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US Armed Forces Flip for Pokemon Go

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The Marine Corps Times reports that Pokemon Go isn’t just for kids.  Members of all of the US armed services are chasing animated critters in augmented reality on base and off.  Largely permitted, this gameplay while in uniform is resulting in emails, notices, and posters going up on bases everywhere warning service members to keep from injuring or killing themselves …

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Professor Calls for Mass Murder at NRA Headquarters

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On June 13th, anti-gun college professor James Pearce called other “anti-gun types” to join him in an armed assault on NRA headquarters.  He insisted that they “make sure there are no survivors.” The post has not been taken down as of the publishing of this article and can still be seen on Mr. Pearce’s Facebook page, showing 137 likes and 417 …

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Check Out This Incredible British “AR15”

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Have you ever heard of the Southern Gun Co Lever Release 223? It’s based on an AR15, but it is *not* a semi-automatic. Developed to satisfy laws in England, it runs like a standard direct impingement AR15 except the bolt locks back with every shot. A large lever is placed where the selector is on a standard AR15, and using …

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X Products ROC Stock Now Available for Special Intro Pricing

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X Products now has their Rapid Operation Carbine Stock available for $289.95, a $60 savings from MSRP, for the next three days only.  The ROC Stock uses a special buffer system compatible with 556, 300 BLK, and 9mm uppers without requiring a proprietary bolt carrier or any other changes to the upper receiver. The X Products R.O.C. (Rapid Operation Carbine) …

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Adaptive Tactical Releases Shell Carrier for Remington and Mossberg Shotguns

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There are many great options for receiver-mounted shell carriers for shotguns, but the new carrier from Adaptive Tactical is different in a significant way. The 6-shell carrier is made from durable, flexible non-glare chemical and weather resistant synthetic rubber that will flex to securely hold shells without losing its shape over time. This easy-to-install and nonpermanent design will keep shells …

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Guns to Market Up 1500%, Gun Crimes Down 70% since 1993

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The National Shooting Sport Foundation (NSSF) released an infographic that depicts the significant drop in gun crimes even as guns to market have increased significantly.  Since the early 90s: Homicide with firearms are down 43% Other crimes with firearms are down 70% Unintentional firearms fatalities are down 60% None of these are population adjusted, meaning that the rate of these …

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New Device to Allow Mobile Calling without Cell Service

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The Beartooth is a Bluetooth device paired with an app that turns your smartphone into a walkie talkie, enabling you to communicate with any other Beartooth user up to 5 miles away for voice or 10 miles away for text and location sharing.  The device can also act as a repeater allowing ranges extending beyond those values when more than …

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Footage Suggests At Least One Dallas Shooter Had Training [GRAPHIC]

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I awoke this morning horrified to learn of the assassination of five law enforcement officers who were protecting an anti-police violence rally in Dallas. Like many of you, tragedies like this leave me searching for answers, and in doing so, I came across what was a live news stream that captured the death of one of the officers. I struggled with …

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US Marine Spent 4 Years on “No Fly” List

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“I’m no James Bond. I have a wife and four kids. Why would I go undercover as a bargaining deal to be taken off the list when I hadn’t done anything wrong in the first place? I thought that in a few months the government would realize they’d made a mistake about me.” -Abe Marshall US Marine Abe Marshall was …