Episode #24 - The 2017 Texas Legislative Session - Part 2

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In this Episode: I specific questions about the 2017 Texas Legislative Session

Show Topics:

  • In The Crosshairs: Lessons from the 2017 Texas Legislative Session & Correct to #23
  • In The News: Joe Straus gets “no confidence” vote in his home district
  • Your NRA: Inaccurate Attack on NRA by Marty Hayes re: NRA Carry Guard
  • Women & Guns: Small Guns, Small Caliber v. Effective Self-Defense
  • Guns & Gear: Red Dot Sights on Handguns
  • Today’s Safety Tip: Tap, Rack, Bang: Only in drills and gunfights.
  • Q&A: 1) Is there any difference in self-defense ammo[?]; 2) I saw your upcoming Ham Radio seminar at PSC Shooting Club on July 28th. What’s up with that?

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Episode #23 - The 2017 Texas Legislative Session

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In this Episode: I specific questions about the 2017 Texas Legislative Session

Show Topics:

  • In The Crosshairs:Did We Get Shut-Out By the Texas Legislature?
  • In the News: 1) The Executive Director of anti-gun Texas Gun Sense resigns; 2) NRA launches Carry Guard self-defense insurance and Carry Guard Training.
  • Guns & Gear: Reloading – What is realistic in terms of production rate?
  • Today’s Safety Tip: Don’t Let a Squib Load Ruin Your Gun or Your Day!
  • Q&A: 1) Is the “Fines for Signs” law being abused; 2) do you think “Constitutional Carry” will ever pass in Texas; 3) I don’t want to carry my handgun in my purse, but holsters put the grip in my ribs. What is the answer; 4) The LTC license fee goes down to $40 on 9/1/17. Can I take the LTC course before that and still get the lower fee?

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Special Edition Episode: Proposed NRA ByLaws Amendment

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In this special edition Episode:  Graham Hill and I discuss proposed NRA ByLaws amendments that are presented to the voting Members in the next NRA Magazine.  These changes are critical to protect the NRA from a hostical take-over or bylaw changes by Bloomberg shills.  Without these amendments, millions of voting NRA Members could find their control over the organization stripped away. 

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Special Edition Episode: Interview With Graham Hill

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In this special edition Episode: I interview Graham Hill, an attorney, hunter and competitive shooter with whom I have worked on NRA committies and special task forces over the years.  Graham is running for re-election to the NRA Board of Directors.

 

Episode #22 - Where Can I Take My Gun?

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In this Episode: I discuss Texas law concerning the carrying of firearms.

Show Topics:

  • In The Crosshairs:Where Can I Take My Gun; What Does the Law Say?
  • In The News: 1) Anti-NRA propaganda film, Ms. Sloan is a box office disaster; 2) The Sandy Hook Promise video – propaganda dressed as a PSA; 3) Anheuser-Busch Brewing Co. has cancelled Bud Light ads by anti-gun Amy Schumer.
  • The Texas Legislature: 1) Still pre-filing, session begins in January; 2) call and email your State Rep. regarding signing onto HB560.
  • Your NRA: 1) Support NRA with membership, donations and recruiting friends and family; 2) National reciprocity; 3) Suppressors and the NFA List.
  • Guns & Gear: What constitutes a “good” holster for your handgun?
  • Today’s Safety Tip: It’s Christmas season – beware of thieves, muggers & terrorists
  • Q&A: 1) Can I carry my handgun in church (open or concealed); 2) What gun do you recommend for a small woman with arthritic hands; 3) How should I store my ammunition? 

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Episode #21 - What Gun Should I Guy?

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In this Episode: I discuss the selecting a handgun and obtaining firearms training.

Show Topics:

  • In The Crosshairs: What Gun Should I Buy & How Do I Train?
  • In The News: 1) Christmas season package stealing; 2) AG Opinion KP-120 regarding junior college campus-carry.
  • In the Texas Legislature: New segment for Podcasts. SB16 – LTC fee elimination
  • Women & Guns:  1) Fastest growing new gun owner segment in U.S.; 2) Common to see women at range without men; 3) Women taking self-defense firearms classes in growing numbers; 4) More women in defensive handgun matches.
  • The Real Story: The true goal of Texas Gun Sense: It Isn’t Gun Safety
  • Today’s Safety Tip: Securing your firearms
  • Q&A: 1) Are DAO semi-auto pistols safer; 2) I’m trying to decide on a self-defense handgun. Are revolvers more reliable; 3) Is it legal for me to let my 10 year old daughter shoot?

 

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Episode #20 - American Media: Devil or Angel?

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In this Episode:  I discuss the rampant dishonesty of the mainstream media and the importance of Constitutional protections like the First and Second Amendments.

Show Topics:

  • In The Crosshairs: The American Media: Devil or Angel?
  • In The News: 1) IDPA adds Division for pistol caliber carbines (PCC); 2) Anti-Trump riots guised as protests; 3) Anarchists trying to thwart the election with Electoral College
  • Your NRA: Too soon to have detailed reports, but early indications are the NRA swung between 4% and 5% in swing states during the Presidential election.
  • Guns & Gear: Carrying handguns in cold weather. Shooting in cold weather.
  • Q&A: 1) How do NRA Board Members get on different NRA committees; 2) What type of holster do you use for regular carrying; 3) what are the chances that the restricted areas for LTCs will be reduced or eliminated in Texas?

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Episode #19 - The Great American Divorce

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In this Episode:  I discuss the division among Americans and the importance of Constitutional protections like the Second Amendment.

Show Topics:

  • In The Crosshairs: The Great American Divorce
  • In The News: Texas Municipal Police Association working with anti-gun group;
  • Women & Guns: Concealed Carry for Women
  • Guns & Gear: Houston area gunsmith Ed Vanden Berg
  • Today’s Safety Tip: Using holsters safely – a matter of equipment and technique
  • Q&A: 1) How about a TFC YouTube channel; 2) I just started reloading. How can I clean my brass?

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Episode #18 - The 2017 Tex. Leg. Session - What Can What We Expect?

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In this Episode:

  • In The Crosshairs: What to Expect in the 2017 Texas Legislative Session
  • In The News: 1) AG Opinion KP-108 dealing with guns on governmental property – abused by some; 2) Crime stats for 2015; 3) Fall and winter format for Youth Action Pistol League; 4) Federal judge denies UT professors’ request for temporary injunction to bar campus-carry.
  • Your NRA:  Join the NRA now!!! If Hillary wins and Dems take the Senate . . .;
  • Q&A: 1) Reloading – Do you still recommend reloading?; 2) Is a bulge under your shirt a problem, now that open-carry is legal?; 3) I have a friend that wants an LTC, but she’s scared she can’t pass the shooting qualification. What do you suggest?; 4) Why don’t we see NRA ads in Texas for Trump?

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Episode #17 - The Cultural War on American Freedom

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In this Episode:

  • In The Crosshairs:The Cultural War on American Freedom
  • In The News:  Waller County DA sues citizen for following the law; 2) Media and Democrats falsely claim Trump encouraged an assassination attempt on Hillary Clinton; 3) more Clinton emails released by WikiLeaks; 4) KP-108 re 30.06 signs on government property used by private entities.
  • Guns & Gear:  SIG P238 - the miniscule .380ACP
  • Q&A:  1)  Where have you been[?]; 2) what are the chances Heller will be overturned[?]; 3)  when will more seminars be offered?

In this episode I will be discussing the massive attack on traditional American values by well-funded factions.

 

 

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