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Yes, Virginia, bluebells also grow in Indiana

National Park Service photo Geographically speaking, my always stunning crop of Virginia Bluebells got to Indiana from a plant nursery in West Virginia. But as is often the case in the plant world, geography, history and personal preference get a little tangled in the journey. Yes, the Virginia Bluebells name came from their 17th century discovery in the Colony of Virginia, but they are actually native from New York to Alabama and west to Kansas and Minnesota – and showing up in 18 species al...
Tags: It's the Plants, Darling

Colorado Hands California the Vote Count of Coloradans ~ VIDEO

Opinion Colorado/United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- Last year, we discussed the threat that the National Popular Vote Compact poses to the Second Amendment. Well, that threat has increased a bit with Colorado signing on, making it a total of 12 states and the District of Colombia – comprising a total of 170 electoral votes. This means that a major threat to the Second Amendment is not that far off. Delaware, with three electoral votes, is reportedly considering joining this compact as well. B...
Tags: Gun Rights News, Electoral College, Harold Hutchison

New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s Is NOT Entitled to Her Own Facts, aka BS

Opinion By Larry Keane New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s Is NOT Entitled to Her Own Facts, aka BS USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Memories are short in Washington, D.C. That is, at least, when it’s convenient for a presidential bid. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) visited New Hampshire voters last week, trying to make her mark in a crowded Democratic primary field. As a tactic, she decided to demonize firearms manufacturers. We’re not going to stay quiet. Facts be damned. The junior senator from ...
Tags: New York, Guns, Congress, Washington, Senate, Virginia, America, Walmart, Fbi, New Hampshire, Kirsten Gillibrand, Trump, National Shooting Sports Foundation, ATF, Sen Lindsey Graham, Sen Kirsten Gillibrand

Who Spawned the Christchurch Killer?

Opinion Who Spawned the Christchurch Killer? USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Last Friday, in Christchurch, New Zealand, one of the more civilized places on earth, a 28-year-old Australian, turned on his cellphone camera and set out to livestream his massacre of as many innocent Muslim worshippers as he could kill. Using a semi-automatic rifle, he murdered more than 40 men, women and children at one mosque, drove three miles to another, and there killed seven more. Dozens are still wounded, suffering ...
Tags: New York, Guns, America, Chicago, United States, Kansas City, Donald Trump, Charlottesville, Christchurch, Nz, Pittsburgh, Eastern Europe, Forbes, Trump, Charleston, San Bernardino

The Puppet Masters Behind AOC Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ~ VIDEO

Opinion This article first appeared on WND News. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Freshman U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., is a “puppet congresswoman,” and “the people controlling her are very dangerous.” It sounds like a crazy conspiracy theory, acknowledges actor, writer and political commentator, Christopher Patrick Kohls. But the first-hand evidence is there for anyone to see, he contends in a youtube video produced under his Mr. Reagan moniker. “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is not really t...
Tags: Corruption, New York, Minnesota, Guns, Congress, Reagan, House, New York Times, Michigan, Nancy Pelosi, Alexandria, Trump, Omar, Election 2020, Aoc, Kohls

10 novels that brilliantly capture the American experience

Literature expands our ability to feel empathy and inspires compassion.These 10 novels tackle some facet of the American experience. The list includes a fictional retelling of the first Native American to graduate from Harvard, and hiding out in inner-city Newark.We call it "getting lost" in a novel, but what we find there is often more impactful than any nonfiction work can offer. Literature makes us more empathic and intelligent. Storytelling is how we bond, as tribes and a planet. A powerful...
Tags: Books, New York, Arts, Entertainment, New York City, America, History, Empathy, Harvard, Culture, United States, Innovation, Literature, Philip Roth, Newark, Seattle

