The 2nd is For Everyone (2A4E) podcast
By Tony Simon
We welcome all people regardless race, gender, political party, sexual orientation or background to learn about your 2nd Amendment civil rights and many facets of firearms ownership. We discuss legislation, gear, guns, training and gun culture while having a good time.
Episode 83 Independence Day
Happy Independence Day! On this episode we are discussing America's birthday, the people that signed the Declaration of Independence, my recent purchase of a Bear Creek Arsenal 7.62x39 AR upper, jumping to conclusions before asking questions, why should you train and more. Also another Mad Minute that's wel over a minute (I've got to buy a watch.).
July 5, 2021
Episode 82: Road Head, 3,000+ miles of rolling commentary
This episode encompasses a 3,000 mile journey on the road with no script. I was a speaker and attendee at Kevin Dixie's 2021 Train and Learn event outside of St. Louis Missouri. I drove solo 18+ hours in one stretch going out to MO, I recorded the first part of the show when I was exhausted and needed to stay a little awake. The 13+ hour journey from MO to South Carolina is another part of the show. The title is supposed to be funny and a little irreverent.I hope it didn't offend you. If it did..... I don't expect you to donate to 2A4Epodcast on Patreon.com
June 6, 2021
Episode 81 Rise up!
We discuss the announcements from anti-gun politicians and how their proposed legislation would have little to no effect on mass shootings, gang violence or suicides. Divisiveness inside the 2A movement and the firearms community. Run down of recent 2A4E Diversity Shoots and shout outs to our volunteers.
April 25, 2021
Cowboy Up! Episode 80
It's time to Cowboy up, take the reins and start advocating for your civil rights. We discuss upcoming legislation, fighting divisiveness from outside the firearms community and divisions in the firearms community. Why should the firearms community reach out to the non-stereotypical firearms owner? I review the Henry Repeating Arms Big Boy Steel .357 Magnum lever action carbine, discuss firearms manipulation and give shout outs. This episode also contains what may be the longest Mad Minute I've ever recorded.
February 22, 2021
Episode 79 It's a Trap!
This week we're discussing recent events, the NRA's bankruptcy, crazy 2A legislation, I review the Winchester 1300 and a Shout Out to my friends at CNJFO.
February 13, 2021
Episode 78 Join the Resistance
This episode was recorded post election and is about what firearms owners can do to ensure that their rights aren't taken away. It is also post January 6th and the breach of the Capitol. I also review the Pre B CZ75 9mm handgun. Do not panic. Don't believe everything you read or hear. Fight for your rights regardless of political affiliation.
January 11, 2021
Episode 77 Super Woke
We discuss the newest fallout from the pandemic, being Super Woke. Talk about the choosing of Amy Coney Barrett as a Supreme Court justice. Discuss the virtual 2nd Amendment Rally and I review the Honey Badger folding knife. I also launched the November Giveaway! The Vickers Guide AR15 Vol. 2 limited edition.
November 3, 2020
Episode 76 Civil War
In this episode I discuss America's next Civil War, Kyle Rittenhouse and Breonna Taylor. I review the High Tower Armory 90/22 bullpup chassis for the Ruger 10/22. I announce our "Lovetron" tee shirt contest. And a shout out goes to all of the volunteers that have made the 2A4E Diversity Shoots possible.
October 17, 2020
Episode 75 Divide and Conquer
There is more divisiveness being pushed upon Americans through politicians, the mainstream media and social media networks. I discuss some of the issues that have been used to weaken our country. I discuss Grandmaster Jay and the NFAC militia and his ridiculous assessment of the AR15. I review a Kershaw knife and I give a Shout Out to The Locked & Loaded Latinos podcast.
August 29, 2020
Episode 74 Haters gonna hate
I discuss upcoming Federal antigun legislation, pro freedom win in Oklahoma and the murder of an unarmed citizen in Georgia. I start the hater's parade with a Gear Whore review on the Hi Point 995WC 9mm carbine and follow it with a discussion of American Gun Chic's album and gun bunnies.
