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Subject: Re: A gun is like a parachute.
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:14:24 -0800
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On Wed, 28 Feb 2018 08:14:34 -0800, BTR1701<atropos@mac.com> wrote:

>In article<lr6dnTX-jruKOQjHnZ2dnUU7-Y3NnZ2d@earthlink.com>,
> Bill Steele<ws21@cornel.edu> 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 
>flash.

We had lead-lined curtains and the teacher would close them, then hide
in the closet.
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 - greg