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Old 01-09-2010, 05:51 AM
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Talking Firearms philosophy

Firearm
Philosophy



Clint Smith, Director of Thunder Ranch,
is part Drill Instructor, and part stand-up comic. Here are a few of
his observations on tactics, firearms, self defense and life as we know
it in the civilized world.



"The handgun would not be my choice of weapon if
I knew I was going to a fight







.... I'd choose a rifle, a shotgun,
an RPG or an atomic bomb instead."



"The two most important rules in a gunfight are:
Always cheat and Always win."



"Every time I teach a class, I discover I don't
know something."



"Don't forget, incoming fire has the right of
way."



"Make your attacker advance through a wall of
bullets. I may get killed with my own gun, but he's gonna have to beat
me to death with it, cause it's going to be empty."



"If you're not shootin', you should be loadin'.
If you're not loadin, you should be movin', if you're not movin',
someone's gonna cut your head off and put it on a stick."




"When you reload in low light encounters, don't
put your flashlight in your back pocket... If you light yourself up,
you'll look like an angel or the tooth fairy...and you're gonna be one
of 'em pretty soon."



"Do something. It may be wrong, but do
something."



"Nothing adds a little class to a sniper course
like a babe in a Ghilliesuit."







"Shoot what's available, as long as
it's available, until something else becomes available."



"If you carry a gun, people will call you
paranoid. That's ridiculous. If I have a gun, what in the hell do I
have to be paranoid about."



"Don't shoot fast, shoot good."




"You can say 'stop' or 'alto' or use any other
word you think will work but I've found that a large bore muzzle
pointed at someone's head is pretty much the universal
language."



"You have the rest of your life to solve your
problems. How long you live depends on how well you do it."




"You cannot save the planet. You may be able to
save yourself and your family."



"Thunder Ranch will be here as long as you'll
have us or until someone makes us go away and either way it will be
exciting."



More Excellent Gun Wisdom.......The only purpose
of fighting is to Win!



There is no possible victory in defense.







The sword is more important than the
shield, and skill is more important than either.



The final weapon is the brain. All else is
supplemental.



1. Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too
old to fight, He'll just kill you.



2. If you find yourself in a fair fight, your tactics
suck.



3 I carry a gun cause a cop is too heavy.







4. When seconds count, the cops are just
minutes away.



5. A reporter did a human-interest piece on the
Texas
Rangers. The reporter recognized the Colt Model 1911 the
Ranger was carrying and asked him 'Why do you carry a 45?' The Ranger,
Zeno Smith, responded, 'Because they don't make a 46.'



6. An armed man will kill an unarmed man with
monotonous regularity.



7. The old sheriff was attending an awards dinner
when a lady commented on his wearing his sidearm. 'Sheriff, I see you
have your pistol. Are you expecting trouble?' 'No ma'am. If I were
expecting trouble, I would have brought my rifle.'



8. Beware the man who only has one gun. He probably
knows how to use it!



'The true Soldier fights not because he hates what is
in front of him, but because He loves what is behind him.' -G. K.
Chesterton



A people that values its privileges above its
principles will soon lose both.



'Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for
those who do not.' ~ Thomas Jefferson



"A general dissolution of principles and manners
will more surely overthrow the liberties ofAmerica than the whole
force of the common enemy." --Samuel Adams



If you believe in the 2nd Amendment, please
forward. I just did.
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