Saturday, April 4, 2020
    Home Defense


    Let Us Tell You What to Do with Your Money

    When Helen Clark and Michael Cullen introduced Kiwisaver in 2007, the best thing about the scheme was that it was independent of government interference. Sure, contributions are collected by IRD, along with other payroll deductions if you are an employee, but the contributions are then transferred...

    The BFD Video: Weekday Wings: A-10 Warthog “Steel Rain” 3/5

    You have to watch it to the end. If you have a great Youtube or Vimeo video to share send it to [email protected]

    The BFD Nightcap: WW2 Ball Turret with Twin .50 Cals at the Big Sandy Shoot

    One of the highlights at this fall's Big Sandy Shoot was a vintage WW2 ball turret with twin .50 cals that spectators could shoot. Although it's not uncommon to see unique and rare guns and military vehicles at the event, the fully functioning ball...

    US Government Claims Huawei ‘Smoking Gun’

    Some time back, I started to write a post for The BFD, grudgingly ceding credit where it was due to the Ardern government for banning Huawei from New Zealand’s 5G network. "That was a wise decision", I began to write. Huawei is notorious...

    The BFD Video: 16 Inch Gun Training Film

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    Gang Violence Spills Onto the Streets

    Since the police seem to have just about waved the white flag at gangs in this country, preferring instead to raid the homes of law-abiding citizens while they are sitting down to dinner, it seems to me that gangs have recently become much more visible. There...

    Thousands of Armed Right-Wingers Protest Peacefully and Pick Up Their Garbage

    What’s one big difference between the left and the right? Tens of thousands of armed, angry right-wingers hold a political rally, and there’s no violence, just one minor arrest – and they leave the place cleaner than they found it.

    The BFD Map of the Day: Civilian Guns Per 100 People

    The BFD. Map of the day. Map of civilian guns per 100 people by country from the Small Arms Survey 2017. Source: