I just wanted to say hello to everyone in the AoM Community. I have been a diehard follower of the website for some years, but only recently joined this side.A little about myself:I live in Atlanta,…Continue
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, has created a new medal for those in cyber defense and drone operations, the Distinguished Warfare Medal. It ranks above the Bronze Star, which is a combat medal.In reply, a retired Green Beret stated "I suppose now they will award Purple Hearts for carpal tunnel syndrome." What do you think? Is this medal disrespectful to combat troops? Or is it appropriate because of the ever evolving ways in which we wage war?See More
You attend a dinner party at a friend’s house. As the drinks continue to pour, everyone loosens up a little, and conversations about the weather move into more substantial content; politics. All of a sudden there it is, someone brings up the gun debate. You can tell by the commentary that you are the sole supporter of our right to bear arms. Sweeping emotions and opinions aside, what documents, case law or history do you use to back up your statements?Through sharing this knowledge we…See More
"I thought it was a 15 round max, not that it matters though. I read that it still has a few more hurdles before it becomes law but it is pretty ignorant of them to still be considering it. Only ignorance (or just plain stupidity) would allow people…"
"The only way this kind of nonsense can be stopped is for companies like Magpul to relocate. Here in Illinois we are facing the same kind of garbage. I hope that many other companies will take the example of Olympic Arms and refuse to sell to…"
I would like to see what you guys think about the legislation slated for Colorado, affecting one of the most recognizable names in the rifle world, Magpul.Colorado House Bill 1224: Makes illegal to trade, sell, or own magazines with more than a 10 round capacity. It also requires the magazines to have serial number, date of manufacture, and more information (to the discretion of the CBI) on it. The most problematic part of the bill is that the manufacture of these magazines cannot be for out of…See More
"Yes, we have all noticed that the flavor of the news in recent months have been about shootings, and it is because the media is sensationalizing and politicizing guns in general. Please also compare: Last year, shootings with a handgun were…"
"Hello, TTG. I'm in the same boat you are, basically - long time visitor, recent member. I have great respect for good police officers, so it is a pleasure to be acquainted with you (or at least, as acquainted one could be on a website!)."
The Art of War, The Prince, Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography, The Glock Armorer's Manual, The Zombie Survival Guide, and any history book - primarily military history.
Shawshank Redemption is the greatest movie of all time.
World War II movies, Foreign Films, Anything with Christopher Walken, Ahhnold, or Bruce Campbell.
Country, Southern Rock, and everything else.
It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat. T. Roosevelt
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Looking for a safe place to talk knives and not feel like a social outcast, then join us here at Knife Collectors & Users. We just like knives- current productions, antique, custom & tacticals- really anything with a blade.See More