Believe It or Not, Second Amendment Supporters are Winning the Argument

Believe It or Not, Second Amendment Supporters are Winning the Argument United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- With all the threats of “red flag” laws and criticisim about the NRA, maybe we need to take a look at what the bigger picture is showing. It is always easy to lose sight of the forest for the trees, but you sometimes have to take a step back – and a look at the big picture shows that Second Amendment supporters have been winning the arguments. You’re wondering, “How could we be winning the...
Tags: Florida, New York, Guns, Supreme Court, Putin, Reagan, Turkey, United States, Hawaii, Gun Control, Venezuela, Erdogan, Andrew Cuomo, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Gun Rights, Justice Department

Perma Free Kindle Books (Add yours below)

Free on Amazon Kindle (PermaFree) About the Book : The £20 Note tells the story of an ordinary Bank Note on an extraordinary journey. We follow The Note as it passes from one person to the next, connecting their daily lives to one another, unbeknownst to themselves. The £20 Note continues on with its journey through the streets of London with life changing consequences for those it encounters on its way, Its fate carried on the winds of change. Thus showing us that we are all connected to each...
Tags: Books, New York, London, Queens, General Discussions, Bank Note, Davi

Current Obsessions: In the Green

Among the things we’ve bookmarked, forwarded to each other, and pored over this week: two sample sales, a book party, a new release from Farrow & Ball, and more: Above: Current object of our desire? An umbrella basket from Korbo (their first new design in five years), just in time for spring. The Organized Home book, in good company. Have an ailing houseplant? Kristina went on the air to reveal what you might be doing wrong (and how to fix it). New York readers: Join Jenni Kayne for a boo...
Tags: Books, New York, Brooklyn, Tribeca, Kristina, Harrison Street, Joanna Gaines, Design News, Current Obsessions, Jenni Kayne, Farrow Ball, Korbo, Wooster Street, Carl Hansen Søn, Architectural Digest Design Show, Rug Company

New Spider-Man Marvel Legends Figures From Hasbro Unboxing

BEGIN SLIDESHOW New Spider-Man Marvel Legends Figures From Hasbro Unboxing Hasbro has provided ComingSoon.net with a chance to unbox their new Marvel Spider-Man Infinite 6-inch Legends Series figures, which include an incredible Kingpin build-a-figure. Check out the Spider-Man Marvel Legends unboxing in the gallery below! PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone':...
Tags: Toys, New York, London, Movies, Spider-Man, Jake Gyllenhaal, Holland, Hasbro, Avengers, Michael Keaton, Cobie Smulders, Collectibles, Zendaya, Extras, Samuel, Marisa Tomei

Preet Bharara: ‘I didn’t call Trump back and it’s one of the best decisions I ever made'

Fired by the president, the former US attorney has written his first book. He talks about if and when Trump will face justice – and why he fears for his own safetyPreet Bharara is used to dealing with bullies. When he was the US attorney for the southern district of New York, the premier law enforcement body in America, his office prosecuted Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law, Crips and Bloods gang leaders and mafia bosses. For going after the infamous arms dealer Viktor Bout he was banned from Russia...
Tags: Books, New York, Osama Bin Laden, Russia, US, America, Joe Biden, US news, Culture, United States, US politics, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Madrid, Donald Trump, Viktor Bout, Trump

Did A Broken Surveillance Camera Prevent Race Riots?

Opinion Jussie Smollett Arrested 2019 USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Jussie Smollett didn’t have to have his two paid conspirators put on masks and MAGA hats. Smollett selected a spot for his staged assault where the attack would have been recorded. He wanted a video of his attack to be captured. Smollett wanted it to go viral. He wanted a video what showed white Trump supporters beating a black man. In 1992 the video or Rodney King being beaten by cops was on T.V. We saw the video hourly, the resul...
Tags: Usa, New York, Guns, La, US, Cnn, Chicago, Msnbc, BLM, Trump, Nra, Jussie Smollett, Facebook Twitter, Smollett, Los Padres, Rodney King

