Category Archives: Guns and Self Defense

Murder in Aurora, revisited

The mass murder at the theater in Aurora, Colorado, happened in a theater which has a no-guns policy. Gee, that worked well, didn’t it? I might point out also that the killer was stopped by the arrival of more guns … Continue reading

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Cars Are More Dangerous Than Guns

I really don’t understand the horror some people have for guns. Really, they should be afraid of driving. I have contended for a long time that cars and trucks and other moving vehicles are far more deadly than guns which … Continue reading

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Random Quotes of the Day

Wandering around the net, I snagged a few quotes I happen to like. Many of them are gun-related, but I like the philosophy presented by all of them: ‘‘Four out of five politicians surveyed prefer unarmed, ignorant peasants.’’ — Unknown … Continue reading

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CHL Statistics for Texas

John Lott posted that there were 461,724 concealed handgun licensees in Texas in 2010. Over here, I found out that the population of Texas was 25,145,561 in 2010. From the same site I see that 27.3% of them are under … Continue reading

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Popgun’s List of Rules

I’ve been collecting (and sometimes creating) rules for living. This list is a work in process, so I may repost a longer version at some time in the future. These aren’t in any particular order. Here goes: Popgun’s Rules: 1. … Continue reading

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Currently Reading

I’m currently reading “Survivors” by James Wesley Rawles, a novel about the time immediately after a major economic collapse. I happened to be reading it yesterday afternoon while the news was on; and this book will scare the fool out … Continue reading

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9/11/2011

It’s been ten years, since nineteen Muslim terrorists decided to murder as many Americans as they could manage. All true Americans regret the deaths of so many of us, and sympathize with their families. And our country reacted appropriately, in … Continue reading

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