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Here Are All The Juicy Details From Margaret Thatcher's Secret Government Papers

The documents were made public under the 30-year rule, which keeps them under wraps for three decades.<p>There are some historical gems in there, ranging from UK economic policy (1985 was around the time the monetarist policies that started in 1980 and 1981 started to look unhealthy) to UK-Soviet …

5 Best Concealed Carry Drills - Handguns

• Share on Facebook.<br>• Share on Twitter.<br>• Share on Google+<p>Millions of Americans exercise their right to legally carry a concealed firearm for defense, but …

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Chickenhawk Responses No. 7: Winning Battles, Losing Wars

"Our armed forces have generally been successful on the battlefield. But with an important qualification..."<p>The story so far: My piece on "The Tragedy of the American Military" is here; the "Gary Hart Memo" is here; an extra reading list is here; and for previous reader responses see No. 1, No. 2, …

Corporate America’s 5 most despicable acts of 2014

Sony wasn’t the only multinational to embarrass itself. Who can forget Comcast’s nightmare customer service?<p>It’s that time of year, when we look back over the past 12 months to remember America’s most offensive and irresponsible corporate actions against citizens. The field is crowded, ladies and …

TOP CONCEALED CARRY HANDGUNS

Looking at the top concealed carry handguns for deep cover self-defense! Ranging from compact .45 ACP bruisers perfect for pocket or appendix carry, …

Smith & Wesson Issues Safety Recall for M&P Shield Pistols - Guns & Ammo

Smith & Wesson has issued a major consumer safety alert for all M&P Shield Pistols manufactured before August 19, 2013.<p>Released August 22, 2013, the …

Smith & Wesson

How Often Should You Unload The Magazine Of Your Concealed Carry Firearm?

A man walked into a shop and tried to steal a rifle by putting it down his pants. The shop owner noticed the man limping out of the shop, and then …

The complicated (and contentious) chemistry of Christmas cookies

It's Christmas cookie time, and everyone's got a recipe or two they swear by, whether their loyalties lie with frosted sugar cookies or gently spiced …

Why monsters haunt Christmas in Europe but not America

The worst isn’t the screams or the snow or the mind-numbing blare of “Night on Bald Mountain” on repeat. It’s the cowbells: a rusty jangle that means the Christmas monsters are coming.<p>Until Jan. 6, demons, witches and monsters haunt Europe.<p>The season of terror actually begins on Dec. 5, the eve of …

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Here’s What Happened to Crime in Chicago After Illinois Finally Passed Concealed Carry Law

On July 9, 2013, a bill to recognize Illinois gun owners’ right to carry concealed firearms was passed by both chambers of the state Legislature. Illinois became the last state in the nation to allow public possession of concealed guns.<p>shutterstock.com<p>Gun control advocates warned that high-crime …

‘.00672 Percent’: Why Concealed Carry Permit Holders Will Want to Hear About Such a Small Number From a Former Navy SEAL

0.00672 percent.<p>It may seem small, but according to former Navy SEAL Dom Raso, who’s also an NRA commentator, that number makes a big difference for concealed carry permit holders, especially in Florida.<p>“Since 1987, the state of Florida has issued 2.5 million concealed-carry permits,” Raso says in …

Concealed carry is nothing to worry about

Gun control advocates are learning the downside of getting their way. Recently, a federal judge struck down the District of Columbia's ban on the carrying of concealed handguns. Anti-gun forces have been losing in legislatures for a long time. Now they are finding that even where they win, they …

Guns

Map: Where Is ‘Open Carry’ Legal?

As people on both sides of the debate regarding open carry—the practice of carrying firearms in plain view—have been turning up the heat, more companies are being forced to take a side. Gun-rights advocates see the practice as a way to normalize gun ownership and deter crime, while gun-control …

Guns

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Is No Longer Permitted to Carry a Concealed Handgun, Buy Guns or Ammo — Here’s Why

Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment, is no longer permitted to carry a concealed handgun after being slapped with a felony indictment for alleged abuse of power, according to state law. Further, federal law also apparently prohibits the governor from purchasing …

