Function, meet form. Form, function.

Thinking a little more about this post, (thanks for the FB mention, Grant!), having look/feel be part of gun-buying decision is not a bad thing at all, because it means that gun culture is treating guns as part of our everyday life.

An example.

I’ve been car-shopping for a while now, and I’ve settled on either a Honda Civic SI, a Ford Focus ST or a Volkswagen GTI. Why? Because all three are sporty, fun to drive and have four doors so I can stuff the kids in the back seat.

Please note that practicality was in third place.

If I were doing this as a purely rational decision, I’d be looking at a small minivan or a Honda Fit or something that Consumer Reports would recommend as being safe, boring, reliable and gets good gas mileage.

Like my current Honda Civic hybrid, the car that I want to replace.

So I’m willing to compromise a decision on a mechanical device that I’ve entrusted with the safety of myself and my family and let things like looks, performance and how it makes me feel cloud my judgement.

Man, am I a bad person or what?

Bug, meet windshield. Windshield, bug.

See this? This had all the makings of a fun little range trip…

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… right up when I got twelve rounds into the Dot Torture, whereupon my extractor blew into an even half-dozen pieces, ending the things right then and there.

And I was 12/12 on the DT at the time, too. Sonuva…

Maybe I shoulda stayed in bed…

After all, the whole point of Jihad is to DIE for Islam…

… and it looks like ISIS picked the right place to do just that: Phoenix is on their “Kill List” of cities.

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) published the list days ago, a report that contained names, photos, and home addresses of U.S. Armed Forces personnel, causing alarm in cities potentially at high-risk.

According to the publication, ISIS urges followers and sympathizers in the U.S. to kill the servicemen. Specific personnel on the list are largely from the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy – branches of the country’s military that have conducted massive air strikes against ISIS.

I’m guessing they’ll be targeting Luke AFB, out there on the west side of Phoenix.

So they’ll have to get through the coyotes and chollos of Maryvale, through the rednecks in Glendale, and then, and only then, do they get to test their luck against Air Force security personnel at the gate.

Not to mention that the Sheriff has a tank.

Good luck with that.

I wonder if he shouted out “TWO ALPHA” after it was over…

Talk about a complete and utter failure in the victim selection process

A doctor was leaving home  to compete in a shooting competition held at Magnolia Pistol Range in Byram at approximately 7:45 AM today. He made several trips from the house to his truck carrying what he needed for the competition. Unknown to him, two black males were cruising Ridgewood Road looking for someone to rob. They happened upon him walking to his truck near the intestection Ridgewood and Eastover roads.  They took him captive at gunpoint and forced him drive to an ATM and withdraw a large amount of money

They stopped at Eastover and Pinewood.  They told him to get out of the vehicle.  The good Doc managed to grab a pistol as he exited the truck and began firing.  He shot and killed an Edwin Robinson of Cooper Road.  One person at the scene said “he shot the sh!t out of him”.

Huh. Musta been shooting Open…

The TV ad Glock needs to make, and soon.

* Slow camera pan down towards darkened city street, past sign that says "Free Speech Cartoon Contest Tonight" *

* Camera pan right to a police car, doors open, lights on *

* Pan right to pair of chalk outlines on the pavement, with a nearby AK-47 and some 7.62x39 brass casings *

* Pan up to R. Lee Ermey squatting next to the chalk outlines *

Dialogue

Looks like somebody picked the wrong place for jihad.”

Cut to Glock logo.