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Vehicle Mounted Laser Guns are Here and will be Fielded Soon

Image by Northrup Grumman, from military.com, scaled and cropped by Dean Weingarten U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In my 30+ year career in Army Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation, (RDT&E), there was some exposure and support of laser weapons. A principle concern with lasers is how the interact with the atmosphere. That is where my old outfit came in. Lasers have been used in weapons systems since shortly after their development, for ranging and sensing, and information technology. I am ...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Germany, US, Department Of Defense, Reagan, Iran, Military, Arizona, Army, Lockheed Martin, Stryker, Boeing, Laser, US Air Force, ABL

Death by Duel in Congressional Combat: Cilley – Graves Duel – VIDEO

U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- The environment in today’s Congress can seem rough and tumble, with members exchanging words in the Chamber and out in public, but it pales in comparison to that of the early 19th century. This is the story of two representatives who were actually driven to participate in a duel, resulting in the death of a sitting member of Congress at the hands of another fellow member. Jonathan Cilley (wikipedia) Representative Jonathan Cilley, born in Maine in 1802, was a coll...
Tags: Maryland, Guns, Congress, Washington, Kentucky, Virginia, US, United States, Maine, House, House Of Representatives, Smithsonian, Wisconsin, Philadelphia, District Of Columbia, Graves

It’s gardener vs. gardener season

I’ll either leave this or rip it out and replace it because it is really too much. Pick a side, because the middle ground is disappearing. What’s true on the political front is equally true on the gardening front. Over the summer, I have watched gardeners in my region go all out for natives, ruthlessly getting rid of plants they—admittedly—like, once they find out their buddleia/shasta daisies/forsythia/clematis are “useless.” The daisies especially made me sad, because I’d love to have a big...
Tags: Gardening, Uncategorized, US, Gardening on the Planet, Ministry of Controversy

NRA-ILA: Bloomberg and His Billions Just Won’t Go Away

Bloomberg isn't done meddling in politics, not by a long shot. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- There once was a time when the far left pretended that it was deeply offended by money being involved in politics. They still spent millions to win elections, with Democrat presidential candidates regularly outspending their Republican opponents. The last time a Republican candidate for President outspent his rival was in 2000. But failed presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg is putting the fi...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Congress, New York City, US, America, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Iowa, Warren, US Senate, Biden, North Carolina, Michael Bloomberg, Democratic Party, Samoa

Civil War Site Recently Discovered in West Virginia

Story by Rich Creason Artifacts see the light of day for the first time in 150 years. Large Civil War Cannonball Chicago, IL – -(AmmoLand.com)- After the beginning of the Civil War in April of 1861, fighting quickly spread across the southern states. The mountains and valleys of southern West Virginia saw many months of conflict with the sounds of gunfire, the rattle of sabers, and the screams of soldiers. When the battles were over, remnants of the skirmishes were left behind. Fired and dr...
Tags: Guns, US, West Virginia, Gear, Civil War, Equinox, ASX, Lorenz, Enfield, Gun Collectors, Minelab, Gary Persinger, Persinger, Minelab Equinox, Mawson Lakes South Australia, Cork Ireland Dubai UAE Chicago

This Week on Shooting USA – The History of US Service Rifles

The History of US Service Rifles Nashville, TN -(AmmoLand.com)- The Trapdoor was the first cartridge firing service rifle that was much faster to use than the cap and ball rifles it replaced, even though rapid fire was not the original priority. But the Trapdoor was the beginning of the evolution to better and faster to cycle service rifles, adopted over the next 100 years, that most often put superior firepower in the hands of US troops as they served in two World Wars, Korea, and into Vietn...
Tags: Usa, Guns, US, Canada, Korea, Nashville, Vietnam, Jim, Competitive Shooting News, Shooting USA, United States Army Marksmanship Unit, Pro Tips, Jim Scoutten America, About Shooting USA, Sportsman Canada Channel, Outdoor Channel Shooting USA

