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A gun is worth 1,000 pictures
WorldNetDaily ^ | December 01, 2008 | Doug Powers

Posted on 12/01/2008 10:17:55 AM PST by neverdem

The quote from Sebastian D'Souza, the photographer and picture editor for the Mumbai Mirror who snapped a photo seen around the world of one of the terrorists in India last week, said it all: "I only wish I had a gun, not a camera."

One can only imagine that a photojournalist saying he wished he had a gun instead of a camera makes the sphincters of many "journalists" and other assorted forever-neutral members of the Fifth Estate slam closed faster than the shutter on D'Souza's camera, but an important point is made: Unless we as citizens are able to defend ourselves on a massive yet individual basis, we will never be able to stop a massive attack by crazed individuals. Waiting for police or the Army to show up with mops and buckets is an unacceptable strategy in fighting terrorists.

One thing is certain: Mass terrorist slaughters like the one in Mumbai could happen in the United States. That something similar and on such a grand scale hasn't happened yet isn't for lack of trying on the part of terrorists. As many mass shootings in the U.S. have demonstrated to us (and unfortunately to terrorists as well), our citizens are horrendously unprepared and untrained for a terrorist attack like the one in India last week. And by "trained," I mean more than just to dial 9-1-1 and eke out a prayer before being shot.

But what steps will the U.S. government take to ensure the safety of the general population in coming days in light of recent events? Probably to somehow regulate "Black Friday" to see to it that nobody else gets trampled to death at Wal-Mart.

The measures that need to be taken to prevent a Mumbai-style terrorist attack in the United States will not be taken at the...

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Mumbai photographer: I wish I'd had a gun, not a camera. Armed police would not fire back

I enjoy the quip, "I carry a gun because I can't carry a cop." Even if you could carry those cops, they were useless.

1 posted on 12/01/2008 10:17:55 AM PST by neverdem
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To: neverdem

Isn't that an 'alleged' terrorist carrying that gun?

2 posted on 12/01/2008 10:20:42 AM PST by DigitalVideoDude (It's amazing what you can accomplish when you don't care who gets the credit. -Ronald Reagan)
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To: DigitalVideoDude

Looks like a rumpled umbrella.


3 posted on 12/01/2008 10:22:09 AM PST by aruanan
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To: neverdem

Or....

The Pastor who told the Texas Ranger ....I carry a 45 Auto because they don’t make a 50.....well they do now !

http://www.guncrafterindustries.com/50gi_cartridge.shtml


4 posted on 12/01/2008 10:23:15 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: DigitalVideoDude

No, that’s clearly an “alleged” militant.


5 posted on 12/01/2008 10:24:12 AM PST by VA_Gentleman ("There are sheep, and there are wolves. In the end, the wolves always win." - Col. Ripley, RIP)
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To: neverdem

What a difference from the American news media, who think no one should be armed.


6 posted on 12/01/2008 10:25:16 AM PST by GOP_Party_Animal
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To: neverdem
Waiting for police or the Army to show up with mops and buckets is an unacceptable strategy in fighting terrorists.

Applied locally. We live in the country, out side the city limits, thus in the County jurisdiction for law enforcement. My cousin, who grew up in the same house as I did, thus is like a brother, is the county sheriff. He told me it would be TWENTY MINUTES on average for a deputy to get too us in an emergency!!!!!!!!! Unless, by luck one was just down the road at the time we called. THUS, we are armed and will defend ourselves.

7 posted on 12/01/2008 10:25:17 AM PST by RetiredArmy (NOTE TO REPUBLICAN POLITICIANS: PLAY THE CONSERVATIVE CARD!!!)
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To: neverdem

He should carry one, too.


8 posted on 12/01/2008 10:28:20 AM PST by metmom (Welfare was never meant to be a career choice.)
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To: Squantos

I think I’d prefer a .45 WinMag. You can get .45 pills so much more cheaply to load them up...


9 posted on 12/01/2008 10:33:08 AM PST by NVDave
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To: Squantos
I carry a gun because I'm too old to lug a cop around.

