Gun Appreciation Day

If you’re a regular reader, you know we don’t get political on this blog really. But this is to important to pass up. Saturday, January 19th is Gun Appreciation Day. If you’re a gun owner, That’s the day to show your support and solidarity for the 2nd Amendment. Go to your state capital at noon 1/19/2012. The following links have more information:

So, go out this Saturday, show your support.Write your representatives and senators, state and federal.

Keep your powder dry!

UPDATE 1/15/2013: President Obama will announce his gun control proposals Wednesday, 1/16 at 11:45 AM EST. Listen up! Tomorrow we will know where things are going and finally have a picture of what lies ahead.

Charlton Heston’s “A Torch With No Flame”

No one could say it like Chuck could. Let’s never forget or get lazy. And actually, this is pretty sad, when you think about it…

NRANews — November 15, 2009 — Charlton Heston discusses passing on the legacy of the Second Amendment. In this spellbinding performance, the NRA past president challenges Americans to keep freedom’s flame alight from generation to generation. Delivered with unedited authenticity reflecting a deep love for his nation, Mr. Heston’s eloquent message radiates truth as it lights the American way.

Hunting Info From Around The Web

Here’s several stories and articles from around the web I thought were interesting.

I think these guys do a great service, Outdoor Mentors

Why I hunt. It’s a little sappy at times, but interesting. Other good ones are here and here

I’ve always wanted to learn how to tan hides, it doesn’t look too hard, just very time consuming.

The Kansas Upland hunting season outlook is shaping up to be a pretty good season and here is another regional report.

Deer population efforts and how hunting and hunters help: and

An awesome sounding turkey and wild rice soup recipe.

This guy has some great black powder and muzzleloading information.

And then some that’s obviously a concern of mine, gun control: The Downside of Gun Control and The Media Bias Against Guns

And this both amuses and horrifies me, The Deer Hunter.

That’s all for now, keep your powder dry.