Looming SCOTUS Fight Puts 2A in Crosshairs; Nov. Election Critical

The Roberts Court, November 30, 2018. Seated, from left to right: Justices Stephen G. Breyer and Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., and Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Samuel A. Alito. Standing, from left to right: Justices Neil M. Gorsuch, Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, and Brett M. Kavanaugh. Photograph by Fred Schilling, Supreme Court Curator's Office. U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Before last Friday, it was urgent for every gun owner in the country to vote in the November ele...
Tags: Nbc, Guns, Supreme Court, Obamacare, Senate, White House, US, Barack Obama, New York Times, Arizona, Fox News, Nancy Pelosi, Times, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Trump

Politicization Of The Federal Judicial Selection, The Next 45 Days ~ VIDEO

Opinion Politicization Of The Federal Judicial Selection, The Next 45 Days ~ VIDEO USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Friday evening I was startled by the news of the passing of Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Now 48 hours or so later, the politicization of the federal judicial selection process is changing the political landscape of the election. In the most unprecedented set of circumstances of any election ever held, it just became unique. The political rancor of the confirmatio...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Obama, Republicans, Congress, Senate, Court, US, Reagan, Maine, Alaska, US Senate, Biden, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Susan Collins, Kennedy

Fall Giveaway: Enter to Win a $1,500 Gift Card from Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams

It’s the time of year for coziness—spaces full of comfortable furnishings, sumptuous textures, and rich color palettes. And this year especially, when our homes are serving multiple needs all at one time—from dining in to working remotely to places for peaceful respite and relaxation—it’s a particularly good moment for an autumn spruce-up to help every room fulfill its true potential and serve all its different uses. That’s why we’ve teamed up with North Carolina-based furniture maker Mitchell G...
Tags: Books, Usa, US, North Carolina, FSC, Sponsored Post, Bob Williams, Dixon, Sherpa, Mitchell Gold, Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams, Giveaways & Contests, Naomi Velvet Pillow

Gun & Ammo Deals : D&H 5.56 30 Round Aluminum Magazine $10.99ea FREE S&H 10+

Check out our Daily Gun Deals page for more savings! USA – -(Ammoland.com)- They are back in stock! Palmetto State Armory is selling the D&H Tactical brand 5.56 30 round aluminum gun magazines for $10.99 each with FREE shipping why you buy ten (10) or more. Compare that to the same items here at much more and you can see this is a great buy. With no minimum purchase limit. D&H has been manufacturing the finest metal magazines for over 30 years and they know a thing or two about reliable gun mags...
Tags: Guns, US, Gear, Don, LaBelle, Palmetto State Armory, Magpul, Ammunition News, USA Ammoland, Daily Gun Deals, D H Company, AmmoLand INC, Palmetto State Armory LLC Columbia SC Daily, Round Aluminum Magazine

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Notorious Supreme Court Justice, has Died 19 September, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg IMG Supreme Court of the United States Public domain U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RGB) had a turbulent and notorious career on the Supreme Court. She died after prolonged bouts with cancer and assorted associated ailments. She is reported to have died on Friday, the 19th of September 2020. She spent over 27 years of her life on the Supreme Court. She was influential in many hotly contested decisions that overturned long precedent or created new rights for ...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, Obama, US, Department Of Defense, Hillary Clinton, United States, South Africa, Arizona, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Progressive, Second Amendment, Trump, Franklin Roosevelt, Supreme Court of the United States

First ereader: Nook?

