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SHOT Show Spectacular

The lamestream media told you:

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is spectacular. All the shows we cover in Las Vegas are spectacular.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

I spent four grueling days at one of the biggest commercial conventions held in the United States, the spectacular 700,000-square-foot SHOT Show (Shooting Hunting and Outdoor Trade) in Las Vegas. The lamestream media must have missed the memo. The trade press (gun, knife, hunting, wildlife, outdoors, gun-rights, CCW, accessories, optics, wild-game cooking, range owner, competitor, soldier of fortune, police, SWAT, military, counter-terrorism, etc.) sent more than 1,800 people to cover the show.

All sorts of amazing gear and people are at this annual, industry-only event, and the organizers, NSSF, know how to pick a location! In my case the show included (very short list):

--Enjoyed a brief meeting with friend Alan Gura, the lead attorney on the McDonald v. Chicago gun-ban case up for oral argument Mar. 2. at U.S. Supreme Court, and got some questions answered (L to R: Joe Tartaro (SAF), Richard Pearson (ISRA), attorney Alan Gura, attorney Larry Keane (NSSF), Alan Gottlieb (SAF);

--Found dramatic support for Constitutional Carry -- no government permission slip, tax, expiration date or rigmarole required for exercising the right to keep and arms, stay tuned as this becomes the next wave to sweep the nation;

--Generated enthusiasm for National Training Week -- celebrate 4th of July week with fireworks -- and firearms in a day at the range, July 4 - 11 nationwide;

--Spent lots of time with the leadership of The Million Gun March on Washington (now the Second Amendment March, April 19, see details at the top of this report);

--Developed a very BIG break on rights restoration for people currently denied, with details learned at the FBI and ATF exhibits (I ran into the right attorneys there and got the right questions answered), which I'll be releasing as a Position Paper soon, watch for it;

--Ted Nugent told an overflow audience at the OTIS banquet to do two things to support our rights -- give money and support to gun-rights groups, and take someone shooting; Alan Gura made the same suggestions during his remarks at his crowded press conference attended by no members of the lamestream media;

--Hands-on gear you simply can't get elsewhere, like the picture of me at the top of this report with an RPG (which the lamestream media still thinks you can just buy at a gun show, or that Mexican drug cartels can sneak across the border from our gun stores), and this airsoft minigun which Erin Simpson is making look light (it's 28 pounds).

Realistic free-standing bad-guy targets from Holland in need of a distributor, they're hand painted so they have a real 3D look;

An "armored community relations vehicle" for a little town just south of me, where the average person is old enough for a pacemaker. Seems like a good use of tax moeny, eh?

Speaking of vehicles, here's a road sign from the law-enforcement section of the show;

The show had the usual amount of eye candy;

Speaking of eye candy, here's a nice matching set of Perazzi shotguns, which can be yours for a mere $405,637.00, yes, that's not a typo, Erin is wearing a red-and-white "Guns Save Lives" heart which so popular at the show it may be on its way to becoming the next smiley-face button;

They're just a buck, or get 10 for five bucks, or 100 for $45;
Click the button to see all our buttons, way cool;

And, when you're dealing with real bad apples and handcuffs aren't enough, just slip on a comfortable "divided handcuff muzzle," available with matching optional restraint belt, padded wristband and under-crotch sumo belt. What will they think of next.



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