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Tyranny of the State – MD Police Stalk and Stop Tampa CCW holder

Posted in 2nd Amendment, Tyranny on January 21, 2014 by desertdweller

The probable cause for the stop is unspecified.  Presumably the police see the Florida plate, run it and see the CCW flag on the response.  In Maryland that must be probable cause for a stop and search.

Trouble, in fact, was the last thing on his mind a few weeks back as the Filippidises packed for Christmas and a family wedding in Woodridge, N.J., so he left the pistol locked in the safe. The state of Florida might have codified his Second Amendment rights, but he knew he’d be passing through states where recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions affirming the rights of individuals to keep and bear arms have been met by hostile legislatures and local officials.

“I know the laws and I know the rules,” Filippidis says. There are, after all, ways gun owners can travel legally with firearms through hostile states. “But I just think it’s a better idea to leave it home.”

So there the Filippidises were on New Year’s Eve eve, southbound on Interstate 95 — John; wife Kally (his Gulf High sweetheart); the 17-year-old twins Nasia and Yianni; and 13-year-old Gina in their 2012 Ford Expedition — just barely out of the Fort McHenry Tunnel into Maryland, blissfully unarmed and minding their own business when they noticed they were being bird-dogged by an unmarked patrol car. It flanked them a while, then pulled ahead of them, then fell in behind them.

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Mr. Hancock and Mr. Broomhead on KFYI

Posted in 2nd Amendment, Media Antics, Race Card Poker on August 19, 2009 by desertdweller

Mike Broomhead interviewed Ernest Hancock this morning on KFYI.  Mr. Hancock is one of the coordinators behind the gun toting attendees at the rally in Phoenix earlier this week.   There’s no mention of race, despite the media’s claims of racism.

(link to be provided when I can upload the audio)

The Man with the Golden Gun

Posted in 2nd Amendment, Economy, Washington on January 16, 2009 by desertdweller

Today’s buzz over Barack Obama’s gun salesman of the year award sets me thinking.  

Should I be selling some of my modest “arsenal” or building it up?

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Violent crimes after banning guns — what happens next?

Posted in 2nd Amendment with tags on December 30, 2008 by desertdweller

John Lott did a good job of proving the fallacy of gun control in More Guns, Less Crime.   Apparently those in the high seats of Parliament in the UK haven’t read a copy.

Somehow, they’re of a mind that less guns means less crime, when that clearly isn’t true.

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