Friday, March 25, 2011

I Am Betting Against Insomnia Tonight...

...but then about a half pint of Vodka, with more on the way, will help prevent it. Mind you, it's not a long term cure, not even a short term remedy, just felt like getting looped tonight once I got home from work and I am guessing it will put insomnia out of the picture for tonight. Don't do it often but sure am headed that way tonight. Maybe some Irish next.

All the best,

The Four (4) Inevitable or at Least Quite Possible Bad Outcomes of the Four (4) Rules of Gun Safety

Rule Number 1: All guns are always loaded.

Inevitable Bad Outcome Number 1: All guns are not always loaded as you will be sure to find out when you need one to defend your life as you squeeze the trigger and it goes click, click, click…:rolleyes:

Moral Number 1: Foolish of you to have blindly believed rule number 1, wasn’t it! Make sure if you carry a gun for self defense that it is indeed loaded, otherwise you are sure to get yourself wounded or killed when you depend on an empty one.

Rule Number 2: Never allow the muzzle to cover anything you are not willing to destroy.

Inevitable Bad Outcome Number 2: You are so caught up in being concerned about exactly exactly where your muzzle is pointed, even when it is holstered, that you neglect to pay attention to your surroundings and some bad ass puts a hurting on you.

Moral Number 2: Your muzzle is going to point here, there and everywhere at one time or another; so make sure your finger is off the trigger until it is pointed in the right direction when some dirtbag wants to kill you, before he gets the chance to do it.

Rule Number 3: Keep your finger off the trigger until your sights are on the target.

Inevitable Bad Outcome Number 3: If you need to draw and fire in a hurry at close quarters and you wait to place your finger on the trigger until you have proper sight alignment, you may just wind up looking like Swiss cheese because your opponent knew how to point shoot.

Moral Number 3: Know when to use your sights and when go without them like when to point shoot, hip shoot, or shoot while vertically tracking, it may keep you alive. Remember that can mean placing your finger on the trigger and shooting without paying attention to the sights. Keep your finger off the trigger until you are ready to activate the trigger mechanism, sights or no sights.

Rule Number 4: Be sure of your target and what is beyond.

Inevitable Bad Outcome Number 4: If a bad guy draws down on you there will almost always be someone else behind him, within the effective range of your bullets. If you don’t shoot, when you have a clear and reasonably sure shot, you may just wind up dead.

Moral Number 4: You are the one who either has to live with the consequences of your actions or die because of them. If you think you can get a relatively safe and sure shot that saves your own life and maybe those of others, wouldn’t you chance a shot no matter who or what is beyond your target.

Be MINDFUL THAT THE INEVITABLE BAD OUTCOMES I LISTED ABOVE CAN ONLY HAPPEN IF YOU STRICTLY ADHERE TO THE 4 RULES OF FIREARMS SAFETY AS SO MANY PEOPLE CLAIM THEY ACTUALLY DO. Those outcomes usually do not come about simply because people do not strictly adhere to the rules whether they want to admit that or not. Thus as usual, rules invariably will be broken because they were not written to cover every situation. It takes a well trained and wise person to know when to bend them, when to improvise to save a life instead of unnecessarily jeopardizing lives.

Shoot safely and shoot to stay alive and protect other innocents.

All the best,
Glenn B

Insomnia Again and Again and Again... just seems the norm lately. I don't know what sucks more, not being able to fall asleep or the crappy movie line-up on FIOS. They have plenty of movies to bore me to tears but nothing to lull me to sleep.

Later 4 U,