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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 …

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News Corp. Still Gets Gun Facts Wrong

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In 2014, Marketwatch.com, a subsidiary of News Corp., published an error-filled slideshow titled “10 Things the Gun Industry Won’t Tell You.”  Two days ago, they republished it with supposed updates.  Well, these updates don’t seem to have gotten the facts any better this time around.  With a list like this, reporter Catey Hill resorts to half-truths and cherry picking to …

Deals for Thursday, July 7th

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Deals for Thursday, July 7th, include CCI Standard Velocity ammunition for only 9 cents per round, an extra 10% off with free shipping from Cabela’s Bargain Cave, a 10-pack of PMAGs for only $109.99, and a LifeStraw personal water filter for only $19.95. CCI STANDARD VELOCITY 22LR IN STOCK $.09/RD Natchez Shooters Supplies has my favorite 22LR in stock with …

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Are Modern Antidepressants Contributing to Mass Killings?

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“[T]here is little reason to think that any antidepressant is better than nothing for young people.” – Dr Jon Jureidini, University of Adelaide This is a very interesting bit of secondary research suggesting that all but one of the anti-depressants commonly prescribed teens and kids are not only ineffective, but in some cases are quite harmful. So many of the kids …

Deals for Wednesday, July 6th

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Deals for Wednesday, July 6th, include a craft and hobby kit from Dremel, $5 shipping from Cabela’s, and a sweet deal on an Aero Precision rifle from Brownell’s.   AMAZON Dremel 2290 3-Tool Craft & Hobby Maker Kit, $79 with free shipping (orig. $99) Comes with 200-series rotary tool, 290 engraver, and 2000 butane soldering torch. Amazon.com: http://amzn.to/29hODkB CABELA’S $5 shipping on …

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RAT Worx Mini MRX Chain-Drive Auto Knife

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The Rat Worx Mini MRX is basically a scaled down version of their popular MRX chain drive auto knife. However, certain dimensions were kept the same to ensure ease of use. The most notable feature is its self-cleaning miniature roller chain, which joins the knife to dual-nested right and left-hand wound extension springs.  The blade is machine hollow ground CPM-154 …

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Trey Knight Interviews John Noveske (2012)

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“He cared about what he did. He was a patriot. He did what he did for all the right reasons.” – Trey Knight Did you know that John Noveske was inspired to learn about guns by playing with Legos and GI Joe action figures? Trey Knight interviewed John in 2012 and just published the edited video in memorial. John shares …

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Security Cam Footage: Officer Saves Man from Choking

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This may be a video of a police officer beating an unarmed man, but it was for all of the right reasons. This security footage shows a Subway patron choking, then an officer who was also dining there saving his life. Footage like this is just as valuable to watch as DGU footage because it shows how forceful you need to …

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Listen to the Declaration of Independence

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“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed…” – The Declaration of Independence Listen …

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Full Auto AK vs. AR500 Armor!

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I wanted to see how much wearing a reduced coverage plate like the AR500Armor Advanced Lightweight Shooter’s Cut would put you at risk for injury against a controlled three round burst from an AK. However, after two bursts, I got results that were very interesting for a completely different reason. Use code “twangnbang” for 10% off armor and 5% off …