Why Grandpa carries a gun …

Why Grandpa carries a gun. I asked him, “Why Carry a Gun Grandpa?” My old grandpa said to me ‘Son, there comes a time in every man’s 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. Police protection is an oxymoron. Free citizens must protect themselves. Police do not protect you from crime, they usually just investigate the crime after it happens and then call someone in to clean up the mess. Personally, I carry a gun because I’m too young to die and too old to take an ass whoopin’.   Author unknown (but obviously brilliant) —

A LITTLE GUN HISTORY

  • In 1929, the Soviet Union established gun control. From 1929 to 1953, about 20 million dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
  • In 1911, Turkey established gun control. From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
  • Germany established gun control in 1938 and from 1939 to 1945, a total of 13 million Jews and others who were unable to defend themselves were rounded up and exterminated.
  • China established gun control in 1935. From 1948 to 1952, 20 million political dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
  • Guatemala established gun control in 1964. From 1964 to 1981, 100,000 Mayan Indians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
  • Uganda established gun control in 1970. From 1971 to 1979, 300,000 Christians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
  • Cambodia established gun control in 1956. From 1975 to 1977, one million educated people, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.
  • Defenseless people rounded up and exterminated in the 20th Century because of gun control: 56 million.

You won’t see this data on the US evening news, or hear politicians disseminating this information. Guns in the hands of honest citizens save lives and property and, yes, gun-control laws adversely affect only the law-abiding citizens. Take note my fellow Americans, before it’s too late!  The next time someone talks in favor of gun control, please remind them of this history lesson.  With guns, we are ‘citizens’. Without them, we are ‘subjects’. During WW II the Japanese decided not to invade America because they knew most Americans were armed. If you value your freedom, please spread this anti gun-control message to all of your friends. The purpose of fighting is to win. There is no possible victory in defense. The sword is more important than the shield, and skill is more important than either.

The final weapon is the brain. All else is supplemental.

SWITZERLAND ISSUES EVERY HOUSEHOLD A GUN. SWITZERLAND’S GOVERNMENT TRAINS EVERY ADULT THEY ISSUE A RIFLE. SWITZERLAND HAS THE LOWEST GUN RELATED CRIME RATE OF ANY CIVILIZED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD!!! IT’S A NO BRAINER. DON’T LET OUR GOVERNMENT WASTE MILLIONS OF OUR TAX DOLLARS IN AN EFFORT TO MAKE ALL LAW ABIDING CITIZENS AN EASY TARGET.

I am a firm believer in the 2nd Amendment.

Test Of The EAS System on November 9th | The Retreat.

via The Retreat: Test Of The EAS System on November 9th..

If you had not already heard there will be a system wide test of the EAS Emergency Alert System on November 9th at 2:00 pm EST. This will mean that for the test all Radio, and Television signal will be cut off for the test all at the same time nation wide. What does this mean for us? Well it shows us that in the case of a national emergency or better yet Martial Law that our Federal Government has the ability to shut down communication’s across the nation. Granted this will only be a test and has been handed over to FEMA and the FCC to implement. I have a few questions though. First, why is this the first time they have done a system wide test? Second, It seems an odd coincidence that it follows the first ever month long multi state exercise done by FEMA in it’s history. Thirdly, It is also involving other departments of Homeland Security. Granted I am no rocket scientist but it seems odd because of the timing and the involvement of other homeland security departments. To say the least I am a bit concerned about this test. The fact that our government can at it’s will have the ability to shut down all forms of communications is a bit horrifying to me. I already knew that they had the ability to shut down internet and cell phone service anytime they saw fit but to have the ability to shut down all communications across the country is not very comforting. It begs the question what is the test supposed to prove and why now? The economy is in the toilet and the future is not looking so bright right now. Its this a harbinger of things to come or just a simple test. I hate conspiratorial crap and usually try to find some sane answer to things like this. This whole thing is not common knowledge and has not been talked about over any of the radio and television stations that I have been tuned into. You can find info about it on the Homeland Security website but who ever really go to their site unless they really need some type of information? If it was just a simple test don’t you think that most of the stations would be letting everyone know what is going on before hand? I think that there are going to be a ton of people across the nation calling into their local 911 call center wondering what the hell is going on….