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I'd rather be lucky than good any day
There's nothing that will change someone's moral outlook quicker than cash in large sums.
Majority rule only works if you're also considering individual rights. Because you can't have five wolves and one sheep voting on what to have for supper.
The folly of a warning shot, followed by the folly of not keeping one's mouth shut before the arrival of one's lawyer.
"John Marshall has made his decision: now let him enforce it!" Andrew Jackson
Warning shots should only be used when there are multiple perps. The second perp is warned when the first perp is shot.
The foregoing assumes that the perps are in a place and performing such acts as to justify the shooter's actions.
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"When governments fear the people there is liberty. When the people fear the government there is tyranny." Thomas Jefferson
You are only paranoid until you are right - then you are a visionary.
There was a time before this nation became so encumbered with conflicting laws and litigation, that warning shots once made sense (sometimes).
Now you are either justified in shooting the perp, or you are not justified in shooting at all. Dumb but fact.
'Clinging to my guns and religion
Oh well. He should have known the law.
What a cute reporter though. If I weren't old, fat and married....oh never mind.
Two roads diverged in a wood, and Ió
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference.
I see what he did wrong, he didn't shoot it into the air.