Articles by Jim Pontillo

Jim Pontillo owns and manages a small plastic manufacturing plant in Southern California. He is the producer of the FMK Handgun which is engraved with America's Bill of Rights. FMK Firearms can be viewed at www.fmkfirearms.com.

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The Founding Fathers Were Secessionists

Democrats and Republicans alike love to proclaim what it is "the American people want" when promoting their...

Jim Pontillo August 16, 2011

Sleeping With the Dog

Steve Wynn This week both Steve Wynn and Warren Buffet complained about Obama policies. If only we could...

Jim Pontillo July 26, 2011

Never Want Anything Too Much, It Will Destroy You

Excerpt: "For the Left, Founding principles aren't about Freedom or Liberty, Founding principles are about...

Jim Pontillo July 5, 2011

The Last Gun Maker Makes A Stand

Imagine yourself CEO of Ford Motor Company; you start getting reports from the field that each time your new...

Jim Pontillo April 26, 2011

The Original Right Wing Whackos

Recalling his death resulted from a duel might reveal something fundamental about his character and his...

Jim Pontillo April 12, 2011

They Say We Are "Gun Nuts"

Shortly after Barack Obama's coronation as exalted leader, gun and ammunition sales in the United States...

Jim Pontillo February 15, 2011

Smokeless Powder

When we think about great inventions of the modern day, the personal computer, the internet, and Google's...

Jim Pontillo August 17, 2010

The Kentucky Rifle

On October 7, 1777, General Simon Fraser of the British Army was felled from his horse while commanding...

Jim Pontillo August 10, 2010

5 Guns for Your Nightstand; and an Honorable Mention

Currently, my company is retooling our 9C1 gun frame to incorporate a Picatinny Rail, for the attachment, of...

Jim Pontillo July 20, 2010

Operation Wetback

"The rise in illegal border-crossing by Mexican wetbacks to a current rate of more than 1,000,000 cases...

Jim Pontillo July 13, 2010

The Declaration of Independence is Unconstitutional

While there is plenty of talk and rhetoric proclaiming all that is "Constitutional" or...

Jim Pontillo July 6, 2010

A Nation of Laws and Guns

The adversaries of the Constitution seem to have lost sight of the people…These gentlemen must here be...

Jim Pontillo June 29, 2010

FMK 9C1 Pistol Gets GUNS Centerfold

For readers of this column familiar with my antics—I poisoned myself with lead, and almost knocked my...

Jim Pontillo June 22, 2010

Positive Reactivity Coefficient

I had the great misfortune to be training in the United States Navy’s Nuclear Power Program when the...

Jim Pontillo June 22, 2010