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Brian
North Carolina, U.S.A.
I'm a Christian, politically conservative geek, who knows what he believes and is more than happy to share it with others.
Interests: my faith, politics, contemporary christian music, action movies, preservation of the second amendment, general 'geek' stuff, raising my son and my daughter
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Sadly, I'm not at this year's NRA Annual Meeting as I have been many times before. I would have enjoyed this speech. While I know that there are those who really dislike Newt Gingrich, I am most definitely not one... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
"... there is mounting evidence that this country’s government, not its gun shops or gun shows, is largely responsible for arming Mexican drug cartels." Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
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Awesome piece over at the Washington Times that discusses the history of the National Rifle Association. "What few realize is that until gun ownership became a partisan and ideological issue in the 1960s, the NRA hadn’t spent a dime on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
Dave Workman has an on-target piece at examiner.com where he discusses the likely abuses by ATF under “Project Gunrunner” and “Operation Fast and Furious”. "There is a growing suspicion within the firearms community that ATF higher-ups wanted to flood Mexico... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
As a former Florida resident, I keep a close eye on what's happening in the Sunshine state. Several pieces of pro-gun legislation have been working their way through the Florida state legislature in recent weeks. Two are now on their... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
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Is anyone surprised that USA Today would take a stand against the rights of the individual? In their recent editorial, they say that gun laws are taking a radical turn. "Gun rights activists have taken their national victories not as... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association, was on Lou Dobb's Tonight last week to discuss the BATFE's apparent gunrunning scheme that sent guns to Mexican drug cartels. Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
Wishing everyone a blessed Easter. Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
Posted Apr 24, 2011 at Brian's Bastion
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Across the country, numerous states are considering legislation to allow students with Concealed Carry licenses to carry their weapons on campus. As you might imagine, there are many exhibiting signs of Chicken Little syndrome. There are others who understand the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
Members of the Florida Senate need to know that you want them to pass SB-234 by Sen. Greg Evers to protect your firearms rights from abusive anti-gunners. SB-234 by Sen. Greg Evers (R) is a bill that makes two (2)... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
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Great news for kids in Pittsburgh! In advance of the NRA Annual Meeting, which is being held in Pittsburgh PA from April 29 - May 1 this year, there's another visitor leading the way. A firearm accident prevention program designed... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
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At issue here is the basic right of self-defense. It's a core concept for many of us in the gun-rights movement. What we have before us is the fact that the Peoples Republic of Massachusetts (#3 for the strictest gun... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
Definitely something we all knew already ... but it certainly bears repeating. The chief executive officer of the National Rifle Association said in a talk here today he worries about the future of gun rights if President Obama is re-elected... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 20, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
Be sure to check out the excellent piece below from The New American that outlines the ATF's latest back-door approach to banning certain guns. Americans continue to watch their Second Amendment rights diminish, this time as the Bureau of Alcohol,... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 20, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
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Rep. Carolyn McCarthy is at it again, trying to restrict more of your gun rights. Even though there is no evidence that gun control has worked in the past, McCarthy is now trying to ban one of the most useful,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
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Wiffle Ball, Dodge Ball, Flag Football, Kickball, Tag ... What do they all have in common? Yes, it's true that we all had fun playing them as kids, but I'm looking for something a bit more nefarious. Give up? Well,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at Brian's Bastion
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Democrat Harold Volkmer, former U.S. Congressman from Missouri passed away on Saturday, April 16 2011. He was one of the primary sponsors of the 1986 McClure-Volkmer Act that came to be known as the Firearm Owners Protection Act. After his... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
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OK ... Angry Birds may be fun ... but do we really need another holiday version? Angry Birds Gets in the Easter Spirit Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 18, 2011 at Brian's Bastion
I was reading an article in the Washington Post today that reminded me of an old joke. It goes like this: A flood is expected to wipe out a small town and evacuation is begun. A jeep is driving through... Continue reading
Posted Apr 18, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
A "summit" ... just the thought of it makes you all warm and fuzzy inside. You know what I mean. Able to conquer any problem, you pull together everyone who knows anything about the topic so that this wonderful cross-section... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2011 at Second Amendment Stuff
As most everyone in this part of the country already knows, major storms yesterday took a substantial toll. Right here around Fayetteville NC, not more than 10 miles from where we live, homes were destroyed. Personally, we dealt with heavy... Continue reading
Reblogged Apr 17, 2011 at Brian's Bastion
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