May 29, 2020
Episode 73 The AR15 for Home Defense
This episode I discuss using the AR15 ,"America's Rifle ", as a defensive firearm to protect you and your family. I discuss the "just as good" mentality versus anything other than the best "will get you killed in the streets " mentality. I discuss ammo, barrel length and stocks. I also recommend where to find training material you can view at home. I compare a Bravo Company BCM Mk2 upper to a Palmetto State Armory Premium build and give a shout out to Matador Arms and all our Canadian friends who believe in the right to keep and bear arms.
May 3, 2020
Episode 72 Snitches get stitches
I discuss how a side effect of the Coronavirus is it reveals the snitches in your social circle. It also reveals the true nature of local, state and federal officials and their feelings about the Constitution. I review my Glock 19 Gen 2 9mm handgun. I discuss firearms training while quarantined and a shout out to Anthony Colandro.
April 13, 2020
Episode 71: Not My Apocalypse
I refuse to accept the current crisis as my Apocalypse. Episode 71 is about what we can do as firearms owners to welcome new people, use available resources during the quarantine to educate ourselves and others while stopping current anti-gun legislation. I discuss firearms and ammo choices, blogs, YouTube channels and podcast that are useful and more. Enjoy the show.
March 29, 2020
Episode 70: The Return
The podcast is back! The 2019 Minuteman Challenge Chip Holder Championship results,, the DC 2A Rally, SHOT Show 2020, mad minutes, The Yankee Marshal collaboration, new sponsors and more.
February 20, 2020
Episode 69 "Fight Back"
We are tired of the victim mentality and helplessness the media and politicians propagandize after every mass shooting. We aren't lambs waiting for the government to save us. We're Americans, people that have done amazing things when we stand against evil. We talk about how to fight back this episode even against "pro gun" people that want to placate both sides.
August 23, 2019
WE'RE BACK.... AGAIN!
Quick update on what's happening with us and the our absence. New episodes coming this week.
August 21, 2019
Ep 68 Happy Birthday America! You Racist!
"Happy birthday America, you racist!" is episode 68. We're addressing the attempts in social media and mainstream media to get Americans to lash out at each other based on race, gender, sexual orientation and gender. We're also addressing normally anti-gun media attempts at redirecting the racist history of gun control in America without ever mentioning the burden that the Democratic party must bare. Our Gear Whore segment is about the Hunting Tactical Super Sixty and more.
July 14, 2019
Episode 67 "FN Timber Creek "
"FN Timber Creek" is episode 67 of the 2nd is For Everyone podcast. Join us and Matt from Timber Creek Outdoors as we talk about the firearms accessories they produce.I talk about the FN America range day, why some people only want combat veterans as their self defense firearms trainer our Mad Minute and more.
July 7, 2019
Ep 66 "YEET CANNON!"
We tell you about the latest 2nd is For Everyone: Diversity Shoot, talk about legislation in Washington state that will effect many other states, the NRA and it's issues. We introduce you to Hunting Tactical's Super Sixty 22 LR rifle, talk about the internet phenomenon "the Yeet Cannon " and the mass shooting that wasn't.
June 27, 2019
Episode 65 "FU New Jersey "
Episode 65 is entitled "FU New Jersey " because the Garden State is stomping on our civil rights all the while telling citizens they are making us safer. We're interviewing the 2018 Minuteman Challenge Chip Holder Champion, Jesse Stratowski, we review the Force X Design Venom grip and more.
June 20, 2019
Episode 64 "The Poors"
On this episode we speak to the "Tactically thrifty ", "Financially challenged " people like me "The Poors". We have discussions about value for the money, what "good enough" mean, I review a Kabar Dozer knife from our sponsor Kniferights.org and more.
June 17, 2019
Ep 63 " But did you die?"
In this episode we are back at Cobra One Tactical in Great Meadows NJ interviewing Vincent from Gunsitters. I also talk about the health emergency that I suffered while training in St. Louis Missouri with NOC Training. We talk about training above your skill level and I give feedback on the High Tower Armory MBS 95 chassis for the Hi Point 995 9mm carbine.
