This is a discussion on Dangerous Civil War Relic In Kalispell, Montana within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Originally Posted by jdlv4_0 LMAO, I really dig the new avatar... Haw about a Howitzer? Yeah, a 105mm in the front yard would look pretty ...
Stupid people are so frustrating. I can't believe (well yeah, I guess I can) that there are people that ignorant or just plain stupid that would think a 150 year old cannon poses some kind of threat.
"An armed society is a polite society. Manners are good when one may have to back up his acts with his life."
-- Robert A. Heinlein
And to think she only complained about the aim. What about the guy standing right next to it, and him without ear muffs ...
It must be embarassing to be so ill at ease with one's life and place in the (un)natural order.
Note: In the interests of protection of sensibilities, be aware that the linked photo below isn't really in ****** Park in Kalispell. Just in case you were wonderin'.
Time to get the renactors out to fire off some black powder and let some lucky kid light the fuse!!!
Absolutely amazing. This is almost as non-sensical as protesting the statue of the marine holding his M4. At least the cannon used to be an actual weapon.
I think it would be fun for several people in her neighborhood to create some Quaker cannons and see if they would cause her to quake.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe. Albert Einstein
Someone should let her know it's the cannonBALL she has to worry about!
People are SO stupid!
EOD - Initial success or total failure
Afraid and disturbed by a historic 150 year old cannon. Another moron heard from.
These people should be rounded up and scared to death. A couple of firecrackers should do the trick.
I'm supprised that she didn't ask for money to ease her suffering.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft!
-- Theodore Roosevelt --
And here I thought it was too cold to grow weed in Kalispell, Montana
Semper Paratus (Always Ready)
I'm more shocked that the paper printed such a bizzare letter.
"[T]he people are not to be disarmed of their weapons.
They are left in full possession of them."
Zacharia Johnson (speech in the Virginia Ratifying Convention,25 June 1778)"The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed." ~Alexander Hamilton