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    Mygrandpa said to me son,' there comes a time in every mans lifewhen he stops bustin' knuckles and starts bustin' caps and usually it'swhen 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 theworld.
    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 hatingmyself 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, andnot 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 theones they love.

    I don't carry a gun because I feel inadequate.
    I carry a gun because unarmed and facing three armed thugs, I aminadequate.
    I don't carry a gun because I love it.
    I carry a gun because I love life and the people who make it meaningfulto me.

    Police Protection is an oxymoron. Free citizens must protect themselves.
    Police do not protect you from crime, they usually just investigate thecrime 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 totake an ass whoopin'.

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    enjoyed this both times I have read it.



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    And XDTalk, and ARFCom, and The High Road, and ______.

    We get around.
    Why open carry? Because 1911 > 911.

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    because I can.
    He wore his gun outside his pants for all the honest world to see. Pancho & Lefty

    The millions of people, armed in the holy cause of liberty, and in such a country as that which we possess, are invincible by any force which our enemy can send against us....There is no retreat but in submission and slavery! ...The war is inevitable–and let it come! I repeat it, Sir, let it come …………. PATRICK HENRY speech 1776

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    I liked it, except for the part about bustin' knuckles and bustin' caps.

    I've never been one to engage in fistfights, and I still have no idea what "bustin' caps" means. :P

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    marshaul wrote:
    I liked it, except for the part about bustin' knuckles and bustin' caps.

    I've never been one to engage in fistfights, and I still have no idea what "bustin' caps" means. :P
    http://www.urbandictionary.com/defin...erm=bust+a+cap

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    I'm still not about to admit it.

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