June 6, 2019
Hi Point will rule them all Ep 62
We discuss the High Tower Armory MBS chassis for the Hi Point 9mm carbine, new firearms legislation, lessons about the use of force, the place budget firearms have in the firearms community and give away a knife from our newest podcast sponsor.
May 19, 2019
Ep 61 Celebrity Firearm Trainers
We're discussing last weekend's Costa Ludas CET1 carbine class ,with Chris Costa, at Cobra One Tactical in Great Meadows NJ. I review the Modern Materiel MOD MAT ACE AR15 I used in the class. What would your loadout be if your went to Venezuela? A Mad Minute and more.....
May 14, 2019
Episode 60 Post NRAAM 2019
Episode 60 is our post NRAAM 2019 show. Sean and I discuss the people, places and things that we saw in Indianapolis at the National Rifle Association Annual Meeting.
May 12, 2019
Episode 59 Why is the AR15 America's rifle
If you are going to the NRAAM in Indianapolis please take time out to vote for Anthony Colandro for NRA Board of Directors in Rooms 201 and 202. In this episode we talk about the AR15 and what's the difference between AR lowers, how to set up ARs for home defense. We talk about chicken franchises and more.
April 21, 2019
episode 58 If you aren't adding you're subtracting
We discuss upcoming legislation, using YouTube as a training aid, I review the Aim Surplus BDG EXO bolt carrier group for the AR15 and we talk about gun owners that are slacking. That and more on this episode.
April 16, 2019
episode 57 Live from Cobra One Tactical
We are live at Cobra One Tactical in Great Meadows NJ. We talk to Dan from Cobra One about their range, review the Kabar BK3 Tactical knife, discuss recent firearms legislation, talk about what would be out 80s Miami Vice firearms loadout (stolen from Handgun Radio) and more.
April 9, 2019
2nd Amendment heavy lifters -ep56
We discuss 2nd Amendment rights advocates that continuously fight for our rights. I review the GI charging handle for AR15 rifle and compare it to other more expensive charging handles. The Mad Minute is about online patriotism compared to 2A heavy lifters, we have a knife discussion and more.
April 1, 2019
Security is a feeling Ep 55
We talk about security being a feeling more than an absolute. I review a Surefire Sidekick keychain flashlight, we discuss lessons learned from the New Zealand massacre, learning how to operate various firearms and more.
March 24, 2019
Thinking makes my head hurt- ep 54
We discuss critical thinking in firearms purchases and training, talk about the recent attacks in New Zealand and the book "Praying Safe " by Grant Cunningham and Joshua Gideon. I review the famous Kabar utility knife and we talk about recent positive firearms legislation.
March 18, 2019
Your Go Bag will get you killed in the streets ep 53
We discuss why anyone would need a Go Bag/Get Home bag. We talk about this in general terms and discuss some of the basics about putting one together, this isn't a class or a "everything you ever need to know" episode. We discuss upcoming firearms legislation and more. Enjoy the show.
March 10, 2019
Episode 52 - Diversity Shoot Live
Today's podcast is the preshow to the February 28th 2nd is For Everyone: Diversity Shoot at Gun For Hire range in Woodland Park NJ. We have Rob Bermudez from the " March on Murphy " in the studio to talk about the upcoming rally and Anthony Colandro, owner of Gun For Hire range, host of Gun For Hire Radio who is running for NRA Board of Directors.
March 1, 2019
Episode 51 Your EDC Sucks!!!!
We discuss the Benchmade and Surefire political donations to certain anti-gun legislators, a ridiculous article in Recoil magazine about your carry gun, discuss our Every Day Carry and more.
February 26, 2019
Episode 50 Great American Outdoor Show
We discuss our trip to the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg PA, the Mad Minute is about the NRA and being a 2A advocate, shout out to REAL public servants and more.
February 25, 2019
Road Rules - Harrisburg
Day one at the Great American Outdoor Show in Harrisburg PA. Talking about Timber Creek Outdoors, Cold Steel, Hi Point, SIG, NRA-ILA and more.
February 4, 2019
ep49 Winter Warriors
We're discussing positive firearms legislation, review the Streamlight Pro Tac HLX, talk about med training, a heroic nurse and more.