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and Great Expectations

Imagine a world… A world changing fast, and faster, a world of machinery and innovation. A world where the rich and powerful want nothing more than to expand their empire at any cost… yet even in the grimiest hearts of the cities, heroes rise up from the common people. Imagine a cemetery in the dead of winter. Imagine that, within that cemetery, a scared young kid meets a man on the run. This encounter changes both of their lives forever, witnessed by one particular headstone. The...
Tags: Books, New York, London, New York City, Spider-Man, Brooklyn, Charles Dickens, PIP, Neptune, Kingpin, Miles, Peter, Dickens, Gwen, Vanessa, Havisham

Mystery and Crime Wells, Carolyn: The Disappearance of Kimball Webb (1919); v1; 14 March 2019

Written by Carolyn Wells using the pseudonym Rowland Wright. Shortly before his wedding to heiress Elsie Webb, Kimball Webb vanishes without trace from his room in the mansion the Webb family from Boston have leased in New York. Fending off opportunistic suitors, Elsie sets out to find her missing fiance, enlists the aid of detective Coley Coe... and finds herself in a peck of trouble. Text source: Faded Page. I managed to find an original hardback cover, but not, alas, the dust cover. ...
Tags: Books, New York, Boston, ePub Books, Elsie, Webb, Carolyn, Carolyn Wells, Kimball Webb, Rowland Wright, Elsie Webb Kimball Webb, Coley Coe, Kimball We Carolyn Wells

Firearms Registration Act Introduced in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania state Democrats introduce HB0768, known as the Firearms Registration Act. Harrisburg, PA –-(Ammoland.com)- A new bill introduced in Pennsylvania would establish a gun registry within the state. HB0768 is known as the Firearms Registration Act. The Democrats that introduced the bill were Mary Louise Isaacson (D), Angel Cruz (D), and Mary Jo Daley (D). Last Friday, the General Assembly referred the bill to the committee on judiciary. The bill would require gun owners in the Keyston...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Guns, Pennsylvania, Democrats, Connecticut, New Jersey, Gun Control, John, General Assembly, Nra, Northern Virginia, Pennsylvania State Police, State Police, Keystone State, John Crump

In Valeria Luiselli’s innovative new novel, a family road trip collides with America’s refugee crisis

"Lost Children Archive" begins as a family journey from New York to the Southwestern desert. What comes next is a brilliant and shocking examination of the world we live in — one that drops the reader fully into the predicament of refugee children.
Tags: Books, New York, News, Entertainment, America, Southwestern, Valeria Luiselli

Proposed Ban on Social Media Gun Pictures Proves Gun Control is Total Control

One way: His. (Jason Pizzo/Facebook video screenshot) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “If you post it on social media, that’s probable cause for us to come get the guns out of your house,” Democrat Florida State Senator Jason Pizzo proclaimed in a Facebook video three years ago. “That’s it. It’s now on you to explain why you have a gun in your house and why it’s on social media…” He was stumping at the time to change the law to deny the right to keep and bear arms to young adults old enough to vote...
Tags: Facebook, School, Florida, New York, Guns, Youth, US, Social Media, Democrats, Time Magazine, Resistance, U S Department of Justice, Pizzo, Miami Herald, Tallahassee, Eugene Volokh

Proposed Youth Ban on Social Media Gun Pictures shows Gun Control is Total Control

One way: His. (Jason Pizzo/Facebook video screenshot) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “If you post it on social media, that’s probable cause for us to come get the guns out of your house,” Democrat Florida State Senator Jason Pizzo proclaimed in a Facebook video three years ago. “That’s it. It’s now on you to explain why you have a gun in your house and why it’s on social media…” He was stumping at the time to change the law to deny the right to keep and bear arms to young adults old enough to vote...
Tags: Facebook, School, Florida, New York, Guns, Youth, US, Social Media, Democrats, Time Magazine, Resistance, U S Department of Justice, Pizzo, Miami Herald, Tallahassee, Eugene Volokh

