We don’t need any more posts, videos, articles, memes, epistles, or other complaints about the state of the industry. They were interesting at first, but we have had quite enough of them now, thank you. The shark has been thoroughly jumped. Any additional kicking of the dead horse just makes you sound like a bitter, grumpy, tactical snob… and buddy (and I swear this isn’t targeted at any one person), it doesn’t look good on you.
The English-speaking world already knows that you think there are just too many “firearms instructors”;
too many unqualified posers;
too many wannabe operators;
too many altered DD214’s;
too many “mall ninjas” and “cop-erators”;
too many chairborne rangers;
too many competition shooters teaching tacticool classes;
too many plumbers, and accountants, and engineers teaching “concealed carry” classes;
too many fancy terms for simple techniques;
too many people who have more … Read More »
For those of you who don’t remember the Clinton-era “assault weapons ban” or weren’t part of the shooting community at that time, this article is for your benefit. Let’s turn back the clock a few years… 1993 sees Arkansas democrat Bill Clinton elected to the presidency of the USA, he quickly appoints staunchly anti-Second Amendment Janet Reno as the first female Attorney General. Thus began one of the bleakest periods in US history for firearms enthusiasts.
Soon after being appointed, Attorney General Reno initiated a reign of terror on firearms dealers, gun-show promoters, gun collectors and anyone else the government considered “undesirables.” Keep in mind, several Federal Law Enforcement agencies were already heading down this road, after all, they had just made an example of Randy Weaver of Ruby Ridge, Idaho for being an accused “white separatist.” Federal agents entrapped Weaver … Read More »