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This kind of sums it up. Wish i had said it.

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  1. BudE

    BudE Hillsborough, NC

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    "The society of late twentieth century America is perhaps the first in human history where most grown men do not routinely bear arms on their persons and boys are not regularly raised from childhood to learn skill in the use of some kind of weapon, either for community or personal defense - club or spear, broadsword or long bow, rifle or Bowie knife. It also happens to be one of the rudest and crudest societies in history, having jubilantly swept most of the etiquette of speech, table, dress, hospitality, fairness, deference to authority and the relations of male and female and child and elder under the fraying and filthy carpet of politically convenient illusions. With little fear of physical reprisal Americans can be as loud, gross, disrespectful, pushy, and negligent as they please. If more people carried rapiers at their belts, or revolvers on their hips, It is a fair bet you would be able to go to a movie and enjoy he dialogue from the screen without having to endure the small talk, family gossip and assorted bodily noises that many theater audiences these days regularly emit. Today, discourtesy is commonplace precisely because there is no price to pay for it."

    Samuel Francis
     
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    BatteryOaksBilly A SHOOTER Benefactor Life Member Supporting Member

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    Bud....please read Jeff Cooper's book.....To Ride, Shoot Straight and Tell The Truth. You will like it.
     
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    BatteryOaksBilly A SHOOTER Benefactor Life Member Supporting Member

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    Whether a Bank Teller a Waiter or ess, Store Worker , or whom ever. People do stuff because they got away with it the Last time.
    My life is simple....An Insult Unanswered Is The Mother Of Another. I'll Not be talked down to our laid hands on.Period!
     
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    BudE Hillsborough, NC

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    Have. Unfortunately, I loaned it to someone some years ago. For the life of me, I haven't the faintest idea who it was.
    Incidentally, Mr. Francis is a graduate of UNC Chapel Hill hahahahahahaha.
    The "is" should be "was".
     
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    BatteryOaksBilly A SHOOTER Benefactor Life Member Supporting Member

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    Exactly why I STOPPED. Missing an original copy of Cooper's Principles of Personal Defense.
     
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    As Robert Heinlein put it, "An armed society is a polite society"
     
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    BudE Hillsborough, NC

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    My dealings with Billy have been few. However, if I ever got in a situation again where the shit hits the fan, I hope he'd be standing alongside.
     
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    Crazy Carl seriously? Life Member

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    Same. I treat everyone with exactly the same civility & courtesy they show me. Put yer hands on me & I'm gonna break pieces offa you till you desist.
     
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    Thanks So much. I hope if things ever get that bad for you that I am there to help. You are Always welcome here.
     
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    NCLivingBrit Clueless Protoplasm

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    Even with his diversions into oddness Heinlein really did have his head screwed on right about a lot of stuff.

    Even his less mainstream taste for polyandry/polygamy actually makes a certain amount of sense if you're primarily interested in building family units that can take a death or two. He even showed how they can go wrong in Friday.
     
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    jmccracken1214 I didn’t learn the first time Supporting Member

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    Explain Chicago? :)
     
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    NCLivingBrit Clueless Protoplasm

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    Chicago isn't an armed society. Two minority groups have weapons: the gangbangers and the cops. Everyone else is unarmed and stuck in the middle of their spats, criminal activity and posturing.
     
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    NCLivingBrit NAILED it!
     
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    NCLivingBrit Clueless Protoplasm

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    For an abject failure at life, I have moments of clarity and do indeed nail it.
     
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    JT What good shall I do this day? Benefactor Life Member Supporting Member

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    Anyone with clarity of thought is not an abject failure in life.

    My flesh and my heart fail; But God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
    ~ Psalm 73:26
     
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    NCLivingBrit Clueless Protoplasm

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    Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
     
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    JT What good shall I do this day? Benefactor Life Member Supporting Member

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    Even the most casual observation of your posts here puts paid to your stopped clock argument, brother.
     
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    NCLivingBrit Clueless Protoplasm

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    Yeah you're probably right. I'm just a miserable bastard this week is all. Thanks for the heads up.

    Now if I could find a paid career as a forum commentator if be golden. Alas even my commercialish ideas never seem to actually pay, I just see them in the market a while later. Or before lol
     
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