Anthony Canales is the President of the San Fernando Valley Member’s Council, NRA. He works as a Quality Control Manager in Glendale, California. He is married with one son.
Anthony has been an firearms activist and Member’s Council volunteer since 1994, and a blogger for the California Member’s Councils since 2002. Recent projects include work on firearms outreach to public health officials, debunking faulty science related to ammunition and endangered species, and shooting as a self defense option for women from a martial arts perspective.
Knob Creek, Kentucky, on a particular Saturday night
One of the interesting things about Internet blogging is that articles that have been posted for a while can turn up on any number of aggregator sites well after the first publication date.
Currently, FreeRepublic.com is repeating an article written by Oscar Rickett at Vice.com from October 4, 2013. Rickett was actually questioning an analyst from Jane's as to whether the world could get an army together and invade the United States [...]More
It should surprise no one that some interesting points of anti-gun rhetoric are coming out of the woodwork in the post-Newtown environment.
Not only are 3D gun aficionadoes being stereotyped as producing undetectable guns when they contain such detectable metallic parts as firing pins, but military officers of questionable mentality are arguing that a part of the Constitution as interpreted by the Supreme Court does not say what it says.
In this case, Ltc. Robert Bateman is writing i [...]More
Full Version of the 2012 Kia Superbowl Commercial, With Adriana Lima and Motley Crue's "Kickstart My Heart"
During the 2012 Superbowl, the NFL permitted the above commercial to run in edited form. They kept most of the footage of Adriana Lima (good call...), but oddly enough they redacted certain lines from Motley Crue's "Kickstart My Heart" from the get-go. The actual first lyrics from the first stanza go:
When I get high
I get high on speed
Top fuel funny car's
A drug for me
My hea [...]More
The aftermath of the gubernatorial races in New Jersey is bringing out the punditocracy in an attempt to shape the 2014 and 2016 political landscape.
In the case of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, media coverage seems to be taking note that Christie is one of the few Republican governors to have been successfully re-elected in as "blue" a state as New Jersey is. The current meme is that Governor Christie can "show the GOP how to win" by earning the votes of single women and minoritie [...]More
A recent NRA-ILA article highlights the fragility of the practical existence of the Second Amendment in the modern era.
On October 25, NRA-ILA noted that the last primary lead smelter in the United States was going to close, effective December 2013. The reason- the same kinds of environmental regulations that are closing future coal-fired power plants, shuttering coal mines, and forcing thousands of workers out into the cold is likewise causing a closure at Doe Run.
Supplies of le [...]More