Just Sharin---

Discussion in 'Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection' started by HOSSFLY, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    Why I Have 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 ass whoopin'."

    I don't have a gun to kill people. I have a gun to keep from being killed.
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    I don't have a gun to scare people. I have a gun because sometimes this world can be a scary place.
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    I don't have a gun because I'm paranoid. I have a gun because there are real threats in the world.
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    I don't have a gun because I'm evil. I have a gun because I have lived long enough to see the evil in the world.
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    I don't have a gun because I hate the government I have a gun because I understand the limitations of government.
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    I don't have a gun because I'm angry. I have a gun so that I don't have to spend the rest of my life hating myself for failing to be prepared.
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    I don't have a gun because I want to shoot someone. I have a gun because I want to die at a ripe old age in my bed, and not on a sidewalk somewhere tomorrow afternoon.
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    I don't have a gun because I'm a cowboy. I have a gun because, when I die and go to Heaven, I want to be a cowboy.
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    I don't have a gun to make me feel like a man. I have a gun because men know how to take care of themselves and the ones they love.
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    I don't have a gun because I feel inadequate. I have a gun because unarmed and facing three armed thugs, I am inadequate.
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    I don't have a gun because I love it. I have a gun because I love life and the people who make it meaningful to me.
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    "Police Protection" is an oxymoron. Free citizens must protect themselves. Police do not protect you from crime; they usually just investigate the crime after it happens and then call someone in to clean up the mess.
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    Personally, I carry a gun because I'm too young to die and too old to take an ass whoopin'.

    -- Author Unknown (but obviously brilliant)
     
  2. rocshaman

    rocshaman New Member

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    Pretty much sums it up.
     

  3. magnumman

    magnumman New Member

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  4. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    Cud be old but 1st time i've run across it-
    I can relate to it :)
     
  5. rainmakerat92

    rainmakerat92 New Member

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    Thanks for sharing this!
     
  6. PC167

    PC167 New Member

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    Thank you for the great post...
     
  7. CA357

    CA357 New Member Supporter

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    Yup.


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  8. Griffworks

    Griffworks New Member

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    Yeppers, an oldie but a goodie.
     
  9. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    Great post!
    "Police Protection" does not mean "Personal Protection"
    The police are there to serve and protect the community, not the individual.
     
  10. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    Lot of truth in there ain't it?