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Don't give Nigerians lip service, give them guns...

Media ignoring Nigerian plea for guns to defend themselves

While today’s continuing coverage of the mass kidnapping of girls in northeast Nigeria includes the revelation that Nigerian security forces allegedly had advanced warning of the raid, the mainstream press is largely ignoring another critical aspect of the story, that residents in the Borno state apparently want the government to give them guns for self-defense against the militant Boko Haram group.

http://www.examiner.com/article/media-largely-ignoring-nigerian-plea-for...

CALLED ON THE CARPET

VA Secretary Shinseki Subpoenaed in VA Scandal
By Harold Hutchison

SOLD FOR A PENNY

USS Saratoga (CV 60) Headed For the Scrapyard
By Harold Hutchison

If you’d rooted through your couch cushions, you may have been able to find enough loose change to buy a carrier from the United States. For the second time in seven months, the United States Navy has sold an aircraft carrier for a penny.

Even gun advocates have 1st Amendment rights!

First Amendment protects Second in Arizona court victory

The Arizona State Court of Appeals ruled late yesterday that the City of Phoenix erred when it prohibited a prominent gun rights advocate from placing “Guns Save Lives” messages at city bus shelters, noting that Alan Korwin has a right to place his advertisements.

http://www.examiner.com/article/first-amendment-protects-second-arizona-...

Article by Dave Workman

COMING SOON! - BLUE FORCE GEAR'S PLATEMINUS 2!!

PLATEminus V2 or simply "PLATE 2" is a result of direct feedback from both Blue Force Gear's extensive beta testing and customers of the PLATEminus.  Not only is PLATE 2 the second in the PLATEminus line but is the solution for the two most requested features – side plate pockets and a cummerbund.

LIKE BILL, LIKE HILLARY?

Did Hillary Miss a Chance to Weaken Boko Haram?
By Harold Hutchison

Did Hillary Clinton fail to take an opportunity to weaken the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram in 2011? That is the question some are asking in the wake of two high-profile attacks, one of which involved the terrorist group kidnapping hundreds of girls from their school.

MQ-1 Predator armed with AGM-114 Hellfire missiles. A similar UAV took out the leader of the Pakistani Taliban, a group which shot Malala Yousefzai for advocating for the education of girls.

Myths, misunderstandings and downright falsehoods

Myths, misunderstandings and falsehoods about NRA, Second Amendment

Today’s follow-up column on firearms by Seattle Times writer Jerry Large got a reaction from one reader that is so far off the mark as to rank right near the top of any list delineating myths, misunderstandings and downright falsehoods about the National Rifle Association.

http://www.examiner.com/article/myths-misunderstandings-and-falsehoods-a...

Article by Dave Workman

THE PENTAGON PAYS THROUGH THE NOSE

Pentagon Paying $150 a Gallon For “Green” Jet Fuel
By Harold Hutchison

As part of a search for energy sources aside from the usual fossil fuels, the Department of Defense is buying jet fuel that costs $150 per gallon. The cost is dozens of times higher than jet fuel produced via conventional means, which goes for $2.88 per gallon.

SPECTRA GLOVES FROM VOODOO TACTICAL

Spectra lined cut-resistant gloves provide a high level of protection while offering maximum dexterity. Soft cowhide palm and fingers combined with textured and vented nylon back. Adjustable hook-n-loop wrist for comfort fit. Black only.

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT FOR PJS

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT FOR PJS

A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk approaches a landing zone to pick up simulated casualties during a training exercise at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan 5 May, 2014. The scenario simulated a vehicle striking an Improvised Explosive Device. During the training, rescue crews flew on HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters to the simulated point of injury, provided security, treated patients, prepared them for travel, and safely departed the area. The rescue crew is deployed from Moody Air Force Base, Ga. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Evelyn Chavez)

Coast Guard Rescues Man 103 Miles West of Key West

The Coast Guard medically evacuated a 28-year-old man after he suffered a head injury aboard a motor tanker 103 nautical miles west of Key West, Fla., Tuesday, May 6, 2014. An aircrew aboard an MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter from Air Station Clearwater arrived on scene, hoisted the man from the motor tanker and transported him to Jackson Memorial Hospital for further care.

DID PUTIN JUST BLINK?

Pulls Troops Back, Calls for Delay of Autonomy Vote
By Harold Hutchison

Russian President Vladimir Putin has pulled Russian armed forces away from the Ukrainian border as the Ukrainian offensive against pro-Russian militias continued.

TAKE A MOMENT TO DISCUSS REAL GUN SAFETY

Women encouraged to ‘Take a MOMent,’ talk gun safety to kids

Countering yesterday’s announcement by gun control proponent Shannon Watts that Moms Demand Action will be lobbying for tougher gun restrictions, the country’s top female shooting competitor has launched a campaign of her own, encouraging pro-gun mothers to “Take a MOMent” and “talk to your kids about firearm safety.”

http://www.examiner.com/article/women-encouraged-to-take-a-moment-talk-g...

Article by Dave Workman

HILLARY COMES OUT!

Reveals Herself as Just Another Gun-Grabber
By Harold Hutchison

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has now come out as just another gun-grabber. During a speech yesterday, she called for new laws.