Posted 01-20-2011 at 18:35 byBill Powell (Bill's stories)
I've been the reports of the Shot Show in Las Vegas, and it brought to mind some of my own memories of the town.
I was at a truck stop on I15 and James Olmos sent an aide to find me. They had been told I had the best looking truck there. I met with Olmos and he told me they were starting a new show about city night life, and the premier show was to be about Las Vegas. They had me park at one of the fuel islands where they had their cameras set up. He started his monologue about...
Today at SHOT I will be hitting the pavement - more like the carpet - trying to see all the places on my list. Last couple days at the booth have been busy with lots of interest in our products and thats a good thing.
This morning at SHOT my wife and daughter waited in line for 2 hours to get face time with the Gunny. Got some autographs from the Gunny plus swapped some swag.
For those who havent had the chance to meet the Gunny hes a real nice guy.
something I found floating around the internet that I thought everyone might be interested in
"The Gun Is Civilization" by Maj. L. Caudill USMC (Ret)
Human beings only have two ways to deal with one another: reason and force.
If you want me to do something for you, you have a choice of either convincing me via argument, or force me to do your bidding under threat of force.
Every human interaction falls into one of those two categories,...