Grrr…

Gotta ‘love’ how the MSM portrays stuff… WSJ ‘headline’- Protests Outside NRA Convention Pull Focus to School Gun Violence Full article/video HERE. Except… They weren’t anywhere near the actual convention. And note how tightly the TV shots were done… This … Continue reading

NRA AM AAR…

Well, back home, with a nights sleep in my own bed, so I’m semi-coherent… I will preface this with the fact that this is the 7th convention I have attended, starting with Pittsburgh in 2011. The convention center was big … Continue reading

NRA AM Day 3…

My dogs are BARKING!!! 10 miles over the last three days… Revisits on a couple of booths, and a chance to watch a master engraver work! One note from the Colt Booth- ALL of the Colt NM or Gold Cup … Continue reading

NRA AM day 1…

Oof… 4.4 miles walked yesterday, one of the bigger crowds I’ve seen on the first day. Got to chat with Major Plaster and his wife  for a few minutes. He’s still writing and they are, as always, excellently researched, well … Continue reading

Headcount please…

For those that are planning on coming to NRA, we’re looking at dinner on Friday night at 1915 at Texas de Brazil, 2727 Cedar Springs Rd in Dallas. It will probably run $55-60 bucks with tip, but it is SO … Continue reading

NRA AM…

If anyone is going and wants credentials- See below!  Reminder if you’re doing the ILA portion, it requires a separate submission. MEDIA ADVISORY: Dallas to Host 147th NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits Featuring 15 Acres of Guns and Gear   … Continue reading

Random things…

NRA AM planning If anybody cares, the North Texas contingent will be staying at the Embassy Suites up by Love Field, since none of us can or want to afford $300/night to stay downtown… Embassy Suites, 3880 West Northwest Highway, … Continue reading

NRA Annual Meeting…

Is coming to Dallas! 4-6 May!!!  🙂 And of course after the Parkland shooting, the Mayor Pro Tem, jumps on the media and says the NRA needs to go, HERE… Now a little background… Caraway is NOT the real mayor, … Continue reading

NRA AM…

Final thoughts and one more gun… It was great to see the usual suspects, and chat over/around coffee, munchies etc. in the press room, on the floor and at various off-site locations! 🙂 Not as big as Houston, but the … Continue reading

NRA AM Day 2…

One of the ‘things’ I noted today is that there doesn’t ‘seem’ to be the urgency of the last years on the convention floor, or in people’s faces… While not complacent, they seem much more relaxed, IMHO. One of the … Continue reading