Category Archives: Politics

Not-So-Common Sense

Recently I wrote a blog post for the American Rifleman website about the foolish practice of carrying an auto pistol with an empty chamber. I almost didn’t post it because I really thought that most people were smarter than to … Continue reading

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I am blessed with having some very talented friends out here in the Big Bend country of far West Texas. One of these is Joel Nelson… a cowboy, a horseman, a rancher, and one of the best cowboy poets that … Continue reading

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Thank God I Had A Gun

Let’s be perfectly frank, our government and the mainstream media (or is that the “lamestream media”?) don’t want you to know how many Americans use a firearm every year to protect themselves and their family. Some authorities suggest that about … Continue reading

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La Linda Crossing on the Rio Grande…southeast Brewster County. I’m not much for watching organized sports events, even when they are super. But I figured I’d do something special yesterday and take a little road trip. The end of the … Continue reading

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