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Let’s Review 47: Agent Zero M-Sonic Blaster Edition

Kurt Russell with AGENT ZERO M SONIC BLASTER! “Fires booming bolts of air power! Safe! No caps or batteries needed!” Made in 1964 by Mattel, Agent Zero M Sonic Blaster blasted a DANGEROUS powerful blast of air and if that wasn’t enough, the sound of the blast measurements (which is right next to your ear) top out at a DANGEROUS 157 decibels.

Keep in mind that civilian and law enforcement casualties are not the unintended side effect of door-to-door disarmament. It is the primary intended consequences. By sending local law enforcement officers to get in gunfights with Middle Americans, the elite manage to kill two birds with one stone. Local law enforcement is disproportionately drawn from the same Middle American demographics that the elite and their minions desire liquidated. Second Amendment Passivism – Social Matter

Counterattack Hard Against Liberal Attacks on Our Gun Rights and Other Civil Liberties – Kurt Schlichter We have our own political power, and we need to exercise it – ruthlessly. The first step is an executive order at the federal level directing that no federal contract can go to any company that discriminates against an organization based on its advocacy or exercise of an enumerated constitutional right. We wouldn’t allow a company to do business with our federal government if it discriminated on other grounds, so why should we do it discriminate on political grounds? Why should taxpayers be subsidizing people who hate them? When those government employees start walking past the Hertz and National counters, the liberal jerks who run those companies are going to find that they’re posing and posturing has a price.

Loose Molecules: What Has Ended and What Comes Next… | Usually, things come slowly, one small decision after another after another and you look back only to realize something is over or something new has arrived. For the jihadis, it was probably the fall of Raqqa – their “Khilafah”; though that was only the last dying whimper which caught the news; a tiny supernova of a star that had become insignificant in the affairs of men. Truth of the matter is, with each shrine explosion, each little-girl-abduction, each brutal live-streamed murder they were not bleeding out the lifeblood of their victims, but of their own utopian dream.

Sing Along with Old, Old Mitch: “The Oldest known musical melody performed by the very talented Michael Levy on the Lyre. This ancient musical fragment dates back to 1400 B.C.E. and was discovered in the 1950’s in Ugarit, Syria.

There is an island in the archipelago in Bengal Bay where time stands still and locals are willing to shoot anyone who tries to set foot on their land. Allegedly, the Sentinelese tribe who live on the North Sentinel Island in Andaman Archipelago have little to no contact with the outside world, never developed agriculture, and still practice a hunter and gatherer lifestyle as all humans once did. The world’s remotest, most secret, and most fragile places

Florida shooting shows our government institutions are failing us.We have more government, at all levels, than we’ve ever had before. Yet failures like this keep happening. The FBI, after all, missed the Tsarnaevs (who committed the Boston Marathon bombing) despite being warnedby the Russian government. It missed the 9/11 attacks even though it was investigating Zacarias Moussaoui — agents investigating Moussaoui hit so many roadblocks that they joked that Osama bin Laden must have had a mole in the Bureau HQ. And, of course, the San Bernardino shooters and Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateenescaped the net as well.

The Hidden History of Bathing in Soup Broth It turns out that Europeans have a long history of steeping themselves in meat soup, although I found that references were scattered and scant. Vats of horse broth played a role in pagan Indo-European rites across Europe and Asia in which the equine was sacrificed, dismembered, and boiled.

Sense of Events: Why the AR-15 is a very deadly military weaponThe 5.56 round is so devastating is because of its ballistic characteristics and its very high velocity. Barrel ballistics are not significant for this discussion. Flight ballistics: The bullet exits the muzzle of the AR-15 (or M4) unstable. The bullet is not merely spinning around its long axis (the front to rear line). It also “yaws” circularly, up to 4 degrees off center line (a form of gyroscopic precession). At about 100 meters, however, the yaw disappears and the round flies very stable out to about 400 meters, when it starts yawing again. Victims of school shootings are all shot at ranges of much less than 100 meters. So the bullet strikes them while still yawing. That directly affects what happens to them.

