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'You're Going to Hell If You Don't Know Jesus,' NASCAR's Darrell Waltrip Says at Nat'l Prayer Breakfast Before Obama, Dalai Lama

Darrell Waltrip, a three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, shared how he became a follower of Jesus, telling the audience at the National Prayer …

Texas Governor to declare 'Chris Kyle Day' in honor of sniper

(Reuters) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Friday he would officially declare Feb. 2 “Chris Kyle Day” in the state, in honor of the late Navy Seal sharpshooter portrayed in the film “American Sniper.”<p>Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott speaks during an anti-abortion rally at the State Capitol in …

This Marine Was The ‘American Sniper’ Of The Vietnam War

He taught himself to shoot as a boy, as did Alvin York and Audie Murphy before him. He had dreamed of being a US Marine his whole life, and he enlisted in 1959 at just 17 years old.<p>Hathcock was an excellent sharpshooter by then, winning the Wimbledon Cup shooting championship in 1965, the year …

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American Sniper : Rethinking Our Criticism

I quickly grew tired of reading passionate reviews of <i>American Sniper</i> that contained a sentence midpoint that read, "I haven't seen the movie." And so it was that I decided to go see the movie myself.<p>I'll start by saying that the most common complaint I've seen -- that "it glorifies war" -- falls …

The Callow Way - Why We Like Special Forces Movies

<i>This week Neil Calloway looks why American Sniper is breaking box office records…</i><p>I’ve read a lot about <b>American Sniper</b> since it was released; about …

'American Sniper': The Truths And Myths About Chris Kyle

Among the constant criticism of the film "American Sniper" are questions about its authenticity. How does the film compare to the book?<p>It seems since …

American Sniper

A Quick-Draw Holster for AR-15 Pistols?

This has to be one of the more interesting pieces of kit I’ve seen at SHOT Show this year — which admittedly isn’t saying much. A Mr. Cisko, …

Angstadt Arms unveils 9mm Glock-mag folding AR15

The UDP-9 isn’t just a direct-impingement AR-style pistol chambered in 9mm and feeds from standard Glock magazines <i>(Photo: Jim Grant)</i><p>9mm AR15 carbines …