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Calling His Bluff
Down Trend.com ^ | James Daniels

Posted on 03/06/2014 11:53:16 AM PST by NFHale

Burglar Told Homeowner “No You Don’t Have a Gun”: She Did –and She Used it...

A mother and her two young children wouldn’t scare off most hardened criminals. But one Detroit mother taught the world yet again that a firearm is all it takes to even the odds.

(Excerpt) Read more at downtrend.com ...


TOPICS: Local News; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: banglist; guns; selfdefense; women
Way to go, Mama Grizzly...
1 posted on 03/06/2014 11:53:16 AM PST by NFHale
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To: NFHale

Good for her. Great job.


2 posted on 03/06/2014 11:58:59 AM PST by MamaB
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To: MamaB

The most dangerous thing in the world is a scared, pissed off mama defending her babies...

... or a Libtard who just got told his/her EBT isn’t working anymore and they have to get a job.


3 posted on 03/06/2014 12:00:34 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale
Do you feel lucky .... well, do ya, punk?!
4 posted on 03/06/2014 12:01:41 PM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: NFHale; odds

Yes, I Love Even Odds. Odds, give Me a heads up, please.


5 posted on 03/06/2014 12:01:41 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Servant of the Cross

Feel good story of the day!!!

And Clint at his best!


6 posted on 03/06/2014 12:04:08 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: no-to-illegals

I taught my wife a long time ago, when I’m not around, SHE needs to be able to protect the kids. So I got her VERY proficient with a couple different handguns (I am a certified instructor) and she took to them like a duck to water.

She - and my daughter too - likes the .45 (Glock 21).


7 posted on 03/06/2014 12:06:43 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

“You don’t have a Gun”

“OK, it’s a Musket.”

“It’s still a gun !!!” ...” Can you hold on a minute while I get it loaded ?”


8 posted on 03/06/2014 12:08:25 PM PST by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: Zeneta

Hell, a blunderbuss is still a gun!


9 posted on 03/06/2014 12:12:31 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

More to my point.

Pierce Morgan would be happy to have her with the need to “Reload”


10 posted on 03/06/2014 12:15:31 PM PST by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: Zeneta

Maybe she should have shoved Piers Morgan in front of her children as a shield...

Then fired through him.


11 posted on 03/06/2014 12:18:58 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

If my family hadn’t lost all their weapons in that horrible boating accident ... We could relate.


12 posted on 03/06/2014 12:19:28 PM PST by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: no-to-illegals

uh huuh... :^)


13 posted on 03/06/2014 12:20:51 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Zeneta

No... Pierce Morgan would rather see her raped and her kids thrown in a river than defend herself with a gun.


14 posted on 03/06/2014 12:30:22 PM PST by envisio (Its on like Donkey Kong!)
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To: NFHale

Liberal anti-gun folks live in a world where two realities exist.

They profess, a world of peace and bubblegum, but when pushed, they are just like most folks.

I’ve had this conservation a dozen or more times with anti-gun liberals.

“What if someone, right NOW, breaks through your front door”

“What would you do?”

Liberal: “I would call the police”

Me: “Really?, and while you waited for the Police, what would you be doing?”

Liberal: “I don’t know” , “Maybe I would run and hide?”

Me: “And if they weren’t interested in stealing your stuff, but wanted to physically assault you?”

Me: “Would you defend yourself?”

Liberal: “Yes”

Me: “By any means necessary?”

Liberal: “Yes”

Me: “including using a firearm?”

Liberal: “YES”

Just a sample.

Then after the thought experiment they are happy to go back to their alternate reality.


15 posted on 03/06/2014 12:39:52 PM PST by Zeneta (Thoughts in time and out of season.)
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To: NFHale

Someone give that lady a 12 guage 24 inch barreled semi auto shotgun and couple boxes of Buckshot...Next time there won’t be a need for cops.


16 posted on 03/06/2014 12:56:45 PM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: NFHale; Zeneta
Hell, a blunderbuss is still a gun!

That reminds me of a story I heard quite a few years ago but I believe it really happened. An older guy was confronted by a burglar in his home and he armed himself with a replica cap and ball pistol he had. The burglar laughed and said "whatcha gonna do with the pirate gun, Gramps?" "Gramps" answered him by shooting him dead.

