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TOO FEW, TOO FAR

The Falklands War of 1982 was one of the defining conflicts of the decade. The United Kingdom fought a war practically on its own thousands of miles from home. However, the conflict spread wider – and included the island of South Georgia, a small island several hundred kilometers east of the Falklands, where Royal Marine Section Commander George Thomsen would become a legend. Twenty-two Royal Marines engaged an overwhelming Argentinean invasion force.

DOUBLESTAR’S NEW .45 ACP

Not long ago I was telling a friend that I wondered who would be next to offer a model 1911 pistol. After all, the 1911 is the pistol that seemingly will “never die.” Think about it. In less than two years, the 1911 will be a century old, yet this gun is a hundred times more popular now than it was many years ago.

KIFARU’S RHINO-TOUGH MILITARY GEAR

“TRAVEL LIGHT, FREEZE AT NIGHT”

Any soldier, sailor, airman, or marine who ever did Ranger school, Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC), Basic Underwater Demolition School (BUDS), or Recon, or has any light infantry background, knows these words.

KIFARU’S PATRICK SMITH’S MODERN “LONG HUNTER” TRADITION

A “Long Hunter” was an eighteenth century explorer and hunter who made expeditions into the American frontier wilderness for as much as six months at a time.”

 

COMMAND GUIDANCE

A lot of gun owners would argue that the 2nd Amendment was put in the Constitution despite the fact that guns are dangerous, but that’s not quite accurate. The 2nd Amendment was put in the Constitution because guns are dangerous things.

 

FLAK

WHILE THE WORLD MOURNED MICHAEL JACKSON

BULLETIN BOARD

MEET THE ADVANCED TACTICAL LASER

TERRORISM SITREP

UNITED STATES CIA SCANDAL! Cheney and Spooks plotted killing al-Qaeda bigwigs. INVESTIGATE, DEMOCRATS DEMAND, although the strategy never took off. COVER for Pelosi’s unproven allegations of CIA lying?

COMMON SENSE

It took the Obama administration eight days to figure out whether Iranians being gunned down for protesting a fraudulent election and demanding basic civil liberties deserved to be acknowledged by the president of the United States. It took the O-Team less than eight hours to side with Cuba's Fidel Castro, Venezuela's Hugo Chavez and Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega over the ouster of Manuel Zelaya in Honduras.