Great Glock Commercial and Weekend Links

Great Glock Commercial and Weekend Links

Glock. The Free Market and the Second Amendment in one user-friendly package! Of course not everyone sees it that way. The liberals in power work really hard to to destroy both the free marketplace AND the 2A. Case in point: here, here, and here. But to be fair, not every liberal is against gun ownership, just most of them. I actually do know a few libs, just not many, who even own guns and shoot them regularly.

Television, especially the three big networks, can be a very hostile environment to gun manufacturers by restricting free speech, limiting their advertising ability. Take this Glock commercial below: a strong and independent woman – the antithesis of the government-dependent females that liberals work so hard to project. This Glock commercial also flies in the face of the liberal argument against gun rights that the average gun-toting citizen is more likely to get shot by his/her own gun than to use successfully in self-protection. Personally, I think it’s pretty great, and she has my birthday gun.

Fun, wasn’t it? Now, purists would say that intruders don’t always come through the front door – which is an argument for always having your firearm on you. But of course in this particular commercial, she didn’t have any place to wear it. Others would argue that in home protection, a lock box slows you down, and a hiding place is much more effective. Maybe. But if you have kids, you need your firearms locked up. In this particular situation though, I would have already had the gun in my hand when I went to the door the first time. But I get the point, don’t you?

My ONLY real problem with this scenario, and by virtue the commercial, is that once the intruder crossed the threshold of her home, she should have put at least one in the center of body mass. If it were real life, that intruder would go through a revolving door after he’s booked; he may or may not go back to her home, but he WILL go to someone else’s.

Having a weapon IN the home is a good choice and necessary in order for home defense. It’s also our RIGHT. Sure its a commercial for Glock that should get lots more airtime… but the real bottom line in the commercial is that she has one, and is willing to defend herself.

A nice hidden message, in plain sight.

Great Weekend Blog Reading Links!

Teach at Pirate’s Cove is blogging about “White House Sends Out Typically Secularist “Christmas” Card”. Figures.

The Other McCain has many good blog posts up including this one by Stacy on “Family Values as a Math Problem”.

ST at Sister Toldjah has up this post on “Anatomy of an epic Twitter #SelfAwareness Fail in #NCPOL”.

Professor Jacobson at Legal Insurrection has up a post today on “Utah federal judge strikes down key part of anti-polygamy law”.

V the K at Gay Patriot has up this blog post called “Wow, It Just Gets More Stupid…”.

Glenn Reynolds or Instapundit has many great posts at his blog hub from all over the blogosphere so go check them out! And you can read a great column Glenn did for USA Today called “Obama can’t solve the jobs problem”, here.

Emily at NakedDC has a blog post up called “Benedict Cumberbatch will make this budget deal better, we promise”.

Dana at The First Street Journal has up a post called “Rule 5 Blogging: The IDF again”. Pics!

As always, Michelle Obama’s Mirror has up this great post “Obama’s Fundamental Transformation of Photojourn-O-lism Is Complete: Selfies!”

Jammie at Jammie Wearing Fools has up this post “Pathetic: Obama Zombies Now Harassing People at Foot Locker With ObamaCare Pitches”.

Jonn at This Ain’t Hell has this post up called “Wedding party droned in Yemen”.

Evil Blogger Lady has up this post on “Kale Rule 5″. 🙂

Uncle Jimbo at Blackfive has up a post called “Wreaths Across America”.

Jeff at The Quinton Report has up this post “May the Swartz be with you”. 🙂

Donald Douglas at American Power has up this blog post on “Denver Post Edits Out Arapahoe Shooter’s Socialist Ideology”.

and finally, Ace at AoSHQ has up this post on “Kids’ Test Answers That Are Wrong But Awesome”. Read the comments!

Have a terrific weekend!

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  • Jen says:

    Great commercial, love the message. To be picky, she has her fingers up on the slide in the closeup of the Glock in her hands. And yes, as soon as he broke down my door, he would have been plugged, but that wouldn’t have made it acceptable(eye roll) to place on television, although I think most of the commercial networks have bans on gun advertising anyway.
    Additionally, she just arrived home, which meant that either 1. she wasn’t carrying while she was out shopping, etc. 2. she was carrying and then put the gun in the safe, which didn’t make a lot of sense.

  • Alman says:

    Keep some everyday items at strategic places around your home. I have done so with the following scheme: 1) does the item blend into its surrounding, so it wouldn’t necessarily be obvious to an intruder; 2) its location is based upon its potential use; 3) I’ve envisioned how I would use it and under what circumstances; 4) I’ve also thought about how I might use in combination, if necessary. These are secondary defense sources, should I not be able to use the primary ones.

  • GWB says:

    BTW, is it just me, or does she look like a Victory Girl? ‘Fess up, which of you ladies is that? 😉

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