Subject: Re: A gun is like a parachute.
On Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:14:34 -0800, BTR1701<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Bill Steele<email@example.com> wrote:
>> On 2/27/18 5:44 AM, trotsky wrote:
>> > On 2/26/18 9:07 PM, Irish Ranger wrote:
>> >> A gun is like a parachute. If you need one and don't have
>> >> one, you'll probably never need one again.
>> If I were on a plane and saw the flight attendants putting on parachutes
>> I wouldn't be happy. That's what it's going to be like for kids when
>> their teachers start packing heat.
>> Reminds me of the "duck and cover" era when I sat there watching the
>> window for the flash.
>That wasn't too smart. If you saw the flash, you'd be blinded instantly.
>Better to *avoid* looking at the windows if you were anticipating that
We had lead-lined curtains and the teacher would close them, then hide
in the closet.