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My list of phrases that identify the speaker as an idiot (volume 1)
“That’s cultural appropriation.”
cis-anything that isn’t related to chemistry
anybody being “woke”
“I’m/he’s/she’s transitioning.”
“Blacks can’t be racist.”
“Banning guns is the solution to problem X.”
“Well, Rachel Maddow said…”
“Well, Whoopi Goldberg said…”
“Well, George Clooney said…”
“Well, Joy Behar said…”
“Well, Nancy Pelosi said…” (double idiot points)
“Well, the Southern Poverty Law Center said…” (double idiot points)

PS: In Case You’ve Been Distracted, Mao’s back…. China Moves to Scrap Presidential Terms, Cementing Xi Jinping’s Stranglehold on Power

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  • Doug February 26, 2018, 2:15 PM

    Sounds like William Conrad narrating the 0M tv ad.

  • Monty James February 26, 2018, 2:56 PM
  • John Venlet February 26, 2018, 3:51 PM

    Michael Levy is talented.

  • John A. Fleming February 26, 2018, 5:35 PM

    What has changed?
    1. I can’t tell from the statistics if these kinds of shootings are more now than before. (Is the 1966 Texas A&M shooting Event Zero?) Nor would I believe any single statistical analysis I read from any source, so corrupt has science become.
    2 There are a lot more young men not being raised by full-time fathers and their uncles. Fathers and uncles who will visit the wrath of God on any son engaging in firearm shenanigans. Fathers and uncles who train their sons from a young age, and when they recognize that some sons ought not to have access to firearms, take the necessary precautions. Is this a failure of fathers?
    3. How is it that these broken young men did not do this prior to Event Zero? Or did they, and we just don’t remember? And where now were the fathers of these broken young men?
    4. I thank Rev. Sensing for this information. I went and looked up some Tech Reports and understand the ballistic situation better, as in I didn’t know this. What I could not yet find, is do all bullets experience this out-of-the barrel yawing, or only some? And all 5.56 rounds, or only some?
    5. The US Military is beginning to think they are outgunned, in that the enemies with 7.62×39 rounds have military effective ranges greater than the 5.56×45 which seems to max out ordinarily at 300 meters. That may be a source of people thinking that the 5.56 is a pipsqueak: our enemies laugh at us from 400 meters away. As are all the CQ combat reports of soldiers filling the enemy with 5.56 holes, who just wouldn’t drop.
    6. It looks increasingly likely that due to the (inept?) police response, delaying the arrival of the medics, some of the victims bled out who might have otherwise been saved.
    7. If the 5.56 is so cruelly effective at close ranges, then if We the People can’t have them, then neither should cops. A moral argument. Moot though, that ship has sailed. Since the cops are never going to give them up, neither should We the People.
    8. If fathers and uncles don’t get off their keisters and start disciplining their sons, moms will go get Big Daddy Government. And since moms fear firearms (near every mom I ever met), they want confiscation. Liberty is earned and retained by moral behavior of those who receive its blessings.

  • Donald Sensing February 26, 2018, 5:58 PM

    Why is it that these shootings have arisen only in the last 25 years? Think of the Old West, where anyone could buy any gun on the market with no NICS check – quick, what was the most murderous year in Dodge City, and how many murders were there that year?

    It was 1878. There were five murders that year. Five. In all of the so-called “wild” Kansas cattle towns combined from 1870-1885 there was a total of 45 murders across the whole 15 years. An average of three murders per year for all those towns combined.

    What changed between then and now? Laws? Yes, we have added them by the bushel basket. Like Dr Phil might say, “How’s that worked out for us?”

    What changed is our culture. What changed is the invention of mass, audiovisual media that glorifies violence. What changed was the breakdown of the nuclear family and the diminishment of fatherhood. What changed was becoming fearful of even mentioning Hell from mainline church pulpits as a fate awaiting unredeemed sinners.

    There is a lot more that changed, too. Of course there have been countless positive changes, but even including them, we are still where we are.

    So let’s pass another law. And this fall two more, then next year a dozen or so. And then we will have this same conversation all over again.

  • Donald Sensing February 26, 2018, 5:59 PM

    Hey, I had a Sonic Blaster! It was pretty neat, actually.

  • Casey Klahn February 26, 2018, 6:34 PM

    The Sonic Blaster is a gateway drug. From there, you get the computer who wore tennis shoes, and finally the Hateful Eight.

    After they burn the beautiful Dana Loesch out (and they will, at this rate), the NRA ought to get Kurt Russell as a spokesman. He’d be great at it.

  • Clipart February 26, 2018, 6:55 PM

    Michael Levy is talented..

