Archive for February, 2015

Decomposing the Proposed M855 Ammunition Ban

I very recently engaged in a spirited discussion with a couple of colleagues regarding the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives’ (BATFE) recent memorandum on banning the 5.56mm M855 (and SS109) rifle ammunition, commonly referred to as “green tips,” that naturally spiraled into a broader discussion about gun control policies, goals, and expectations in […]

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Letter to Martha McSally

Submitted today via her House site: Representative McSally, Congratulations on being seated with the 114th Congress. I look forward to your representing me, but as a constituent I would be remiss if I were less than frank regarding my expectations of performance on my behalf and as a fellow veteran, I am certain that you […]

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Sheriffs and the Constitution

As United States marshals recently attempted to forcibly evict the occupants of a Carlsbad home and subsequently confiscate that property for punitive auction, Eddy County Sheriff Scott London directly intervened on the owner’s/occupant’s behalf. The issue at hand appears to be an alleged failure to pay federal taxes but court documents reportedly indicate that “the […]

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