February 3, 2019
Ep 48 SHOT show hangover
We discuss the products released during the 2019 SHOT show, firearms legislation from around the country, night sights, the NRA Board of Directors election and much more.
January 28, 2019
Episode 47 "10mm is the new 40."
We discuss new legislation coming out of West Virginia, Washington state and on the Federal level. I review the Stealth Operator holster, the Mad Minute is about 10mm defensive ammo ballistics, we talk about being prepared for a bad day, give shout outs to the heroes of the Kenyan terror attack and more.
January 20, 2019
episode 46 combat shooting
I give the After Action Report of the Rob Pincus "Intuitive Defensive Shooting " class, we answer the question "Why do you own multiple AR15s?", talk about a real life hero, Latoya Harris and discuss the 2019 Assault Weapons Ban bill, the new universal background check bill, the NJ mag ban too.
January 13, 2019
episode 45 "They didn't make 46"
We discuss our sudden absence, talk about what happened the entire month of December, new legislation in New Jersey limiting magazine capacity, the "Bump Stock" ban by the ATF, Glock vs. CZ75 and more.
January 6, 2019
New episode teaser
January 5, 2019
Episode 43 Take 2
We have run into a problem getting the episode to distribute. We give the breakdown of the Minuteman Challenge Chip Holder Championship, gear review of Timber Creek Outdoors AR furniture, I tell the story of the M1917 "American Enfield" rifle, a Mad Minute about freedom and much more.
November 26, 2018
Are you an asset? Ep 44
Episode 44 covers a lot. We talk about the magazine ban in New Jersey, a history lesson about the most issued American rifle in WW1, a review and a Black Friday discount code from BBR and we discuss how to be an asset to your community and much more.
November 21, 2018
All the chips Episode 43
We give the breakdown of the Minuteman Challenge Chip Holder Championship, Gear review of the Timber Creek Outdoors AR furniture, history of the M1917 "American Enfield " rifle, a Mad Minute about freedom and much more.
November 20, 2018
Episode 42 Stop being poor!
We recap the October 21st Minuteman Challenge and the "End of the Evil Empire " competition, discuss why you need to stop being poor, review the Foam Action Sports foam rest and much more.
October 26, 2018
What's a budget AR15? Episode 41
We discuss the differences between a budget AR15 and a entry level AR15, talk about our impressions of NJSAFECON 2018, review the ALG ACT trigger, discuss life saving training we all should get, anti gun legislation across the country and more.
October 15, 2018
Road Rage episode 40
This week we are on the road from Vineland NJ at the New Jersey Second Amendment Education Conference (NJSAFECON). We discuss the NRA Carry Guard expo, review a Stevens break action shotgun, have a Mad Minute about IG operators and Gun-fu, we give a shout out to John and Rachel Willet and more.
September 24, 2018
Don't be stupid Ep 39
This week's episode is about the stupidity surrounding firearms and 2nd Amendment rights and how firearms owners can educate ourselves and not be stupid. We're talking about the stupidity of Senator Cory Booker, Senator Dianne Feinstein and Former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg. We're also pointing out the lowest common denominator firearms trolls and their stupidity online. We review the CZ 455 Ultra Lux, talk about Angelo Yacone's remarkable win at the latest Minuteman Challenge, give a Shout Out to Dan Ingram of New Jersey Concealment Furniture and more.
September 9, 2018
Pistol, Rifle or Shotgun for Home Defense Episode 38
On episode 38 we discuss the use of the pistol, rifle and shotgun in home defense, review the NightstickTWM850XL weapons light and why voting in your primary elections are important. The Mad Minute is about black on black online attacks over the 2nd Amendment and we give a shout out to Anthony Colandro of Gun For Hire range in Woodland Park.
August 26, 2018
Why buy an AR15? Episode 37
Why buy an AR15? We're giving reasons why the AR15 is the leading rifle being purchased by Americans for the last 10 years. We review the Palmetto State Armory Dissipator Upper receiver on my AR15. Talk about the "Good Guy with a gun" in the Mad Minute and more.
