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"The pistol, learn it well, carry it always ..." ~ Jeff Cooper
"Terrorists: They hated you yesterday, they hate you today, and they will hate you tomorrow. End the cycle of hatred, don’t give them a tomorrow."
thanks for bringing up a good story
You plug 'em, I plant 'em
...kid can't read at 17 (Garcia/Hunter 1985)
Lack of preparation on your part does not necessarily constitute an emergency on mine
I applaud Mr. George Berry for his integrity ; and also Mr. McGinty for expressing his gratitude in that way. These gentlemen are very decent people.
"The Second Amendment: America's Original Homeland Security"
"Outside of the killings, Washington has one of the lowest crime rates in the country,"
--Mayor Marion Barry, Washington , DC .
What goes around comes around.
I would rather stand against the cannons of the wicked than against the prayers of the righteous.
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Great story. As the title of the movie says " A officer and a gentleman"
Marines truly are a special breed. Thanks for the story.
Fortes Fortuna Juvat
Former, USMC 0311, OIF/OEF vet
NRA Pistol/Rifle/Shotgun/Reloading Instructor, RSO, Ohio CHL Instructor
Great story, thanks for sharing..
Don"t let stupid be your skill set....
Never be ashamed of a scar. It simply means, that you were stronger than whatever tried to hurt you......
Talk about "doing the right thing." What a stand-up guy!
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Great story, thanks for posting. I had to pass the link along to a friend I know will enjoy it.
WOW!!! Two great Americans! Now I'll wipe the tears from my eyes.
"First gallant South Carolina nobly made the stand."
Edge of Darkness
US ARMY Veteran 1965-1967 Vietnam 1966-1967
WELCOME HOME TO ALL WHO SERVED, AND FOR THOSE STILL SERVING,
A BIG THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE. FOR THOSE OF YOU DOWN RANGE
WATCH YOUR 6, AND KEEP YOUR HEAD DOWN.
A PATRIOT BELIEVES IN IT....A VETERAN LIVED IT
"Just getting a concealed carry permit means you haven't commited a crime yet. CCP holders commit crimes." Daniel Vice, senior attorney for the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, quoted on Fox & Friends, 8 Jul, 2008
(Sometimes) "a fight avioded is a fight won." ... claude clay
A wonderful story of two gentlemen of excellent class and character. Salute.
Great story, OD*! My history-loving Marine son, who loves 1911s best of all, will greatly appreciate this story. Thanks for providing it.
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“No possible rapidity of fire can atone for habitual carelessness of aim with the first shot.”
Theodore Roosevelt, The Wilderness Hunter, 1893