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Mom fights back against home invaders on Detroit's west side
WXYZ Detroit ABC News on You Tube ^ | February 18, 2014

Posted on 02/22/2014 12:47:49 AM PST by Impala64ssa

Video at link.


TOPICS: Local News
KEYWORDS: banglist; detroit
Nice shooting, mom! It's just too bad these thugs are still wasting oxygen. I know I know, they're good boys who just fell in with the wrong crowd, trying to get their lives together, yada yada yada
1 posted on 02/22/2014 12:47:50 AM PST by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

I certainly wish she had taken one out and made Detroit just a little bit safer.


2 posted on 02/22/2014 12:52:57 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Impala64ssa

When she heard the door being knocked in, she should have gotten on the ground, or at least behind a chair, so she could get proper aim.


3 posted on 02/22/2014 12:54:08 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Impala64ssa

Ha! Good for her!


4 posted on 02/22/2014 12:58:21 AM PST by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: Impala64ssa

One of Holder’s People shooting at three of Barry’s sons. Plus, that gun she was shooting sure looks like one of those scary black assault rifles. I won’t be surprised if charges against the home owner are on the way.


5 posted on 02/22/2014 1:48:41 AM PST by Veggie Todd (The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. TJ)
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To: Impala64ssa

I guess this just goes to show the Detroit police chief was right and everyone should have a gun.


6 posted on 02/22/2014 1:51:10 AM PST by HarleyD ("... letters are weighty, but his .. presence is weak, and his speech of no account.")
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To: Impala64ssa

“Range time” is your friend!!


7 posted on 02/22/2014 4:01:27 AM PST by Fighter@heart (The government cares NOT 1 iota about your health, only about your WEALTH!!!)
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To: Impala64ssa

Is Detroit another city(sewer) that criminalizes self defense?


8 posted on 02/22/2014 5:25:20 AM PST by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: Impala64ssa
The words “teaspoon” and “tide” come to mind reading this story.
9 posted on 02/22/2014 5:35:38 AM PST by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: Impala64ssa

She used a Hi-Point Carbine? I have one. She must have some strong arms to get that weapon into play for this incident (Which might explain why she missed).


10 posted on 02/22/2014 5:39:57 AM PST by RandallFlagg ("I said I never had much use for one. Never said I didn't know how to use it." --Quigley)
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To: Impala64ssa

How many shots was that? Good thing they didn’t have a five round limit, huh!


11 posted on 02/22/2014 5:46:18 AM PST by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: Impala64ssa
Interesting quote from the mother in the video, in reference to the fact that the police responded after she called 911, "I give the police a lot of credit, they handled it the same night."

The implication is that police in Detroit might not get around to responding to a call from a mother defending herself from a home invasion by three armed thugs. I suppose next-day service is the norm in Detroit for this type of case.

12 posted on 02/22/2014 6:07:30 AM PST by JHL
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To: Impala64ssa

Importantly, she had a warning. I would hazard to guess that it was the same group who tried to rob her before, and she took the hint, getting the surveillance cameras. However, this likely also meant that she had her gun handy and ready.

She was also within the “17 day rule.”

This is a little known, but very, very important rule for security. It came about with the US Army in Germany in the 1980s.

Coming under frequent, but usually small, terrorist attacks by the Red Army Faction, aka the Baader-Meinhof Gang, after an attack, all the US bases in Germany would go on heightened alert. But after two weeks, 14 days, fatigue would set in, so security would go back to normal.

The bad guys noted the pattern. So three days after that, for 17 days total, there would be another terrorist attack.

So for an entire year, at 17 day intervals, somewhere there would be an attack. I don’t know whether the US Army ever noticed the pattern, but a lot of their lower level people sure did.

But the same rule still applies for security purposes, and you should be aware of it. That is, when someone tests your defenses unsuccessfully, or even if they successfully break through them, you initial response will be to heighten security.

But, as Vince Lombardi observed, “Fatigue makes cowards of us all.”

And, like the army, when people make extra security, they tend to exhaust themselves after about two weeks. So unless the attackers attack again within two weeks, it is probably a good idea to keep your heightened security for 17 days. If you get that far, you are probably home free for a while.


13 posted on 02/22/2014 9:14:46 AM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (WoT News: Rantburg.com)
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To: RandallFlagg
She used a Hi-Point Carbine? I have one.

What do think of it?

14 posted on 02/22/2014 9:24:37 AM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: cripplecreek

*Detroit ping*


15 posted on 02/22/2014 12:05:01 PM PST by fieldmarshaldj (Resist We Much)
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To: MileHi

It’s heavy, it’s ugly, and it’s magazine capacity could be better (10-rounds, but they just started to make 15-rounders).
But it works well for it’s purpose.
Just be careful cleaning. I launched a spring into outer space and had to take it to my gunsmith for fixing.


16 posted on 02/22/2014 12:19:04 PM PST by RandallFlagg ("I said I never had much use for one. Never said I didn't know how to use it." --Quigley)
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To: RandallFlagg

I really like the notion of a .45 ACP carbine. May just try one.


17 posted on 02/22/2014 2:46:57 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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