Well, I'm sitting here at Logan Airport with a large coffee, a 300 calorie egg and cheese sandwich, and free wi-fi.
I love this modern age of science and witchcraft in which we live...
Got another 45 minutes before the plane boards; another hour and 15 before we leave. Looks to be on schedule, so I should be in Nashville before dinner time and in Vegas by evening. Managed to get X-rayed *AND* probulated coming through this time; I chalk it up to there being no line whatsoever at the security station. Idle hands, etc.
I'm looking forward to SHOT Show, obviously; but it's a little disconcerting about the dedicated effort being put forth by the media and leftist (redundant, I know). Sitting at the gate, CNN was on and the talking head was interviewing some lunatic claiming, among other things, that the NRA made a profit on every assault rifle sold (he used the term "Round up", which I know MidwayUSA does, but they do not sell Assault weapons, and it is completely voluntary. Other than that, he got it right). Naturally, there was no challenge from the interviewer nor rebuttal allowed.
We're in for a fight, folks. This may be the biggest hit to gun rights since 1968. They're lying openly and brazenly and the best we can counter with is Wayne LaPierre calling for NRA-sponsored training and Alex Jones frothing at the mouth. YES, they are going to pick and choose. YES, they are going to extend the microphone *only* to the most unhinged wookie suiters in an attempt to paint us all as deranged madmen.
I've heard that the mainstream media is going to be present at SHOT. Some are calling for a complete and utter shunning of all MSM - do not speak to them, do not give any interviews, just ignore them. Personally, I'm not certain that this is the best course of action. SHOT is, first and foremost, a trade show just like any other industry; folks are there to secure contracts, make contacts, and sell sell sell. The best and brightest will be present; why not make the most of it?
If nothing else, this should be a most interesting and enlightening week...
That is all.
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