A wise man once said: There are lies, damn lies, and mainstream American journalism. If you've ever wondered how otherwise relatively intelligent people can get caught up in a wave of anti-gun hysteria, look no further than the magnificent failure that is modern mainstream media. Most Americans are busy people; we have jobs, families, hobbies, and friends, and we just don't … [Read more...] about 2 Dumbest Mainstream-Media Gun-Reporting FAILS (lately)
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We live in a time when, every single time a horrific crime is committed with a gun, the media rushes out to blame...well, all of the people who didn't do it. But why? Of course, nobody's talking--but I have a few ideas on the matter... The Charitable Explanation The charitable explanation is that it's just human nature–everyone needs an outlet for anger and grief, and it used … [Read more...] about Why Does the Media Blame Law-Abiding Gun Owners For Crime?
Last week, when we were talking about my "can't-miss" plan to stop mass shootings, the discussion centered (somewhat snarkily) on what the media and we, the reading public, could do to deter would-be shooters. That "modest proposal" had one fatal flaw, however: It would have required the cooperation of the media, and therefore wouldn't be possible in today's climate. Instead, … [Read more...] about Why Does the Media Blame Law-Abiding Citizens For Gun Crime?
Why is it that so many proponents of "common-sense gun control" can't seem to control themselves? A while ago, we ran an article discussing how common it is to hear anti-gun activists accuse pro-Second Amendment activists of wanting to hurt them for their beliefs...and how uncommon it is for anything of the sort to happen. In fact, when crime rates for concealed carry permit … [Read more...] about Rabid: The Violent Fantasies of Anti-Gunners
It didn't exactly take Nostradamus to predict this would happen...but what comes next? Last month, we drew an article from our "no duh" files about how the FBI's NICS checks for the month of May 2020 had shattered all previous records...and predicted that June would be the same, only much more so. There's really nothing quite like seeing their downtowns on fire to send … [Read more...] about June 2020 NICS Checks Smash Records Like the Hulk on PCP