Citizens in Action

A West Virginia pharmacist with a concealed-carry permit saved several staff members from an armed robber. A gunman entered the Pinch, W.Va., business and threatened the workers. The unidentified pharmacist responded by drawing his concealed handgun and shooting the intruder multiple times. Pharmacy staff members administered first aid to the injured gunman, who later died […]

FedGov Report™

This monthly report is updated and presented by in order to show at-a-glance how the federal government is performing. The information contained in this report is considered essential and can help the reader stay well-informed. Of particular concern is the vulnerability of the U.S. on a number of national security fronts including the threat of an […]

In Honor of Flag Day: June 14

Flag Day is celebrated on June 14th. According to the National Flag Day Foundation (NFDF), it was first observed on June 14th, 1885. It was inspired by Bernard J. Cigrand, who as a 19-year-old school teacher, placed a small flag in a bottle on his desk. He then assigned his students to write an essay on […]

Citizens in Action

Roy Bieluch was on the run in Wallace, Idaho, after he had escaped from a Shoshone County lockup. He ended up on Brian Becker’s property. When Becker heard a noise in his yard, he grabbed his gun and went to investigate. Becker saw Bieluch and told him to stop and keep his hands where he […]

Price at the Pump

This infographic shows the long-term trend of the price of regular gasoline in the United States. Many analysts believe that the current down trend is attributable to the increased production of oil and gas in the U.S. Other factors that can impact the price of gasoline include the president’s policies on energy, federal legislation, federal regulation, […]

UPDATE: Decency in the Media

  Good News: Abercrombie & Fitch Says It’s Cleaning Up Its Act May 20, 2015: Abercrombie & Fitch, a clothing merchant targeting young people, is making changes after years of fielding objections to its marketing practices. The company is well known for using highly sexualized marketing techniques to lure young people into its stores. Monica Cole of […]

In Honor of Memorial Day

Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May, commemorates the men and women who died while in the military service. In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries. A national moment of remembrance takes place at […]

Citizens in Action

The owner of a grocery store just outside of Tyler, Texas, exchanged gunfire with and killed a 24-year-old man who was attempting to rob his business Sunday afternoon. Armed with a handgun, and wearing gloves and a ski mask, the robber entered the store and demanded money, prompting the owner to produce his own firearm. […]

In Honor of Armed Forces Day 2015

In honor  of Armed Forces Day celebrated this year on Saturday, May 15, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has released this year’s poster.  (See accompanying image.) The poster can be downloaded here. President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our active-duty military […]

Citizens in Action

A 68-year-old man was minding his own business, taking an afternoon walk through a Philadelphia park on Wednesday when he was menaced by two men in their 20s. The two men approached the gentleman, one wielding a stick and the other brandishing what would later be determined to be a toy gun. Fearing for his […]