Definition of a Milli-second

Some time ago, I had a laugh when I heard a definition for the millisecond as the time between when the traficlight turns green and the when the person in the car behind you honks his horn.  I suppose this is still true but we need to add another entry that just might be a little more accurate.  I have observed that it is now about the time between when someone goes on a shooting rampage and the time the dummycrats call for gun laws. (You might notice I waited a while before I wrote anything on the subject.  I actually have some respect for the survivors of those who were killed and those who were wounded.)

I find this very disrectful.  Then again, why should I expect the dummycrats to be respectful. That would require some intellegence.

It is just another reason I call them dummycrats.  None of the laws they suggest would have stopped any of the shootings.  I might add that one man in California killed two men with a knife.  Moreover, he took a gun from one of those he stabbed.  No gun law would have stopped those killings.  Moreover, had he not been stopped, he could have used the stolen gun to kill many more.

By the way, lest anyone forget, one of the most successful mass killers in this country used a truck full of fertilizer.  Two terrorists used pressure cookers and likely leaned the method on the web.

When I was in the Marines, I carried an M16 rifle, the military version of the AR15.  I suppose you might call the M16 an assault weapon, but it is capable of both semi and fully automatic.  An AR15 is not an assault rifle.  It only looks like one.  It is strictly semi-automatic.  There are many other rifles that fire semi-automatic.

The truth of the matter is, all known; the dummycrats simply want to rid the country of guns.  They don’t like the second amendment.  Actually, they don’t much like any of The Constitution.  It is why they keep trying to alter it or ignore it.  Oddly, they even use it to destroy it.  The truth is socialism is not compatible with The Constitution.  It is why the dummycrats keep trying to do away with it.

Let’s take the example of the First Amendment.  This is where you can say what you want, as long as it doesn’t interfere with their ideas.

Now I have one more definition for you: Racist.  This is when someone does or says something the dummycrats (specifically the squad) don’t like.  The label is applied automatically, sort of, like when a knee jerks when a doctor applies his little mallet to it.  By the way, using the term requires about the same amount of intelligence as the doctor’s mallet.  About the same intelligence of the dummycrat.

Some Hints on Avoiding Gun Tradgedies

Back in 1976, approximately, I heard a story in the news about a man who was killed by accident.  A woman who was licensed to carry had a .38 caliber pistol in her purse.  She casually put the purse on a counter and it went off, shooting the man next to her.

When I was in Vietnam and on guard duty, the officer-of-the-guard gave his thirty-eight to the sergeant-of-the-guard and told him to put it up.  Instead, he decided to horse around with it for a while and play quick-draw.

A marine ought to know better than that, especially a sergeant.  Accidentally, he shot another marine in the belly.  Last I heard, the man went into surgery.  I don’t know if he lived through it or not.

They were two tragic events that were preventable by following a few simple safety rules.  Every year there are more of them.

Don’t misunderstand.  I am not in favor of eliminating guns, certainly not in the Marines.  In fact, I am in favor of people being able to own guns and use them in their defense.  However, I would like to make known a few simple rules to avoid such tragedies.  First, in general, guns are not toys.  They should be respected and great care should be used for their handling and storage.

Specifically, for revolvers, the chamber under the hammer should be empty.  It means you have five instead of six bullets in the gun, but it is a small thing considering the safety factor.  It completely eliminates the possibility of the gun going off as the result of a jolt.  In the first example, it would mean not having to say she’s sorry.

Generally, the following should be followed with all guns.

  1. Until proven otherwise, all guns should be treated as if they are loaded.
  2. When proven to be unloaded, all guns should be treated as if they are loaded.
  3. Never point a gun at anyone or anything you don’t intend to shoot.
  4. Do not play with guns. If you want to play quick-draw, get a toy.
  5. Verify your target. That intruder just might be a friend or relative.  It has happened and it has caused immeasurable grief that will last a lifetime.
  6. Never threaten a person with a gun unless you are willing to use it. It is possible that your gun might be used on you.
  7. Finally, practice. It will improve accuracy and confidence.  Moreover, if you aim at one person, you don’t want to hit the person next to him… or behind him.

Remember, guns can be very permanent.  An accident with a gun can have permanent results.