Saturday, April 17, 2010

Sights work!

On the Anschutz.  Ignore the crap-tastic quality of the cheap cell phone pic, but that's a 1inch dot at 25 yards, with 5 rounds in it (two each in the lower two holes.)  I had an even better group earlier in the day, but I didn't get a pic of it.  Not bad for being seriously rusty with globe and peeps, let alone bullseye shooting, and winds gusting in excess of 30mph.  Just got to figure out what ammo it likes best.

Open Carry editorial and poll

At US News & World Report. Point/counterpoint style.  In my humble opinion, the OC advocate, John Pierce, Cofounder of, comes through with a well written and reasoned short essay; and Carolyn McCarthy, Seven-term congressional Democrat serving New York's 4th District, runs with the old stand-by "we're turning into the wild west!!!1!ZOMG!!" defense, complete with unsupported claims of possible shootouts in Starbucks over incorrectly brewed lattes.

The poll, on the other hand, just makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside... here's where it stands as of 11am today: