Illinois Army vet, 75, saves 16 kids from knife-wielding teen reportedly plotting mass murder

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  1. happyguy

    happyguy Man, I'm Pretty

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    Not bad for an old man!

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2015/10/1...ife-wielding-teen-plotting-mass/?intcmp=hpbt3

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  2. KBKEITH

    KBKEITH Problem Solver Platinum Member

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    He's a courageous fellow and did an excellent job to thwart a possible grievous attack on others. Well done sir!

    ETA: Just read that a library is a gun-free zone in Illinois. What a shame.
     
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    A Hero to 16 kids and some grateful families.
     
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    TX OMFS Right wing nut Lifetime Member

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    I just read that article also... good job sir!

    If you read the comments at the bottom of the article, it didn't take long for the anti-gun people to spin the story to their side..

    "How many guns were on the scene of this attack? Zero" "How many people were killed during this incident? Zero" "Get rid of the guns and fewer people will be killed when the disturbed people go off."

    I think it won't be long though until the anti-knife coalition will be chiming in soon.

    IV
     
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    aircarver Descent Terminated Silver Member

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    Seems to me there shoulda been one gun there .... :frown:
     
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    Good job to the vet! Wiped my eyes after reading the article.

    And yet....

    https://www.glocktalk.com/index.php?posts/22579662
     
  8. G19Tony

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    I hope he heals quickly and with no pain.
     
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    Mr Vernon is a classic! He was weaponless but, because he kept his presence of mind, was not defenseless.

    Great job sir. Prayers for a full and speedy recovery.
     
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    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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    I read the article earlier this morning. Good job. I remember there was a fund raising campaign for a bus monitor that was abused by kids on her bus, that raised several hundred thousand. I wonder if the same will happen for this man who received significant injuries (two severed arteries, +) and actually defended the lives of his chess club. #chesslivesmatter
     
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    Some folks are just in the right place at the right time!
    Good job!
     
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    Another pervert related tragedy.
     
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    So this guy Brown, what's his GNG handle?
     
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    Everywhere in illinois is a gun free zone. No schools or daycare centers, not public transport, no government property or buildings, no state parks, no hospitals or nursing homes.
     
  17. Trench Sweeper

    Trench Sweeper On the day of your birth death began stalking you

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    This old man did more than most young men would have done