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Offline carlb

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If you're looking for a good book...
« on: August 12, 2012, 01:41:35 PM »
I'm half way thorough a great book recommended to me by a fellow Appleseeder.  ^:)^ Its called "Boston's Gun Bible".  Link: http://www.amazon.com/Bostons-Gun-Bible-Boston-Party/dp/1888766069/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1344788800&sr=8-1&keywords=boston%27s+gun+bible

LOTS of gun related info, and a fun read (hard to put it down actually).  Also mentions FRED a few times. I highly recommend if you haven't read this.

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Re: If you're looking for a good book...
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2012, 03:44:07 PM »
Got it!!   O0
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Offline Charles McKinley

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Re: If you're looking for a good book...
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2012, 02:11:01 PM »
Fred has a good combination deal on it and Patriots.  See Shotgun news ad or Freds m14 stocks web site.
Last evening, it occurred to me that when a defender of Liberty is called home, their load lands upon the shoulders of the defenders left behind. Just as the Founders did their duty for Liberty, every subsequent generation must continue their work lest Liberty perish. As there is no way for the remaining adults to take on the work of those that die, we must pass the ideals and duties on to the children. -PHenery

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Re: If you're looking for a good book...
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2012, 07:35:44 PM »
Read it several year's back.. Should be required reading for all gun-owners!  Might have to reread it, now that you've brought it up  ^-^  BeSwift
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Re: If you're looking for a good book...
« Reply #4 on: August 19, 2013, 08:44:19 PM »
Fellow travelers along the Appleseed Trail...

Thought I'd mention a new book, "Desperate Sons: Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals Who Led the Colonies to War" by Les Standiford (Publisher: Harper.  November 6, 2012.)  Describes the formation and actions of the Sons of Liberty.  Very interesting background information to the events leading to April 1775!

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From the back cover (source: http://www.amazon.com/Desperate-Sons-Patrick-Radicals-Colonies/dp/0061899550):

A groundbreaking narrative--a historical political thriller--that explores the role of the Sons of Liberty in the American Revolution.

More than two hundred years ago, a group of British colonists in America decided that the conditions under which they were governed had become intolerable. Angry and frustrated that King George III and the British Parliament had ignored their lawful complaints and petitions, they decided to take action.

Knowing that their deeds--often directed at individuals and property--were illegal, and punishable by imprisonment and even death, these agitators plotted and conducted their missions in secret to protect their identities as well as the identities of those who supported them. Calling themselves the Sons of Liberty, they gathered together in a radical society committed to imposing forcible change. Those determined men--including second cousins Samuel and John Adams, Paul Revere, Patrick Henry, and John Hancock--saw themselves as patriots. Yet to the Crown, and to many of the Sons' fellow colonists, the revolutionaries were terrorists who deserved death for their treason.

In this gripping narrative, Les Standiford reveals how this group of intelligent, committed men, motivated by economics and political belief, began a careful campaign of interlocking events that would channel feelings of vague injustice into an armed rebellion of common cause, which would defeat an empire and give birth to a radical political experiment--a new nation known as the United States.
"The man who loves his country on its own account, and not merely for its trappings of interest or power, can never be divorced for
it, can never refuse to come forward when he finds that she is engaged in dangers which he has the means of warding off." --Thomas Jefferson to Elbridge Gerry, 1797.