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Illinois can’t pay on pensions but they found money to do gun buybacks

Yesterday, the Fitch rating agency downgraded Illinois credit to just above junk status by lowering their rating to BBB+ in light of their budget issues which are making the Mid-Western state unable to pay on pension and lottery obligations.  But despite the legislatures inability to pass an appropriations bill leading into 2016, on Oct. 19 Mayor Rahm Emmanuel was somehow able to find $250,000 for a new gun ...

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President Obama goes after those on Social Security with 21st century ‘Poll Tax’ to own a gun

In the beginning of America's history, voting rights were initially restricted to landowners and those able to afford to pay a 'poll tax'.  This of course kept many legitimate Americans from being able to vote and left elections only in the hands of those who were considered both productive, and who had a stake in protecting their own property rights. It wasn't until the 20th century when the 24th Amendment ...

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Britain calls for surrendering knives to stop violence ending myth that guns are the problem

If anyone remembers that limey hack Piers Morgan over at CNN who attempted to bring his British hating of guns over to the U.S., and spew propaganda that America's violent society should demand gun controls similar to his home country, then irony is indeed a tasty treat.  As we now discover across the pond that despite extreme gun restrictions in jolly ole England, it has done little to stop their own viole ...

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Federal Court overturns government’s attempt to use mental illness as gun control

In a court case that should have been more common sense than jurisprudence, a Federal Court on Dec. 23 issued a ruling whereby a government statute disallowing citizens who have been institutionalized because of a mental disorder to not be allowed to own a firearm is not grounds for a lifetime ban of their 2nd Amendment rights.  In a case that was first dismissed, then sent back for further review by an app ...

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Ammunition now plentiful one year after mass shortages

About a year ago, ammunition shortages were causing fear and panic in the gun community, especially after news came out of the Department of Homeland Security's purchase of over one billion rounds for government use.  Additionally, the continuous message being made to honest Americans by politicians like President Obama, former NYC Governor Michael Bloomberg, and a host of others that new gun laws and restr ...

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Official in Massachusetts calls for home invasions by police on gun owners

Lawmakers in the state of Massachusetts have been leading the way in legislating 'justifiable' usurpations of the Constitution for many decades, and their attacks on the Bill of Rights have only increased since 9/11.  However, with the current wave of gun control programs sweeping Democratically controlled states along the East and West coast, one legislator is doubling down by calling for legalized home in ...

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