Why I Carry

Why I Carry

This is a discussion on Why I Carry within the Off Topic & Humor Discussion forums, part of the The Back Porch category; Received in email and is dead on. Did some editing. Why Carry a Gun Today My old grandpa said to me son, 'there comes a ...

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    Why I Carry

    Received in email and is dead on. Did some editing.

    Why Carry a Gun Today

    My old grandpa said to me son, 'there comes a time in every mans life when he stops bustin' knuckles and starts bustin' caps and usually it's when he becomes too old to take an ass whoopin'.

    I don't carry a gun to kill people.

    I carry a gun to keep from being killed.

    I don't carry a gun to scare people.

    I carry a gun because sometimes this world can be a scary place.

    I don't carry a gun because I'm paranoid.

    I carry a gun because there are real threats in the world.

    I don't carry a gun because I'm evil.

    I carry a gun because I have lived long enough to see the evil in the
    world.

    I don't carry a gun because I hate the government.

    I carry a gun because I understand the limitations of government.

    I don't carry a gun because I'm angry.

    I carry a gun so that I don't have to spend the rest of my life
    hating myself for failing to be prepared.

    I don't 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 don't carry a gun because I'm a cowboy.

    I carry a gun because, when I die and go to heaven, I want to be a cowboy.

    I don't 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 don't carry a gun because I feel inadequate.

    I carry a gun because unarmed and facing three armed thugs, I am
    inadequate.

    I don't carry a gun because I love it.

    I carry a gun because I love life and the people who make it
    meaningful to me.

    The police can't be everywhere at once.

    Free citizens must protect themselves.

    Personally, I carry a gun because I'm too young to die and too old to
    take an ass whoopin' !!
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    Quote Originally Posted by ronwill View Post

    Personally, I carry a gun because I'm too young to die and too old to
    take an ass whoopin' !!
    My sentiments exactly. Good words to live by.
    "Government is not the solution to our problem; government IS the problem". - Ronald Reagan 1981

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    I'll have to remember some of those for when I am asked "Why in the World would you carry one of those things?" The response of because I can't carry a cop on my belt just wouldn't go over real well.
    "Don't hit a man if you can possibly avoid it; but if you do hit him, put him to sleep." - Theodore Roosevelt

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