L

10 posted on 12/01/2008 10:38:04 AM PST by Lurker ("America is at that awkward stage. " Claire Wolfe, call your office.)
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To: Squantos

Nice, but a little pricey ($2,895!).


11 posted on 12/01/2008 10:39:26 AM PST by andy58-in-nh (Liberty has few friends, many enemies, and no adequate substitute.)
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To: NVDave

Well I took this afternoon off to go pick up my Glock slide assembly in 50GI with 5 spare mags. I already have the GI version of the 1911A1 in 50GI, the model 1. I love the 1911A1 version and will use the slide assembly on my Glock 21 frame.

I have the dies and lots of brass and gang molds for rollin my own. I like the caliber. Uses same bullet in 50AE or 500’s so I get plenty of mileage from my 1911A1 in 50GI and I will see how the “Glock” bastardized version functions !

8+1 magazines for the glock w/ 9+1 if ya want to glue on the plus 2 extended bases on the mags. On the 20 and 21 you better glue on the extended base pads or else. I do not use em myself.

Stay safe and good shooting !


12 posted on 12/01/2008 10:40:00 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: neverdem
Calling a terrorist attack a "tragedy" is the greatest disservice to the general population since NBC green-lit "Rosie Live!"

An attack like that is an atrocity, something which sould be resisted vigorously. The citizen's ability to resist is the socialist's worst nightmare. For some reason people continue to vote for them.

13 posted on 12/01/2008 10:41:31 AM PST by Skid Marx
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To: NVDave
I fired 10 rounds from an LAR Grizzly in 45 WinMag. The web of my right hand was nicely "stippled" to match the backstrap. It's very controllable...more so than a .454 Casull revolver.
14 posted on 12/01/2008 10:44:57 AM PST by Myrddin
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To: andy58-in-nh

Yes..... that was MSRP for their 1911A1... Model 1. I paid 1900 for mine. The Glock slide assembly is 600$ in 50GI.


15 posted on 12/01/2008 10:47:32 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: neverdem

That terrorist attack is exactly what a citizen militia would be equipped to handle.


16 posted on 12/01/2008 10:48:41 AM PST by Old Teufel Hunden (I)
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To: Myrddin

I long for the old original 44 auto mag......:o)

Smooth little plinker !

Desert Eagle version ain’t bad just dang big !


17 posted on 12/01/2008 10:48:56 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Lurker

check freepmail....


18 posted on 12/01/2008 10:49:29 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: neverdem

One is assured that this same thought crossed the Minds of the Framers of the Constitution. . . “if only I had a Gun”.
When Universities put up signs on Campus saying “Gun free zone” and the Media Spikes News stories of Private citizens using Guns to stop Crimes (car jacking Edinburg, Tx.) . . Its an invitation for Terror for one state, and a “Keep Out” sign for another state.
When Terror Hits your city, Do you really want to live in a Gun Free Zone ?


19 posted on 12/01/2008 10:49:41 AM PST by 4Speed
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To: Squantos
That's a squatty little cartridge. Too bad it can't use the nice bullets made for the 500 S&W. The 275 gr Barnes X Bullet is a pleasant to shoot round. It feels like a 255 gr 45LC when fired from the big 82 oz Hunter 500 S&W revolver.
20 posted on 12/01/2008 10:52:24 AM PST by Myrddin
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To: Squantos
Desert Eagle is also gas operated. You have to use plated or jacketed bullets to avoid fouling the gas system.
21 posted on 12/01/2008 10:54:21 AM PST by Myrddin
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To: DigitalVideoDude

More specifically, an AK sans magazine. An unloaded weapon. SOB should have been dead-right-there.


22 posted on 12/01/2008 10:55:48 AM PST by ex 98C MI Dude (All of my hate cannot be found, I will not be drowned by your constant scheming)
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To: Myrddin

Largest S&W I own is a 45 Colt Hunter from Performance shop. I use garretts in it for a while and it was tooooooooo hot for the n-frame. I own redhawk rugers, and a Linebaugh 500 Bisley built on a ruger. But I think my next effort will be a 454/45 super redhawk. Let Bowen do an action job for me, maybe tweek this or that and use that as a all round accessory while wheeling in dangerous game regions.


