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It’s Not Personal – Police and You

In our world there is a drive to see things either one way or the opposite way. Issues are presented only as left/right, up/down, or black/white. We’re inundated with pressure to choose a side and then defend that side no matter how ridiculous the argument becomes. However, when we are honest about most subjects we […]

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Ferguson – A Portent of Things to Come

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past 24 hours, you know that the grand jury in Ferguson declined to indict Officer Daren Wilson in the Michael Brown shooting, and that rioting, looting and burning began immediately thereafter. How bad it will get and how far the violence will spread is anyone’s guess, […]

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Glock 19, Raven Vanguard 2

Buying a Gun Doesn’t Make You ‘Ready’

One of the subplots coming out of the Ferguson mess is the high number of first time gun owners who have purchased a gun for protection. While more gun owners is a good thing in my estimation, simply having a gun doesn’t make you ‘ready’ for violent encounters. (more…)

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Tiny Dancer

Building Tiny Dancer on a Budget

The firearms industry is currently a buyer’s market. Whether that’s a good thing overall for the market is debatable, but what isn’t debatable is that prices are pretty good right now. Especially if you’re in the market for AR-15 components. (more…)

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Veterans Day 2014

Today is Veterans Day, the day that we as a nation give thanks to all of the men and women who keep our enemies awake at night, to those who have answered the call and served this great nation both past and present. From all of us here at Monderno, thank you. (more…)

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Go Check That Box

Tomorrow (Tuesday, November 4) is election day in America. No matter what your political views are, or how disgusted you are with America’s political system, we all have to remember that voting is a right denied to many around the world, and a right that millions of Americans sacrificed their lives to protect. (more…)

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