Category Archives: Arms and the Citizen

Firearms Friday: Range Day!

Today was Range Day. My self, MDL, the Krampus, and Fez hit Elite Shooting Sports in Manassas; Wang and G-Tex couldn’t make it. 😦 A good time was had by all. I went simple, and brought only the M&P 15, … Continue reading

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What Became of the Old Surplus Store?

What has become of that old standby, the surplus store? Or, the Army-Navy store, whatever you want to call it. For decades, the army-navy surplus store was the go-to place for individuals looking to find a good deal on products … Continue reading

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Running to Auschwitz

Here’s an interesting essay from Ray Allen on why he went to Auschwitz. Many people remain unaware of the role of Germany’s civil servants played in carrying out the progressive Final Solution from 1933-1945. From separating communities into ethnic ghettos … Continue reading

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Gun-Day Sunday: It’s National Shooting Sports Month!

YES. Are you zeroed? Is all your gear checked out and verified? How’s your ammo stocking plan? Go forth and do great things. Blast away! I for one intend to take as much as advantage as I can.

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Weapons Wednesday: “The Sling Bow”

This weapon has just been made legal for hunting small game, deer and turkey in Virginia. The great Bill Cochran from the otherwise stupid Roanoke Times had a good article on sling bows the other day, which led me to … Continue reading

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“The Forest Brothers”

Many thanks to the excellent MDL for this tip. (It was also cited, today, at WRSA in another form.) “NATO Reenacts Baltic Guerrilla War”: a synopsis of the extensive anti-Soviet resistance movements in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania that fought on … Continue reading

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(Late) Gun-Day Monday: 5 Best Surplus Rifles Under $500

A brief video to get us in the mood for Independence Day. It’s about two years old but still holds up. Those would not have been my five, exactly– what gives with the French rifle??– but you know I love … Continue reading

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