Massad Ayoob on Guns

WHEN AN INVESTMENT PLAN FAILS

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Neither I nor my lovely bride, the Evil Princess, normally play the lottery. We understand odds. It’s a loser’s game. But every now and then, it’s fun to go against the odds. One day in a...

HEY, THIS AIN’T BAD

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Here’s something you don’t see every day: a relatively fair and even-handed look at both sides of the “gun culture” discussion. Congratulations to Spectrum News, and thanks to sociology professor David Yemane, who both appears...

WORTH AN HOUR OF YOUR TIME

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“Riding Shotgun With Charlie” is a great YouTube resource, Charlie being a friend of ours and of all 2A advocates.  In this edition, he picks the brain of Charl van Wyck, who some years...

HEAR, HEAR…

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Having been in the business for a very long time, I can tell you that most defensive firearms instructors will disagree on something. How many firearms instructors does it take to change a light bulb?...

THE PHOENIX CARTRIDGE

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Conceived by brilliant gun experts as a defensive pistol cartridge, the 10mm Auto almost fell into obscurity, but then rose to become hugely popular for outdoorsmen’s pistols, particularly those in dangerous animal country. Here’s my...

OFF TO A GOOD START ON THE LEGAL FRONT

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Mid-December to end of January is when the Evil Princess and I usually take a sabbatical from teaching to get caught up on accounting, scheduling, and just take a bit of a breather. Unfortunately,...

SOME GOOD READING

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Old guy here reads more history than anything else, and likes to share the best. That, of late, would include “Ghosts of Honolulu: A Japanese Spy, a Japanese American Spy Hunter, and the untold...

ABOUT DIRTY HARRY

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The first Dirty Harry movie came out in 1971. My late first wife and I saw it in a theater during our honeymoon.  One of my first published articles was a review of it...

IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN

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Time to talk about handling guns in cold weather.  Old guy here fled the frozen wastelands some years ago for the balmy South, where I haven’t had to put gloves on yet this winter...

TWO OF THE REASONS I WON’T BE AT THE SHOT SHOW THIS YEAR

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From Firearms news. And this: https://youtu.be/s1Gb5UUlV-k?si=njzbhWgX7Lf5vHLF