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5 new guns to check out in 2023

With violent crimes increasing and new gun laws taking effect (Constitutional Carry, or permit-less concealed carry), 2023 will be another year with high numbers of gun sales. And there are a lot of new and unique firearms that will hit the market this year. In fact, here are five new firearms you may wish to …

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Shocking truth about the nationwide rise in theft

Retail theft is out of control. According to Mark Mathews at the National Retail Federation, “The kind of theft that’s mostly happening isn’t run-of-the-mill shoplifting. It’s organized crime.” In Charlotte, NC, one ring of thieves stole millions of dollars’ worth of merchandise. The thieves were shoplifting over-the-counter drugs, focusing on stores such as CVS, Walgreens, …

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5 reasons to attend a gun show ASAP

I love gun shows and just went to one last month. But if you live in California, you likely won’t see many gun shows in the future. That’s because this year California became the first state to ban gun shows on state property. The new law bans the sale of firearms and ammunition on property …

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How to create a quick and easy survival cache

After World War II ended, the U.S. quickly turned its attention to another threat… European nations feared that a Soviet invasion was inevitable. In the 1950s, the CIA organized a secret army in case of a Soviet invasion of Western Europe. The clandestine paramilitary network code-named “Operation Gladio,” included units in many NATO countries such …

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The butterfly (knife) effect

The Phoenix program was a Vietnam-era CIA operation intended to locate Vietcong in rural villages. The CIA focused on high-value targets that had in-depth information on Vietcong operations. Once captured, the Vietcong were interrogated so the U.S. could gather as much information as possible. From 1950 to 1970, the CIA had assets on the ground …

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The startling Russia/ISIS connection

The Russian invasion of Ukraine obviously isn’t going to plan. Russian leaders believed they would easily take control of many parts of Ukraine and wrap up the war quickly. But the offensive has bogged down, and as the war drags on, Russia has resorted to accusing Ukraine of planning to use a dirty bomb. Of …

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How to get your lost guns back

Jake T. lives in Natick, Massachusetts. One day, he called the police to report that he had lost his pistol. Around midnight, he said he had accidentally left his pistol on the roof of his car and drove off. The problem was that Jake thought he lost the pistol near an elementary school. Natick police, …

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Day-old gun owner kills violent intruder

Yuhui Z. and her husband live in Modesto, California and they wanted a gun for self-defense. Amazingly, the day after Yuhui purchased a revolver an intruder broke into her house. Around 10 p.m. an intoxicated intruder entered the house where Yuhui and her husband live. Her husband confronted the intruder as soon as he came …