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Washington Times - Poll: Most Americans comfortable with carry of holstered handguns


Regular Member
Aug 22, 2013
here nc
I focus on the premise of each question and the repeatedness of the question(s), thus worded differently, to garner the desired result, to support the beforehand postulated premise...the only poll that counts is that poll taken at the ballot box.

that kind of 'poll', w/validation built in, is above the capability of most pollsters as it defeats their initial purpose to make and ultimate goal to promote their self serving agenda.


MSG Laigaie

Campaign Veteran
Jan 10, 2011
Philipsburg, Montana
..... Elsewhere I note the report that the SEAL's are using fighting axes, the report surely to cause accusations of cruel and unusual warfare........

I carried a small hatchet in SE Asia while in the Navy. I carried another when assigned to a Scout Platoon. Not common, but not uncommon.
Rogers Rangers standing orders #2
Have your musket clean as a whistle, hatchet scoured, sixty rounds powder and ball, and be ready to march at a minute's warning.

Hatchets were scoured to get blood and brains off the blade since they invited corrosion.
In a time when guns were able to fire 4 shots a minute a lot of the fighting was done with knives and hatchets, or "Tomahawks" .
Steel technology was not very advanced so a small bit of corrosion at a critical point in a blade could be fatal to the blade, and it's owner.