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This is shady:

Investigators determined Ratliff had died of a single gunshot to the head and that his body been there for some time. Thomas said investigators found numerous guns in the area where Ratliff’s body was found.

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FPS-RussiaThe article says police are treating the death as a homicide, but who knows maybe it will turn out to be a suicide?  Not that either one has a happy ending.

I didn’t think I knew who the guy was until I saw his twitter account, and then remembered posting a video on Maglite suppressors he did.

32 years old only… R.I.P. Keith.

Keith-Ratliff-FPS-Russia-ManagerThoughts?

Thanks a lot to everyone that sent the story in…. too many to list.

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Their ashes that is…

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That’s quite the markup.   If you had the reloading equipment you could just do it yourself as part of the grieving process.

You can visit the Holy Smoke website – HERE

Normally I try to talk about funny stuff, but people have been relentlessly emailing me this for the past couple months.

What do you guys think of the idea?

Hat tip: Roger P, Tim E, D Martin, Eric B, Scott, Traz and anyone else I might have missed

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After blasting through the gate with C-4 charges, three SEALs marched up the stairs. Midway up, they saw bin Laden’s twenty-three-year-old son, Khalid, craning his neck around the corner. He then appeared at the top of the staircase with an AK-47. Khalid, who wore a white T-shirt with an overstretched neckline and had short hair and a clipped beard, fired down at the Americans

Full story over at the New Yorker - HERE

Definitely worth the read.   How much of a contrast is the vid compared to the highbrow New Yorker? haha I thought some of you would appreciate it.

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Awesome! The part with the cop putting the bullet the bullet through the Zombie’s head startled me because I had my sound turned pretty high.

Make sure to check out the Walking Dead trailer – HERE

The show premieres this Halloween.

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Looks intense. I’ll watch this one for sure.

The show’s website – HERE

Aw crap.. the zombies have already infiltrated captcha on Facebook:

Hat tip: BoingBoing

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He said he believed his finger was outside the trigger guard and not resting on the trigger.

Classic line which is said by most negligent discharge bozos.  Has the “blame it on the gun” angle ever worked? Looks like he got proven wrong by the pictures they managed to recover anyway.

Full Story – HERE

Oh Jeff Cooper… why can’t you have influenced EVERYONE in your short time on this earth?

What a shame that a young girl is dead all because of poor gun handling. To top it off, her boyfriend who killed her only gets 3 years and 4 months in jail? WTF?  I am not entirely familiar with the minimum prison term for manslaughter in the United States, but I hope it is a lot more severe than that.

Thank got at least he got what he did. There is a video on the page I linked where it says that a “range of sentencing options are being considered including a home detention.”  Wow…. so this guy kills someone and there was actually consideration in sentencing him to stay in his comfortable home rather than jail?

He put her in his car and took her to a medical centre but refused to give a statement to police for three days.

That’s pretty shady too, but maybe he was advised on that by a lawyer.

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