I don't carry a gun

I don't carry a gun

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    I don't carry a gun

    Just saw this and it makes you think, add to this because we all have our reasons but it is very profound. Be safe and have a great day.

    I found this article very profound it hit a lot of core feelings


    I donít carry a gun to kill people. I carry a gun to keep from being killed.
    I donít carry a gun to scare people. I carry a gun because sometimes this world can be a scary place.
    I donít carry a gun because Iím paranoid. I carry a gun because there are real threats in the world.
    I donít carry a gun because Iím evil. I carry a gun because I have lived long enough to see the evil in the world.
    I donít carry a gun because I hate the government. I carry a gun because I understand the limitations of government.
    I donít carry a gun because Iím angry. I carry a gun so that I donít have to spend the rest of my life hating myself for failing to be prepared.
    I donít carry a gun because my sex organs are too small. I carry a gun because I want to continue to use those sex organs for the purpose for which they were intended for a good long time to come.
    I donít 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 donít carry a gun because Iím a cowboy. I carry a gun because, when I die and go to heaven, I want to be a cowboy.
    I donít 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 donít carry a gun because I feel inadequate. I carry a gun because unarmed and facing three armed thugs, I am inadequate.
    I donít carry a gun because I love it. I carry a gun because I love life and the people who make it meaningful to me.

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    Good read, a lot of truths there.
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    I have had this printed and hanging on my wall for a long time... It makes for a good discussion when people read it. Yep I like it!!
    I wear a seatbelt, but I hope to never need it, I use smoke detectors in my house, but I hope to never need them, I carry life insurance, but I hope to never need it, I carry a weapon, but I hope to never need it.

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    A "Hoorah" to that!
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    Well, actually, I am a cowboy LOL

    There are alot of truths there in the post.
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    didn't someone had cards made or something like that, with this to give out?
    NO 3rd party disputes

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    Cool.... I like it...
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    If you really need it, you will need it really fast. ALWAYS one in the chamber.
    Nuf said!

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    Thanks that's good stuff!
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    Seen this once before and every time it hits home. Thanks for the post!
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    That sums it up for me. Thanks for sharing that with us.
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    great post. great words.
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    Too true. Never really thought about it that way, but makes perfect sense.

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    Enjoyed reading it - thanks for the post.

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    Interesting read, but a bit too "bumperstickerish" for me.
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    Excellent. Thanks for the post.

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