I posted several years ago about getting an e-reader, but didn't go through with it. I'm now digitizing as much as possible to downsize, so having most of my books on an e-reader sounds like the way forward. I'm considering a Nook Glowlight. For my first e-reader, I like the idea of support being available at any B&N. Do their associates typically know Nooks well? Will they be reasonably helpful with side-loaded books? I'm in the US, but lived overseas and hope to eventually do that again...
Tags: Books, US, Which one should I buy

We live in a Golden Age of acoustic and electric guitars — here are the latest models I've tested, from Taylor, Gibson, and Epiphone

Two great new guitars from Taylor. Matthew DeBord/Insider I recently tested new electric and acoustic guitars from Gibson, Taylor, and Epiphone.The Gibson story has taken a fascinating turn: after declaring bankruptcy in 2018, the iconic company has revamped its lineup and is now offering guitars at a wider variety of price points.Gibson-owned Epiphone has introduced two new versions of the Texan acoustic, a guitar made famous by Paul McCartney, who wrote "Yesterday" on the instrument in th...
Tags: Asia, Usa, Review, California, Montana, US, Trends, Features, Paul Mccartney, Nashville, Noel Gallagher, Guitars, Taylor, Oasis, Kurt Cobain, Marshall

NSSF Congressional Report Card: Democrats Fail Miserably

NSSF Congressional Report Card: Democrats Fail Miserably, iStock-1154438278 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- With just over seven weeks remaining until American voters elect a new president and Congress, the National Shooting Sports Foundation is out with its , and if Capitol Hill was a public school, almost every Democrat would flunk. With but a few exceptions—such as Senators Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Jon Tester (D-MT) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-GA), Rep. Anthony Brindisi (D-NY),...
Tags: Florida, New York, Guns, Congress, California, US, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Fox News, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Biden, Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg, Trump

Evidence, Preferential Treatment The Anti-Freedom Lobby Receives From NJ Gov. Murphy

Opinion Evidence, Preferential Treatment The Anti-Freedom Lobby Receives From NJ Gov. Murphy New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- RICO, noun: “Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act: a U.S. law, enacted in 1970, allowing victims of organized crime to sue those responsible for punitive damages.” Preferential: adjective: “Giving preferential treatment or having a preferential attitude shows that you are partial to one person or group of people. And if you act in a preferential way, it gi...
Tags: Guns, US, New Jersey, Foia, Bill, Michael Bloomberg, Nra, Trenton, Murphy, Carly, OPRA, Garden State, Ammoland, Phil Murphy, Legislative Affairs, Gun Rights News

"Read an Ebook Day" Sept 18

Not that users of this forum need it, but Overdrive is sponsoring "Read an Ebook Day" here in the US. They set up a site with author interviews, recommendations, etc. You can find the site here: https://readanebookday.com/ You can read about the initiative on PRNewswire that has the following description: Quote: Read an Ebook Day was created to recognize the ease and convenience of digital reading and modern storytelling. To participate, readers choose an...
Tags: Books, News, US, Libby

New US-Made SIG P210 vs. Original Swiss P210 + Full Review

In this episode of TFBTV, James Reeves explores the SIG P210. James has a review copy of the SIG P210 Standard model, which is the new, all-stainless steel version made in the United States. Most P210 fans are well acquainted with and very fond of the carbon steel classic Swiss SIG P210, a hand-fitted masterwork. […] Read More … The post New US-Made SIG P210 vs. Original Swiss P210 + Full Review appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, US, United States, Sig Sauer, Pistols, TFBTV, James Reeves, Semi-Auto, P210, SIG P210 James

US firearms are flooding Mexico one gun at at a time

A salesman clears the chamber of an AR-15 at a gun store in Provo, Utah, June 21, 2016. Reuters A recent UN report found that traffickers move weapons from the US to Mexico in small quantities — in many cases just a single firearm at a time. The steady movement of small shipments of US-bought weapons into Mexico stems from the ease of buying firearms in the US and the mass movement across the border. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A recent UN report shows that traffick...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Mexico, US, Trends, United States, Poland, Un, CBP, Firearms, Reuters, Houston Chronicle, Provo Utah, UNODC, US Customs, Tijuana Mexico

New Kindle in the Works.

