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    subway attack

    surely some sick people everywhere.
    wake me up when it's over.
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    the world coming too"



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    ExSoldier -

    Keep posting, except maybe change your moniker to FormerSoldier. You clearly have your eyes and ears open and a good mindset.

    The thoughts that run thru my mind as I read the article is that I wonder how long it would take for the reality to sink in that another human is being mortally attacked. At age 57 I am the perennial Boy Scout, holding doors for women and helping little old ladies with their grocery sacks. It shocks me to think that it might take two or three seconds to completely appreciate the fact that a passive person is being murderously attacked before I get involved. But, I would indeed get involved.

    Thanks for posting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by XD in SC View Post
    I don't think this is a case of getting physical with the attacker, I think it's shoot to end the threat! You'd have to get as close as possible, to refrain from innocents being hit, but it's a split second decision to walk towards the attack, while others a running away, get the muzzle as close as possible, and squeeze the trigger until he stopped.

    The BG was using deadly force, and in most states, it would be legal for you to return the force to end it. The passenger was defenseless. Any blow with a hammer could kill.

    My fear is at close range, a JHP going through and hitting someone else.

    I didn't go far enough in my initial post. I'm certain that I would have needed a gun to stop that assault.

    You're absolutely right. This is one instance where you just do what you said.
    An armed populace are called citizens.
    An unarmed populace are called subjects.

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    What did you expect? It's Killadelphia.

    The new Philadelphia Chief of Police Ramsay (from DC before this job) was recently quoted as saying something like "You can carry guns, but I don't like it, and if I had my way, nobody would have any guns"
    "Naked and Starving as They are We Cannot Enough Admire the Incomparable Patience and Fidelity of the Soldiery" – George Washington, Valley Forge, 1777.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dukalmighty View Post
    In a lot of places even if you have a CHL you can't carry on public transportation,just another victim zone.I wish somebody woulda shot the guy
    Hmm, never heard that before.

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    I read a news story on CNN's website that says the police arrested the hammer attacker, at a mental health institution!

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