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jboch

https://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.


A life remembered: former GSL member Dick Burwash

November 12, 2012
A life remembered:  former GSL member Dick Burwash

It is with great sadness we report the passing of former GSL member Richard “Dick” Burwash. He passed away at Carle hospital Saturday morning. Burwash, a life-long farmer in the area that is today Savoy, was a big supporter of gun rights. He also recently participated in the Honor Flight for World War II...
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Newly re-elected Jesse Jackson Jr. is goin’ to prison

November 12, 2012
Newly re-elected Jesse Jackson Jr. is goin’ to prison

by John Boch Jesse Jackson Jr. is in hot water with more than his wife for his alleged infidelities with his hot, blonde (Caucasian) girlfriend. He’s in trouble with the feds. By the way, why is it that the Democrat Illinois Attorney General can’t find any corruption in Illinois politics?  You can’t swing a...
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Cook County approves gun tax

November 12, 2012
Cook County approves gun tax

  It’s official. Cook County Democrats passed a slew of new taxes, including the onerous modern-day poll tax on guns by a vote of 16-1. Chicago (Tribune) – The cost of buying cigarettes and guns in Cook County will rise next year after commissioners today voted 16-1 to approve County Board President Toni Preckwinkle’s...
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Emergency evacuation planning

November 12, 2012
Emergency evacuation planning

by Tom Shafer (GunNews) – Any well-rounded emergency plan should include emergency evacuation contingencies.  As the old saying goes, proper prior planning prevents poor performance. Obviously, your home is your castle and probably fairly well-stocked with supplies if you are preparedness-minded, but certain contingencies will require you to flee, fire and floods are two...
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Giving new meaning to “happy ending”! (Or “happy ending” squared!)

November 11, 2012
Giving new meaning to “happy ending”!  (Or “happy ending” squared!)

  Less than 24-hours ago in Alcalde, New Mexico a randy 33-year-old tough guy named Lawrence Sandoval from nearby Taos, NM, thought he was going to have his way with an innocent woman who struck his fancy at the local gas station. He followed her home, and then barged his way into her home,...
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Sandy brings the Third World to the USA’s urban dependency culture

November 11, 2012
Sandy brings the Third World to the USA’s urban dependency culture

Recently, at an Illinois State University football game, the do-gooders there organized an “awareness” walk where the college kids would bring a used milk jug, fill it with water, and walk 5 kilometers with it to bring “awareness” to the people somewhere in Africa needing to do the same thing everyday to provide water...
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Revisiting a classic editorial: “War on Terror” doomed to failure

November 11, 2012
Revisiting a classic editorial:  “War on Terror” doomed to failure

We were looking through some old issues of GunNews when we found this editorial. It was written and published in November 2001. It’s as true today as it was back then.   Bad news, Mr. President: War on terror doomed to failure Written in Nov. 2001. by John Boch I like you, Mr. President. ...
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Happy Veteran’s Day.

November 11, 2012
Happy Veteran’s Day.

  Thank you, vets.
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Obama won through vote fraud.

November 10, 2012
Obama won through vote fraud.

So, you voted last Tuesday, huh? So did lots of other people fraudulently voting en masse, and the end result was far from a free and fair election. We’re just going to come right out and say it. Last Tuesday’s election was stolen by the Democratic Party for Barack Obama.  Period. Why do we...
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Happy Birthday USMC!

November 10, 2012
Happy Birthday USMC!


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