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Second Amendment News
By Dan S. Defense

Protecting Yourself Against Inflation

Inflation is easy to define and hard to fully understand. To avoid economic mambo-gumbo, we'll examine concepts, then visit a small fictional village, to see how inflation can affect the cat trade. Bear with me, open your mind and gain a new perspective."
Glenn Beck defender of Israel
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Is Glenn Beck an Anti-Semite? An Israeli Says, “No!”

Despite winning The Defender of Israel Award, Glenn Beck is still falsely accused of being an Anti-Semite by The Washington Post. An American Israeli looks at Glenn's towering record of defending Israel and compares it to a few weak (and false) accusations by the Washington Post.

McCrystal forced to resign
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Obama Forces McChrystal to Resign and Removes Him from Command in Afghanistan

Special Ops VS. Photo Ops
--The McChrystal controversy just came to an ugly and sadly predictable end. President Obama decided that the feelings of his political appointees are more important than our interests in Afghanistan. Putting politics aside for a moment, let's consider what has happened and what may happen next.

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McChrystal--Obama Controversy

Decorated General Fights Obama Administration on an Unfamiliar Battleground

McChrystal, a four star general and current commander of US forces in Afghanistan is the focus of unwelcome media attention. After McChrystal was followed around for months, by a Rolling Stone reporter with unlimited access, several unedited comments were picked up from McChrystal and his loyal staff, often referred to as "Team America". McChrystal himself made several offensive comments against the President, his administration and political appointees, such as the US ambassador to Afghanistan.

How Does a Gun Recall Work?

From time to time you read about firearm recalls. No firm is immune and no model excluded. From the Ruger LCP to Colt 1911 replicas to S&W famous Walther PPK, problems come up that require factory word to remedy. Let's see how a recall works.

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What is an Improvised Explosive Device (IED)?


You often hear about IEDs in the news. They are used against soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan every day. IED or "Improvised Explosive Device", is simple but effective. Having seen one used again my team, I'll explain what they are and how to combat them.
Memorable Quotes:

"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one."

"That which we obtain too easily, we esteem too lightly."

"Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must, like men, undergo the fatigue of supporting it."

Thomas Paine
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