August 25, 2018
Episode 36 I ain't afraid of no ghost (gun)
Episode 36 "I ain't afraid of no ghost (gun) We're discussing Justifiable Force Training's Home Defender Handgun Tactics 2- flashlight class. The lying Senator Blumenthal of Connecticut and his "ghost gun" speach. The Mad Minute is about gun owners compromises and our review is about the Cold Steel Magnum Kukri.
August 17, 2018
"Don't be an A$$hole" episode 35
"Don't be an A$$hole" is episode 35. We're discussing being a jerk and how that behavior can go very wrong. Supreme Court decisions, people that try to purchase shooting skill by buying accessories, lazy gun owners and Sean reviews a flashlight with lots of options.
August 2, 2018
"They will lie!" episode 34
We talk about what we did firearms related since the last show, discuss what the anti-civil rights gun banners are up to in New Jersey and why they lie. We review a "one size fits all" holster, talk about how our personal home defense firearms are set up to be used, discuss carrying a firearm in your home and give a shout out to Rev. Kenn Blanchard from "Black Man with a gun".
July 19, 2018
"I don't need firearms training. " episode 33
We're discussing if firearms training is necessary on this episode. We talk about the Matador Arms Stinger muzzle device in the Gear Whore segment. During our Training Concepts segment we answer "What do you learn from taking defensive firearms training?" Gun Culture is about alternatives to getting formal training. We're also doing Shout outs and more.
July 10, 2018
"Your wife's boyfriend " Episode 32
Episode 32 "Your wife's boyfriend " is about what happens if you listen to internet chest thumpers and get caught not complying with firearms laws. We also review the Bushnell TRS25, learning shooting drills vs developing a skill set, and firearms owners becoming 2nd Amendment activists.
July 3, 2018
"Never trust lying liars" Episode 31
We're discussing the "Art All Night" mass casualty event that happened on Father's Day in Trenton NJ. The primary elections across the country and the latest lies being told about gun violence in New Jersey. We're reviewing break action shotguns and have a awesome interview with Kevin Dixie, NOC Firearms Training and Aiming For the Truth.
June 22, 2018
"Jump off the roof tops" episode 30
Episode 30 "Jump off the rooftops." We discuss the latest Diversity Shoot, the last Minuteman Challenge hosted by Hi Point, we discuss Pistol Caliber Carbines and the primary elections. We review Hexmag AR magazines, the Mad Minute is about fighting from the rooftops, Training Concepts is about if you need iron sights on your firearms if you have optics. Do you follow a law that you feel is wrong?
June 16, 2018
"They are full of crap." episode 29
We make a call to arms against the New Jersey magazine limitations, review the Winchester 1300, call out the firearms industry on their misleading advertising, talk about clearing your home of bad guys, the "tactical fashionista" ,shout outs and listener feedback.
June 1, 2018
"Stop lying about out history." episode 28
We talk about what we did in the last week, states that are having primaries in June, review the Springfield Armory 's Scout Squad rifle and a Mad Minute "Stop lying about our history.". Do you have a "handout" gun? How to avoid a firearms accident.
May 26, 2018
"Everyone isn't you." 2A4E podcast episode 27
This week we talk about the new anti-gun bill from NJ that will kill the AR15, review the Cold Steel GI Tanto knife, introduce new sponsors and throw shade on anti-gun "gun owners". We also have listener feedback from iTunes.
May 20, 2018
"Firearms training should be mandatory " episode 26
"Firearms training should be mandatory " episode 26. We're discussing doing research into the primary elections and pro 2A candidates, firearms training and if it should be mandatory, the Smith and Wesson M&P Shield 380EZ, self defense law and much more.
May 11, 2018
"You can't hunt with an AR15" 2A4E episode 25
We're discussing the upcoming primary elections and how you can affect change, the latest Minuteman Challenge shooting competition results and talk about an interview with Merrisa Bishop of Bishop Ammunition. We review the Habu Charging Handle and talk about hunting with an AR15. We also discuss mil-spec vs the latest tech.
April 27, 2018
"Don't talk about it, be about it" The 2nd is for Everyone ep. 24
This is episode 24 of the 2A4E podcast. The episode is divided into 6 parts
April 20, 2018