Skip to comments.Lindisfarne To Sandy Hook: The Tragedy of Wishful Thinking
Posted on 12/19/2012 2:56:58 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
I pull up in front of our town's little savings bank branch, drop out of the door and when my boots hit the pavement reach under my shirt and the remove the Smith & Wesson Model 28 .357 which I then put under the seat before locking the truck. "What are you doing Grandpa?" my granddaughter asks walking around from the other door.
"Here's a word of advice cupcake. It's never a good idea to walk into a bank with a gun."
I don't always carry it. It's a big piece of iron but it's the same gun I carried long ago as a police officer, I'm very comfortable with it and sometimes I get a feeling when about to leave the house and after a moment's hesitation, take it along. And that day was one of those.
The next stop after the bank was her school and when we walked in together I left it locked up under the seat again. Not because I was worried about violating the Federal Gun Free School Zones Act because, and while most school teachers and administrators don't understand this, there are exceptions and I'm one. Instead I left the gun under the seat because I would give those school teachers and administrators the vapors if they even suspected I was armed. Guns are evil most of them seem to feel. Not only mine. The guns of the police they'd summon to their aid are bad too. The make believe guns boys play cowboy with are bad too, even the gun a second grader might pencil in when drawing a picture of an "army man" is evil. It's a key tenet of their wishful thinking.
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Not all of the ruins would be from the Viking raid of AD 793. The monastery was re-established about 300 years later but abandoned when King Henry VIII closed the monasteries in the 1530's.
Nice tag. Mrs Mugwump went there, and loved the place.
Be discrete, dress neat. If you are healed, keep it concealed. If it does not show, who is to know?
I had a credit union who had no problem with me carrying a gun into it. It got gobbled up and corporate changed the policy. I moved my money to a local bank who had no problem with me carrying openly in their lobby.
Wanna join my gang?
Miniter nails it.
So for once why can't some hapless school administrator call them in? Ask them what they would do to keep these children safe? Their children safe. And then heed what they say.Oh, good Lord no! I have had to deal with the people that educate the educators (read School of Education). Those people would tell you what to do, not ask.
Do what they say.
Usage. "Discrete" means separate and distinct, as opposed to "discreet", which is the word you were reaching for.
"Discrete packets" and "discrete photons" would never be so indiscreet as to confuse the two words in public.
Education today is run by a huge gaggle of (mostly feminist) women who haven't a clue about safety and security, much less the ability to defend their charges in a life-and-death situation; but who insist on controlling policy and shutting out icky men who do know and can help.
Liberalism as a whole is like a ballroom full of passengers on the Titanic who refuse to listen to ship's officers and crew and go up to the boat deck, but go on dancing and socializing as if nothing were wrong.
I confess that I have never heard of Lindisfarne. I am glad that I have heard of it now.
I believe that Concealed Carry by any teacher or school employee (and cleared parents, etc.) must be part of the answer. If 20% of the adults had been carrying, this particular killer would likely have come into contact with one or two of them before he had time to kill as many unmolested.
Then be discreetly discrete, and dress neat...