From Goodreader : Amazon is working on a Kindle Paperwhite 5 e-reader and and the big selling point are the amber LED lights, giving it a color temperature system. This is the same warm light system that that Kindle Oasis 3 employs. Amazon should announce this new Kindle sometime before Prime Day, which is set to occur sometime in October and Black Friday, at the end of November. Although, due to supply chain constraints, due to COVID, it could be pushed back into early 2021. The Kindle Paperw...
Tags: Amazon, Books, US, Amazon Kindle, Foxconn, Kindle Oasis, Kobo Nia

Aim Sports Unveils New Wraith Fire M-LOK Handguards

Aim Sports new Wraith Fire M-LOK Handguards. IMG Aim Sports U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- Aim Sports Inc. announced the launch of Wraith Fire M-LOK Handguards now made in the USA! Completely manufactured and assembled in California these AR-15/M4 Handguards have built-in anti-rotational tabs, and industry-leading rapid installation! “Over the past 18-months we’ve made a deep commitment and investment in R & D and have aggressively ramped up our manufacturing capabilities in the USA,” says Jack Lin, ...
Tags: Usa, Guns, California, US, Gear, NSSF, Aim Sports, Aim Sports Inc, LOK Handguards, Jack Lin, Aim Outdoors, Aim Sports With

NJ Mag Ban Case: Gun Group Asks Full 3rd Circuit To Reconsider Bad Panel Decision

NJ Mag Ban Case Update: ANJRPC Asks Full 3rd Circuit To Reconsider Bad Panel Decision New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- September 16, 2020. Association of New Jersey Rifle and Pistol Clubs (ANJRPC) has filed legal papers asking the full U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to reconsider our appeal after the recent bad decision of a 3-judge panel which tossed the case on technical grounds. See a copy of the newly filed papers here. If ANJRPC's request is granted, then the original decision ...
Tags: Guns, California, US, New Jersey, Biden, Nra, U S Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, U S Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit, Third Circuit, Gun Rights News, ANJRPC, About Association of New Jersey Rifle Pistol Clubs, NRA State Association, Scott Bach

DHS Provides $10 Million to Local Communities to Prevent Targeted Violence and Terror

DHS Strategic Framework for Countering Terrorism and Targeted Violence IMG DHS Doc Public Use WASHINGTON – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded $10 million to 29 select projects to support the development of a nationwide Terrorism and Targeted Violence Prevention (TVTP) Framework. These awards were made through a competitive process under the Fiscal Year 2020 Targeted Violence and Terrorism Prevention Grant Program. “With these grants, DHS has prioritized pr...
Tags: Guns, Washington, US, Dhs, Terrorism, Department of Homeland Security DHS, Gun Rights News, Chad F Wolf, TVTP Grant Program

Barack Obama to release memoir weeks after US election

Former president’s highly anticipated book, A Promised Land, is due on 17 NovemberThe first of two volumes of Barack Obama’s post-presidential memoirs will be published worldwide on 17 November, two weeks after the US election, Penguin Random House has announced.The publisher described the first volume, which will be issued in 25 languages, as covering the story of “his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world”. It indicated that it would cover his...
Tags: Books, US, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Culture, US politics, Autobiography and memoir, Penguin Random House

Barack Obama to release first memoir weeks after US election

Former president’s highly anticipated book, A Promised Land, is due on 17 NovemberThe first of two volumes of Barack Obama’s memoirs will be published worldwide on 17 November, two weeks after the US election, his publisher Penguin Random House has announced.The publisher described the first volume, which will be issued in 25 languages, as covering the story of “his improbable odyssey from young man searching for his identity to leader of the free world”. It indicated that it will cover his asce...
Tags: Books, US, Barack Obama, World news, US news, Culture, US politics, Autobiography and memoir, Penguin Random House