Joy Behar Nuances Herself Into the Far Left Corner

Opinion Joy Behar Nuances Herself Into the Far Left Corner USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “The View's” Joy Behar did a masterful job of revealing her political ignorance when she grilled co-host Meghan McCain on why Republicans still support President Donald Trump, given his “treasonous behavior.” Behar was referring to Trump's friendly relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his taking Kim at his word when Kim denied any responsibility for the imprisonment and torture of University o...
Tags: New York, Guns, Obama, Virginia, America, Kim Jong Un, Kim, Vietnam, University Of Virginia, Donald Trump, Dmitry Medvedev, Christ, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Democratic, South East

5 powerful books by 5 powerful Southern California women writers

It’s a happy accident that the five books I’m looking forward to reading this spring are all by women, and an even happier one that this column coincides with Women’s History Month: The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker – San Diego hometown girl, UCLA alum, and New York Times bestselling author. In her previous novel, “The Age of Miracles,” Walker imagines a world where the days and nights are inexplicably growing longer while her young protagonist, Julia, is experiencing her own off-kilter expe...
Tags: Books, New York, Hollywood, Beyonce, California, Time, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, New York Times, San Diego, Dorothy, Random House

10 Design Ideas to Steal from Verjus in San Francisco

Traveling through Europe in recent years, designer Lindsay Tusk and chef Michael Tusk noticed “different variations on the same theme” of an informal and energetic style of dining in Paris, Venice, and San Sebastian Gambero. So the Tusks, known in San Francisco for their restaurants Quince and Cotogna, came up with the idea for Verjus, a bar à vin and cave à manger (eat-in cellar) with a “high-fidelity atmosphere full of gusto, spontaneity, and excitement,” says Lindsay Tusk. An all-day menu wit...
Tags: Europe, Books, New York, Milan, California, France, Restaurants, US, San Francisco, Paris, Venice, Parma, Tusk, Benjamin Moore, San Francisco Bay Area, Tiles

An Incremental Assault On The Second Amendment

Opinion An Incremental Assault On The Second Amendment New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- Of the enumerated fundamental, unalienable rights, Leftist politicians know, the one etched in the Second Amendment is most difficult to dislodge. But these politicians are tenacious. This assertion isn’t meant to be a compliment; merely an observation. Strong drives coupled with an equally strong will, lead one to act. Actions may be positive or perverse. Here, perverse. Leftists abhor the Second Amendment of...
Tags: New York, Guns, Congress, Senate, New York City, Court, States, Andrew Cuomo, Albany, Cuomo, State Government, State, Democratic Party, U S Supreme Court, Legislature, McDonald

Maryland Democrat Party Official and Lawyer Calls for Doxing ‘Terrorist’ Gun Owners

By calling for doxing them, Robbie Leonard shows us who the real homegrown terrorist is. (Graphic obtained from Delegate Robin Grammer's Facebook page) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Maryland ‘Gun Bill Day’ Turns Ugly – State Dem Secretary Threatens to ‘Dox’ Protesters,” a Monday story in the Washco Chronicle reports. “Many of those testifying arrived in shirts stating that they “will not comply” with new gun control laws. This took a turn for the worst when the Maryland Democratic Party secretar...
Tags: Google, Facebook, New York, Maryland, Guns, Virginia, Fbi, Resistance, Democrat, District Of Columbia, Rosa Parks, Henry David Thoreau, Alexander Hamilton, Democrat Party, Lexington, Leonard

Outdoor Access Launches Sweepstakes with GoWild to Promote Hunting Mentorship

Outdoor Access Launches Sweepstakes with GoWild to Promote Hunting Mentorship USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Hunting social media app, GoWild, has partnered with Outdoor Access to help more hunters and anglers take to the woods or water this year. The two tech companies are kicking off a series of efforts to get more people enjoying the great outdoors – whether that’s for the first time, or for the first time in a long while. Outdoor Access, often referred to as the “Airbnb of the outdoors,” serves a...
Tags: Amazon, New York, Guns, South Carolina, Robinson, Richmond Virginia, Louisville Kentucky, Hunting News, Eastern Texas, National Wild Turkey Federation, Outdoor Mentoring, Recruit Retain, Brad Luttrell, GoWild, Erin Crooks, Buck Robinson Co