23 posted on 12/01/2008 10:57:58 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: ex 98C MI Dude

If ya look close you’ll see he has taped the magazines together butt to back . He’s loaded, mags just have tape that is same color as the background .

These POS losers were tag teaming with the buddy system. One never went black without the other covering. Someone taught em a few things.


24 posted on 12/01/2008 11:01:45 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: DigitalVideoDude
Isn't that an 'alleged' terrorist carrying that gun?

Actually, I think he's a Romulan!


25 posted on 12/01/2008 11:05:13 AM PST by VeniVidiVici (All hail the Obamasiah! Kneel before Obamohammad!)
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To: DigitalVideoDude

All very well and good, but how many of us practice what we preach by refusing to patronize businesses that bar concealed carry on their premises and canceling subscriptions to anti-american papers such as the NYT or continuing to use the MSM evening news as a source of “information.”


26 posted on 12/01/2008 11:06:00 AM PST by LoneStarC
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To: Squantos
These POS losers were tag teaming with the buddy system. One never went black without the other covering. Someone taught em a few things.

This would be the downside to the the forced Darwinism we're administering to these bastards during the GWOT. The survivors are getting smarter.

I don't like anyone's odds with a CCW vs. a BG with a longarm, let alone a reasonably-competent fireteam, but it beats the hell out of engaging them with a digital camera.

27 posted on 12/01/2008 11:18:07 AM PST by AngryJawa (SOCIALISM SUCKS)
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To: DigitalVideoDude

bttt


28 posted on 12/01/2008 11:19:19 AM PST by SuperLuminal
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To: VeniVidiVici

The Romulan government has denied all involvement.


29 posted on 12/01/2008 11:22:04 AM PST by SIDENET (Hubba Hubba...)
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To: Myrddin

That’s what I found too. I really liked the .45WinMag. Monsterous downrange energy - on par with a .44Mag or 10mm loaded to full potential.

I wish the LAR was not quite so expensive tho. It isn’t made any longer (last I read) and when it was, it was a $2K piece.


30 posted on 12/01/2008 11:24:18 AM PST by NVDave
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To: DigitalVideoDude

That dude does not have a magazine inserted, he is a sitting duck...not like that is a bad thing...


31 posted on 12/01/2008 11:26:22 AM PST by padre35 (You shall not ignore the laws of God, the Market, the Jungle, and Reciprocity Rm10.10)
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To: NVDave

My daughter got a Kimber .45 for her birthday.
Well, she has it already and her birthday isn’t until Jan 2nd.

I have a Kimber myself.
Nice firearm.


32 posted on 12/01/2008 11:27:27 AM PST by Verbosus
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To: Squantos

Apparently, someone with a youtube video claims there’s a 60 cal handgun.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQyILdv-KZ8


33 posted on 12/01/2008 11:29:32 AM PST by Travis T. OJustice (Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy.)
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To: ex 98C MI Dude
>>>More specifically, an AK sans magazine. An unloaded weapon. SOB should have been dead-right-there.<<<

I read that they worked in pairs - one shooter while other reloaded.

This evidently was a standard among various groups....so it was trained tactic.

These guys, we not a bunch of fanatic amateurs.

34 posted on 12/01/2008 11:32:37 AM PST by HardStarboard ("The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule - Mencken knew Obama)
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To: AngryJawa

Oh agree....my CHL rig is only to engage if I can’t evade the threat.....


35 posted on 12/01/2008 11:34:40 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: AngryJawa
>>>...but it beats the hell out of engaging them with a digital camera. <<<

Nice turn of phrase!! Right as rain!

