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jboch

http://www.gunssavelife.com/?page_id=68 CCRA/GSL member for 15 years and VP for almost as long. Lead instructor for GSL Defense Training with nearly 15-years experience as a handgun instructor and more recently rifle instructor as well, teaching hundreds of people (kids and adults like) basic firearm safety and handling skills. Editor emeritus of GunNews. Grew up in Hillsboro, IL. University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign Alumni. Works as an office manager during the day, publication editor at night and firearms instructor on the weekends. Firearm training junkie. Graduate of shooting schools taught by nationally-known instructors Massad Ayoob (Lethal Force Institute, 299/300 qualification score), John Farnam (Defense Training International), Pat Rogers (EAG Tactical), “Sully” Sullivan (Defensive Edge), John Krupa (Spartan Tactical Training Group, class top individual combined skills shooter), Frank Sharp (Fortress Defense), Steve Tarani and classes from numerous other regional and local instructors on firearms and defense topics as diverse as exhibition shooting (shooting trap with a rifle among other fun stuff), defensive knife, speed skills and first aid. United States Rifle Association Certified Instructor, Appleseed Intructor (in training), NRA Certified Rifle, Pistol and Personal Protection in the Home instructor. Teaches primarily with GSL Defense Training, but does 100% volunteer work for USRA, RWVA and the longest-running NRA Youth Shooting Camp in the USA, recently promoted to running the pistol line there. Married to guns and firearms training, and enjoys photography, flashlights, amateur radio as hobbies. Shares the home with three furry ferrets and a delightful woman who could do better than John. Terribly unlucky, John has tragically lost most of his guns and ammo in a series of boating accidents.


12-year-old Big Game Huntress Gets Death Threats

August 30, 2016
12-year-old Big Game Huntress Gets Death Threats

Meet the latest object of ire from the anti-hunting pitchfork mafia:  12-year-old Aryanna Gourdin.  She hails from Cove, Utah and loves the all-American pastime of hunting.   Her love of hunting has put her on the radar of America’s social justice warriors after she put up photos from her South African hunting trip with...
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INCLUDING NYKEA ALDRIDGE: Chicago approaching 90 homicides for August

August 29, 2016
INCLUDING NYKEA ALDRIDGE:  Chicago approaching 90 homicides for August

Chicago – Murder City USA – is fast approaching 90 homicides for August. That includes 439 people shot…  and probably not a one of those shooters was a legal gun owner. Among the latest crop of dead bodies was the cousin of someone famous, which has stirred up more talk of “we must do...
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SOCIAL JUSTICE WARRIORS ARE SOFT: 50% of college students have mental disorders

August 29, 2016
SOCIAL JUSTICE WARRIORS ARE SOFT:  50% of college students have mental disorders

Yes, college students today have it so rough. Or perhaps I should say “Social Justice Warriors” on campus have it rough.  It’s so bad some General Hospital “doctor” complains that over half of college students have a mental disorder.   New Concerns Arise About Mental Health Of College Students (CBS News Boston) – New...
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REACTIONARY GAP: Maintain that gap, along with situational awareness.

August 29, 2016
REACTIONARY GAP:  Maintain that gap, along with situational awareness.

    A Sudanese refugee named Omer Ismail Ali found himself rapidly and promiscuously perforated by a police officer in Kelso, Washington recently. Ali assumed room temperature shortly after storming into a convenience store with a four-foot long stick and beating everyone in sight. His rampage didn’t last long. A police officer happened to...
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MURDER CITY USA: Three Big Reasons Why Chicago Is So Unsafe

August 29, 2016
MURDER CITY USA: Three Big Reasons Why Chicago Is So Unsafe

  Chicago is not safe. Violent crime in the Windy City is up sharply, as is all crime across the board in America’s second largest city. HeyJackass.com does an admirable job of tracking the carnage. Here’s the body count for August – so far! Would you tolerate that level of violence in your city? It doesn’t just happen...
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LIBERAL BRILLIANCE: “Anti-rape” temporary tattoos in Germany

August 26, 2016
LIBERAL BRILLIANCE:  “Anti-rape” temporary tattoos in Germany

A “progressive” politician in Germany has found the solution to the epidemic of rapes of German girls and women by Muslim refugees pouring into that nation.  It’s a temporary tattoo, which tells would-be rapists that the person wearing that tattoo is not interested in getting raped. Brilliance. Why didn’t we Americans think to use...
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IL SENATE HEARING: Gun grabber crocodile tears after Vandermyde destroys their carefully crafted house of cards

August 24, 2016
IL SENATE HEARING:  Gun grabber crocodile tears after Vandermyde destroys their carefully crafted house of cards

  The anti-gunners didn’t have a good day in Springfield yesterday. They paraded out a half-dozen or so “witnesses” to carefully craft a house of cards to support their position that municipalities should be allowed to create a patchwork of laws against certain classes of guns.  They cherry picked quotes from court cases and...
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FOOLS: Nothing says you’re serious about an issue like waving a dildo in public

August 24, 2016
FOOLS:  Nothing says you’re serious about an issue like waving a dildo in public

  Idealistic students (and at least one graduate) at The University of Texas at Austin brought in reinforcements for their “tool time” protest against campus carry this week.  Not only did they have tables full of tools – in this case free sex toys – but also found some tools to wield them. The...
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SCOUNDRELS OF A FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER: Illinois Senator Kirk endorsed by Gabby Giffords’ impotent anti-gun PAC

August 23, 2016
SCOUNDRELS OF A FEATHER FLOCK TOGETHER:  Illinois Senator Kirk endorsed by Gabby Giffords’ impotent anti-gun PAC

Gabby Giffords’ Americans for Responsible Solutions, fresh off a humiliating defeat in Illinois this spring and summer, has thrown their limited weight behind Illinois’ sad excuse for a senator Mark Kirk in his bid for re-election. Kirk, a back-bencher in the Senate who lucked into winning the 2010 race for his office, is running...
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LAST CALL: Witness slips on anti-gun subject matter hearing in the Illinois Senate

August 22, 2016
LAST CALL:  Witness slips on anti-gun subject matter hearing in the Illinois Senate

  Illinois State Senator Julie Morrison has filed a bill to end pre-emption of semi-auto firearms in the State of Illinois.  Word has it little Miss Morrison’s strings are getting pulled by the folks at Everytown, and she’s feeling a little rattled as she got primaried this year as a sitting Illinois Senator. The...
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