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Howard Harkness was the founder of www.chl-tx.com and Pro-Count.inc. Born and raised in the State of Texas, Howard is a 5th Generation Texan that graduated from the University of Texas in Austin. For some reason, he has decided to move to Oklahoma. However, in full disclosure, Howard also moved to New York about 20 or 30 years ago and then promptly moved back. So it is possible that he will be back soon enough. When that time comes, he will take back his rightful place at the helm Read more [...]
I landed a job in Broken Arrow, OK, writing software for flight simulators. This is a major upheaval for me, similar in scope to some other major upheavals, such as when I joined the Navy, when I got out of the Navy, when I got married, when my daughter was born, and a couple of other major life changes. I don't expect to be in a position to continue teaching Texas CHL classes for the next several years. I may check into seeing what it takes to teach concealed carry classes in Oklahoma, but Read more [...]
Last time, the campus carry bill was defeated by an A&M official telling the committee members that if they allowed the bill out of committee, they would not get their complimentary season tickets to the A&M games. Looks like the Leftist haters of your civil rights are at their unethical tactics again. Per the request of Texas Law Shield, I am posting the email I got from them today. April 10, 2015 Texas Read more [...]
As reported in the Dallas Morning News, Open Carry has been approved by the Texas Senate. The new measure, if passed by the House and signed by the governor (who has already indicated that if it gets to his desk, he will sign it), will allow CHL holders to carry openly. As I have written previously, I'm ok with Open Carry, but I don't plan to carry openly myself. I'm still hoping for campus carry. Liberals have been pulling out all the stops in a disinformation campaign to stop that one. The Read more [...]
I have disabled logins except for my own IP address, in response to an unusually heavy brute-force script-kiddie attack on this site. The attack is so heavy it was eating enough bandwidth to slow down the site, amounting to a DDOS attack. If you wish to contact me, please use the contact form. I hope that the attackers eventually lose interest and quit. Read more [...]