Posts Tagged: guns

Daisy Guns Xmas ad

Gun’s Aim to Please For Xmas

Nothing says Happy Holidays like the gift of a good ol’ American gun. For decades Americans of all ages have squealed at the sight of a shotgun at Christmas. And nothing cheers up a dull droopy holiday party like target

Daisy Guns Xmas ad

Gun’s Aim to Please For Xmas

Nothing says Happy Holidays like the gift of a good ol’ American gun. For decades Americans of all ages have squealed at the sight of a shotgun at Christmas. And nothing cheers up a dull droopy holiday party like target

Kennedy Wanted For Treason Poster 1963

Dangerous Donald: A Clear and Present Danger?

Who’s Committing Treason? In November 1963 a few short days before President John Kennedy visited Dallas where he would be tragically assassinated, thousands of handbills like these were distributed by supporters of the right-wing group the John Birch Society, a

Kennedy Wanted For Treason Poster 1963

Dangerous Donald: A Clear and Present Danger?

Who’s Committing Treason? In November 1963 a few short days before President John Kennedy visited Dallas where he would be tragically assassinated, thousands of handbills like these were distributed by supporters of the right-wing group the John Birch Society, a

vintage illustration boy with gun

Gun Rights and Wrongs

Once upon a time, the fear of “shooting your eye out” was the biggest concern a parent raised concerning children and guns. The Daisy Red Ryder the air rifle made famous in the Jean Shepherd’s classic film A Christmas Story

vintage illustration boy with gun

Gun Rights and Wrongs

Once upon a time, the fear of “shooting your eye out” was the biggest concern a parent raised concerning children and guns. The Daisy Red Ryder the air rifle made famous in the Jean Shepherd’s classic film A Christmas Story

Vintage catalog page guns

Guns for Christmas and Other Clever Catalog Gifts

Christmas catalogs have long been a cherished  staple in the American home. Just like today, the mid-century housewife flipped through the pages of her favorite catalog  and enjoyed the ease of shopping the telephone way with  a whole department store

Vintage catalog page guns

Guns for Christmas and Other Clever Catalog Gifts

Christmas catalogs have long been a cherished  staple in the American home. Just like today, the mid-century housewife flipped through the pages of her favorite catalog  and enjoyed the ease of shopping the telephone way with  a whole department store

vintage illustration of crowd and gun target

Americans In The Cross Hairs Again

The American public is in the cross hairs of tragedy once again. Another day and another mass shooting.  There have been more mass shootings than calendar days so far in 2015. How can this be…what is passing for normal in

vintage illustration of crowd and gun target

Americans In The Cross Hairs Again

The American public is in the cross hairs of tragedy once again. Another day and another mass shooting.  There have been more mass shootings than calendar days so far in 2015. How can this be…what is passing for normal in

Should Teachers Carry Guns?

Arming teachers doesn’t add up to safety in the classroom How long before we hear the latest installment of the gun advocates argument that school faculty members should carry weapons in school? The old debate whether arming teachers would make

Should Teachers Carry Guns?

Arming teachers doesn’t add up to safety in the classroom How long before we hear the latest installment of the gun advocates argument that school faculty members should carry weapons in school? The old debate whether arming teachers would make

Gun Violence – When Will We Learn

Yet another place of learning,  yet another mass shooting. Forty five shootings just this year. What, in Gods name have we learned?  

Gun Violence – When Will We Learn

Yet another place of learning,  yet another mass shooting. Forty five shootings just this year. What, in Gods name have we learned?  

Big Win For The Republicans- Winners Take All

      Hoist a Baccarat cut crystal tumbler of 24-year-old BenRiach scotch whiskey ( distilled during the Reagan years) and toast the return of Republican power. Corporate powers and wealthy elite are already licking their lips in anticipation of

Big Win For The Republicans- Winners Take All

      Hoist a Baccarat cut crystal tumbler of 24-year-old BenRiach scotch whiskey ( distilled during the Reagan years) and toast the return of Republican power. Corporate powers and wealthy elite are already licking their lips in anticipation of

Kent State sweatshirt Urban Outfitters 2014

Urban Outfitters Makes a Bloody Mistake

File this under bad taste. If one is to believe Urban Outfitters, famous for their controversial items, nothing says vintage-fun like a blood spattered Kent State sweatshirt; a nostalgic reminder of those crazy collegiate antics of the 1970s. The hip

Kent State sweatshirt Urban Outfitters 2014

Urban Outfitters Makes a Bloody Mistake

File this under bad taste. If one is to believe Urban Outfitters, famous for their controversial items, nothing says vintage-fun like a blood spattered Kent State sweatshirt; a nostalgic reminder of those crazy collegiate antics of the 1970s. The hip

Xmas Catalog 1959

Mail Order Madness…Gifts and Guns Galore

Christmas catalogs have long been a cherished  staple in the American home. Just like today, the mid-century housewife flipped through the pages of her favorite catalogue  and enjoyed the ease of shopping the telephone way with  a whole department store

Xmas Catalog 1959

Mail Order Madness…Gifts and Guns Galore

Christmas catalogs have long been a cherished  staple in the American home. Just like today, the mid-century housewife flipped through the pages of her favorite catalogue  and enjoyed the ease of shopping the telephone way with  a whole department store