Ferguson concealed-carry gun applications surged after Michael Brown shooting

The owner of a gun store just outside Ferguson, Mo., agreed to chat — with one condition.<p>"It's gotta be quick," he said Monday afternoon. "We're …

Court denies California challenge to end concealed weapons restrictions

A federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that California cannot challenge a previous decision that overruled the state’s restrictions on concealed …

Johan responds to critics again about Cadillac's NY move

Cadillac's new President Johan de Nysschen has faced a fair amount of criticism since assuming his position at the head of the American luxury manufacturer. From the company's move to New York City to a controversial new naming scheme, the first few months of his tenure have not been smooth …

Honda CR-V named Motor Trend SUV of the Year for 2015

<i>Motor Trend</i> has announced the results of its 2015 SUV of the Year competition, and from a field that included the new Porsche Macan, Cadillac Escalade, Subaru Outback, Chevrolet Suburban and BMW X5, the buff book has awarded the gold calipers to the 2015 Honda CR-V. If that result surprises you …

6 Irreplaceable Life Lessons You Learn From Shooting Guns

I grew up in Texas, so it goes without saying that I was raised knowing a thing or two about guns. We Texans do love our 2nd Amendment rights. I was …

Edward Snowden or the NSA: Who Violated Your Privacy More?

If the whistleblower broke the Privacy Act, he deserves to be prosecuted. But he's not the only lawbreaker.<p>Over at <i>Lawfare</i>, Ben Wittes argues that Edward Snowden violated the Privacy Act when he gave the <i>Washington Post</i> the private communications of individuals spied on by the NSA. The law in …

On the Red Couch with Glenn Beck of TheBlaze

Glenn Beck is ready to talk. It’s an occupational requirement for the outspoken Texas-based radio personality, who hits the airwaves each weekday …

WSJ: Apple's smartwatch will feature 'more than 10 sensors'

Apple is said to be creeping ever closer to launching a smartwatch, and there could be more than one. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that the company is planning a new wearable that comes in "multiple screen sizes" and includes "more than 10 sensors" capable of tracking fitness and wellbeing. It's …

Michigan governor approves 'grand bargain' to lift bankrupt Detroit

• Rick Snyder signs off on major step to address financial crisis • Plan would save Detroit's art collection and reduce pension cut<p>Michigan governor Rick Snyder signed off on a "grand bargain" bill in Detroit on Friday, aimed at reducing cuts to the bankrupt city’s pensioners and saving its …

How to Wax Your Car

Get in the habit of giving your car a regular wax or polish and you'll thank yourself later.<p>Regular car waxing will improve your vehicle's look and prolong the life span of its paint. Learning how to wax and buff your car properly can save you a bunch of money over time.<p><b>What You'll Need</b><p>You'll need …

2015 Ford Transit Connect Wagon is not a minivan

Three decades ago the minivan appeared as a viable replacement for the stodgy station wagon.<p>Now, Ford thinks it has a viable alternative to the stodgy minivan: the Transit Connect Wagon.<p>Just don't call it a wagon around anyone wearing a Ford logo.<p>"It's a people mover that looks like a van, but …

Indian Motorcycle roars back into business

When 92-year-old Bobby Hill was a young man, he raced Indian motorcycles in Dodge City, Kan., and other tracks across the country, going toe-to-toe with Harley-Davidson bikes in a fierce rivalry.<p>But the Indian motorcycle company, an iconic brand that counted movie stars and racing fanatics among …

First Electric Harley Goes Zero to 60 in 4 Seconds

Yes, this Volkswagen Beetle GRC racer is a real thing

The ultimate Super Beetle.<p>Volkswagen yanked the sheets off of a truly wicked Beetle this morning. The Beetle GRC rallycross car will be Tanner Foust and Scott Speed's steed in the Red Bull Global Rallycross Championship. The 1.6-liter turbo four has been cranked to a baffling 544 hp, all of which …

Harley-Davidson’s Project LiveWire Presages a Production Electric Motorcycle

“The Motor Company.” It’s motorcycle slang for Harley-Davidson, and the Milwaukee-based concern is lucky that “The Engine Company” didn’t wind up in the parlance, because it’d throw an identity wrench into their latest venture — an electric motorcycle.<p>Wisconsin, land of thowmping pushrod V-Twins, …

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