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The No-BS Guide to Gun Control and the Second Amendment

So, let’s start with an agreement. Before you rush to the comments section to whine, cry or blather on about the article let’s at least agree that you will read this in its entirety. You won’t skim, you won’t stop

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The Ongoing Shame of Brazilian Jiujitsu Instructors Promoting Sexual Predators to Black Belt

Here’s the $50,000 question: Do Martial Arts instructors have any duty to screen their students before teaching them the skills of physical violence? For outsiders who only know about Martial Arts through popular culture, there’s a gross, sometimes deliberately-crafted misunderstanding

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The solution to bad people being violent is making good people better at violence

We need to talk about Victim Blaming, and that’s not going to go over well with certain people. Of course, it is terrible to tell someone who has suffered a sexual assault that they bear any responsibility for what happened

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Jenny McCarthy and Other Actresses Accuse Steven Seagal of Sexual Impropriety

Bullshido does not do celebrity news, which is fortunate because neither of these people are actual celebrities any more. And for regular readers of our articles, you’ll be familiar with both Jenny McCarthy and Steven Seagal as peddlers of bullshit

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That Time a Real Ninja Carried out an Assassination on Live Television

As real as any “Ninja” in the modern era is–and don’t get us started on all the doughy suburban white dudes who cosplay as ninjas. On this day in  1960, 17 year old Otoya Yamaguchi assassinated the leader of the Japanese

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Artist Creates Weapons out of Brand Logos

For when your acts of violence need corporate sponsorship… Art is entirely subjective, so we’re not going to comment on the artistic merit of a Nike swoosh turned into a shank. But we will comment on the effectiveness of these

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Why Martial Artists Make Great BS Detectors

Hint: it involves pain. In case you hadn’t noticed, a few years back Bullshido expanded the scope of its operations beyond the BS in the Martial Arts and Self Defense industries. This move greatly upset some people–at least a dozen

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It is now legal in Texas to openly carry a sword

Weaboos, Otakus, Neo-Vikings, and other socially-challenged individuals rejoice: it’s never been easier to get shot in Texas! That’s right, as of the first of September, 2017, Texas Governor Gregg Abbot signed into law HB1935 which allows open carry of blades greater

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Vladimir Putin Called Out as Judo Fraud

This could be the single greatest call-out of bullshido in modern history. Many people who follow both Martial Arts and international politics are familiar with two bits of Vladimir Putin trivia: He holds a black belt in Judo. He has

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