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Archive for October, 2011

Damn it, Janet…

…don’t you know better than to perjure yourself under oath? House Republicans on Wednesday turned their sharp questioning over “Operation Fast and Furious” toward Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, who acknowledged her agents were twice told to “stand down” in deference to what she called a “very troublesome” operation. Napolitano, at one point likening the questioning to a […]

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My Grendel begins to take shape

Bob Reynolds shot me a picture of the 18″ 6.5 Grendel barrel he’s working on for my rifle. I feel like a kid at Christmas, and wish I didn’t have to wait any longer.

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Rioting at Occupy Oakland

PJMedia is updating with still photos and video as the police have been forced to use tear gas, flash-bangs, and less-lethal beanbag rounds in an attempt to break up the mob trying to retake the park from which they were evicted. There are injuries, and I hope none of them turn out to be serious. […]

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I shoulda closed the “heave” tag

Had a great time and learned a lot at An Event Apart on Monday, but missed the entire day Tuesday trapped in my hotel room with what appears to be some sort of food poisoning.  I hope I’m better able to function for the closing day Wednesday and the six hour-drive back home. If not, […]

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IG Schnedar’s investigation: Gunwalker’s “Little Bighorn?”

A string of damning emails and testimony has laid waste to the Obama Administration’s planned defense in depth over their involvement in Operation Fast and Furious, a multi-agency plot that saw ATF, DEA, and FBI agents within the Department of Justice colluding with ICE agents in Homeland Security and IRS-CID agents within Treasury to assure […]

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