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Why I carry a gun.

Discussion in 'Off Topic Threads' started by Shooting Jack, Jan 17, 2013.

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  1. Shooting Jack

    Shooting Jack Active Member

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    Thought some of you would enjoy this article. Jackie B.



    "Why Grandpa carries a gun"



    Please take time to read this and pay particular attention to "A Little Gun History" about half way down.



    Why Carry a Gun?



    My old grandpa said to me 'Son, there comes a time in every man's life when he stops bustin' knuckles and starts bustin' caps and
    usually it's when he becomes too old to take an arse whoopin.'



    I don't carry a gun to kill people.
    I carry a gun to keep from being killed.



    I don't carry a gun to scare people.
    I carry a gun because sometimes this world can be a scary place.



    I don't carry a gun because I'm paranoid.
    I carry a gun because there are real threats in the world.



    I don't carry a gun because I'm evil.
    I carry a gun because I have lived long enough to see the evil in the world.



    I don't carry a gun because I hate the government.
    I carry a gun because I understand the limitations of government.



    I don't carry a gun because I'm angry.
    I carry a gun so that I don't have to spend the rest of my life hating myself for failing to be prepared.



    I don't carry a gun because I want to shoot someone.
    I carry a gun because I want to die at a ripe old age in my bed, and not on a sidewalk somewhere tomorrow afternoon.



    I don't carry a gun to make me feel like a man.
    I carry a gun because men know how to take care of themselves and the ones they love.



    I don't carry a gun because I feel inadequate.
    I carry a gun because unarmed and facing three armed thugs, I am inadequate.




    Personally, I carry a gun because I'm too young to die and too old to take an arse whoopin'.....author unknown



    **********************************************
    A LITTLE GUN HISTORY



    In 1929, the Soviet Union established gun control. From 1929 to 1953, about 20 million dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.


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    In 1911, Turkey established gun control. From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
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    Germany established gun control in 1938 and from 1939 to 1945, a total of 13 million Jews and others who were unable to defend themselves were rounded up and exterminated.
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    China established gun control in 1935. From 1948 to 1952, 20 million political dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
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    Guatemala established gun control in 1964. From 1964 to 1981, 100,000 Mayan Indians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
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    Uganda established gun control in 1970. From 1971 to 1979, 300,000 Christians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
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    Cambodia established gun control in 1956. From 1975 to 1977, one million educated people, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
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    Defenseless people rounded up and exterminated in the 20th Century because of gun control: 56 million.
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    You won't see this data on the US evening news, or hear politicians disseminating this information.



    Guns in the hands of honest citizens save lives and property and, yes, gun-control laws adversely affect only the law-abiding citizens.



    Take note my fellow Americans, before it's too late!



    The next time someone talks in favor of gun control, please remind them of this history lesson.



    With guns, we are 'citizens'. Without them, we are 'subjects'.



    During WW II the Japanese decided not to invade America because they knew most Americans were ARMED!



    If you value your freedom, please spread this anti gun - control message to all of your friends.




    The purpose of fighting is to win.

    There is no possible victory in defense.

    The sword is more important than the shield, and skill is more important than either.

    The final weapon is the brain.

    All else is supplemental.


    SWITZERLAND ISSUES EVERY HOUSEHOLD A GUN!
    SWITZERLAND'S GOVERNMENT TRAINS EVERY ADULT THEY ISSUE A RIFLE.
    SWITZERLAND HAS THE LOWEST GUN RELATED CRIME RATE OF ANY CIVILIZED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD!!!



    IT'S A NO BRAINER!
    DON'T LET OUR GOVERNMENT WASTE MILLIONS OF OUR TAX DOLLARS IN AN EFFORT TO MAKE ALL LAW ABIDING CITIZENS AN EASY TARGET.



    I'm a firm believer in the 2nd Amendment!
    If you are too, please forward.
     
  2. kgp912kgp

    kgp912kgp Active Member

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    Jack,

    That is a very truthful write up. I hope many feel that way and truly understand what it means.

    THANKS FOR POSTING IT.
     
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