- May 24, 1962 - Scott Carpenter on the Way to Mercury-Atlas 7 Launch Site
Astronaut Scott Carpenter walks to the launch site to begin the Mercury-Atlas 7 (MA-7) mission on May 24, 1962. Carpenter's Aurora 7 capsule lifted off aboard an Atlas rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, at 7:45 a.m. EST, May 24. Carpenter was the fourth American in space and second American to orbit Earth.
Category Archives: Gun Control
This would be another one of those pieces that a really smart and analytical guy wrote. Of course if I didn’t sleep, I could be this smart too… yeah right. The AnarchAngel : Stupidity, Politics, and Math.
As we enter the Great Panic of 2012, there are a couple of well written and thought out pieces popping up. This is one of them, and well worth your time An opinion on gun control « Monster Hunter Nation.
Nice breakdown of the history and issues facing us today. The two things that seem to be missing from the equation are moral values, and accountability for your actions. While I agree with Mr. Kopel’s points I would argue that … Continue reading
Another tale of gun defense, where no one was shot and all turned out well. You won’t hear of this one in the media. Go read it. The whole thing, not just the excerpt below… I’ll wait. Now, for those … Continue reading
Bill Whittle has the breakdown. Digging into the facts and bringing them to the surface. There is a nice contrast built between Linebacker and Fast and Furious abut 3:45. When he finally gets to the conclusion at the end, he … Continue reading
An interesting observation on the ongoing trend in the firearm industry. Take a hard look at the charts. One of the things that POTUS continues to be bashed on is his handling of the economy. Look at all the tax … Continue reading
I came late to the “gun culture”. It wasn’t until I was responsible for more than myself, that I began to realize how vulnerable my family could be to those intent on inflicting harm. In retrospect, this was not the … Continue reading
Confederate Yankee: Shoot Twice, Then Go Home. An interesting, if brief, reminder of the success that one of our European friends have had without resorting to any gun control. Just as a corollary observation, can you recall any riots or … Continue reading
Kevin over at Misfires and Light Strikes recently took the time to put household safety into perspective. Since it was so well written, and is fairly short here is the complete piece: Look around the room you’re in right now: … Continue reading