Friday, October 28, 2011

JPFO says "You're full of crap"

to the National Jewish Democratic Council.
The National Jewish Democratic Council, along with every other left wing anti-gun group, is desperately trying to distract Americans from the felonious scandal known as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives’ (BATFE’s) "Fast and Furious".

Note that the NJDC does not mention why JPFO gave the "David and Goliath Award" to Vanderboegh (and his associate David Codrea). The fact is that Vanderboegh and Codrea unearthed an international political and law enforcement scandal that makes Watergate look like school yard hijinks. [Learn more about the award.]

The NJDC insinuates that JPFO is somehow involved with the satirical images that it (NJDC) finds distasteful … or that we even presented an award for the satire. In fact, the award we presented -- which predates the satire in question -- was for exposing a scandal far darker than any satire anyone could possibly create with photoshop.

For the record, Vanderboegh described in historical detail the reason for his satirical images. Any Holocaust connection is a ludicrous stretch:
Could it be that NJDC simply doesn’t want America to pay attention to what happened in Fast and Furious? Or to what this grotesque operation says about the Obama administration?

Someone very high up gave the order to launch "Fast and Furious". If Holder knew about it, his order was criminal; if he didn’t, he was criminally negligent in his oversight of BATFE (or of his own DOJ, if the orders originated there). Instead of attacking Vanderboegh for his satire or attempting to besmirch JPFO for awarding Vanderboegh’s history making journalism, why doesn’t the NJDC go after the truth in "Fast and Furious"?

We at JPFO emphatically stand by our award to Mike Vanderboegh and David Codrea, and furthermore we hope that both these freedom loving Americans will someday be considered for Pulitzer Prizes for their outstanding investigative work.

We are repulsed by the orchestrated distraction and moral corruption demonstrated by those who support the Obama Administration and its perverse ethics in this matter.

Still light on the free entertainment for a while, but some things just need to be pointed to.

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Yes, I'm still here

So is this:
A longtime internal policy that allowed Justice Department officials to deny the existence of sensitive information could become the law of the land -- in effect a license to lie -- if a newly proposed rule becomes federal regulation in the coming weeks.

The proposed rule directs federal law enforcement agencies, after personnel have determined that documents are too delicate to be released, to respond to Freedom of Information Act requests "as if the excluded records did not exist."
Bad enough that this was a 'internal policy'; trying to make this law is disgusting. And, please note, it again comes from the administration of that Champion of Transparency, Barack 'Unicorn Farts for Fuel' Obama.

Texas Department of Public Safety officials are asking questions following a report that Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council member Mohamed Elibiary may have been given access to a sensitive database of state and local intelligence reports, and then allegedly shopped some of those materials to a media outlet. He allegedly used the documents to claim the department was promoting “Islamophobia” — claims that the media outlet ultimately rejected. They declined to do the story.
At the least, he should be fired. And if these records are treated like standard criminal history/criminal justice records, he should be prosecuted and jailed for this. There is no excuse for someone in that agency using these records for personal or political reasons, and it cannot be tolerated.

Ok, Greece: You spent yourselves into the hole, You riot and burn over your government even trying to do something about it, the people You're asking to bail you out demand some actual financial reforms and you call them Nazis... Howzabout they tell you to piss off and let you sink?

Over at Sipsey, the way BATFE and DoJ treat whistleblowers; there ought to be people at both agencies jailed just over this.

Sources say that the Oversight Committee has more than enough evidence to charge "Gunwalker Bill" Newell (and others) with more than one count of perjury. The Republican leadership, specifically John Boehner, is reported to oppose that because "he doesn't want to get ahead of the facts," according to one source. The same source, who works for the federal government, added in disgust, "The real reason is that Boehner is a pussy."

The source believes that were Newell to be charged, demonstrating the seriousness of the Committee's intent, that "there would be an instant change in the attitude of the rest of the guilty" and that "the cover-up would collapse overnight." The cover-up "COULD be collapsed overnight," said the source, "if the Republican leadership had the balls to do it. But they don't."

Also noted,
Yesterday's performance by Napolitano was "unbelievable" according to one of my sources with inside knowledge of the investigation, adding, "She should have taken the Fifth rather than commit perjury."
Here's the videos he linked of the performance:

And last,
The Washington Times: Napolitano queried on lack of Fast and Furious probe.