36 posted on 12/01/2008 11:35:49 AM PST by HardStarboard ("The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule - Mencken knew Obama)
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To: NVDave
The one I fired was at a range in San Diego. It was likely the LAR sales critter showing off the new product to the owner of the range. I was at the range about 5 days a week. Much of that time was with my Ruger Super Redhawk firing 454 Casull. The employee with the LAR wanted to try out the Ruger. We loaded up our respective beasties and exchanged firearms. My hand was nicely stippled. The employee was predictably a quivering pile of nerves after touching off 6 rounds of 300 gr Hornady 454 Casull (1500 fps). The Grizzly follows the 1911 pattern, but is significantly more stout in construction.

I wish the LAR was not quite so expensive tho. It isn’t made any longer (last I read) and when it was, it was a $2K piece.

That is pretty expensive. I waited 9 months and coughed up $1500 for the Performance Center Hunter 500 S&W Magnum. I have no regrets on that purchase. I later purchased the 460 version. That comes with a little buyer's remorse. The serial number run was made with defective metal in barrel. I have to return it to S&W for inspection/repair as necessary.

37 posted on 12/01/2008 11:38:27 AM PST by Myrddin
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To: Travis T. OJustice

LOL....That’s a 600 Nitro express.

Hardly a CHL rig.....:o)

Albeit I have PSD’s use the TC Contender in such a fashion so it’s remote yet plausible .

Thanks ! Neat video !


38 posted on 12/01/2008 11:41:48 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Travis T. OJustice
That's a custom 577 Nitro pistol barrel on a Thompson/Center Encore frame. The only reason the shooter still has a head attached is the torque from the rifling twisted the pistol out of his hand before the recoil launched it over his shoulder. It's a vicious round in a rifle.
39 posted on 12/01/2008 11:43:00 AM PST by Myrddin
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To: DigitalVideoDude
Actually, the Reuters caption was "alleged gunman". Though, he does appear to be a man, and that isn't a flash in his pocket.
40 posted on 12/01/2008 11:44:18 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (The Democratic Party strongly supports full civil rights for necro-Americans.)
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To: Squantos

Thanks. I couldn’t see it at work ( i just went by the short description), is it the one with the older guy who has it blow out of his hands?


41 posted on 12/01/2008 11:44:21 AM PST by Travis T. OJustice (Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy.)
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To: GOP_Party_Animal
What a difference from the American news media, who think no one should be armed.

I don't think police in Great Britain routinely carry firearms to this day. I bet if you had asked this exact same photographer on Tuesday if he thought police should be armed he would have said, "No, of course not!".

My take: Another liberal mugged by reality.

42 posted on 12/01/2008 11:46:59 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (The Democratic Party strongly supports full civil rights for necro-Americans.)
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To: Travis T. OJustice

Yeah...... Guy lucky he ain’t in the hurt locker..:o)


43 posted on 12/01/2008 11:47:41 AM PST by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But have a plan to kill everyone you meet)
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To: Myrddin

I guess it IS the video I thought it was!


44 posted on 12/01/2008 12:05:40 PM PST by Travis T. OJustice (Change is not a destination, just as hope is not a strategy.)
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To: neverdem

I was hoping there was going to be gun pr0n in this thread. Aw, shucks.


45 posted on 12/01/2008 12:25:54 PM PST by walford (http://the-big-pic.org)
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To: neverdem

“I only wish I had a gun, not a camera.”

What’s that old, old saying? “A conservative is a liberal who’s been mugged...”


46 posted on 12/01/2008 12:43:36 PM PST by Jack Hammer (here)
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To: Squantos

Sweet!


47 posted on 12/01/2008 12:53:33 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: walford
Ask and you will receive.

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48 posted on 12/01/2008 12:53:38 PM PST by oyez (Justa' another high minded lowlife.)
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To: Squantos

Wish Ruger would make a standard Redhawk in .454, even if it had to be a 5 shot.

(It IS Christmas season after all...)


49 posted on 12/01/2008 12:59:48 PM PST by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Squantos

Sometimes, bigger holes are better.

=)


50 posted on 12/01/2008 1:15:53 PM PST by wastedyears ("Al Gore is an apostle of arrogance." - Vaclav Klaus, Pres. of Czech Republic)
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