The train did not “crash into his car.” Trains are unable to steer. They follow those little metal rails, never deviating from their assigned paths for any reason. The guy died because he drove his car around the crossing guard into the path of an oncoming train.
The train didn’t crash into him. He crashed into the train.
Do you like a good story? Can you read? Then you owe it to yourself to get a copy of “A Sailor of Austria” by John Biggins.
It’s the fictional story of an Austrian U-Boat commander during WWI. I didn’t know Austria-Hungary had a navy. I didn’t know that the Austro-Hungarian Navy had U-Boats. And I had no idea what the end of the war looked like from their perspective. It’s a rare book of fiction that leaves you thinking you know a bit more about the world after you’ve read it.
I have no idea who recommended it, but thanks. Pick it up on Amazon. I can’t think of any higher praise for a book than to recommend that you buy it. Anyone who writes a story like that should get paid.
So if you are in that precinct, you can go to the polls and then celebrate your freedoms by shooting some holes in paper.
Some might be intimidated by the fact that after 6pm on election night, the voters will be casting their ballots while listening to the sweet sound of their Second Amendment freedoms, but I view this as no different that running a polling place in a church you may disagree with.
Sadly, I don’t live in that precinct. I voted early, but if my normal polling place was the Wake County shooting range, I might have waited until November 6th and gone shooting after voting.
Mark my words, this “Cyberbullying” law will be used to attack parents and activists who oppose the state run education monopoly. Anyone who commits the thought crime of criticising how their child’s school is run will at least be threatened with a second degree misdemeanor, so many of them will just shut up. We all know teachers. They aren’t interested in truth, they just want the children to sit down, shut up, and complete their assigned workbook pages.
I’m going hunting for the second time on Saturday. There was the previous “hunting” trip, which mostly consisted of sitting in the middle of my friend’s field while all the deer laughed at me, but this time I will have a hunter friend help me out.
I’m taking my ultra dangerous sniper rifle that Japete freaked out about. It’s a Remington Model 700 in .243 Winchester. I’ve had it since I was 15, so it really needs to be the rifle I use to get my first deer. If I get a deer with it, the rifle is going back to my father’s house where he can use it to cut down the population of woodchucks. I should have my new AR-15 from Templar by Thanksgiving to replace it.
Now an AR is primarily a fighting rifle, but I don’t see any reason I can’t use it to hunt deer. With the new bullets they have nowadays, why not? Who has some suggestions for factory loaded ammo that’s acceptable for deer hunting? I suspect that Army surplus “green tip” ammo isn’t going to cut it. The rifle will have a 16″ barrel and probably a 1 in 9 twist.
How many ways is this a bad idea? You can see their shirts here. I especially like the one with Big Bird holding a sign that say “Romney just fired my ass.” That should be worth double points in the “How bad will the eventual lawsuit be” sweepstakes. The two Shepard Fairey ”Hope” style ones are awesome. How many copyrights were violated there? There’s Big Bird, There’s the use of Shepard Fairey’s iconic poster, and if you remember, Fairey’s poster was a copyright infringement of the original AP photo.
I’m pretty sure that even if they Sesame Street people are happy with the idea (which they won’t be) they have to defend their copyright. If they fail to defend it in this case, the next person who violates it can claim that they’ve abandoned it. Given that Sesame Street is a multimillion dollar property, they’re not going to let a couple of college idiots get away with it.
The sap on the left is a genuine Boston Leather Four-Ply Junior. The one on the right is my lead shot version. It doesn’t have the spring shank or the cast lead head, so I think it will be a bit less brutal, but still effective. I also like the fact it was handmade just for me.