Why business strategy needs to be flexible now more than ever

In these unusual times, we need flexible approaches to business strategy more than ever. Strategy is commonly viewed as a roadmap outlining how to get from A to B. Typically created by the upper echelons of an organisation, “having a strategy” means that there is an agreed masterplan which co-ordinates organisational efforts and the use of resources. The strategy plan provides a coherent set of guidance that directs how operational decisions and actions should deliver desired long-term outcomes....
Tags: Books, Featured, Leadership, US, Social Sciences, Business & Economics, Business Strategy, Business Management, VUCA Volatile Uncertain Complex, Helmuth van Moltke

A Warning to Those That Want to Control Us

U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- In 1984 ex-KGB officer and Soviet defector Yuri Bezmenov taught us about the Marxist plan for what they called ideological subversion. The term is foreign to most Americans. In a nutshell, it is the slow process of changing the perception of reality of Americans when it comes to the right to defend themselves, their community, their family, and their country. The communist laid out their diabolical plan in four phases. The first phase is demoralization. This stage tak...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Supreme Court, US, John, Kamala Harris, Nra, KGB, Northern Virginia, CAM EDWARDS, John Crump, Gun Rights News, Dick Heller, John Crump John, Foreign Press, Rachel Malone

Every Word of Moms Demand Action’s Mission Statement, They’re NOT What They Claim

Every Word of Moms Demand Action’s Mission Statement, They're NOT What They Claim New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)- Let’s look at who the Michael Bloomberg funded Mom’s Demand Action for Gun Sense (MDA) in America purport themselves to be. From their website: “Moms Demand Action is a grassroots movement of Americans fighting for public safety measures that can protect people from gun violence. We pass stronger gun laws and work to close the loopholes that jeopardize the safety of our families. We...
Tags: Guns, Wikipedia, New York City, US, America, Bloomberg, New Jersey, Michael Bloomberg, Michael, Nra, Mike, Murphy, OPRA, AG, MDA, CCR

Samuel Colt Edition 1911 from Davidson’s, Colt, and Baron Engraving

The venerable 1911: love it or hate it, view it as outdated or enduring, it’s hard to argue against the design’s historical importance. It served as the US military’s standard issue sidearm for the majority of the 20th century, through multiple conflicts including two World Wars (not that any 1911 fanboy would ever let you […] Read More … The post Samuel Colt Edition 1911 from Davidson’s, Colt, and Baron Engraving appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: News, Guns, US, Daily News, Samuel, Davidson, Samuel Colt, 1911, Colt, Pistols, Davidson's, Product Announcement, Semi-Auto, Baron Engraving

Has Billionaire Bloomberg ‘Bought’ Biden with $100M Florida Effort?

Joe Biden and His Gift for Gaffes U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Anti-gun billionaire Michael Bloomberg’s weekend revelation that he will spend $100 million in Florida to secure a win for Democrat Joe Biden has set off alarm bells in the gun rights community, especially after the former vice president went full-bore with a gun control push in reaction to the vicious ambush of two Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies. Biden’s Twitter rant demanding a ban on so-called “assault weapons” and “high-cap...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, California, New York City, US, Los Angeles, City, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Fbi, Chicago, Houston, Biden

Pro-Biden Group Behind Gov. Murphy’s Lock Down of New Jersey Gun Shops?

Opinion By John Petrolino Joe Biden Groping Mom Demand Actions Moms IMG NRA-ILA New Jersey – -(AmmoLand.com)-  On March 21st, 2020, Governor Murphy of New Jersey declared that gun stores and those servicing (read gun ranges) the firearms industry to be non-essential in Executive Order 107. The second Department of Homeland Security Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers were released on March 28, 2020, and in the document, firearm retailers were listed as “essential.” ...
Tags: Guns, US, America, Dhs, New Jersey, Michael Bloomberg, Turner, Nra, Murphy, OPRA, AG, Grewal, NICS, Phil Murphy, Shooting Industry News, Moms Demand Action

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