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Is Kahr the next funmaker to flee for freedom?

The Pocono Record Says Kahr, owners of the Thompson, Auto Ordnance, and Magnum Research Lines, is leaving New York for Pennsylvania: A gun manufacturer is considering buying the entire 620-acre Pike County business park for $2 million to escape an unfriendly gun climate in New York. Kahr Firearms Group would move its corporate headquarters from […]

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“High-capacity” firearms: as old as America itself.

I first personally heard of American Spirit Arms when they joined the boycott of New York over their implementation of the blatantly unconstitutional NY SAFE Act. I was unaware (until a few weeks ago) just how much an outspoken and advocate for liberty ASA’s Joe Sirochman was until a few weeks ago, when I stumbled […]

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No, the FBI isn’t investigating the IRS. They’re on the same team.

FBI Director Robert Mueller seems to have quite the talent for forgetting when it comes to the various scandals that his law enforcement organization is supposed to be investigating. For example, when he was question by Congress yesterday, he knew nothing about the alleged investigation into the IRS’s abuse of power. Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) […]

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The NSA “scandal” isn’t important. Keep your eyes on the IRS plot, where the criminality lies.

“Ace” at Ace of Spades has built one of the more successful political blogs on a balanced combination of snark, community-building (who else can can boast of a community that proudly/ironically calls themselves “morons?”) and very insightful observations that a lot of folks simply miss. Last night, I read (twice) a post he wrote called […]

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The IRS and guns

I can understand why South Carolina Representative Jeff Duncan is uncomfortable with the thought of IRS agents armed with AR-15s. A few weeks ago when I toured a DHS facility I saw #IRS agents training with AR-15's. I'm looking into the issue now #PJNET — Rep. Jeff Duncan (@RepJeffDuncan) June 11, 2013 Rank-and-file IRS agents […]

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