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The Fun Begins

Morning 1 at Rottfest. Clambake, Cheapshot, Crunchie and Bangie and the girls all here. Apparently, this morning is brought to us by the letter “C“.  Brisket on the smoker, breakfast cooking, hangovers being nursed.  Hanging out at the house today, range and the Carbine Challenge tomorrow.      

In Memorium

Ten years ago we lost one of the greatest men to ever sit in the Oval Office. It was one of only two times I have ever wept as an adult.  

Memorial Day 2014

Executive Mansion, Washington, Nov. 21, 1864. Dear Madam, I have been shown in the files of the War Department a statement of the Adjutant General of Massachusetts that you are the mother of five sons who have died gloriously on the field of battle. I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of

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Baaad Karma II (a gun pr0n post)

  Crunchie, just thought you’d like to see the rifle you’ll be shooting against in the Carbine Challenge at Rottfest.  Meet Baaad Karma II. PSA lower and upper, 1:7 melonite barrel, Midwest Industries SSG-12 handguard, Magpul ACS-L stock, Bushnell AR Optics 1-4x on a Burris P.E.P.R. mount, Miculek compensator.   Doesn’t have the match trigger

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And We Need Ammo

To piggy back on Mrs. M’s PSA below reference the Texas Fest, there will of course be lead sent down range in a gloriously excessive display of freedom. As we talked about before if yer a newb and in need of professional level instruction there will be several firearms instructors there, so don’t fret if

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The Fest is upon us

The Texas RottFest is coming up in a few weeks, and I need to know who is for sure showing up. Those that are planning to bunk at the house, and those that are showing up but staying in a hotel need to sound off. I also need to ask that if you are able,

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They Wore Butternut

Eleven states seceded from the Union in 1861. Each of those states honors it’s sons who fell during the war, but today is the anniversary of Gen. Johnson surrendering the last Confederate field force to Gen. Sherman and is recognized by four of them (Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Mississippi) as Confederate Memorial Day. The causes

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He has Risen

                                    Happy Easter all. Matthew 28 28 In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre. 2 And, behold, there

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Blood Was Inevitable

It doesn’t matter whose blood, or who fired the first shot. Whether it was fired by an eager patriot, a nervous redcoat, or a drunken hunter not even on the field, is immaterial. What matters is that the shot was fired and the road to a new nation was trod. The path to this point

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Ten Years Gone

“Greater Love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends”. St. John 15:3 I often think of these words, spoken about our Lord Jesus Christ, when I read of our warriors’ heroics and contemplate what motivates them to do the deeds they do. Is it really possible for

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Getting Old, By the Grace of God

I don’t know for sure why I have been so compelled to write this post. As those of you who know me well will attest, I’m not one to talk about my own travails or problems, and that’s not the point. But for some reason I need to share this. Saturday night I walked into

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Vietnam Veterans Day

Today is Vietnam Veterans Day, a day to honor a generation of warriors who fought a just and noble war against a vicious and determined foe. They triumphed on the battlefield, only to be betrayed by a fifth column at home. The were majority volunteers, especially in the combat arms, and they never once lost

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Another FemBot Blows a Gasket

Ah Liberalism. The mental condition that deludes the victim infested with it that they are really peace loving, daisy chain making, incense sniffing, hash toking passivists. Rainbows and glitter color their worlds. Too bad reality is way way worse. (This was shared by a fellow Rotty over on Farcebook this morning, and since I can’t

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Okay, not even I could make THIS shit up…

AMERICAN TV news networks have made a series of embarrassing stuff-ups in their coverage of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.It was a double whammy for Texas’ KXAN news, who not only misspelt the word ‘search’ in their infograph, but mistakenly placed Perth in Tasmania. While there is a Perth located in the

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