No Relief From Lies, Incessant Lies, & Damnable Lies About Your Guns ~ VIDEO

Opinion No Relief From Lies, Incessant Lies, & Damnable Lies About Your Guns New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- Antigun proponents proselytize relentlessly, mercilessly, zealously, and sanctimoniously to the masses. A compliant, complicit mainstream “Press” reports every incident of gun violence. And, it does so deliberately, duplicitously, insidiously–exaggerating, magnifying incidents of gun violence in society. The unethical reports become a fictional, grating, narrative: Confiscate firearms fro...
Tags: New York, Guns, Congress, Cowboys, America, Earth, New York Times, MSM, Gun Rights News, Arbalest Quarrel, Roger J. Katz, Arbalest Group, Federal and State, Fake News, Constitutional Republic, Antigun

Video Helps Expose Flawed Red Flag Gun Confiscation Laws

Idaho – -(AmmoLand.com)- “This video is fantastic! It exposes the reality of Red Flag laws.” That's just one of the many positive reviews we saw regarding a new video produced by the 2nd Amendment Activist. The 2AA as it is commonly called is a nationwide company working to expose gun control and teach gun owners how to better discuss gun control with those who are not heavily involved in the gun control fight. Red Flag laws continue to sweep the country with New York being the latest state t...
Tags: Facebook, New York, Guns, Youtube, America, Idaho, Greg, Pelosi, Idaho Second Amendment Alliance, ISAA, Pruett, Red Flag, Gun Rights News, Ammoland TV, Greg Pruett, Red Flag Laws

A New Dr. Seuss Book Is Coming in September – Nearly 3 Decades After His Death

(NEW YORK) — There is no muse like Dr. Seuss. An unfinished manuscript by the late children’s author is the basis for “Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum,” coming Sept. 3. Random House Children’s Books announced Thursday that illustrator Andrew Joyner completed the text, which has a look “both subtly Seussian and wholly his own.” The book…
Tags: Books, New York, News, Uncategorized, Seuss, Random House Children s Books, Andrew Joyner, Onetime

The Second Amendment in the States

Right to Carry 2019 United States – -(AmmoLand.com)- Much of the focus on Second Amendment issues tends to be at the federal level. There are good reasons for this focus: Federal law sets the baseline for laws affecting our Second Amendment rights. Federal judges can overturn anti-Second Amendment state laws. The President can appoint new federal judges, and also can set the tone for what happens in the executive branch. We have been very fortunate to have President Donald Trump these last tw...
Tags: New York, Guns, Reagan, Hillary Clinton, United States, Gun Control, States, Andrew Cuomo, Illinois, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Cuomo, Second Amendment, Trump, Nra

Democrat Party Leaders Are Sick in the Head ~ VIDEO Proof

Opinion USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Two weeks ago, leader of the Socialist Party, (formerly known as Democrat Party) and current Speaker of the House of Representatives, said this: “I know the Republicans have some unease about it, no matter what they say. Because if the president can declare an emergency on something that he has created as an emergency, an illusion that he wants to convey, just think of what a president with different values can present to the American people. You want to talk ab...
Tags: Usa, New York, Guns, White House, America, House, House Of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Trump, Democratic, Pelosi, Democrat Party, Socialist Party, Mark Walters

The View from the Second Story

Second Story, a new collection of carpet tiles from Interface Flor, is attuned to the way texture influences our experience of space. The four styles that comprise the collection—Duplex, Brownstone, Sublet, and Classic Seven—are grounded in the look, feel, and experience of New York, calling on a common sense of place, but also evoking the individual associations we each have with our surroundings. The four distinct patterns each offer eight color groupings, grounded in versatile neutrals and ...
Tags: Books, New York, Textiles, Flor, Surfaces, Carpet Tiles, Interface Flor, Monolithic Floor Covering, Neutral Carpet Tiles, Second Story Collection, Textured Carpet Tiles

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