Recent content by alpine44

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    What have you done?

    We used to have a potato cellar (Kartoffelkeller) during my childhood. Temperature was cool like a wine cellar but fairly dry and it was absolutely dark. Potatoes were kept in a bin made from wooden slats and they would be ok for months. Cool, dry, and absolute darkness is key. We made an...
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    Even lawful gun owners have no legal protection in New Jersey. Security guard detained over perfectly legal gun and ammo.

    The person arrested in NJ is in good legal hands. Evan Nappen is a prominent and skillful 2A attorney who will carry that case as far as it can go. We need a follow-up on Heller vs. DC anyway.
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    Bloomberg might be out of the race

    Mini Mike is trying very hard to beat Creepy Joe in the 'gaffe a minute' contest.
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    Virginia Gun Control Updates

    Further action suggested by the VSSA on the recently defeated gun, magazine, and suppressor ban. The Next Step After Defeat of Northam Gun, Magazine, and Suppressor Ban The Washington Post confirms what VSSA's lobbyist found while working with senators on the Senate Judiciary Committee to...
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    The mass of a tree

    Your friend's daughter should take the fact that trees grow out of the atmosphere a little further in school. 1) Trees grow from CO2 in the atmosphere. Coal is ancient trees that were folded underground and subjected to high pressure and temperature. No CO2 was added during this process...
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    The mass of a tree

    The biomass of a tree comes from the air through the photosynthesis of CO2. Only water and minerals come from the soil.
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    What to see/do South Utah, SLC, and Yellowstone areas

    Got it. I also realized that you have more than ten days available, which is good. Near SLC you should visit Park City. Your wife will love it and there are several very scenic, good roads leading to and from it. I know of one state park on a lake that rents cabins and Yurts and there maybe...
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    What to see/do South Utah, SLC, and Yellowstone areas

    Do you want to travel exclusively on-road or are you interested in mild off-road adventures? Hotels or camping? Let me know and I'll make you an appropriate list. As others have pointed out, the popular tourist traps are overrun and accommodations close by are overbooked during the summer...
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    Virginia Gun Control Updates

    AFAIK, VA state representatives are elected in off-years. But VA needs to turn red in November for presidency and congress.
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    Virginia Gun Control Updates

    Are the meetings of the crime commission open to the public? If yes, we should make the following case there. If you want to reduce violent crime, you should first distinguish between violence as a tool (armed robbery) and violence as a philosophy (MS13-style violence, mass murders...
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    Virginia Gun Control Updates

    Land of the free, home of the brave! I am proud of everyone who fought this fight. Thanks, patriots. Now it's up to all of us to keep educating our fellow Americans that today's Democrats are against freedom and America and should be punished for that in November.
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    Bloomberg Said Farmers are Dumb

    Maybe the farmers and folks who work with their hands should stop sending their output to New York! We'll do fine without Bloomberg and New Yawkers. How long will they last without us? This should be the immediate response if he or any other 'Democrat' is elected as POTUS. All other...
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    IOWA Red Flag Law - courtesy of Mini Mike

    Watch the video.
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    IOWA Red Flag Law - courtesy of Mini Mike

    Link to bill here You can reach your legislators here
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    Shannon Really Must Like Cheeseburgers

    Girl in the video has some issues with the reality of life but her 'friend' Shannon needs to understand the meaning of the word "honor".