Ruger Redefines the AR-15 Platform

Ruger just introduced their first AR-15, the SR-556™, a two-stage piston driver AR-style rifle. According to their website, the piston driven SR-556™ “runs cleaner, cooler, and is easier to maintain than gas-driven rifles.” Awesome. For anyone out there, my birthday is in September. 😉

Firearms Training

Strategic Tactical Group is offering 3 two-day training courses in Wendover, Utah on June 27th & 28th, 2009. The courses being offered are Building Clearing (for the Home Owner), Tactical Carbine (AR-15), and Precision Rifle. See http://sittingduckpolicy.com/index.php/2009/05/12/defensive-training-courses-wendover-utah/ for details, contact, and registration information.

Are you on Obama’s Terror Watch List?

Last week, Barack Obama’s message to the world was: “the United States is not and never will be at war with Islam.”

Just because the majority of the attacks against “western-style” people are being committed by people with Islamic ties doesn’t mean Islam is to blame. Using the same logic, just because some criminals use firearms during the commission of their crimes, doesn’t means the guns are to blame. Okay, fair enough.

So really, we’re at war against the people committing these crimes, right? So how does the Federal Government identify these people?

Lucky for you they have a confidential report from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Missouri Information Analysis Center (MIAC), the non-confidential summary of which has been leaked to the innerwebs.

Are you a terrorist?

According to two government reports:

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Condition Yellow

SittingDuckPolicy.com has written up an article on levels of awareness and your readiness to defend yourself. Lieutenant Colonel John Dean "Jeff" Cooper (May 10, 1920 – September 25, 2006) of the U.S. Marine Corps felt that the most important means of surviving a lethal confrontation isn’t a weapon or fighting Read more…