  • Terry February 26, 2018, 7:14 PM

    If the fools ban and some way confiscate guns the killers will be forced to use weapons of m*ss destruction. The islamists have paved the way and social media has provided video training for any would be m*ss k*ller. The ingredients are easily available at any grocery or home improvement store.

    B*dy counts in the thousands are not out of the realm with what is available to these .g*v pampered, controlled creeps.

  • Howard Nelson February 26, 2018, 7:22 PM

    Loose Molecules.
    They have been forced to more rapidly metastasize as seed cancer cells among Muslim communities in western Europe and South America.
    Death in jihad gains a heavenly perpetual reward for the jihadi. The jihadi is always victorious because his god will be victorious sooner or later.
    Do not underestimate the passion, cleverness, and persistence of the enemy.

  • John A. Fleming February 26, 2018, 7:31 PM

    I had a Johnny Seven. For Christmas, I think. Oh man, that was cool. Took it outside and nailed my older sister right in the face with the armor-piercing shell. She cried and I caught heck for that. Didn’t take too long before all the projectiles were broken or lost, and all the mechanisms were wrecked. The white bullets lasted the longest, couldn’t be broken. I kept one or two of those for years in memoriam.

    The neighbors boys and my brothers weren’t fazed, they just threw dirt clods back at me. Those were more effective than some cheap slow-moving plastic blob. I should have learned that lesson early, that fancy high-tech weaponry is no match for a nearly unlimited supply of simple counters. They didn’t have Johnny-Seven on the box going up against Afghani tribesmen or Iraqi jihadis.

    But I did remember the remorse and terror of hitting my sister for a long time afterwards. It’s better early that your sister gets a shiner and you get a sore keister, than learning that lesson later in life.

  • Mike Anderson February 26, 2018, 8:10 PM

    I had the pistol version, the Sonic Blaster, and it was a hoot. Especially if you shot a cup of flour out of it! Of course, you could only do that once, in the house. Mom was NOT amused.

  • Casey Klahn February 26, 2018, 10:08 PM

    John A. Fleming. One of the neighborhood kids had the Johnny Seven. When that came into the arsenal, we had proper wars.

  • Larry Geiger February 27, 2018, 5:46 AM

    Grapefruit at 100 feet. Direct, baseball like throws, sometimes worked. Best was getting the largest, mushiest and sending them in a high arc, bombing the enemy from above. Sort of a mortar attack. In the grove the best part was the snakes, banana spiders, bats and ants.

  • Ann K February 27, 2018, 5:50 AM

    John Fleming, the shooting was at the University of Texas in Austin, NOT Texas A&M!

  • MMinLamesa February 27, 2018, 5:52 AM

    I remember William Conrad doing the opening narrative for The Fugitive. My weapon of choice was home made sling shots. I could shoot a rock straight up and fast, out of sight or hit a bullseye at 50 ft.

  • Monty James February 27, 2018, 9:25 AM

    I had the Johnny Lieutenant M-14 in 1966. It was loaded with little spring-propelled plastic bullets which remained in this space-time continuum right up until the one and only time you could actually fire them, whereupon they turned ninety degrees from everything else and vanished. Had it with me on a family trip to Lake Nacimiento and didn’t realize it would melt in the back of a ’63 Ford Galaxie station wagon with the windows rolled up and the doors locked in the July sun. Fifty years later I still mourn.

  • ghostsniper February 27, 2018, 10:14 AM

    I had a 50 fanner and a snub nosed 38 with greenie stick-em caps.
    My brother had the lever action with the speaker in the stock that made a ricochet sound.

  • John A. Fleming February 27, 2018, 10:23 AM

    Ann K, I accept the blame for the regrettable mistake. Really, will I ever learn to be more careful about my skimming of stuff on the Internet?

  • azlibertarian February 27, 2018, 6:22 PM

    I’m 60 now and I was raised smack-dab in the middle of the middle-class. While I didn’t receive every childhood toy I had circled in the Sears catalog, I did receive enough to have had a comfortable childhood. That Johnny Seven One-Man-Army is one few that I can remember. Put a plastic helmet on and a Johnny Seven in your hands, and you could defeat any enemy. It was awesome.

    And who else had a real chemistry set? The first thing I “made” with mine was gunpowder, and when I ran out of salt-peter, I bought some more at a local pharmacy (I think). It was tons of fun.