Clash of Titans: Marijuana Legalization and the 2nd Amendment

Pat Nicklaus: Marijuana, even if it’s legal at the state level, is still a Schedule 1 drug at the federal level. Possessing pot and a firearm is a felony.

Missouri and The Death of a Political Activist

Pat Nicklaus: We recently moved to Missouri. I was excited to meet other like-minded conservatives and I got extremely jazzed when it seemed like I was meeting several. “Seemed like” being the operative words in that sentence.

The Gun Control Debate – Let’s Get Reasonable.

Another mass shooting.  This time, in Florida.  It doesn’t really matter where it happens, because the reaction is always the same.

Time To Look At Third Parties

Pat Nicklaus: It’s becoming increasingly clear that we no longer have two parties.  We have one party with two heads, and the only way to slay that two-headed beast is taking a serious look at third parties.

UPDATE: The Swamp, National Reciprocity & Fix NICS

Pat Nicklaus: Congress is banking on the popularity of HR 38 (National Reciprocity) and attaching a wildly unpopular, anti-gun bill to it behind your back. 

The Unmentioned Heartbreak of the Roy Moore Debacle

Pat Nicklaus: I was originally angry with all of the division over the Roy Moore issue, division over what amounts to 1/100th of the US Senate.  Now, I’m just heartbroken.

We Need a National Conversation on Guns

Pat Nicklaus: Whenever someone does something evil with a gun, you can count on hearing two phrases: “We need a national conversation on guns” and “we need to do something about guns.”

Dear Politicians: This is Why We’re Angry

Dear Politicians – I’d like to tell you a little bit about the people you represent, because you seem to have completely lost touch with them.

Guns Aren’t the Problem

Pat Nicklaus: There are 20,000 local, state and federal gun laws on the books.  Even if we have 20,000 more, none of them will legislate the evil or crazy out of a person.

Is There Really a “Right” to Protest?

Pat Nicklaus: Are we being assumptive, for no real reason, in believing that organized protests are part and parcel of “peaceable assembly”?

The Mythical, Magical Wage Gap

Pat Nicklaus: The wage gap argument tends to rear it’s ugly head, when feminist activists have run out of new things to feign offense about.

Trump Shoots Supporters on 5th Avenue – No One Blinks

Pat Nicklaus: President Trump took to social media the attack the Freedom Caucus for their unwavering commitment to keep the conservative promises they made to their constituents.

Behold The GOP Circular Firing Squad

Pat Nicklaus: Republicans are no longer the party of the Constitution, and instead have become the party of infighting and the circular firing squad.