AT: “I Will Not Be Intimidated”

This is the story of a man who grew up with the violence of corrupt governments. They were governments who let their soldiers and police run wild. In spite of a difficult, ugly beginning the writer became determined to live a better life and determined to never again live in fear.

From the American Thinker:

As a young boy I was shot by a man whose clear intent was to kill me as I had deliberately, by throwing broken bricks at him, interrupted his attempt to rape a young teen-aged girl, allowing her to escape. To this day I can still see the evil in his face and the sun glistening off the barrel of the pistol he aimed in my direction.

According to the current incarnation of the American left, who traffic constantly in victimhood and noble intentions, I should be in the vanguard of the mandatory gun control and confiscation movement. That somehow it was the inanimate object this soldier was holding and not him that was responsible for the attempt on my life or to ignore the fact that his mindset was such he would have used any weapon at hand to accomplish the same goal.

On the contrary, I own a handgun today because of the experience of coming face to face with the evil that permeates some men’s souls. I and the girl I rescued were defenseless. There were no police or armed citizens around and the death of another homeless and unknown boy and girl, buried in an unmarked mass grave, would have been just another easily ignored casualty of the post-War period.

I have lived my entire life on borrowed time and now in the twilight of my years, I have but one thing to say to those determined to take away or limit my right to own a firearm and to transform and destroy the greatest nation in the history of mankind. I, and many like me, will not be intimidated and you will only accomplish your ultimate ends over our dead bodies.”

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2 Responses to AT: “I Will Not Be Intimidated”

  1. James says:

    “Those that self-identify as progressives, leftists, socialists or Marxists, have one overwhelming trait in common: they are narcissists who believe they are pre-ordained to rule the masses too ignorant to govern themselves.”

    Stupid persons who vote for these people don’t understand high ability is not correlated to morality.

    • notamobster says:

      Stupid persons who vote for these people don’t understand high ability is not correlated to morality.

      It has been my experience that high-functioning persons have a greater tendency toward sociopathy than lower-functioning intellects.