Who knew pirate pistols were deadly? /s lol

He was lucky he wasn't facing three intruders though.

17 posted on 03/06/2014 1:56:33 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: Zeneta

And yet, I’ve had a conversation where the person in question vehemently believed that just “giving them what they want” is all that was necessary.

Oh well, ya know... If that is how some of them want to be, that’s on them.

Me?

I’ll ALWAYS have a gun.

No matter what they pass or ban, or whatever. It makes NO difference to me.


18 posted on 03/06/2014 2:25:37 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: VRWCarea51

Haha.. Hell, the only thing she’d need after a tap of THAT lightning rod would be a bucket, a mop, and LOTS of Mr. Clean...


19 posted on 03/06/2014 2:26:36 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: TigersEye

Cap and Ball guns are still .... GUNS! Haha! As that burglar found out.

Just goes to show you it isn’t the gun - it’s pissed off old curmudgeon BEHIND the gun!!!

One of my favorite “old guns” is the .44 caliber cap and ball 1858 Remington New Army.

It’s got six rounds in it, six rounds of black-powder powered .44 caliber lead balls traveling, when fired, anywhere around 1600-1900 fps. One of those WILL blow a really big hole in the perp; the other five are enough for any follow-ons.

Plus - that particular sidearm had the quick-change cylinders - “Speed Loaders” ala 19th Century. You pulled the ejector rod forward and down, tapped the spent cylinder out, and loaded a fully prepped and loaded NEW cylinder in and locked it in place, and you were ready to go VERY quickly.

Personally... I would NOT want to stand in front of that.

Late 1800s vintage weaponry had big, nasty, freight train bullets that were VERY unforgiving... not like the high speed darning needles we use now.

Go back a further in the 1800s, and you have flintlock pistols, firing anywhere from .45 to .58 caliber lead balls. Now, those “pirate” handguns were slower to load, but still - it’s a freight train and it hits like one, and you get that large, satisfying blast of smoke and noise.

I love old firearms. Always did. Fun to shoot, and hoot to compete with in “primitive” shoots.


20 posted on 03/06/2014 2:36:32 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale
A friend of mine, who has since passed, had either the Remington New Army or a Colt Navy and it was quite an accurate pistol. He set it up for me and having never fired it before I punched dead center holes in some 2 liter bottles full of water at about 75 feet. Lots of fun!

Yep, a .58 caliber ball is a pretty good chunk of lead comin' atcha! Especially at point blank range. That is what I've always pictured behind that story.

21 posted on 03/06/2014 3:08:17 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

Love those old guns...

They’re just plain FUN.


22 posted on 03/06/2014 3:12:08 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: NFHale

23 posted on 03/06/2014 4:00:20 PM PST by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
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To: deoetdoctrinae

Wow... talk about a blast from the past... I remember that from 9-11... We still had a real President back then.

Thank you for posting that.

Unfortunately, the Left has been able to convince a number of women all across the country that the most dangerous place for a child is in her own womb.

We need to turn that around..


24 posted on 03/06/2014 4:03:19 PM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: TigersEye

Good for your grandpa. Maybe he should have a had a cutlass too.

Fifteen men of ‘em stiff and stark
Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum!
Ten of the crew had the murder mark!
Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum!
Twas a cutlass swipe or an ounce of lead
Or a yawing hole in a battered head
And the scuppers’ glut with a rotting red
And there they lay, aye, damn my eyes
Looking up at paradise
All souls bound just contrariwise
Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum.


25 posted on 03/07/2014 7:39:29 PM PST by Redcitizen (When a zombie apocalypse starts, Chuck Norris doesn't try to survive. The zombies do.)
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To: Redcitizen

That’s a great pirate ditty!


26 posted on 03/07/2014 8:01:30 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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To: TigersEye

:) Yes it is.

I stole it from Treasure Island by Robert Louis Steven. Great book by the way.

Anyways I think your gramps did good. :)


27 posted on 03/07/2014 8:04:48 PM PST by Redcitizen (When a zombie apocalypse starts, Chuck Norris doesn't try to survive. The zombies do.)
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To: Redcitizen

Wasn’t my granddad, just a story I heard back in the ‘90s, but thanks anyway. I like the stories on your homepage. Funny stuff!


28 posted on 03/07/2014 8:08:42 PM PST by TigersEye (Stupid is a Progressive disease.)
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