud that Break-Up Country is the official...
Tags: Guns, America, North America, Chris, Nra, Mack, MLF, Brian Murphy, Archery News, Shooting Industry News, Quality Deer Management Association QDMA, QDMA, West Point Miss, Haas Outdoors Inc, Mossy Oak, Facebook Twitter Instagram Google Pinterest


New ‘Bipartisan’ Gun Grab Built on Lies

Rep. MikeThompson gets the ball rolling on imposing California-style citizen disarmament on the rest of the Republic as Gabby Giffords, Shannon Watts and Nancy Pelosi look on approvingly. (Congressman Mike Thompson/Facebook photo) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “The introduction of the bipartisan background checks bill in the House today marks a critical first step toward strengthening America’s gun laws and making our country a better place to live, work, study, worship and play,” Gabby Giffords ...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, California, Senate, America, Gop, United States, House, Marco Rubio, Nancy Pelosi, Resistance, Republic, Clinton, Bush, House Committee, Mike Thompson


Trump 1 Winner, Pelosi-Schumer 0 Losers ~ VIDEO

Opinion Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer : “Trump should pay these guys to speak to the nation. They look like mummies risen from an ancient tomb. It’s like [an] SNL sketch.” USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The result was not as lopsided as the Clemson annihilation of Alabama in the National Championship game Monday night, but the outcome of the first head-to-head television effort of the new Congress was decisive. President Donald Trump clearly gained ground and Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority...
Tags: Chuck, Usa, Guns, Obama, Congress, Washington, Senate, Alabama, America, Fbi, House, John F Kennedy, Nancy Pelosi, Republican Party, Clemson, Donald Trump


Immoral High Ground

Art by A.F. Branco Immoral High Ground USA –-(Ammoland.com)- Immoral High Ground. Pelosi and Schumer could care less for the lives lost due to the crisis at our border. It all about ruining Trump’s 2020 reelection chances. Did you enjoy this cartoon? Sign up for Ammoland in your Inbox and get our daily cartoon and email news! You call yourself pro-gun? Prove it by joining any one or all of these fine civil rights organizations: National Rifle Association (NRA) : www.membership.nrahq.org...
Tags: Guns, Washington Post, Immigration, America, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Trump, Nra, Pelosi, Schumer, Chuck Schumer, National Rifle Association NRA, Ammoland, Gun Rights News, USA Ammoland



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