In case you missed them, about a year ago The Welshman began a series of lengthy meditations on
the current State Of The Union.
They are now indexed in one location so readers can reflect on the prescience of his thoughts,some
of which resonate even today.
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Back in the prelapsarian days when Free Republic was an active vibrant website for Conservative thought and action, many vigorous 2nd Amendment debates were conducted amongst highly gifted Freepers.
Tango Fox contributed above and beyond the call of duty with his detailed analysis of the history and origin of the 2nd Amendment. In one of my early posts I archived his work in a text format,CLICK LINK HERE but as the Free Republic Archives slowly disappear down the memory hole, important work should be preserved in as many ways as possible.
He detailed the one comma 2nd Amendment with a rich tapestry of documentation and commentary.
So, today, please enjoy and save these screen shots from the Pleistocene days of the World Wide Web.
Tango Fox, you are missed and your work is not forgotten.
Tango Fox further discusses the ONE COMMA 2nd Amendment’s value and Robert Bork in the comments section:
Seven year old Child Actor Bill Mumy put all the usual Hollywood ignorami to shame in this 1961 Mattel Commercial when he demonstrated excellent pistol handling and trigger discipline! Watch the Youtube video carefully. The little tyke fires the pistol and makes a conscious effort to keep his finger out of the trigger guard.
We discussed normal Hollyweird weapon proficiency in the Tom Selleck kerfuffle of 2011.
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Would that Chuck Norris be so lucky to be as tough as this guy.
Even if you are a minority within a minority of a minority, you can take lessons from a guy who is literally in a class by himself.
As the venerable Colonel Jeff Cooper observed: “Humans use their minds to fight, weapons are just accessories.”
Every day of his life Nick Vujicic has used his mind to fight.
Never say never again!
THIS DAY IN GASTRONOME- the periodic post about cooking and cookie recipes guaranteed to boost traffic count since EVERYBODY loves cookie recipes!!
Groundhog Day! Time to fire up the grill! Break out the roasting pan! Oil up the turkey fryer!
After all, Thanksgiving is called “Turkey Day”, Christmas Tradition dictates a “Christmas Goose” for the main entree, so Groundhog day must be the day to eat young, tender, eight month old woodchucks!
Everyone share: what are your favorite Groundhog delicacies? How do you recycle leftovers?
From our friends at Wildlife Recipes:
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Woodchuck, also known as groundhog, should be handled in accordance with the general rules for game in the field. The blood should be drained, and the entrails removed and the body cavity wiped clean. When hung for 48 hours, they are ready to the skinned and cooked.
Woodchuck meat is dark, but mild flavored and tender. It does not require soaking; however, many people like to soak it overnight in salt water. If the woodchuck is caught just before he begins his winter sleep, there is an insulating fat layer under the skin. Remove excess fat. remove 7 to 9 “kernels” (scent glands) in the small of the back and under the forearms. Parboil the meat of older animals; cook by recipes calling for chicken or rabbit.
Yes, there really are college level Rifle Teams! Yes, they really do offer college athletic scholarships!
Perhaps the day will come when it will be possible to watch them compete on the 2nd Amendment channel. (right next to the golf channel!)
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Raleigh, N.C. — Deep inside the basement of Reynolds Coliseum, North Carolina State student-athletes are working on their shooting – rifle shooting.
NC State has the only fully-sanctioned, scholarship-level rifle-shooting team in the ACC. They are also fully coed with men and women competing against each other on a truly level playing field.
“If you look at the NCAA Championships, you’ll see roughly half men, half women,” said head coach Keith Miller. “Two years ago, TCU won the championship with an all-women’s team. First time that had ever happened.”
They may be the best team in the ACC no one has ever heard of – even on their own campus.
Happy New Year!
Skinny Moose explains Mincemeat Pie over on his blog:
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With plenty of venison in the house what to make for Christmas? I knew it would have to have venison in it so that’s when I decided to try to make a Mincemeat Pie for Christmas.
Never heard of mincemeat? Well it is an old pie that is older than our country, and probably was made by some of the first settlers to travel over from England.
Mincemeat developed as a way of preserving meat without salting or smoking some 500 years ago in England, where mince pies are still considered an essential accompaniment to holiday dinners just like the traditional plum pudding. This pie is a remnant of a medieval tradition of spiced meat dishes, usually minced mutton, that have survived because of its association with Christmas. This pies have also been known as Christmas Pies. Mince pie as part of the Christmas table had long been an English custom.