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Here We Go…
You know what an oxymoron is right? Then you should also know what a moron is when you see or hear one… or two. Take Ba-rack and Hi-lie-ry these past few days. Now I’m not making this up, I couldn’t. Both have said, with a straight face that it is wrong to blame Muslims for the actions of a few…But then speaking with the other face they blame and want to punish all legitimate gun owners for the actions of a very few… see a problem with this? If not, you are part of the problem. It’s like me saying my computer keyboard is responsible for what’s written here. It isn’t… I am. The guns didn’t kill the night clubbers, the whacko American/Muslim Extremist wannabe did.
Him, or her, their whole shtick is to disarm law abiding Americans so only government approved, armed and monitored Muslim security guards have weapons… Make sense to you?
Here in California it is even worse with the tree hugging, liberal San Francisco types elected to state office. They now want to make you register to buy ammo… Like the bad guys are going to do that right? These brilliant minds figure if you can’t ban firearms ban the ammo… Duh, ever heard of Reno you dips**ts?
I have a couple of questions for many of you who are either anti-gun or kind of on the fence.
#1. What could have happened if there had been a CWP person in Orlando when nutso started blasting away? Answer: Many deaths could have been avoided by dropping the Muslim Radical Extremist dead in his track, with dead being the operative word here.
#2. Do you really think disarming the law abiding American citizens (knowing that hunters in this country, something like 80 million, who have more weapons and outnumber most countries armed forces) will stop the bad guys from killing, robbing, raping and pillaging? If so, quit reading this and go back to your happy place.
#3. Here are some undeniable facts: The government and police cannot protect you and your family. The can respond after the fact and take a report and maybe make an arrest. The fact is you better be ready to defend you home and loved ones and to do that you need to have personal protection. The only thing I recommend (for the 10th time) is a home protection shotgun loaded with 00B… no, not OObama BS but double ought buckshot.
If and when you or your family finds themselves in real danger in your own home you can end the threat quickly. It doesn’t take much skill, just very little training, and the bad guys can’t duck double ought buck… trust me on this one. A pistol for home protection… in most cases not a good idea. You have to be good enough both mentally and skill-set wise to use one under stressful conditions and 99 per cent of our citizens just aren’t prepared for this.
Pulling the trigger on a shot gun? Anyone, of any size or age can do that as a last resort and bring a bad situation to a quick and better ending. Every member of our family from the youngest to the oldest knows how to safely handle and fire a full range of weapons from pistols to long guns to shotguns.
Really what I’m saying is that I am calling for all hunters and all Veterans to get a CWP and have a firearm nearby or on your person at all times. They, along with everyone else should have a self-defense shotgun, (shorter barrel than a hunting one) in their bedroom, close at hand each night in their homes. When it comes down to it you are your family’s first and last line of defense. No matter how you feel about guns having one and not needing it is far better than needing one and not having it… shoulda, woulda and coulda won’t hack it in the aftermath of a tragedy that could have been avoided with personal self-defense.
I’m encouraging every law abiding American citizen to apply for a CWP. You can apply for a Concealed Weapon Permit through the Solano County Sheriff’s Department and will undergo a rigorous background check, many hours of classes, weapon training and weapons qualifying before they will issue a permit but you can, and should, get one. If you live in Yolo County or the People’s Republic of Davis you get what you got… Scream and throw rocks I guess until help arrives.
Got My CWP Renewed Yesterday…
I got my concealed gun permit yesterday and went over to the Bass Pro Shop in Roseville to get another smaller pistol and a home defense shotgun just for home protection.
When I was ready to pay for the guns, shells and bullets, the cashier said “Strip down, facing me.”
Making a mental note to complain to the NRA about the gun control wackos running amok, I did just as she had instructed. When the hysterical shrieking and alarms finally subsided, I found out she was referring to how I should place my credit card in the card reader!
I’ve been asked to shop elsewhere in the future. They need to make their instructions to seniors a little clearer. ..I still don’t think I looked that bad.
From The Mailbag
To Ted Hickman: “On Tuesday, September 13, 2016 the financial center located at 178 North First St, Dixon, Ca is closing”. It goes on to say they will keep my money and I’ll have to go to Davis or Vacaville if I want to get any of it… Unless of course I can use on-line or mobile banking or I can manage my accounts by phone if I still live in the Stone Age. They end their letter by saying “We’re here to help”… Gee, thanks Bank of America… First Northern Bank is right across the street folks, so move your business over there… and it’s local. I hear the B of A building will be up for sale in case you’ve always wanted to buy a bank building and turn it into a nightclub or something.
This Bother You?
|This picture was posted on a liberal website with this accompanying question; “If you were in a public place, would you feel comfortable with him sitting ten (10) feet away from your children?”
This is the thoughtful response from one of the readers; “I would gently explain to my children that while it is his absolute right to do it, I do not approve. Then I will let them know, in no uncertain terms, that if I ever catch THEM wearing brown slacks, blue socks and black shoes, IN PUBLIC, I will slap the stupid out of them.” … Texas Mom
A Figure Of Speech
A “paraprosdokian” is a figure of speech in which the latter part
of a sentence is unexpected -and oft times very humorous… Here’s some:
*If I had a dollar for every girl that found me unattractive, they’d eventually find me attractive.
*I find it ironic that the colors red, white, and blue stand for freedom, until they’re flashing behind you.
*Today a man knocked on my door and asked for a small donation toward the local swimming pool, so I gave him a glass of water.
*Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity.
*I’m great at multi-tasking–I can waste time, be unproductive, and procrastinate all at once.
*If you can smile when things go wrong, you have someone in mind to blame.
*Take my advice — I’m not using it.
*My wife and I were happy for twenty years; then we met.
*Hospitality is the art of making guests feel like they’re at home when you wish they were.
*Behind every great man is a woman rolling her eyes.
*Ever stop to think and forget to start again?
*Women spend more time wondering what men are thinking than men spend thinking.
*He who laughs last thinks slowest.
*Is it wrong that only one company makes the game Monopoly?
*Women sometimes make fools of men, but most guys are the do-it-yourself type.
*I was going to give him a nasty look, but he already had one.
*Change is inevitable, except from a vending machine.
*I was going to wear my camouflage shirt today, but I couldn’t find it.
*If at first you don’t succeed, skydiving is not for you.
*Sometimes I wake up grumpy; other times I let him sleep.
*If tomatoes are technically a fruit, is ketchup a smoothie?
*Money is the root of all wealth.
*No matter how much you push the envelope, it’ll still be stationery.