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Another AntiGun Englishman Denounces Your 2A Rights & the Second Amendment Foundation

Max Hastings I Grew Up on Guns Fail USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Sir Max Hugh Macdonald Hastings is one of the preeminent British journalists and military historians. As a foreign correspondent for the BBC, he covered 11 wars and reported from more than 60 countries. In 1982, Hastings was the first reporter to enter Port Stanley, after the British military kicked out the Argentinians and liberated the Falkland Islands. Hastings was knighted in 2002 for his “services to journalism.” He has written ...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Australia, America, Joe Biden, Bbc, Britain, Army, Biden, Max, Hastings, Lee, Port Stanley, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco Firearms, Gottlieb, Hasting


Mike Meyer obituary

My father, Captain Mike Meyer, who has died aged 83, started his working life with the merchant navy at the age of 14, as a “trimmer”, shovelling coal in the engine room of a ship out of Leith. By dint of his own efforts and with no help or guiding direction, he raised himself to become a master mariner, retiring as the Queen’s harbour master at Port Stanley, in the Falkland Islands.Born in Whitechapel, east London, Mike spent his early life in Barnardo’s care homes. He was educated at the Russe...
Tags: UK News, Falkland Islands, Royal Navy, Whitechapel, Port Stanley, Barnardo, Mike Meyer, Falkland Islands Born, London Mike, Russell Cotes Nautical School, Parkstone Dorset


Odd Birds of a Feather - of Pouches, Antennae, Helmets and Seriously Challenged Landings: Animal Planet on the Looney Front, Part 7

I love birds. It's just birders I have a problem with. I can't seem to empathise with their ardour, focus, totally singular concentration - and total lack of 'come on now, crack a smile!' And that's without mentioning the Hubble Space telescopes they always seem to bring with them - or their looks. Have you noticed that by dint of undiverted concentration over the decades, they've not only come to resemble the quarry of their heart's desires - beaked noses, pee-holes-in-a-snowbank eyes - they ac...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Congress, United Kingdom, Ted Cruz, Falkland Islands, Antarctica, Kate Middleton, William, Papua New Guinea, Pacific, Huffington Post, Shetland Islands, Mike Arkus, Tierra del Fuego, Isles


This Week in World War I, December 6-12, 1914

World War I Around the World Part I: The War in Asia & the Pacific The German Colony of Tsingtao Germany had a significant colonial interest in China as well an assortment of island colonies spread out across the western Pacific. Additionally, Germany had a naval squadron, the East Asian Squadron, headquartered in the Chinese port of Tsingtao. Most of the Pacific colonies capitulated with a minimum of fighting. Early in the war, Australian land and naval forces engaged German colonial forces i...
Tags: Asia, Japan, Navy, China, Germany, Britain, Chile, Falkland Islands, Royal Navy, Battle, South Pacific, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Valparaiso, Qingdao, Cradock