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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.


PRODUCT REVIEW: Fenix TK-35

September 14, 2012
PRODUCT REVIEW:  Fenix TK-35

by John Boch (GunNews) – Got a satellite you need to signal?  Hunt nocturnal creatures where legal?  Like uber-bright flashlights?  If so, the Fenix TK-35 is the light for you. The Fenix TK-35. This portable torch, as the Brits call them, runs on four CR123A lithium batteries or two rechargeable lithium ion batteries (available...
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Bye Bye Tsai: Recoil’s “no civilian should have this gun” editor resigns under fire

September 13, 2012
Bye Bye Tsai:  Recoil’s “no civilian should have this gun” editor resigns under fire

  Money talks. Jerry T.’s BS walks.     STATEMENT FROM JERRY TSAI Article by Jerry Tsai It is with deep sorrow that I announce I am stepping down as editor of Recoil, effective immediately. It is very difficult for me to walk away from something I helped create, something that I loved doing,...
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What caliber for angry, raving-lunatic Islamists?

September 13, 2012
What caliber for angry, raving-lunatic Islamists?

  So, what caliber would you choose to defend yourself from angry Islamists who don’t respect your rights to free speech and expression and deem you someone who must be killed for mocking the prophet muhommed? It looks as though Mr. Nakoula Nakoula is going to get to make that call right now. And...
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Obama’s ambassador in Egypt prohibits Marines from carrying live ammo

September 13, 2012
Obama’s ambassador in Egypt prohibits Marines from carrying live ammo

  Holy live cartridges, Batman! Barack Hussein Obama’s hand-picked ambassador to Egypt, Anne Patterson, allowed her pacifistic tendencies to dictate policy when she prohibited the Marines guarding the US embassy in Cairo from carrying ammunition on their persons! Oh, Anne Patterson is a quite a peach:   NightWatch Special Comment: Ambassador Anne Patterson’s April...
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The Semantics of Manipulation

September 13, 2012
The Semantics of Manipulation

  Why Are You Losing Your Freedoms? The Semantics of Manipulation by John Ross Semantics: the historical and psychological study and the classification of changes in the signification of words or forms viewed as factors in linguistic development What is wrong with Conservatives and supporters of the Second-Amendment? Why, in spite of their best...
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NDAA Habeas Corpus suspensions blocked!

September 13, 2012
NDAA Habeas Corpus suspensions blocked!

The NDAA is dead! At last a Federal Judge who actually applies the U.S. Constitution as written has blocked the U.S. Government’s ability to detain people without charges. The National Defense Authorization Act’s “Homeland Battlefield” provisions allowed for the indefinite detention of people for terror-related reasons, but indefinite detention without charges or a trial...
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Romney’s latest on guns…

September 12, 2012
Romney’s latest on guns…

The Daily Caller has a great interview by the NRA’s Chris Cox with Mitt Romney. We thought we’d share a couple of questions with you. Yes, we know Romney has signed anti-gun legislation in the past.  Yes, we know Romney is a long way from perfect. Anyway, here is and excerpt:   Cox: Would you...
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ACT OF WAR!

September 12, 2012
ACT OF WAR!

This is a photograph of the deceased U.S. Ambassador to Libya, killed when Islamist gunman attacked a consulate.  Also yesterday, the U.S. Embassy in Egypt was attacked, a provocation in and of itself. C’mon Mr. President.  The killing of an American Ambassador is an act of war.
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The Racist Roots of Gun Control

September 12, 2012
The Racist Roots of Gun Control

Gun control in America, and in many other nations as well, has long had a racist component to it. Keeping “undesirables” from owning, possessing and using firearms has long been the goal of gun control proponents both then and now. Some don’t even bother with “dog whistle” comments exposing their bigotry. Recently, the Violence...
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New report blames Eric Holder’s Department of Justice, ATF of ignorning public safety on Gunwalker

September 11, 2012
New report blames Eric Holder’s Department of Justice, ATF of ignorning public safety on Gunwalker

  The Inspector General’s report on Fast and Furious / Project Gunwalker has slipped into the public domain in an embarrassing turn for Democrat President Barack Hussein Obama’s administration and Democrat Attorney General Eric Holder’s Justice Department. FoxNews has it. Dozens of senior-level U.S. government officials turned a blind eye to public safety as...
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