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Originally posted by Ahmose
Nothing on you personally..
Just on my "fellow americans" in general..
People are soo involved in their own little worlds and boxes that they are blissfully ignorant to the poverty that is practically right next door to them.
Originally posted by TheRedneck
reply to post by sir_chancealot
If we are in cqb, and you are face to face with me, do you think I am going to pull it, go into a weaver stance, and say "Freeze!"?
I would hope you were smarter than that, but I don't know you.
I don't have a name for this particular move, but I am well familiar with it. And like I said, I will feed the gun down your new throat. There are very effective moves to combat the 'hip position' in close combat.
Beware what these self-defense classes teach you. There's good info in them, but no one technique is best in every situation. I learned my 'tricks' from street fighters, Vietnam vets, and a few friends who were heavily into martial arts.
Do me one favor? Use a nice expensive gun. That way, maybe I'll just keep it for a souvenir...
Originally posted by seejanerun
SO all I can say is say this. I learned today that the "boogeyman' so to speak may not be packaged as you expect,and if your brain says there is a problem there probably is. I am very sad.
Originally posted by TexasGunMan
You really should consider getting your CCW for just those kind of situations. The second you became fearful of your life you could have legally drawled your weapon and mostly likely stop the attack without even firing a shot. In any case a gun(with the proper training ) could have saved you from a needless attack. I hope you will in the near future consider getting a gun and taking a course to properly handle it. And remember when seconds count the Police are only minutes away. Good Luck TGM
I realize this could have been so much worse and probably wasn't because while I believe this person will probably cross over to criminal at some point, he's not there yet.
Originally posted by WatchRider
reply to post by Vicky32
CCW is Concealed Carry Weapon.
Legal not only in the USA (most states) but part's of Europe as well
I find that a lot of the foaming-at-the-mouth anti-gun brigade are also anti-self-defence as well.
These are people to be given a very wide berth, they are almost certainly mentally ill.
TextI walked one block down so far so good. The second block I started to see gang graffiti and got a little nervous. The third block I saw apartment complexes that I wouldn't let my dog live in and thought damn I feel sorry for people that have to live like this day in and day out. I didn't see anyone on the street though so I relaxed a little and got to the strip mall.