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71 year old Man shoots robbers - Caught on tape!
YouTube ^ | 7/17/2012

Posted on 07/18/2012 2:40:29 PM PDT by South40

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1 posted on 07/18/2012 2:40:35 PM PDT by South40
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To: South40

I see they were wearing full on “hoodies”. One can only suspect they were Obama”s sons.


2 posted on 07/18/2012 2:44:18 PM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Parley Baer

If Obama had a son who robbed a business that was created by someone else, he’d look just like the guys robbing it.


3 posted on 07/18/2012 2:58:41 PM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: South40

Gramps needs to upgrade to a bigger caliber, and range time. Gun control means 2 hands.


4 posted on 07/18/2012 3:11:49 PM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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To: South40

Let me guess, he shot at poor little kids in hoodies.


5 posted on 07/18/2012 3:19:10 PM PDT by ElPaseo
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To: South40

Real American hero. I liked how calm he was during the altercation, not spraying bullets in every direction. Ex military, leo ?


6 posted on 07/18/2012 3:19:42 PM PDT by Figment
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To: showme_the_Glory

While I’m extremely impressed by his calm demeanor, I can’t help but think that a 45 Kimber Ultra Carry might have meant less discharge of ammo.


7 posted on 07/18/2012 3:24:07 PM PDT by crghill (Silly Mormons, God is triune.)
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To: South40

Why to go pops, of course I’m 61 so I am not far behind him.


8 posted on 07/18/2012 3:30:08 PM PDT by stockpirate (Slaves to the collective! SCOTUS is just as corrupt as congress. IMPEACH ROBERTS!)
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To: showme_the_Glory

You must be a kid.

In the old days, NOBODY used two hands on a handgun. In fact, people were taught to shoot like they did in a duel 200 years ago. Stand sideways, one eye closed, shoot one handed, cock before firing...and when the gun recoils you bend your elbow to allow the gun to rise above your head, You cocked as you lowered your arm for the next shot and fired as soon as the sights lined up on target.


9 posted on 07/18/2012 3:37:48 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: showme_the_Glory
Gramps needs to upgrade to a bigger caliber, and range time. Gun control means 2 hands.

I knew some clown would pen this common quip.

Bigger Caliber? He's in his 70's and probably struggles enough to keep his pants up with a belt without the weight of a .45 hanging on it.

Range time? He didn't even break the front windows? The dirt bags were pretty wholey when they got to the hospital. I'd say his aim was true. Buy the way, did you notice his tactical approach from behind the guy while he patiently advanced? I'd say he performed suberbly.

At many LEO qualifications, you have to qualify with both hands shooting "one-handed". You know why? A lot of tactical situations don't allow a good stance, proper cover, stationary range type shooting. He shot the perps, while moving and with one hand. He waited for the right opportunity to get the jump on them. I don't see any room for constuctive criticism here. He had enough range time to get the job done.

10 posted on 07/18/2012 3:39:02 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 (The Click-&-Paste Media exists & works in Utopia, riding unicorns & sniffing pixy dust.)
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To: blackdog

That man didn’t make those bullets fire, other people made it possible.


11 posted on 07/18/2012 3:41:56 PM PDT by MaxMax
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To: South40
What an absolute joy to see those two thugs run!


12 posted on 07/18/2012 3:50:41 PM PDT by Cinnamontea
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To: MaxMax
That man didn’t make those bullets fire, other people made it possible.

Yea. Also... The gun saved all those people. The gun is the real hero. Had that gun not gone into action like it did, we all shudder to think of what could have happened. Most guns just go around killing people. This gun was one of the good guns.

(following liberal logic here)

13 posted on 07/18/2012 3:51:50 PM PDT by Tenacious 1 (The Click-&-Paste Media exists & works in Utopia, riding unicorns & sniffing pixy dust.)
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To: South40

Why is it that puny little handguns like his are never the ones kids get hold of when there is an accidental shooting of a friend or sibling? They always seem to be the really lethal, one shot kill kind for some reason.


14 posted on 07/18/2012 3:55:51 PM PDT by 1raider1
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To: South40

G O Grandpa!!!!


15 posted on 07/18/2012 3:57:44 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: Figment
Ex military, Leo? I'm not Leo, but that's my take. He turned in his chair and in some very smooth moves for an older guy, took complete command of the situation. I'd guess early Vietnam if military.
16 posted on 07/18/2012 5:24:18 PM PDT by ArmyTeach (Our liberties, we prize and our rights we will maintain ... USS Iowa BB 61)
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To: showme_the_Glory
“Gun control means 2 hands.”

Very few people are ambidextrous.... He hit what he aimed at.

17 posted on 07/18/2012 5:33:52 PM PDT by sarasmom ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=xZsFe6dM3EY)
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To: Cinnamontea
What an absolute joy to see those two thugs run!

In this era of surveillance video capturing numerous events like these, I am amazed at how much the real thing looks like the movie versions. Thosse guys tripping over each other at the end could have come out of "Home Alone".
18 posted on 07/18/2012 5:53:26 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana (May Mitt Romney have the mother of all Macaca moments)
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To: Dr. Sivana
"Home Alone," yes! or Dirty Harry... "Go ahead, punk(s), make my day."
19 posted on 07/18/2012 7:07:23 PM PDT by mlizzy (And if we accept that a mother can kill even her own child, how can we tell others not to kill? --MT)
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To: mamelukesabre; showme_the_Glory

In the old days, NOBODY used two hands on a handgun. In fact, people were taught to shoot like they did in a duel 200 years ago. Stand sideways, one eye closed, shoot one handed, cock before firing...and when the gun recoils you bend your elbow to allow the gun to rise above your head, You cocked as you lowered your arm for the next shot and fired as soon as the sights lined up on target.


Did you wear tights and dance “The Minuet?”

Just teasin’.


20 posted on 07/18/2012 7:11:19 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (If there is a war on women, the Kennedys are the Spec Ops troops.)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse

I don’t remember which dance it was...


21 posted on 07/19/2012 2:05:12 PM PDT by mamelukesabre
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
Did you wear tights and dance “The Minuet?”

Tutu, slippers, and a Sig 40.

22 posted on 07/19/2012 4:10:00 PM PDT by showme_the_Glory (ILLEGAL: prohibited by law. ALIEN: Owing political allegiance to another country or government)
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