The tragically incompetent mayor of Chicago, Lori Lightfoot, appeared on CNN’s State of the Union this weekend to deflect attention from the horror show unfolding in her city by blaming interlopers for its spiking murder rate: “We are being inundated with guns from states that have virtually no gun control, no background checks, no ban on assault weapons — that is hurting cities like Chicago.”… Read more
Key Point: It comes down to the Gun Control Act of 1968, which set new criteria for the importation of guns.
While many Americans will go to any length to buy American and will choose a Smith & Wesson or Colt when it comes to handguns, just like many Americans swear by Ford and GM, there are those who prefer what the Europeans use.… Read more
Star Trek Next Generation Limited Edition Phaser Replica:
In 1996 American toy company, IPI Toys produced a limited edition run of officially licensed Star Trek: The Next Generation Type-2 Phaser laser pointers. The phaser comes in a phelt case and includes a certificate of authenticity and instructions. … Read more
The Army has added anti-tank missiles, lasers, anti-aircraft systems and drones to its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) as part of an effort to keep the multi-year program aligned with fast-changing threat developments.… Read more
Soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division this month became the first combat troops to receive the Army’s new M110A1 Squad Designated Marksman Rifle.
Army weapons officials fielded the new semi-automatic 7.62x51mm SDMR to soldiers from the 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team at Fort Stewart, Georgia in early June, according to a service announcement.… Read more