On 21 February 2006, Canadian Paul Marek published on his blog Celestial Junk an article titled “Why the Peaceful Majority is Irrelevant.” Marek’s essay warned about the dangers of Islamic fanaticism and dismissed as irrelevant the notion that the overwhelming majority of Muslims are peaceful. This work is incorrectly attributed to Dr Emanuel Tanya.
How Often Should I Clean My Handgun?
This is a great article by Bob Campbell on the Shooter's Log at Cheaper than Dirt.
The more I test and use handguns, the more respect I have for the operating reliability of these machines. Tolerances held by Kimber, Colt, Glock, Ruger, Smith and Wesson, SIG, and CZ are excellent. When we fire these handguns on the range, we should have every confidence that they will fire time after time without any type of problem. After all, many of these handguns are based on service pistols that were designed to function in horrific situations. Read more...
Ian O'Doherty is a columnist who writes for the Irish Independent. His "iSpy" column is published Monday to Thursday. On Fridays, O'Doherty publishes a rather more serious column containing his opinion on a chosen subject in "The World According to Ian O'Doherty."
Perhaps you heard what recently happened to our friends at Full Armor Firearms in Houston. After 13 burglaries in five years, including one earlier this month, owner James Hillin asked two of his employees to stay overnight in the store. During the night, two cars pulled into the parking lot. According to the Houston Chronicle, when the Full Armor workers stepped outside with their weapons, one of the five men, who was standing near the employees’ cars, shot at them. The employees were not injured, and gunfire was exchanged as the men drove away. Read the full story at Cheaper Than Dirt.