Tickle the Wire: Rep. Issa Suggests Homeland Chief Napolitano Moved Too Slow in Probe of Dead Border Agent Brian Terry.

As I wrote below, the conclusion of the well-informed is that Nappy should have plead the Fifth rather than commit perjury. Her denial of knowledge of what an OCDETF investigation was to Rep. Gowdy, in light of her experience as a former federal prosecutor, was laughable.
The above is composited from several Sipsey posts; they all fit together rather nicely

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

First, if this doesn't seriously tick you off,

what will?

Second, little blogging next few days; much to do

First test on Mr. Completely's Sekrit Lube Updated

Despite other matters(exhaustion), I needed to run out anyway so I loaded up some stuff and hit the range. Due to circumstances(forgot a part) I didn't try the conversion today. What I did try was the S&W 15-22 and the K38.

The 15-22 has very little to lube: the two rails the bolt rides on and the recoil spring guide rod; wiped them down thoroughly and gave them a light dose; moving the bolt by hand, it felt very slick and smooth. The K38 I disassembled, cleaned the parts thoroughly- including a flush with brake cleaner- and put on a light coat before reassembly. Dry-firing it the action felt just as slick as it had with the Lubriplate grease.

I put 100 rounds through the 15-22. I did have four problems, all the same thing: the bolt hit the next round in the mag in such a way that it tipped up instead of sliding forward. Could just be happenstance; it's not an unknown FTF. Only way I can think of to blame this on the lube would be if the bolt was moving faster than before and the round couldn't feed up properly. I doubt it. More testing will come. After I got home I pulled the bolt assembly; no dirtier than with anything else I've tried, and the bolt still moves very smoothly.
Added: ref the above, I'll make it clear: this is a problem that's occurred before and I do not blame it on the lube; it's pretty clearly an ammo problem. I think something is out of spec on some cartridges and it causes this. I threw in the 'only way I can think of' due to brainstorming, which doesn't mean that the storm wasn't more of a light shower of little consequence.

The K38 is hard to tell, it's such a smooth action to start with. I can say this stuff appears to be just as slick as any other lube I've tried in a revolver. One advantage of oil over grease: you can put just a small drop in place and it'll flow between two parts, whereas with grease you have to put the stuff on before assembly to make sure both surfaces are coated.

I need to polish a piece of steel and oil it with this stuff and then leave it sitting out, see how the stuff does on corrosion resistance. And in the next range trip I promise not to forget the damn part, so I can try the conversion with it.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Another test in the offing

(and how often do I get to use that word?)
Mr. Completely made an offer and I took him up on it; I have a bottle of his slicky-stuff sitting on the table. Range testing will commence when my currently somewhat-screwed-up work/sleep schedule allows, hopefully in a day or two.

I decided the starting testbed will be same as for the Lubriplate grease: the Ciener .22 conversion for my .45. So it's been disassembled, thoroughly cleaned, including a brake cleaner wash to get rid of the grease, and lubed with this stuff. It's a pretty 'thick' oil, with good hang-time; put a drop on, hold the piece vertically and it veeery sloooooowly shifts down. Before I hit the range I'll clean the frame rails off and give them a drop, too.

Well, never mind, I just went ahead and cleaned the frame and slide rails and dosed them with it. Working the slide, it has a nice, slick feel. We'll see how it does at the range.

Side note: not enough sleep does not make for normal gun-handling skills. Which is why actually shooting will wait a day or two.

Sunday, October 23, 2011

I wonder why?

Just looked over at Project Gutenberg for stuff by H. Beam Piper, and found a whole list; but the one I really wanted, Lord Kalvan of Otherwhen, isn't there. So I checked Amazon, and same thing: whole piles of his stuff in the Kindle store, but not this one.Link

More of the continuing BS on Gunwalker

In this case, screwing around the family of Jaime Zapata, ending with
"We still have a lot of questions, and we have not gotten answers," said Amador, a Vietnam War veteran.

His wife nodded.

"We don't just want answers," she said. "You can always get an answer, but it's not always necessarily the truth. We want the truth."
Which seems to be the last thing you'll get from these clowns.