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Should We Return to the Blood Feud?

Posted 01-03-2012 at 08:35 by RussP

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I would only add an observation made by Professor J. Rufus Fears: (paraphrasing from memory) “You’re going to laugh, but there is truth in this: honor can only exist in an age that takes the duel seriously.” His position being that when one must put one's very life on the line, the level of honor, honesty, and politeness--at least among peers--would be at a maximum saturation in society. Now all anyone needs are sufficient resources to hire lawyers, PR people and/or spin doctors, and
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Things I've Learned in Glock Talk

Posted 01-03-2012 at 08:23 by RussP
Updated 01-03-2012 at 10:15 by RussP

Good thread, not recommended for all
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(1) If some one pleads guilty to a crime they can not appeal the conviction.

(2) Sarcasm is way over some people's heads.
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I think Coptalk is like morning radio, there are many more people listening to the conversations, than participating.
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I learned,

The police are unnecessary, if you own a gun you will never need to call the cops.

Never let facts or logic interfere with your opinions.

Always
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Aftermath of self-defense shooting

Posted 12-19-2011 at 18:27 by RussP

Good advice...
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This doesn’t necessarily have to do with the shooting itself; however, I’ve learned a few things from following self-defense cases. Some I’ve learned from the same people in this thread that have provided you with what I consider to be sound and valuable advice.

Many of us don’t have a clue what we’ll go through if we are forced to take a life or how we will react thereafter. Prepare yourself as best as possible for the emotional and mental aspects of it. Think of the
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Dear Citizen . . .

Posted 12-17-2011 at 16:42 by RussP

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Recently, you have seen a series of actions by certain unnamed groups and federal types in regards to cops across the US. I offer you some things to consider:

1) You lash out angrily when you deem your rights are violated. Yet you routinely violate mine and curtail mine on and off duty.

2) You demand respect at all times, in all contacts, in all areas. Yet you spit in my face and call me stupid names, acting disrespectfully.

3) You
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Principles of self-defense

Posted 12-16-2011 at 14:15 by RussP

Excellent!
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Good article about self-defense. Not specifically about carrying a gun.

http://www.samharris.org/blog/item/t...bout-violence/

His 3 main principles:

#1: Avoid dangerous people and dangerous places.
#2: Do not defend your property.
#3: Respond immediately and escape.

"This is the core principle of self-defense: Do whatever you can to avoid a physical confrontation, but the moment avoidance fails, attack
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