Author Archives: slingeronline

If it only saves one life, it is worth it.

While the title of this post alludes to the misguided reason that some people want to place restrictions on firearms, that is not the purpose of this post. What I am going to describe could actually save lives, and isn’t … Continue reading

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Words have meanings

It’s time for gun owners to do a brake check, step back for a minute, and then carefully choose our words going forward.  We are constantly trying to correct the language of those who would choose to ban guns, or … Continue reading

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Words on Paper

So there was another shooting and as always there are people who are calling for more laws to prevent tragedies like this from happening.  Of course what is lost on them is that there were already laws in place, and … Continue reading

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The “Mythical” Good Guy with a Gun.

I had a discussion online with an old acquaintance from high school a short while back. It was shortly after a mass shooting event happened, and the discussion centered around what could be done to prevent or at least mitigate … Continue reading

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Choose your friends wisely…

I’m not regularly in the habit of hanging out with the seedier elements of society. There is a specific reason for that, that has nothing to do with the person at all. You will never see me being friendly and … Continue reading

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The Only Winning Move…

My family is sitting in a McDonald’s on a late Friday evening.  My wife and son have gotten their drinks and made their way to a table, and I follow shortly after them with our food.  We are not in … Continue reading

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Knives aren’t necklaces

A while back my wife and I got some training on using knives in a self-defense situation.  While the instruction was very useful and informative, something about that class has stuck with me and bothered me.  The instructor recommended a … Continue reading

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