Talking about a brick shy a load!posted @ Tuesday, August 6, 2013 - 08:22
[quote][b]Civil_Unrest[/b] - Tasers has killed people over minor things and should be BANNED!
You are absolutely correct!
He should have been shot on the spot for running from the Officer!
I will predict that this repeat offender will cause other issues before it is over.
What if he had injured or killed one of your family members going 89 on the loop? I would speculate that you would be at a higher of "Civil Unrest"
Hate crime?posted @ Monday, July 22, 2013 - 13:03
Assault with a dead weapon?posted @ Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 19:59
The Right Reverends' Sharpton and Jacksopn don't have a church either but they will accept your tithes.posted @ Monday, May 20, 2013 - 16:51
He told her to shut up and fish...posted @ Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 13:35
This is why!!!!
December 30, 2010
"The Gun Is Civilization" by Maj. L. Caudill USMC (Ret)
Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force.
If you want me to do something for you, you have a choice of either convincing
me via argument, or force me to do your bidding under threat of force.
Every human interaction falls into one of those two categories, without
exception. Reason or force, that's it.
In a truly moral and civilized society, people exclusively interact through
Force has no place as a valid method of social interaction, and the only thing
that removes force from the menu is the personal firearm, as paradoxical as it
may sound to some.
When I carry a gun, you cannot deal with me by force.
You have to use reason and try to persuade me, because I have a way to negate
your threat or employment of force.
The gun is the only personal weapon that puts a 100-pound woman on equal footing
with a 220-pound mugger, a 75-year old retiree on equal footing with a 19-year
old gang banger, and a single guy on equal footing with a carload of drunk guys
with baseball bats. The gun removes the disparity in physical strength, size, or
numbers between a potential attacker and a defender.
There are plenty of people who consider the gun as the source of bad force
These are the people who think that we'd be more civilized if all guns were
removed from society, because a firearm makes it easier for a [armed] mugger to
do his job.
That, of course, is only true if the mugger's potential victims are mostly
disarmed either by choice or by legislative fiat--it has no validity when most
of a mugger's potential marks are armed.
People who argue for the banning of arms ask for automatic rule by the young,
the strong, and the many, and that's the exact opposite of a civilized society.
A mugger, even an armed one, can only make a successful living in a society
where the state has granted him a force monopoly.
Then there's the argument that the gun makes confrontations lethal that
otherwise would only result in injury.
This argument is fallacious in several ways. Without guns involved,
confrontations are won by the physically superior party inflicting overwhelming
injury on the loser.
People who think that fists, bats, sticks, or stones don't constitute lethal
force watch too much TV, where people take beatings and come out of it with a
bloody lip at worst.
The fact that the gun makes lethal force easier works solely in favor of the
weaker defender, not the stronger attacker. If both are armed, the field is
The gun is the only weapon that's as lethal in the hands of an octogenarian as
it is in the hands of a weight lifter.
It simply wouldn't work as well as a force equalizer if it wasn't both lethal
and easily employable.
When I carry a gun, I don't do so because I am looking for a fight, but because
I'm looking to be left alone.
The gun at my side means that I cannot be forced, only persuaded. I don't carry
it because I'm afraid, but because it enables me to be unafraid. It doesn't
limit the actions of those who would interact with me through reason, only the
actions of those who would do so by force.
It removes force from the equation... and that's why carrying a gun is a
By Maj. L. Caudill USMC (Ret.)posted @ Saturday, January 5, 2013 - 19:26
The "Appling" Dumpling Gang rides again !!!posted @ Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 17:36
Appling Dumpling Gang?posted @ Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 15:39
Best burger in America is in Woodville Ga.!!!!
Jackson's BBQ. Made with love by Ms. Johnnie Mae.
What percent of black voters voted for Obama?posted @ Friday, September 7, 2012 - 20:38
Uh Oh!!!posted @ Sunday, May 13, 2012 - 10:00
Sounds like colored people are looking to maximize their constitutional rights.posted @ Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 20:29
Crack kills...posted @ Thursday, September 8, 2011 - 18:00
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