Tag Archives: Gun Culture

Ferguson Fearmongering is Good Business for Gun Dealers

By preemptively declaring a state of emergency and calling out the National Guard in St. Louis, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon is feeding the fever dream of survivalists and racists who are now making a run on guns. ABC News reports … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Just Another Day

Artist – Adam Zyglis In other news, Iowa Republican senate candidate Joni Ernst says she’s prepared to use her pistol against the government if it comes to that. Ernst is running for office to become a member of the government. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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One Stop Shop

The firearms industry and the doomsday survival industry market themselves to the same audience so it’s only logical that the two would begin to merge. The Iowa-based Brownells firearms company is now selling survival kits for the global pandemic. The … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Bring Your Guns

A Republican state representative in Ohio is forgoing the backyard barbeque and holding a “machine gun social” instead. “This is a nice event,” state Rep. Ron Maag (R-OH) told the Cincinnati Enquirer for an article published on Tuesday. Scheduled for … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Dumb Dynasty

Zach Dasher, the nephew of “Duck Dynasty” star and infamous bigot Phil Robertson, is running for Congress and he’s pledging to stand up for your Second Amendment rights because you never know when we might have to overthrow the government. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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That Didn’t Go As Planned

Local Fox affiliate KPTV reports that an open-carry man had his open-carried gun robbed from him at gun point in Oregon on Saturday. Investigators said the 21-year-old victim bought a handgun earlier in the day and was openly carrying it … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Survivalist Gunman Leaves Pipe Bombs in the Woods

The Associated Press reports that state police officers searching for the doomsday prepper who ambushed two officers outside their barracks in Blooming Grove, Pennsylvania have found pipe bombs and trip wire that he left behind in the woods. BLOOMING GROVE, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Love it or Leave it

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, the Kansas state government is poised to plug a few holes in their budget by auctioning off thousands of sex toys. I can’t imagine that will help Sam Brownback in his reelection bid. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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True Victims

Artist – John Darkow Good news — the San Diego public school system says it will return that mine-resistant military vehicle they acquired from the Pentagon. The Los Angeles school system, for their pair, is returning the grenade launchers but … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Thanks for Nothing

In other the-NRA-is-terrible news, Senator Mark Pryor is receiving no thanks from the NRA for voting to kill universal background checks. Last year, Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) voted against a popular proposal to require people who purchase firearms online or … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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NRA: Gun Control Advocates Are Pro-Domestic Violence

It’s forgone that the NRA sits atop the list of Worst Persons in the World, but this is a reach that deserves special recognition. According to the NRA, the Ray Rice domestic violence case shows that people who are in … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Awkward Questions

Artist – Pat Bagley Sorry folks, the park’s closed. I’m dealing with some computer hardware issues and won’t be posting today. Regarding the above cartoon — here’s the shot, and here’s the chaser. Have a good weekend. Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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More Hearings

Artist – Ann Cleaves In other news, Senate Republicans successfully filibustered and blocked a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United today. Meanwhile, an elementary school teacher in Utah shot herself in a faculty bathroom before class today. Utah law allows … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Madness

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Virginia Republicans have successfully blocked a full expansion of Medicaid that would have provided healthcare to 375,000 people. It’s a victory for Republicans if you define victory as more dead poor people. Meanwhile, … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Nobody Could Have Predicted

The inevitable has occurred following the passage of a law allowing for the concealed carry of firearms on college campuses in Idaho. Local ABC affiliate KIDK reports that a professor at Idaho State University shot himself in the middle of … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Gun Nuts Will Buy Anything

While you can still import and purchase AK-47 rifles made by competitors, including a Russian-made version, imports of the original manufactured by Kalashnikov were banned as part of the economic sanctions levied against Russia. But gun nuts don’t appreciate nuance … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Bad to Worse

The already very bad story of the 9-year-old girl who killed her instructor with an Uzi seems even more heinous in hindsight as the Associated Press shares details on what happened to the girl at the time of the shooting. … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Make Believe

Artist – Nick Anderson In other news, a state district judge has ruled that the system Texas uses to fund schools is unconstitutional. The state was sued by more than 600 school districts over $5.4 billion in cuts signed into … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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What Could Go Wrong?

A former police officer and convicted rapist who tried to rape a women with his pistol has had his rights to own a gun restored by an appeals court in Georgia. The full details of the assault he was convicted … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Back to School: Don’t Mind The Long Rifles

I have no idea what could justify a K-12 school police force carrying long rifles, but apparently officers will be packing in Compton, California as children head back to school. “This is our objective — save lives, bottom line,” Compton … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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